Method/Reference Method/Reference Specification
Organoleptic
Appearance In-house Slightly yellowish below 30ºC
Odour In-house Free from foreign rancid smell, with characteristic odour
Moisture (%) AOCS Method Ca 2e-84 (1997) NMT 1.0
Iodine Value (%) AOCS Cd 1b-87 (1997) 5.6 – 6.3
Slip Melting Point (ºC) AOCS Cc 3-25 18.2 – 19.2
Fatty Acid Composition (%)
Capric Acid In-house method based on NLT 2.0
Lauric Acid AOAC 16th Edition 1995 NLT 43.0
Myristic Acid Method 963.22 and AOCS NMT 25.0
Palmatic Acid Ce-1-62 NMT 12.0
Stearic Acid Gas Chromatography NMT 8.0
Free Fatty Acid (%) AOCS Ca 5a-40 (1997) NLT 50
Peroxide Value (meq O2/kg) AOCS Cd 8-53 (1997) NMT 1.0