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AACC International Approved Methods -AACC Method 58-50.01. Saponification Value

AACC International Approved Methods

Special Properties of Fats, Oils, and Shortenings

AACCI Method 58-50.01
Saponification Value

VIEW METHOD

Objective
Saponification value is amount of alkali necessary to saponify a definite quantity of sample. It is expressed as number of mg of KOH required to saponify 1 g of sample. The method is applicable to all normal fats and oils. This method is equivalent to Official Method Cd 3-25 of the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS).