Organic Flax Seed Oil, Cold Pressed - Linum Usitatissimum Seed Oil


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Organic Flax Seed Oil, Cold Pressed - Linum Usitatissimum Seed Oil

Product no.: CAO007-0001

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£1.80 / bottle(s)
Delivery weight: 75 g


Flax Seed Oil, Cold Pressed Organic. We are extremely proud to offer you a highly functional ingredient from North Yorkshire, England. We work closely with local farmers to deliver you a high grade Flax Oil from the oil enriched seed. This oil has successful made a transition from the nutritional industry to that of the cosmetic and this is for good reason.

The oil is rich in essential fatty acids & eicosenoic acid, antioxidants such as tocopherols (vitamin E) which always naturally helps in maintaining the stability of the oil.

There are no limits as to what you can use this oil in, body/face/feet, there is not an area of the body this ingredient will not suit. Most of all, put your dose of the beautiful roaming fields of rural Northern England in your next formulation.

Method of Extraction:

Oils4life can confirm Flax Seed Oil, Cold Pressed Organic is Cold Pressed.

Origin:

Oils4life can confirm that Flax Seed Oil, Cold Pressed Organic Origin originates from the EU

Key Features:

  • Rich in Vitamin E (natural tocopherols).
  • Rich in Eicosenoic acid.
  • Rich in Essential Fatty Acids.  
  • Highly versatile oil that can be used in a wide range of products.
  • Grown & produced in Yorkshire, England

Specification:

 Analytical Details  Range %
 Appearance  Oily Liquid
 Odour  Characteristic
 Colour  Yellow – Golden – Light brown
 Refractive Index @ 20'C  1.470 to 1.485
 Specific Gravity @ 20'C  0.910 to 0.932
 Peroxide Value (MEQ O2/KG)  < 20.0
Acid Value  < 4.5
 Iodine Value  160.0 to 220.0
 Free Fatty Acid  < 2.25

 

Fatty Acid Profile:

 C-Chain  Acid Name  Range %
 16:0  Palmitic  3.0 to 10.0
 18.0  Stearic  2.0 to 8.0
 18.1  Oleic  11.0 to 35.0
 18:2  Linoleic  11.0 to 25.0
 18:3  Linolenic  35.0 to 65.0
 20:0  Arachidic  < 1.0

Shelf life:

Flax Seed Oil, Cold Pressed Organic has a recommended shelf life of 12 months.

Safety: 

Flax Seed Oil, Cold Pressed Organic is said to be non-irritating and non-sensitising, and considered safe for cosmetic use. 

Reach Status:

Oils4life can confirm that Flax Seed Oil, Cold Pressed Organic is exempt as per Annex IV & V according to EU regulations 1907/2006. This product is not chemically modified, it comes under derogation pursuant to EU regulation 987/2008, Annex II, #9. Hence registration is not required for this product. We can also confirm that none of the substances on the SVHC candidate list can be verified in a concentration of >0.1% in our product

Food Status:

Oils4life can confirm that Flax Seed Oil, Cold Pressed Organic is suitable for food, only when the appropriate quantities/dilution are used. This material complies with European Food Regulations, i.e. 1881/2006. However before consuming or formulating a food item using this ingredient, we insist you email our Technical Team before doing so for our opinion on the dilution applied to your finished product.

Cosmetic Status: 

Oils4life can confirm that Flax Seed Oil, Cold Pressed Organic is suitable for cosmetic application. It is not included in the list of substances prohibited in cosmetic products. Neither does it contain parabens, restricted preservatives, colorants or UV filters (Annex II - VI of EU Regulation 1223/2009).

CAS Number:

8001-26-1

ENIECS Number:

232-278-6

Customs Tariff Code:

1515 11 00

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