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SUNFLOWER OIL
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

Product Name

Sunflower Oil

Date

04/05/2016

Product Code

-

Rev

02

 

Description

Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil is the oil expressed from the seeds of the Sunflower, Helianthus annuus L., Compositae.

Appearance

Clear Light Yellow Liquid

Odour

Characteristic

INCI Name

Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil

CAS Number

8001-21-6

EC Number

232-273-9

TEST SPECIFICATION

ANALYTICAL TEST

SPECIFICATION RANGE

Specific Gravity @ 20°C (g/ml)

0.903  -  0.925

Refractive Index @ 20°C

1.461  -  1.476

Acid value (mgKOH/g)

0.5

Iodine Value (mg/g)

112.0  -  145.0

Peroxide Value (Meq/kg)

≤ 2.0   (at time of production analysis)

Free Fatty Acid (% as Oleic)

≤ 0.25

Unsaponifiable Matter (%)

≤ 2.0  

 

 

Fatty Acid Profile (%)

 

C16:0 Palmitic Acid

5.0  -  7.6

C16:1 Palmitoleic Acid

0.3

C18:0 Stearic Acid 

2.7  -  6.5

C18:1 Oleic Acid

14.0  -  39.0

C18:2 Linoleic Acid 

48.0  -  74.0

C18:3 Linolenic Acid

0.3

C20:0 Arachidic Acid

0.5

C22:0 Behenic Acid

1.5

C 24:0Lignoceric Acid

≤ 1.0

 

 

 

 

STORAGE

Store product in full, tightly closed containers in a cool dry place away from heat and sunlight.

STABILITY

When stored for more than 24 months, quality should be checked before use.