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Oleic Acid

Test Specification...BP
Characters It occurs as clear, yellowish or brownish, oily liquid.
Identification Test A Test B Test C (a) It complies with the test for Acid Value (b) It complies with the test for Iodine Value (c) It complies with the test for composition of fatty acids
Solubility Practically insoluble in water, miscible with alcohol and with methylene chloride.
Appearance of solution The substance to be examined is not more intensely colored than reference solution Y1 or BY1
Relative density About 0.892
Acid value 195 to 204
Iodine value 89 to 105.
Peroxide value Not more than 10.0.
Total Ash Not more than 0.1%
Composition of Fatty acids a) Myristic acid b) Palmitic acid c) Palmitoleic acid d) Stearic acid e) Oleic acid f) Linoleic acid g) Linolenic acid Fatty acids of chain length greater than C18 a) Not more than 5.0% b) Not more than 16.0% c) Not more than 8.0% d) Not more than 6.0% e) 65.0% to 88.0% f) Not more than 18.0% g) Not more than 4.0% Not more than 4.0%
Assay Not less than 65.0% and not more than 88.0% of C18H34O2
Test Specification...FCC
Characters It occurs as colorless to pale yellow, oily liquid when freshly prepared, but upon exposure to air it gradually absorbs oxygen and darkens.
Solubility It is practically insoluble in water, but is miscible with alcohol, with ether, and with fixed and volatile oils.
Acid Value Between 196 and 204.
Iodine Value Between 83 and 103.
Lead Not more than 0.1 mg/kg.
Residue on Ignition Not more than 0.01%.
Saponification Value Between 196 and 206.
Titer (Solidification Point) Not above 10°.
Unsaponifiable Matter Not more than 2.0%.
Water Not more than 0.4%.
Test Specification...USP
Characters It occurs as a colorless to pale yellow, oily liquid
Identification Test A Test B Infrared Absorption Specified test
Solubility Practically insoluble in water. Miscible with alcohol, with chloroform, with ether, with benzene, and with fixed and volatile oils
Content of fatty acids The sum of these fatty acids should be not more than 4.0%.
>Congealing temperature Between 10O and 16O
Acid value Between 196 and 204
Iodine value between 85 and 105
Residue on ignition Not more than 0.01%
Peroxide value Not more than 10.0
Water determination Not more than 0.4%
Minerals acids Specified Test.
Residual solvents Meets the requirements.
Assay Not less than 65%

Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.

Other
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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.

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