Cod Liver Oil

LYSI’s Cod Liver Oil is rich in EPA and DHA fatty acids as well as vitamins A and D. The Cod Liver Oil is made from the fresh livers of cod caught in the pure, fresh waters around Iceland. The oil is free from genetically modified materials and components.

Following is the standard specification, which can be amended to meet customers’ requirements.

Product no.  HC301 Cod Liver Oil – Natural Flavour

A pale yellow oil. Odour and taste are slightly fishy. The oil is obtained from the fresh livers of cod (Gadus morhua morhua) and other species of gadus. It is refined and clarified by filtration at about 0°C. The oil is deodorised.

  • The cod liver oil meets all official regulations in regards to environmental contaminants.
  • The cod liver oil is available in accordance with all major pharmacopoeias.
  • The cod liver oil can be fortified with vitamins A, D and E, antioxidants and flavours.
  • The cod liver oil is packed under nitrogen and can be delivered in drums, IBC’s, flexitanks or tank containers.

For further information please contact: bulk@lysi.is

Specifications

Vitamin A (i.u./g) min. 1000
Vitamin D3 (i.u./g) min. 100
Free fatty acids %  max. 0.4
Iodine Value 150 – 180
Unsaponifiable matter %  max. 1.5
Refractive index at 20°C 1.477 – 1.482
Weight g/ml at 20°C 0.917 – 0.928
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) % min. 8.0
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) % min. 9.0
Polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) % min. 20
Cold test; remains clear at 0°C for min. 3 hours
Peroxide value (meq. O2/kg) max. 10.0
Anisidine value, max. 30.0