Fat, Oil, Wax

The analysis of fats, oils and waxes has been one of our core themes for years.

Vegetable fats like linseed oil, raps oil or other vegetable fats and waxes like shea butter cacao butter or jojoba oil are often used in cosmetics or in the food sector. They all may contain residues of pesticides or other contaminants.

Beeswax, an important raw material for the pharmaceutic industry is part of creams, candles or wax crayons. A high quality means in this case free from pesticides or bees veterinary drugs. In beekeeping acaricides are often applied to prevent mites. In that case they can migrate into honey or beeswax. Also environmental contaminants can be transferred into honey and wax through collecting blossom pollen.

More information about lanolin you will find in the sub item lanolin.

We can offer determination of following parameters:

  • Pesticides
  • Diflubenzuron & Triflumuron
  • BHT
  • Detergent residues
  • Free lanolin alcohols
  • Heavy elements and other elements
  • Cholesterol
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Stearyl- and cetyl alcohol
  • Acid value
  • Peroxide value
  • Iodine value
  • acidic or basic water soluble substances
  • Water soluble oxidizable substances
  • Loss on drying
  • Paraffines
  • Chlorides
  • Plasticizers (Phthalates)
  • Bees veterinary drugs
  • Saponification value

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