ISO 3043:1975

Oil of pimento berry

The Standard specifies the following characteristics of the oil. Appearance: Mobile liquid. Colour: Pale yellow to brown. Odour: Spicy, resembling eugenol. Relative density at 20/20 °C: 1,027 - 1,048. Refractive index at 20 °C: 1,5250 - 1,5400. Optical rotation at 20 °C: Range from - 5 to 0 . Solubility in 70 % (V/V) ethanol at 20 °C: 1 : 2. Phenols content: Minimum 65 % (V/V).


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1975-02
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 54
    Essential oils
  • 71.100.60
    Essential oils

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