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Linolenic acid

Linolenic acid

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Product Description


Name  Linolenic acid

Synonyms  9,12,15-all-cis-Octadecatrienoic acid; (Z,Z,Z)-9,12,15-Octadecatrienoic acid; alpha-linolenic acid;  ALA

Molecular Structure:  

Molecular Formula:  C18H30O2

Molecular Weight:  278.43

CAS Number:  463-40-1

EINECS:  207-334-8


characteristics: white powder with the unique smell and taste of linolenic acid powder, soft and no bitter.
Peroxide value:                3.0meq/kg
Acid Value:                    1.0 mgKOH/g
Fatty acid composition
Palmitic acid: C16:0           3.8%
Stearic acid: C18:0            0.2%
Oleic acid: C18:1              20%
Linoleic acid: C18:2           25%
α-linolenic acid: C18:3       47%
Package: 10-20kgs/barrel, food-grade pulp round drums package, packaging compliance with the export grade.
Durability: linolenic acid powder should be stored in dark, cool and dry place, shelf life of 24 months.


Sensory Characteristics: pale yellow oily liquid with linolenic acid oil
s peculiar smell and taste, soft and no bitter aftertaste
Acid Value:                      1.0mgKOH/g max.
Peroxide value:                  2.0 meq/kg max.
Refractive Index:                1.481-1.483
Gravity:                           0.921-0.931
Moisture and volatile matter:    0.05% max.
Iodine value:                    190-206g/100g
Saponification value:            188-197mg/g
Fatty acid composition
Palmitic acid: C16:0            5.0-9.2%
Stearic acid: C18:0             1.3-2.8%
Oleic acid: C18:1               13.0-22.0%
Linoleic acid: C18:2            12.0-23.0%
α-linolenic acid: C18:3  ω3   55.0-75.0%
Package: 24-190 kgs/ barrel, food-grade plastic bucket package, packaging compliance with the export grade. 
Durability: It should be stored in a cool, dry and dark place. The durability is 24 months when not opened. Once opened must fill with nitrogen, it should be screwed tightly onto the lid and finished in six months.



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