Walnut Oil Refined

Product – Specification

Description:
Walnut Oil is the refined fixed oil of the fruits of the walnut tree (Juglans regia L). The walnuts contain about 60% oil.

CAS No.:
84012-43-1/ 8024-09-7

INCI Name:
Juglans Regia Seed Oil

Properties:
A pale yellow to golden yellow oil. It has a neutral odour and taste. It is insoluble in water.

Physical and Chemical Characteristics

Parameter Method Unit Value
acid value AOCS Ca 5a-40 mg KOH/g max. 0.6
Peroxide value AOCS Cd 8b-90 meq 02/kg max. 5.0
refractive index (20⁰C) AOCS Cc 7-25 1.474 – 1.478

Fatty Acid Composition (GC of FAMEs)

Parameter Method Unit Value
16:0 palmitic acid AOCS Ce 1h-05 % 6.0 – 8.0
16:1 palmitoleic acid AOCS Ce 1h-05 % max. 0.5
18:0 stearic acid AOCS Ce 1h-05 % 1.0 – 3.0
18:1 oleic acid AOCS Ce 1h-05 % 14.0 – 21.0
18:2 linoleic acid AOCS Ce 1h-05 % 54.0 – 65.0
18:3 linolenic acid AOCS Ce 1h-05 % 9.0 – 15.0

Storage:

Keep in well closed, well filled containers or under inert gas, protect from light, cool and dry.

Residual Solvents:

It complies with the guideline GPMP/ICH/283/95 and CPMP/ICH/1940/00 corr. (residual solvents).