Grapeseed Oil (Refined)

INGREDIENT SPECIFICATION: Grapeseed Oil, Refined
CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS: Each shipment to include certificate.
DESCRIPTION: Grapeseed oil is obtained from the seeds of the grapes (Vitis vinifera). The dried grape seeds are pressed and extracted. The crude oil is refined afterwards. It is mainly produced in Mediterranean countries with big volumes of seeds from the wine and raisin production.
APPEARANCE, FLAVOR & COLOR Color Lovibond:   yellow = 15.0-70.0 (CODEX Max. = 30.0), red = 1.6 Max.* (CODEX Max = 2.5)

* If red is above 1.6, blue color needs to be present above 2.0

AVERAGE ANALYSIS:
IODINE VALUE: 134 – 144
REFRACTIVE INDEX (20◦ C): 1.473 – 1.477
ACID VALUE: Max. 0.6
SPECIFIC GRAVITY (20° C): 0.918 – 0.924
SAPONIFICATION: 188 – 194
PEROXIDE VALUE: <10
FATTY ACID COMPOSITION:
MYRISTIC ACID C 14:0 Max. 0.30%
PALMITIC ADIC C 16:0 5.50 – 11.00%
PALMITOLEIC ACID C 16:1 Max. 1.20%
STEARIC ACID C 18:0 3.00 – 6.00%
OLEIC ACID C 18:1 12.00 – 28.00%
LINOLEIC ACID C 18:2 65.00 – 78.00%      (CODEX Min. = 58)
LINOLENIC ACID C 18:3 Max. 1.00%
ARACHIDIC ACID C 20:0 Max. 1.00%
GADOLEIC ACID C 20:1 Max. 0.20%
BEHENIC ACID C 22:0 Max. 0.170%
LIGNICERIC ACID C 24:0 Max. 0.10%
STEROLS COMPOSITION:
CHOLESTEROL: 0.2%
BRASSICASTEROL: Traces
CAMPESTEROL: Campesterol value should be lower than stigmasterol
STIGMASTEROL:
β-SITOSTEROL: 65.1%
Δ-5-AVENASTEROL: 1.8%
Δ-7-STIGMASTENOL: 2.5%
Δ-7-AVENASTEROL: 1.0%
OTHER STEROLS: 7.4%
ABSOLUTE STEROLS: 2201 mg/Kg
ERITODIOL + UVAOL Min. 2.0%
REGISTRATIONS: CAS-No. 8024-22-4
STORAGE: Store at 65 to 75°F in a dry and odor-free environment for a minimum shelf life of 1 year in unopened containers.
USAGE: Due to its favorable fatty acid composition with about 88% unsaturated fatty acids, thereof about 66% Linoleic acid, its easy digestibility and good stability, Grapeseed Oil is highly appreciated for dietetic purposes.
MARKINGS: As per the buyer specification suggested:

  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
  • MANUFACTURER
  • IMPORTER
  • BATCH NUMBER
  • PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER
  • JULIAN DATE
PACKAGING: Drums (55 or 58 gallon)
DOCUMENTS:
  • Lot or batch numbers
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Certificate of Analysis
  • Kosher Certificate, if required