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Gamma-Linolenic acid(CAS No.506-26-3),GLA

Gamma-Linolenic acid(CAS No.506-26-3),GLA

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Name  Gamma-Linolenic acid

Synonyms  (Z,Z,Z)-6,9,12-Octadecatrienoic acid  

Molecular Formula  C18H30O2

Molecular Weight  278.43

CAS Number  506-26-3


 Gamma Linolenic acid is sold as a dietary supplement for treating problems with inflammation and auto-immune diseases. The efficacy of such use is disputed.

The GLA is made from the nature plant oils by ester reaction, extraction and multi-grade distillations. GLA is nearly achromatic and translucent and has no any solvent residua in it. The GLA is used in drugs, health foods and nutrition, cosmetic.



Product name

Gamma Linolenic acid




pale yellow oily liquid


linolenic acid oils peculiar smell and taste, soft and no bitter

Acid Value:

1.0mgKOH/g max.

Peroxide value

2.0 meq/kg max.

Refractive Index




Moisture and volatile matter

0.05% max.

Iodine value


Saponification value

185-200 mg / g

Non-saponification matter

2.5% max.

Palmitic acid: C16:0

5% -8%

Stearic acid: C18:0

0.5% -3%

Oleic acid: C18:1

4.7% -15%

Linoleic acid: C18:2

70% -80%

-linolenic acid: C18:3 6

8% -15%

-linolenic acid: C18:3 3

2 % max.

Package : 24-190kgs/ 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 spent in six months.

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