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NuSun® Product Specifications




Mid-Oleic Sunflower Oil (NuSun)
CRUDE
Trading Rules
Specifications from American Fats and Oils Association: Rule 14B
Item Value
Flash Point (AOCS Cc 9b-56) 250°F 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
Oleic (as % of TFA) 55% Minimum
75% Maximum
Rule 14B -- Crude Mid-Oleic Sunflower Oil (NuSun) 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. (Effective 1/1/2003)

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


Mid-Oleic Sunflower Oil (NuSun)
FULLY REFINED, BLEACHED, & DEODORIZED
Trading Rules
Specifications from American Fats and Oils Association: Rule 15B
Item Value
Free Fatty Acid (as Oleic) 0.05% Maximum
Moisture and Impurities
(AOCS Ca 2d-25)
0.10% Maximum
Peroxide Value 2.0 Maximum
Color (Lovibond Scale) 2.5 Red Maximum
Iodine Value 88-115.0
Oleic 55% Minimum
75% Maximum
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 15B -- Fully refined, bleached and deodorized Mid-Oleic Sunflower Oil (NuSun) shall be pure mid-oleic Sunflower seed Oil. It shall be produced from fair average quality crude mid-oleic sunflower seed 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. (Effective 1/1/2003)

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


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