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1. Coconut based products:

  • crude coconut oil
  • cochin coconut oil
  • refined, bleached, deodorized coconut oil
  • low color, low acid coconut oil
  • coconut fatty acid distillate
  • copra expeller cake

2. Distilled and fractionated fatty acids

3. Refined glycerine

4. Soap products:

  • soap base (soap noodles or soap chips) of varying oil blends
  • crude glycerin

Coconut based products are normally traded under rules set by NIOP (National Institute of Oilseeds Products – www.oilseed.org) or FOSFA International (Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Association Ltd. – www.fosfa.org). Copra expeller cake is normally traded under GAFTA (Grain & Feed Trade Association – www.gafta.com) rules.

Specifications of the products follow those set by the trading rules of the respective organizations.

Typically, the specifications set are as follows: (As per NIOP rules)

Coconut Oil-Crude
FFA (as lauric) (at time of shipment) 4% maximum
FFA (as lauric) (at time of shipment on FOB., Or at time of arrival on CIF)
3% basis
M&I (at time of shipment) (combined)
1% maximum
M&I (at time of arrival CIF) (combined)
1% basic
Color (at time of shipment) (AOCS Method CC 13b-45)
100 Yellow, 15 Red Maximum
Iodine Value
10 maximum

 

Cochin Type Coconut Oil

FFA (at time of shipment) 0.1% maximum
Color (at time of shipment) (AOCS Method CC 13b-45) 10 Yellow, 1 Red Maximum
M&I (combined)
NIL

 

RDB Coconut Oil (Company own specifications)

FFA (at time of shipment) 0.1% maximum
Color (at time of shipment) (AOCS Method CC 13b-45) 10 Yellow, 1 Red Maximum
M&I (combined)
NIL

 

Low Color, low acid coconut oil (Company own specifications)

FFA (at time of shipment) 1.5% to 2.0%
Color (at time of shipment)
5 Red, 40 Yellow maximum
M&I (combined)
1% maximum
Iodine Value
10 maximum
Saponification Value
about 250
Specifications may be changed to fit requirements of the customer

 

Coconut Fatty Acid Distillate (Company own specifications)

FFA (as lauric)
70% minimum
M&I (combined)
2% maximum
Saponification Value
about 250
Iodine Value
10 maximum

 

Copra Expeller Cake (Company own specifications)

Residual Oil Content
about 8%
Moisture
12% maximum
Ash content
2% maximum
Protein
about 18%

 

Distilled and Fractionated Fatty Acids

Distilled Fatty Acids
Fractionated Fatty Acids
Code
C8-18 CB12-18 C8-C10 Type 1 C8-C10 Type 2
C8-C10 Type 3
C12-C14
Description
Coconut
Coconut Caprylic/Capric Blend
Caprylic/Capric Blend
Caprylic/Capric Blend
Lauric/Myristic Blend
Titre Degree Celsius
22-26
23-30 1-5 1-5 1-3 32-36
Unsap. Matters
1.0
1.0 0 .5 1.0 1.0 1.0
Iodine Value
7-12
6-15 max 0,5
max 1
max 1
max 1
Acid Value
261-275
250-260 354-365 355-367 360-373 267-275
Sap Value
261-276
250-261 354-366 355-368 360-374 267-276
Colour max Lovibond 5 1/4"
1.5R 15Y
1R 10Y
0.5R 5Y
1.0R 10Y
0.5R 5Y
0.5R 2Y
Fatty Acid Composition %

C6
max 0, 5 0.5
2
2
C8 4-8
53-63 53-63 68-74
C10 5-10
<=1 35-45 35-45 26-32 max 2
C12 45-54 46-58 2 2 2 70-78
C14 15-21 18-24 22-28
C16 5-13 7-12 max 2
C18 max 4
2-6
C18-1 4-12 6-11
C18-2 max 3
1-3

 

Soap Noodle (soap base or soap chips) is normally made out of an oil/fat blend composed of refined, bleached and deodorized (RBD) coconut oil and bleached, deodorized all beef tallow. Normally tallow composition could range from 90% to 50% and correspondingly coconut oil composition could range from 10% to 50% of the fat blend. Other combinations of fats and oils such as coconut and palm may also be used. Typically the specifications of the soap base (soap noodles or soap chips) are as follows:

Free Alkali nil (superfatted wtih RBD Coconut Oil)
Moisture
11.5% maximum
Glycerol
about 1%
Salt (NaCl)
about 0.7%
Total Fatty Matters
about 80%
Packing
in 25 kilos woven
Laminated plastic sacks preservatives
present

 

Specifications may be custom fitted to the requirements of the customer

Crude Glycerin – derived from the purification and boiling of sweet water from the splitting of coconut oil. Nominally concentrated to about 80%.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 August 2011 09:13