BLACK CUMIN (KALONJI)

Black Cumin Seeds Oil

SPECIFICATION


Product

Black Cumin Seed Oil

Shelf Life

2 years (In standard storage condition)

Appearance

Fluid liquid

Colour

Dark brown colour

Odour & Taste

Characteristic taste and odour

Solubility

Insoluble in Alcohol & water.

 


Physico-Chemical Properties:-


Specific Gravity

0.910– 0.930

Refractive Index

1.465 to 1.480

Saponification Value

180 – 210

Iodine Value

100-145

 


Heavy Metals


Total heavy metals

Less than 10ppm

Lead

Less than 1ppm

Mercury

Less than 1ppm

Arsenic

Less than 1ppm

 


Microbiological Assay


Total plate count (CFU / GM)

Maximum 1000

Yeast and mould (CFU/GM)

Maximum 100

E. Coli

Negative

Salmonella

Negative

Storage

In well fitted container in cool and dark place

 

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