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Table 6 Physicochemical properties of essential oil

From: Optimization of oil and pectin extraction from orange (Citrus sinensis) peels: a response surface approach

Parameters Values
Specific gravity (at 20 °C)) 0.84
Free fatty acid 1.86 mg KOH/g
Acid value 3.71 mg KOH/g
Saponification value 188 mg KOH/g
Iodine value 82 mg I2/100 mg
Peroxide value 16 mEq O2/kg
Refractive index (at 20 °C) 1.47