Almond Oil (Refined)

INGREDIENT SPECIFICATION: Almond Oil Refined
ORIGIN: Main cultivating countries of the almond tree are the USA (California) and to a minor extend Spain.
CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS: Each shipment to include certificate.
DESCRIPTION: Refined Almond Oil is won from the ripe, shell-free seeds of the almond tree (Prunus amygdalus L.) by mechanical pressing of selected kernels and subsequent refining.The kernels contain 40 – 50% fatty oil.
APPEARANCE, FLAVOR & COLOR Refined Almond Oil is a light yellow clear, viscous liquid of characteristically mild odor and taste.
PROCEDURE – Visual & organoleptic
PEROXIDE VALUE: A.O.C.S. Cd8-53
IODINE VALUE: 93-105 A.O.C.S. Cd1-25
REFRACTIVE INDEX (20◦ C): 1,467 – 1,473 A.O.C.S. Cc7-75 25*C
FREE ACIDITY: Max. 0.5 A.O.C.S. Ca5-40
A.O.C.S Cd8-53
DENSITY (20◦): 0.911 – 0.920
SAPONIFICATION: 185 – 195 A.O.C.S. Cd3-25
FATTY ACID COMPOSITION:
FATTY ACIDS C 16:0 Max. 0.1%
PALMITIC ACID C 16:0 4.0 – 9.0%
PALMITOLEIC ACID C 16:1 Max. 0.6%
HEPTADECANOIC ACID C 17:0 Max. 0.2%
STEARIC ACID C 18:0 Max. 3.0%
OLEIC ACID C 18:1 2.0 – 86.0%
LINOLEIC ACID C 18:2 20.0 – 30.0%
LINOLENIC ACID C 18:3 Max. 0.4%
ARACHIDIC ACID C 20:0 Max. 0.2%
EICOSENIC ACID C 20:1 Max. 0.3%
BEHENIC ACID C 22:0 Max. 0.2%
ERUCIC ACID C 22:1 Max. 0.1%
STEROL PATTERN IN % BASED ON TOTAL STEROL CONTENT:
CHOLESTEROL Max. 0.7
CAMPESTEROL Max. 5.0
STIGMASTEROL Max. 4.0
Β-SITOSTEROL 73.0 – 87.0
Δ-5-AVENASTEROL Min. 5.0
Δ-7-AVENASTEROL Max. 3.0
Δ-7-STIGMASTEROL Max. 3.0
BRASSICASTEROL Max. 0.3
STORAGE: Light protected, at constant temperature, not above room temperature, in tightly sealed containers (nitrogen blanketed).
USAGE: Almond Oil refined can be used in pharmaceutical applications and parallel as a gourmet cooking oil (highly heatable).
MARKINGS: As per the buyer specification suggested:

  • ALMOND OIL, REFINED
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
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PACKAGING: Drums (55 or 58 gallon)
DOCUMENTS: Lot or batch numbers

Date of Manufacture

Certificate of Analysis

Kosher Certificate, if required