Olive Pomace Oil

DESCRIPTION: Refined Olive Pomace oil is oil obtained through treatment of Olive Pomace with solvent (hexane), excluding those obtained through rusterification and any blend with other types of oil.
ORIGIN: Spain, Turkey, Morocco, Tunisia and Italy – Certificate of Origin provided by supplier with every shipment.
PURITY: Free of residue (B refined) or re-esterified oils. Must meet all Codex Alimentarius standards.
CERTIFICATE OR ANALYSIS: Each shipment to include certificate.
PROCEDURE – Visual & Organoleptic
APPEARANCE, FLAVOR & COLOR: Clear and transparent with dark yellow color and greenish tint.  Clean, bland flavor and odor.  Very light olive taste.
Color requirements: Red = 4.0,  Yellow = 70.0 **Deviation to be noted
  IOC SPEC USDA SPEC AMD SPEC
WEIGHT: 7.61 lbs/gallon
PEROXIDE VALUE: ≤ 5 Meq/kg  A.O.C.S. Cd8-53 Same as IOC Same as IOC
IODINE VALUE: 75-92   A.O.C.S  Cdl-25
REFRACTIVE INDEX: (25°C) 1,4657 – 1,4688 A.O.C.S. Cc7-75
FREE ACIDITY: (% m/m expressed in oleic acid) ≤ 1.0 A.O.C.S. Ca5-40  A.O.C.S. Cd8-53 Same as IOC Same as IOC
ABSORPTION: In Ultra-Violet at 270 nm ≤ 2.00 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Δ K ≤ 0.20 Same as IOC Same as IOC
MOISTURE AND VOLATILE MATTER: ≤ 0.1 Same as IOC Same as IOC
INSOLUBLE IMPURITIES: ≤ 0.05 Same as IOC Same as IOC
TRACE METALS: (mg/kg)
Iron ≤ 3.0 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Copper ≤ 0.1 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Heavy MetalsLead (Pb)Aresnic (As)  Maximum permissible content is 0.1 mg/kg Same as IOC  Same as IOC 
WAX CONTENT: (mg/kg) > 350 Same as IOC Same as IOC
SAPONIFICATION: 184 – 196 A.O.C.S Cd3-25
UNSAPONIFIABLE MATTER: (G/KG) ≤ 30 A.O.C.S. Cd3-25 Same as IOC Same as IOC
HALOGENATED SOLVENTS: Maximum content of each halogenated solvent 0.1 mg/kgMaximum content of all halogenated solvents 0.2 mg/kg Same as IOC Same as IOC   
PESTICIDE RESIDUES: The products covered by this standard shall comply with those maximum residue limits established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission for these commodities. Same as IOC See addendum to FDA pesticide parameters
HYDRO CARBONS:     10 ppb for total hydrocarbon2 ppb for benzo pyrene specifically (EU spec)
DESMETHYLSTEROL COMPOSITION: (% total sterols)
Cholesterol ≤ 0.5  Same as IOC Same as IOC
Brassicasterol ≤ 0.2  Same as IOC Same as IOC
Campesterol ≤ 4.0 ≤ 4.5 ª(see footnote) Same as IOC
Stigmasterol Less than Campesterol  Same as IOC Same as IOC
Delta – 7 Stigmastenol ≤ 0.5  Same as IOC Same as IOC
Apparent beta-sitosterol:beta-sitosterol +delta-5-avenasterol +delta-5-23-stigmastadienol +clerosterol + sitostanol+delta 5-24-stigmastadienol > 93.0  Same as IOC Same as IOC
Total Sterols mg/kg ≥ 1600  Same as IOC Same as IOC
SUM erytodiol+Uvaol% > 4.5  Same as IOC Same as IOC
FATTY ACID COMPOSITION: (% m/m methyl esters) For All Grades
Myristic Acid C14:0≤ 0.03 C14:0≤ 0.05 Same as IOC
Palmitic Acid C16:07.50 – 20.00 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Palmitoleic Acid C16:10.30 – 3.50 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Heptadecanoic Acid C17:0≤ 0.30 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Heptadecenoic Acid C17:1≤ 0.30 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Stearic Acid C18:00.50 – 5.00 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Oleic Acid C18:155.00 – 83.00 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Linoleic Acid C18:23.50 – 21.00 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Linolenic Acid C18:3≤ 1.00 C18:3≤ 1.5ᵇ
(see foot note)
Same as IOC
Arachidic Acid C20:0≤ 0.60 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Gadoleic Acid(eicosanoic) C20:1≤ 0.40 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Behenic Acid C22:0≤ 0.20 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Lignoceric Acid C24:0≤ 0.20 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Trans Fatty Acid (T) Content % C18:1T  ͨ(see foot note) ≤ 0.40 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Trans Fatty Acid Content % C18:2T+C18:3T ≤ 0.35 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Maximum difference between actual and theoretical ECN 42 triacylglycerol content ≤ 0.5 Same as IOC Same as IOC
Content of 2 – glyceryl monopalmitate (2P)C16:0 ≤ 14% ≤ 1.2% Same as IOC Same as IOC
Aspect At 20°C (68°F) After 24 Hours Limpid Same as IOC    
FRY TEST: Must remain free of any off odors or rancidity after heating to 177°C and cooling
SMOKE POINT: 320 °F – 380 °F
FLASH POINT: 437 °F
FIRE POINT: 650°F
SPECIFIC GRAVITY: .909 to .915 at 25°F
SOLIDIFY POINT: 30°F – 50°F
STORAGE: Keep in a cool, dry place and avoid direct contact with light
SHELF LIFE: 24 months maximum from filling date/Julian date on COA
MARKINGS: As per the buyer specification suggested:

  • POMACE OLIVE OIL
  • COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
  • MANUFACTURER
  • IMPORTER
  • BATCH NUMBER
  • SPECIFICATION NUMBER
  • PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER
PACKAGING: Tins, Drums, Totes (IBC) and Flexitanks
DOCUMENTS:
  • Lot or batch numbers
  • Date of  manufacture
  • Certificate of Analysis
  • *Pesticide report*
  • Kosher Certificate if required
INGREDIENT SPECIFICATION: All deliveries of Olive Pomace Oil shall comply in every respect to the requirements of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, as amended and regulations promulgated there under, as well as applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances ( in effect on the date of shipment ) substantially similar thereto. In addition, the product shall comply to the above specifications.

ª Campesterol values between 4.0 and 4.5 would be subject to further testing.

Linolenic acid values between 1.0 and 1.5 percent would be subject to further testing.

ͨ  Fatty acid with 18 Carbon atoms (C) and one trans isomer (T).

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