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Abstract GLC analysis was used to detect adulteration of sweet almond oil by peach or apricot kernel oil. Tabulated results showed that 25 or 50% substitution could increase the linoleic acid content to >20% (the max. detected in almond oil), but 1 sample of peach kernel oil contained only 12.3% linoleic acid. A more secure detection was achieved by sterol analysis: >85% beta-sitosterol and <10% Delta 5-avenasterol were certain indices of adulteration (concn. in sweet almond oil 82.9 and 11.4% resp.). [See FSTA (1980) 12 03N0148for part I.]

Authors: Salvo, F.; Dugo, G.; Stagno d'Alcontres, I.; Cotroneo, A.; Dugo, G.

Journal: Rivista Italiana delle Sostanze Grasse

Year: 1980

Volume: 57

Page: 24-26

UID: FSTA:1980-10-N-0471

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Prunus armeniaca 22
Prunus persica 22