Rose  Oil  Analysis



Test sample:      BULGARIAN ROSE OIL

Batch number:  1/95

Physico-Chemical properties and macro compounds according to Bulgarian state standard
(Nr. 653-80)
 
1.  Appearance Fluid, transparent liquid above congealing point
2.  Color Yellow
3.  Odor Typical of Bulgarian Rose Oil
4.  Specific Gravity at 30 °C 0.8547
5.  Refractive Index at 25 °C 1.4597
6.  Optical Rotation (D)  (100mm Tube) -3.1
7.  Congealing Point, °C +21.0
8.  Acid Number (mg KOH per 1g Oil) 2.63
9.  Ester number (mg KOH per 1g Oil) 10.00
10. Ester number After acetylation 210.78
11. Content of free alcohols, calculated as Geraniol 65.19 %
12. Content of combined alcohols, calculated as Geraniol 2.74 %
13. Total alcohol content, calculated as Geraniol 67.93 %
14. Content of macro compounds (by Gas-Chromatography):
- Citronelol 28.74 %
- Geraniol 15.93 %
- Nerol 8.04 %
  - n-Paraffins (C17+C19+C20+C21+C23) 25.59 %