Low erucic acid rapeseed oil
» Canola Oil is the refined fixed oil obtained from the seeds of Brassica napus or Brassica campestris (Fam. Cruciferae). A suitable antioxidant may be added.
Packaging and storage Preserve in tight containers, and avoid contact with metals. Fill to the top or flush partially filled containers with nitrogen. No storage requirements specified.
Labeling Label it to indicate the name and concentration of any added antioxidant.
Identification It meets the requirements of the test for Fatty acid composition.
Specific gravity 841: between 0.906 and 0.920.
Acid value 401: not more than 6.0.
Iodine value 401: between 110 and 126.
Peroxide value 401: not more than 10.0.
Saponification value 401: between 178 and 193.
Unsaponifiable matter 401: not more than 1.5%.
Fatty acid composition Canola Oil exhibits the following composition profile of fatty acids, as determined in the section Fatty Acid Composition under Fats and Fixed Oils 401:
Refractive index 831: between 1.465 and 1.467 at 40.
Heavy metals, Method II 231: 0.001%.
Limit of erucic acid: not more than 2.0%, as determined in the test for Fatty acid composition.