Type of specification                           Standard             Type of specification                  Standard         

Chemical specification                                                     Sterol composition

   Free fatty acid (% oleic acid)          <=  0,3                  Soluble sustances in Ether        <=  0,5

   Acid number (mg KOH/g oil)          <=  0,6                   Refractive index (at 40º)       1,461 - 1,471

   Peroxide value (meqO2/Kg.oil)        <  10                    Specific gravity (g at 20º)     0,914 - 0,923

   Iodine value (WIJS Method)            94-141                  Soap content (%m/m)              <= 0,005

   Moisture                                             <=  0,20                Halphen test                               Negative

   Volatile matter (%m/m at 105º)    <=  0,20                 Mineral oil test                           Negative

   Saponification value (mg KOH/g oil)  188 - 194         Sesame oil test                          Negative

   Unsaponifiable substances (g/Kg)    <= 1.5               Cold test (5,5hours a 0º)              Clear

Heavy metal analisys:                 ---------------------------------------------------

   Iron (Fe)       max.ppm             1,5                                 Lead (Pb)      max.ppm               0,1

   Copper (Cu) max.ppm             0,1                                Arsenic (As)  max. ppm              0,1

Refined sunflower oil (RSFO)

Sunflower oil refined & specifications:

Completely natural product

Refined, winterized, deodorized bleached

Standards:     British standard BS684,    European Norm CEN/TC307  ISO/TC 34/SC11  STAN 210-1999

Quality:    Fit for human consumption, free from foreign matter, any other oil or animal flats.

Color (5 1/4 Lovibond):     Yellow 14, red 1,3 maximum, light yellow, clear and transparent.

Odor:        Neutral odor, without an artificial odor additive.

Visibility:   Without any deposition and blurriness.

Taste:   Neutral, without an artificial taste, free from rancidity or any strange or bad taste and smell

Shelf life:   12 months can be up to 24 months in darkness place and temperatura beetwen 8ºC-20ºC.