ISO 856:2006 Preview

Oil of peppermint (Mentha x piperita L.)

ISO 856:2006 specifies certain characteristics of the oil of peppermint (Mentha x piperita L.), with a view to facilitate assessment of its quality.

As it is difficult to differentiate the specification of peppermint oils (Mentha x piperita L.) from different origins, they have been regrouped in ISO 856:2006. The following origins have been taken into consideration: USA, United Kingdom, France, Italy, India and China.


General information

  • Current status : Published
    Publication date : 2006-04
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 12
  • :
    ISO/TC 54
    Essential oils
  • 71.100.60
    Essential oils

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