ISO 856:1981

Oil of peppermint, France, Italy, United Kingdom and USA

The Standard specifies the following characteristics of the oil: appearance, colour, odour, relative density at 20/20 °C, refractive index at 20 °C, optical rotation at 20 °C, miscibility with 70 % (V/V) ethanol at 20 °C, ester value after acetylation, carbonyl value. Most of the characteristics differ in dependence from the country of origin.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1981-07
  • Edition : 1
  • :
    ISO/TC 54
    Essential oils
  • 71.100.60
    Essential oils

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