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AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition -AACC Method 58-12.01. Determination of Oil Color

AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition

Special Properties of Fats, Oils, and Shortenings

AACC Method 58-12.01
Determination of Oil Color

VIEW METHOD

Objective
To determine oil color by comparison with glasses of known color characteristics. Color glasses are calibrated in accordance with the AOCS Tintometer Color Scale. The method is applicable to all normal fats and oils, providing no turbidity is present in sample. This method is equivalent to Official Method Cc 13b-45 of the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS).