Composition of Avocado Oil

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General Characteristics

    Color    Dark Green
    Odor    Characteristic
    Free Fatty Acids    0.85
    Peroxide Value    2.8
    Non-Saponifiables    0.69
    Saponification Value    198.5
    Iodine Value    82.11
    Specific Gravity    0.913
    Chlorophyll    18 ppm
    pH    4.22



Fatty Acids

    Linoleic    9.8%
    Linolenic    0.7% 
    Oleic    63.0%
    Palmitic    15.8%
   Palmitoleic    4.7%