ASTM D5555 - 95(2011)

    Standard Test Method for Determination of Free Fatty Acids Contained in Animal, Marine, and Vegetable Fats and Oils Used in Fat Liquors and Stuffing Compounds

    Active Standard ASTM D5555 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.08

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    Significance and Use

    This test method is intended for the determination of the free fatty acids contained in animal, marine, and vegetable fats and oils for the purpose of quality assurance.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the free fatty acid content of fats and oils.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 67.200.10 (Animal and vegetable fats and oils)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352211(Fats or lipids)


    DOI: 10.1520/D5555-95R11

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