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, and Morocco – 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 OF 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 SPECUSDA SPECAMD SPEC
WEIGHT:7.61 lbs/gallon
PEROXIDE VALUE:≤ 5 Meq/kg  A.O.C.S. Cd8-53Same as IOCSame 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. Cd8-53Same as IOCSame as IOC
ABSORPTION: In Ultra-Violet at 270 nm≤ 2.00Same as IOCSame as IOC
Δ K≤ 0.20Same as IOCSame as IOC
MOISTURE AND VOLATILE MATTER:≤ 0.1Same as IOCSame as IOC
INSOLUBLE IMPURITIES:≤ 0.05Same as IOCSame as IOC
TRACE METALS: (mg/kg)
Iron≤ 3.0Same as IOCSame as IOC
Copper≤ 0.1Same as IOCSame as IOC
Heavy MetalsLead (Pb)Aresnic (As) Maximum permissible content is 0.1 mg/kgSame as IOC Same as IOC 
WAX CONTENT: (mg/kg)> 350Same as IOCSame as IOC
SAPONIFICATION:184 – 196 A.O.C.S Cd3-25
UNSAPONIFIABLE MATTER: (G/KG)≤ 30 A.O.C.S. Cd3-25Same as IOCSame as IOC
HALOGENATED SOLVENTS: Maximum content of each halogenated solvent 0.1 mg/kgMaximum content of all halogenated solvents 0.2 mg/kgSame as IOCSame 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 IOCSee 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 IOCSame as IOC
Brassicasterol≤ 0.2 Same as IOCSame as IOC
Campesterol≤ 4.0≤ 4.5 ª(see footnote)Same as IOC
StigmasterolLess than Campesterol Same as IOCSame as IOC
Delta – 7 Stigmastenol≤ 0.5 Same as IOCSame as IOC
Apparent beta-sitosterol:beta-sitosterol +delta-5-avenasterol +delta-5-23-stigmastadienol +clerosterol + sitostanol+delta 5-24-stigmastadienol > 93.0 Same as IOCSame as IOC
Total Sterols mg/kg≥ 1600 Same as IOCSame as IOC
SUM erytodiol+Uvaol%> 4.5 Same as IOCSame as IOC
FATTY ACID COMPOSITION: (% m/m methyl esters) For All Grades
Myristic AcidC14:0  ≤ 0.03C14:0  ≤ 0.05Same as IOC
Palmitic AcidC16:0  7.50 – 20.00Same as IOCSame as IOC
Palmitoleic AcidC16:1  0.30 – 3.50Same as IOCSame as IOC
Heptadecanoic AcidC17:0  ≤ 0.30Same as IOCSame as IOC
Heptadecenoic AcidC17:1  ≤ 0.30Same as IOCSame as IOC
Stearic AcidC18:0  0.50 – 5.00Same as IOCSame as IOC
Oleic AcidC18:1  55.00 – 83.00Same as IOCSame as IOC
Linoleic AcidC18:2  3.50 – 21.00Same as IOCSame as IOC
Linolenic AcidC18:3  ≤ 1.00C18:3  ≤ 1.5ᵇ
(see foot note)
Same as IOC
Arachidic AcidC20:0  ≤ 0.60Same as IOCSame as IOC
Gadoleic Acid(eicosanoic)C20:1  ≤ 0.40Same as IOCSame as IOC
Behenic AcidC22:0  ≤ 0.20Same as IOCSame as IOC
Lignoceric AcidC24:0  ≤ 0.20Same as IOCSame as IOC
Trans Fatty Acid (T) Content % C18:1T  ͨ(see foot note)≤ 0.40Same as IOCSame as IOC
Trans Fatty Acid Content % C18:2T+C18:3T≤ 0.35Same as IOCSame as IOC
Maximum difference between actual and theoretical ECN 42 triacylglycerol content≤ 0.5Same as IOCSame as IOC
Content of 2 – glyceryl monopalmitate (2P)C16:0 ≤ 14%≤ 1.2%Same as IOCSame as IOC
Aspect At 20°C (68°F) After 24 HoursLimpidSame 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:


  • OLIVE POMACE 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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