Refined Safflower Oil


    A yellow liquid with a typical odour and taste


    (Lovibond 5.25" Cell)
    Max 50 Yellow
    Refractive index1.472 to 1.476
    Unsaponifiable MatterMax 1.5 %
    Relative Density
    0.912 to 0.930
    Peroxide value
    (meq/kg oil)
    Max 2.0 %
    180 to 195mg KOH/g
    Fatty AcidsC12:0 Lauric Acid: Max 0.1
    C14:0 Miristic Acid: Max 0.1
    C16:0 Palmistic Acid: 5 - 8
    C16:1 Palmitoleic Acid: Max 0.5
    C17:0 Margaric: Max 0.1
    C17:1 Margaroleic Acid: Max 0.1
    C18:0 Stearic Acid: 2.5-7.0
    C18:1 Oleic Acid: 20-40
    C18:2 Linoleic Acid: 50-74
    C18:3 Alpha Linoleic Acid: Max 0.5
    C20:0 Arachidic Acid: Max 0.5
    C20:1 Eicosenoic Acid: Max 0.5
    C22:0 Behenic Acid: Max 1.0
    C22:1 Erucic Acid: Trace

    Acid ValueMax 0.5 mg KOH/g
    (Value g I2/100)
    120 to 135
    Cloud Point-10°C
    Pour Point-15°C
    Shelf life2 years minimum if stored as recommended

    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 Tue 8 February 2011 (415)

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