Pistachio Oil Refined

Product – Specification

Pistachio nut oil is the refined fatty oil obtained from the shelled nuts of Pistacia vera L.

CAS No.:

INCI Name:
Pistacia Vera Seed Oil

A light yellowish to light greenish, viscous oil. Very slightly soluble in ethanol (96%); miscible with ether and with petroleum spirit.

Physical and Chemical Characteristics
Parameter Method Unit Value
acid value NIR mg KOH/g max. 1.0
peroxide value NIR meq 02/kg max. 10.0
refractive index (20⁰C) NIR ca. 1.472
Fatty Acid Composition (GC of FAMEs)
Parameter Method Unit Value
16:0 palmitic acid AOCS Ce 1a-13 % 8.0 - 15.0
16:1 palmitoleic acid AOCS Ce 1a-13 % max. 3.0
18:0 stearic acid AOCS Ce 1a-13 % max. 3.0
18:1 oleic acid AOCS Ce 1a-13 % 45.0 - 78.0
18:2 linoleic acid AOCS Ce 1a-13 % 27.0 - 37.0
18:3 linolenic acid AOCS Ce 1a-13 % max. 2.0


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).