Crismer values and erucic acid contents of rapeseed oils

  • M. R. Sahasrabudhe
Technical

Abstract and Summary

Crismer Values of rapeseed oil extracted from different Canadian varieties are reported. Seventeen samples of oil containing up to 4.1% erucic acid gave an average value of 68.45±0.92 C with a range of 67.10 to 69.29. Crismer Values of high erucic acid oils (20~45% erucic acid) ranged from 76 to 82 C.

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    The Food and Drugs Act and Regulations, Canada, Queen's Printer and controller of stationery, Ottawa, Regulation B.09.022.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© The American Oil Chemists’ Society 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. R. Sahasrabudhe
    • 1
  1. 1.Food Research InstituteAgriculture CanadaOttawaCanada

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