Organic Flax Oil

    DESCRIPTION

    AppearanceDark Yellow to golden brown oil rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids, produced from Organic Flax Seed. The oil has a characteristic odour and flavour and is most widely used as a dietary alternative to marine oils.

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Flavourcharacteristic
    Odourcharacteristic
    AcidityMax 4.0
    Heavy metalsMax 0.2 ppm
    CadmiumMax 0.03 ppm
    Peroxide value
    (meq/kg)
    Max 10.0 max - Ex Wks.
    Iodine colour value
    (Wijs)
    175 to 195
    Additivesnone
    Typical Fatty Acid CompositionC16:0 Palmitic Acid 3 - 8%
    C18:0 Stearic Acid 2 - 8%
    C18:1 Oleic Acid 11 -30%
    C18:2 Linoleic Acid 11 -22%
    C18:3 Alpha Linolenic Acid 40 - 65
    C20:0 1.0% max




    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Fri 3 September 2010 (117)

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