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Linoleic Sunflower Oil
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.

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