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Linoleic Product Specifications




Linoleic Sunflower Oil
CRUDE
Trading Rules
Specifications from American Fats and Oils Association: Rule 14
Item Value
Flash Point (AOCS Cc 9b-55) 250F Minimum
Halphen Test Negative
Saponification Value 188-194
Unsaponifiable 1.3% Maximum
Free Fatty Acid (as Oleic) Basis 2.0%
Maximum 3.0%
Moisture and Volatile (AOCS Ca 2d-25) 0.5% Maximum
Insoluble Impurities (AOCS Ca 3-46) 0.3% Maximum
Color (in 5 1/4 inch cell or tube), as determined under AOCS Method Cc 13b-45, Bleached (AOCS Cc 8g-52), after refining (AOCS Ca 9a-52) 2.5 Red Maximum
Linolenic acid 1.0% Maximum
Rule 14 -- Crude Sunflowerseed Oil shall be pure and produced only from sunflowerseed of fair average quality by hydraulic, expeller, or solvent extraction process. The buyer shall receive an allowance of 0.1% of the invoice value for each 0.1% of free fatty acid in excess of 2%.; fractions in proportion.

NOTE: For further information or questions regarding linoleic trading rules, go to afoaonline.org.


Linoleic Sunflower Oil
FULLY REFINED, BLEACHED, & DEODORIZED
Trading Rules
Specifications from American Fats and Oils Association: Rule 15
Item Value
Free Fatty Acid (as Oleic) 0.05% Maximum
Moisture and Impurities (AOCS Ca 2d-25) 0.10% Maximum
Peroxide Value 1.0 Maximum
Color (Lovibond Scale) 15.0 Yellow Maximum
1.5 Red Maximum
Iodine Value 125.0-145.0
Linoleic 55% Minimum
Flavor Pleasing
Appearances (Waxes Not Separated) Will be cloudy at room temperature
Other Possible Specs:  
Saponification Value 186-194
Unsaponifiable 1.5% Maximum
Specific Gravity by 20 Degrees Centigrade 0.917-0.924
Rule 15 -- Fully refined, bleached and deodorized Sunflowerseed Oil shall be pure Sunflowerseed Oil. It shall be produced from fair average quality crude sunflowerseed oil from which essentially all of the free fatty acids and non-oil substances have been removed by chemical treatments and by mechanical or physical separation.

NOTE: For further information or questions regarding NuSun trading rules, go to afoaonline.org.


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