Grasas y Aceites, Vol 45, No 6 (1994)

Suggestions for the application of some analytical methods included in the regulation EEC 2568/91 relative to the characteristics of the olive oils and olive pomace oils

M. León Camacho
Instituto de la Grasa (CSIC), Sevilla, Spain

A. Cert
Instituto de la Grasa (CSIC) Sevilla, Spain


Among the analytical methods officially adopted by the European Union to be applied to olive oils and olive pomace oils, some troubles have been found in the application of the procedures for the determination of sterols, trilinolein, trans isomers of fatty acids and waxes. The study of such difficulties suggests several modifications and recommendations facilitating the performance of methods and improving the reliability of results.


Olive oil; Olive pomace oil; Sterol (determination); Trans isomer (determination); Trilinolein (determination); Wax (determination)

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