FATS & OIL ANALYSIS

IFAD

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Applies to oils and fats and mixtures thereof in a state for human consumption, etc.

Basic Analysis:

  • Moisture and volatile matter at 105°C
  • Insoluble impurities 
  • Soap content
  • Crude Protein
  • Acid value 
  • Peroxide value 
  • Relative density (20ºC/water at 20ºC)
  • Refractive index 
  • Saponification value (mg KOH/g oil) 
  • Iodine value 
  • Anisidine Value
  • Total Fatty Acids
  • Unsaponifiable Matter
  • Titer Test

Elemental Analysis:

  • Calcium
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Zinc
  • Cobalt
  • Selenium

Microbiology Quality Control:

  • Total Plate Count
  • Yeast and Mold Count
  • Salmonella

Specific Analysis:

  • Curcumin 
  • beta-Carotenes 
  • beta-apo-8’-Carotenal 
  • Flavours 
  • Antioxidants  
  • Anti-foaming agents 
  • Pesticide residues 
  • Sterols 
  • Aflatoxin  
  • Tocopherols 
  • Specific extinction in ultra-violet
  • Absorbency in ultra-violet K270 
  • Halogenated solvents 
  • Gossypol 

Heavy Metals:

  • Mercury
  • Lead
  • Cadmium
  • Arsenic
  • Copper
  • Nickel

General Conditions: 

  • For Chemical analysis two units of 500g/ml each representative samples are required.
  • For Microbiological analysis two units of 200g/ml each representative samples are required.
  • During sample transportation, samples should be stored below 25˚C and for microbiological analysis to be stored under sterilized conditions.
  • Samples will be stored at IFAD Labs for a period of 5 working days from releasing the analysis report.
  • Analysis report will be send within five working days for chemical testing and seven working days for microbiological testing from sample receiving date.
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