ISO 5991:1979

Essential oils -- Determination of residue from distillation under reduced pressure

A test portion of the essential oil is slowly and under a reduced pressure of 660 Pa distilled until the temperature indicated in the standard for the essential oil is attained and the residue is weighed.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1979-05
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 54
    Essential oils
  • 71.100.60
    Essential oils

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