ISO 709:1980

Essential oils -- Determination of ester value

Hydrolysis of the esters by heating, under given conditions, with a standard volumetric potassium hydroxide ethanolic solution, and titration of the alkali in excess. The hydrolysis is carried out in a saponification flask.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1980-05
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 54
    Essential oils
  • 71.100.60
    Essential oils

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