Method 969.33

Fatty Acids in Oils and Fats


This method is for the determination of fatty acids in common animal and vegetable oils and fats, and fatty acids.  Glycerides and phospholipids are saponified and fatty acids are liberated and esterified in the presence of boron trifluoride (BF3) and analyzed by ifrared spectroscopy (IR).


(AOAC)

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Method Data

Hold Times, Preservatives, Preps, Collection, Analytical & Documentation
Holding Time:   None specified in the method.
Preservatives:   None specified in the method.
Required Preps:   250g Glass or plastic bottle with Teflon-lined lid
Collection Method:   Grab sampling
Analytical Methodology:   IR
Documentation:   969.33

Analyte List*

Analyte Formula CAS Number Detection Limit

* The analytes and detection limits listed for each method represent the typical detection limits and analytes reported for that particular method. Keep in mind that analyte lists may vary from laboratory to laboratory. Detection limits may also vary from lab to lab and are dependent upon the sample size, matrix, and any interferences that may be present in the sample.