Analysis of oils: Determination of saponification value
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Saponification value is the hydrolysis of esters. The paper provides the methodology in determination of saponification value of an oil. Instructions on sample preparation and the apparatus and reagents needed are presented. Detailed procedures and calculations are provided.
Low, L. K., & Ng, C. S. (1987). Determination of saponification value. In H. Hasegawa (Ed.), Laboratory Manual on Analytical Methods and Procedures for Fish and Fish Products (pp. C-6.1-C-6.2). Singapore: Marine Fisheries Research Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center.