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%