ISO 4734:1981

Oil of mace

The Standard specifies the following characteristics of the oil. Appearance: Clear, mobile liquid. Colour: Almost colourless to pale yellow. Odour: Characteristic, spicy, sweet. Relative density at 20/20 C: 0,883 - 0,934 1) 0,857 - 0,880 2). Refractive index at 20 °C: 1,4740 - 1,4880 1) 1,4690 - 1,4800 2). Optical rotation at 20 °C: + 2 - + 30 1) + 20 - + 45 2). Miscibility with 90 % (V/V) ethanol at 20 °C: 1 : 3. Acid value: Maximum 6. Ester value: 6,0 - 9,0 1) 3,5 - 8,5 2). 1) Origin Indonesian Archipelago 2) Origin West Indies.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1981-07
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 54
    Essential oils
  • 71.100.60
    Essential oils

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