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AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition -AACC Method 58-50.01. Saponification Value

AACC Approved Methods of Analysis, 11th Edition

Special Properties of Fats, Oils, and Shortenings

AACC 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).