FLAX SEED OIL BP Grade

FLAXSEED OIL BP Grade

SPECIFICATION


Product

Flaxseed Oil

Shelf Life

2 years (In standard storage condition)

Testing Protocol

BP

Appearance

Oily liquid.

Colour

Clear, Yellow to Darker Yellow

Odour

Typical odour of Linseed

Botanical Source

Linunm Usitatissimum

 

Physico-Chemical Properties:-


Bionova Flaxseed Oil

Refractive Index

About 1.480

Density

About 0.931

Identification

(A)As per BP
(B)As per BP
(C)As per BP

Acid Value

Max 4.5

Iodine Value

160 - 200

Peroxide Value

Max 15.0

Water

Max 0.1%

Saponification value

188 to 195

Unsaponifiable Matter

Max 1.5%

Solubility

Very slightly soluble in Alcohol and completely miscibleWith light petroleum.

Fatty Acid

Palmitic Acid 3.0 to 8.0%
Palmitoleic Acid 1% Max.
Stearic Acid 2.0 to 8.0 %
Oleic Acid 11.0 to 35.0%
Linoleic Acid 11.0 to 24.0 %
Linolenic Acid 35 to 65%
Arachidic Max 1%

Storage

In well fitted container, in cool and dark place.

 

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