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WHEATGERM OIL (UNREFINED)
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

Product Name

Wheatgerm Oil Unrefined

Date

27/06/2017

Product Code

-

Rev

02

 

Description

Triticum Vulgare Germ Oil is the oil obtained from the expression or extraction of the Wheat Germ, Triticum vulgare, Poaceae.

Appearance

Liquid, amber / golden

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

Specific Gravity @ 20°C (g/ml)

0.910  –  0.927

Refractive Index @ 20°C

1.464  –  1.479

Iodine Value (mg/g)

120.0  –  140.0

Peroxide Value (Meq/Kg)

≤ 10.0   (at time of production analysis)

Acid Value (mgKOH/g)

≤ 10.0

 

 

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.