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AACC International Approved Methods -AACC Method 58-16.01. Determination of Peroxide Value -- Acetic Acid-Chloroform Method

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Special Properties of Fats, Oils, and Shortenings

AACCI 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).