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The method consists in hydrolysis of the esters present in a test portion by heating in the presence of a standard volumetric solution of potassium hydroxide in dimethylsulfoxide, and back-titration of the excess potassium hydroxide with a standard volumetric solution of sulfuric acid or hydrochloric acid.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 1983-10
Edition : 1Number of pages : 2
Technical Committee:Essential oils
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