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AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition -AACC Method 58-16.01. Determination of Peroxide Value -- Acetic Acid-Chloroform Method

AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition

Special Properties of Fats, Oils, and Shortenings

AACC Method 58-16.01
Determination of Peroxide Value -- Acetic Acid-Chloroform Method

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Objective
To determine the peroxide value of fats and oils, in terms of meq peroxide per 1000 g of sample. The method is applicable to all normal fats and oils including margarine. It is highly empirical, and any variation in procedure may result in variation in results. This method is equivalent to Official Method Cd 8-53 of the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS).