Acceptable quality characteristic values as defined by the CODEX-STAN 210-1999 Regulations for named vegetable oils.
|1.2 Matter volatile at 105 °C||0.2% m/m|
|1.3 Insoluble impurities||0.05% m/m|
|1.4 Soap content||0.005% m/m|
|1.5 Iron (Fe)|
|Refined oils||1.5 mg/kg|
|Virgin oils||5.0 mg/kg|
|1.6 Copper (Cu)|
|Refined oils||0.1 mg/kg|
|Virgin oils||0.4 mg/kg|
|1.7 Acid value|
|Refined oils||0.6 mg KOH/g oil|
|Cold pressed and virgin oils||4.0 mg KOH/g oil|
|Virgin palm oils||10.0 mg KOH/oil|
|1.8 Peroxide values|
|Refined oils||Up to 10 milliequivalents of active oxygen/kg oil|
|Cold pressed and virgin oils||Up to 15 milliequivalents of active oxygen/kg oil|
Source: http://www.fao.org/docrep/004/y2774e/y2774e04.htm#bm4.1 (Accessed: 01/08/2018).
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