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WHEATGERM OIL (REFINED)
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

Product Name

Wheatgerm Oil Refined

Date

22/05/2015

Product Code

-

Rev

01

 

Description

Wheatgerm Oil Refined

Appearance

Clear pale yellowish oily liquid

Odour

Characteristic

INCI Name

Triticum Vulgare Germ Oil

CAS Number

68917-73-7 / 84012-44-2

EC Number

281-689-7

TEST SPECIFICATION

ANALYTICAL TEST

SPECIFICATION RANGE

Colour

3.0r 30y

Refractive Index @ 20°C

1.465 – 1.470

Specific Gravity @ 20°C (g/ml)

0.910 – 0.920

Iodine Value (mg/g)

120 – 140

Peroxide Value (Meq /Kg)

≤ 2.0  (at time of production analysis)

Saponification Value (mgKOH/g)

181 – 199

Acid Value (mgKOH/g)

≤ 0.5

 

 

Fatty Acid Profile (%)

 

C 16:0 Palmitic  Acid

11.0 – 20.0

C 16:1 Palmitoleic  Acid

≤ 1.0

C 18:0 Stearic  Acid

0 – 3.6

C 18:1 Oleic  Acid

12.0 – 38.0

C 18:2 Linoleic  Acid

40.0 – 60.0

C 18:3 Linolenic  Acid

4.0 -10.0

C 20:0 Arachidic  Acid

≤ 1.0

C 20:1 Eicosenoic  Acid

2.0

 

 

 

 

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.