Apricot Kernel Oil, Expeller Pressed, Refined

Apricot Kernel Oil, Expeller Pressed, Refined

Product Description: Apricot Kernel Oil is produced from the apricot kernels (Prunus Armeniaca). These kernels contain about 40-50% fatty oil which is gained by careful mechanical pressing of selected kernels and ensuing filtration. The viscous clear oil is of a light-yellow to ochre color with a typical mild odor and taste.

  • Similar to almond oil and peach oil
  • Composed of oleic acid and linoleic acid
  • Can be used on the scalp to improved its condition
  • Contains vitamin E
  • Used in cosmetics to soften skin
  • Used to manufacture soaps and cold creams
 

Allergen Disclosure

Statement: Apricot Kernel Oil, Expeller Pressed, Refined does not contain any of the following allergens, sensitive ingredients, or restricted ingredients:

Peanut/peanut products
Egg/egg products
Shellfish/shellfish products
Nuts/nut products
Other legumes
Gluten
Animal fat/oil
Hydrolyzed vegetable protein
BMA
FD&C colors
Food Starch
Milk/milk products
Fish/fish products
Mollusks
Soy/soybeans/soy products
Wheat/wheat products
Lecithin
Hydrolyzed animal protein
Yeast Extract
Monosodium Glutamate
BHT
Natural Colors
Maltodextrin

 

6% Saturated Fat

60% Monounsaturated Fat

29% Polyunsaturated Fat

 
 
 

 

Storage: Light protected, not above room temperature, in tightly sealed containers (nitrogen blanketed is best).

Shelf Life: Shelf life is 15 months from date of production. We guarantees a minimum of 6 months from date of shipment.

Sewer Sludge and Irradiation Statement: Products are food grade and have not had any contact with sewage sludge or radiation.

Applications For Product: In cosmetics as a base oil for skin oils and creams where its stability is much appreciated (low rancidity). Likewise, Apricot Kernel Oil is used in pharmaceuticals and as a choice cooking oil.

Country of Origin: Italy.


 

 

USDA NDB (National Nutrition Database)

Nutrient Unit Value per 100.0g Tbsp 13.5g
Proximates
Water g 0 0
Energy kcal 884 119
Protein g 0 0
Total lipid (fat) g 100 13.5
Carbohydrate, by difference g 0 0
Fiber, total dietary g 0 0
Sugars, total g 0 0
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 0 0
Iron, Fe mg 0 0
Magnesium, Mg mg 0 0
Phosphorus, P mg 0 0
Potassium, K mg 0 0
Sodium, Na mg 0 0
Zinc, Zn mg 0 0
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0 0
Thiamin mg 0 0
Riboflavin mg 0 0
Niacin mg 0 0
Vitamin B-6 mg 0 0
Folate, DFE µg 0 0
Vitamin B-12 µg 0 0
Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 0
Vitamin A, IU IU 0 0
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 4 0.54
Vitamin D (D2+D3) µg N/A N/A
Vitamin D IU N/A N/A
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg N/A N/A
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated g 6.3 0.851
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 60 8.103
Fatty acids, polyunsaturated g 29.3 3.957
Cholesterol mg 0 0
Other
Caffeine mg 0 0

Organoleptic Characteristics:

Appearance/Clarity Viscous clear, light yellow
Flavor/Odor Typical
Color (Lovibond) Red N/A
Color (Lovibond) Yellow N/A

Typical Analysis Ranges:

Free Fatty Acid (% m/m expressed in oleic acid) N/A
Moisture N/A
Peroxide Value N/A
Iodine Value 90-115
Saponification Value 185-195
p-Anisidine Value N/A
Cold Test N/A
Refractive Index (20°C) 1.469-1.475
Specific Gravity N/A
Oil Stability Index(OSI) N/A
Smoke Point N/A
Additives N/A

Typical Fatty Acid Ranges:

C 14:0 Myristic acid N/A
C 16:0 Palmitic Acid 4%-7.5%
C 16:1 Palmitoleic Acid 0.1%-1.5%
C 17:0 Heptadecanoic Acid N/A
C 17:1 Heptadecenoic acid N/A
C 18:0 Stearic acid 0.5%-3%
C 18:1 Oleic acid 54%-70%
C 18:2 Linoleic acid 12%-35%
C 18:3 Linolenic acid Max 1%
C 20:0 Arachidic acid Max 0.5%
C 20:1 Gadoleic acid (eicosenoic) Max 0.5%
C 22:0 Behenic acid Max 0.5%
C 22:1 Erucic Acid N/A
C 24:0 Lignoceric Acid N/A

Registrations and Other Product Information:


CAS 72869-69-3

EINCS 272-046-1

INCL: Prunus Armeniaca Kernel Oil