Testing of essential oils

Testing of essential oils

Indicator Testing method

Microbiological indicators

Total Aerobic Microbial Count (TAMC) Eur.Ph 2.6.12
Total Combined Yeasts/Moulds Count (TYMC) Eur.Ph 2.6.12
Enterobacteriaceae Eur.Ph 2.6.13
Escherichia coli Eur.Ph 2.6.13
Salmonella spp / Salmonella Eur.Ph 2.6.13
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Eur.Ph 2.6.13
Staphylococcus aureus Eur.Ph 2.6.13
Clostridia Eur.Ph 2.6.13
Candida albicans Eur.Ph 2.6.13

Depending on the specifics of the test it is possible that the microbiological indicators be identified upon methods set out in section “Testing of cosmetics “

Physicochemical indicators

Determination of phenols БДС ISO 1272
Chromatographic profile БДС ISO 11024-1, 2

БДС ISO 22972;

БДС ISO 7609

Chromatographic profile of lavender oil

Limonene, 1.8-Cineole, 3-Octanone, Camphor, Linalool, Linalyl acetate, Terpinene-4-ol, Lavandulyl acetate, Lavandulol, Alpha terpineol

Eur.Ph (1338)
Determination of ester value БДС ISO 709
Determination of residual benzene БДС ISO 14714
Water content by Karl Fischer БДС ISO 11021
Acid value БДС ISO 1242
Determination of the relative density 20 °C БДС ISO 279
Refractive index БДС ISO 280
Determination of residual solvents in essential oils

Acetone, Ethanol, Chloroform and other

Eur.Ph
Identification of Allergens ins essential oils and substances Eur.Ph

Depending on the components of the essential oil the price of chromatographic analysis is calculated.

TC GLOBALTEST has reference materials in storage for some oils because of their high price!

For particular oil, please make an inquiry

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