Cod Liver Oil - API grade

LYSI’s Cod Liver Oil is rich in EPA and DHA fatty acids.  Vitamin A (retinyl palmitate) and vitamin D (cholecalciferol) is added to the oil. The Cod Liver Oil is obtained from the fresh livers of cod caught in the clean waters around Iceland. 

The oil will be released as an API product for pharmaceutical use.

Cod Liver Oil AC301

A pale yellow oil. Odour and taste are slightly fishy. The oil is obtained from fresh liver of cod (Gadus morhua morhua) and other species of Gadidae. It is neutralised, bleached, winterised and deodorised. Vitamin A (retinyl palimitate) and vitamin D (cholecalciferol) is added to the oil. 

  • The cod liver oil complies with EU legislation on contaminants in foodstuffs.
  • The cod liver oil is packed under nitrogen and can be delivered in drums, IBC’s, flexitanks or tank containers.

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Vitamin A (i.u./g) 1000-1400
Vitamin D3 (i.u./g) 100-140
(clear yellowish liquid, bright and dry)
Acid value (mg KOH/g) max. 0.5
Iodine Value (g l/100g) 150 – 180
Unsaponifiable matter (in pure oil) (%)  max. 1.5
Refractive index at 20°C 1.477 – 1.482
Relative density at 20°C 0.917 – 0.928
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) (area %) min. 8.0
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (area %) min. 9.0
Fatty acids profile (area %) complies to EP
Cold test; remains clear at 0°C (hours) min. 3
Peroxide value (meq. O2/kg) max. 10.0
Anisidine value max. 30.0
Appearance (Gardner units) max. 6,0
Solubility complies to EP
Identification test (PhEur test A and B) complies to EP




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