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Alpha-ethyl linolenic acid

Xinqidian produces alpha-ethyl linolenic acids of different specifications:
● Alpha-ethyl linolenic acid 60%
● Alpha-ethyl linolenic acid 70%
● Alpha-ethyl linolenic acid 75%
● Alpha-ethyl linolenic acid 80%

Efficacy and Nutritional components
Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is a polyunsaturated fatty acid, which is essential to human health but cannot be manufactured by human body, ALA must be obtained from diet. ALA as well as the fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), belongs to a group of fatty acids called omega-3 fatty acids, α-linolenic acid extracted from natural flax, which is plant-oriented polyunsaturated fatty acids (vegetable ω-3). As the high level requirement of α-linolenic acid extraction technology and manufacture processing, α-linolenic acid is called the “plant gold” for human brain health.

Alpha-linolenic acid has been shown to reduce inflammation and help prevent certain chronic diseases such as heart disease and arthritis. Polyunsaturated fatty acids α-linolenic acid series are listed in the European Pharmacopoeia. The health products' label of "the use of ω-3 can reduce the incidence of cardiovascular" is confirmed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In 1993, the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) made a joined statement: Regarding the importance of α-linolenic acid and lack of α-linolenic acid in human body, WHO and FAO decided to promote the α-linolenic acid especially in the world.

Specifications (Alpha Linolenic Acid EE 80%)
Botanical name Linum usitatissimum Linn.
Part of plant used Seed
Origin China
Product NO. XQD-ALAEE80
Physical/Chemical Specifications
Appearance A clear bright yellow oil
Acid value (KOH mg/g) ≤ 2.0
Peroxide value (meq/kg) ≤ 8.0
Unsaponifiable matter (%) ≤ 1.0
Moisture and volatiles (%) ≤ 0.10
Gardner color ≤ 5
Cold test Clear after 5.5 hours at 0 °C
Lead (ppm) ≤ 0.2
Arsenic (ppm) ≤ 0.2
Cadmium (ppm) ≤ 0.2
Mercury (ppm) ≤ 0.2
Fatty acid composition
C:16:0 palmitic % 0-1.0
C18:0 Stearic % 0-1.0
C:18:1 Oleic % 0.5-5.0
C18:2 Linoleic % 16.0-19.0
C18:3 α-Linolenic % ≥ 80.0
Microbiology
Total plate count, CFU/g < 1,000
Yeasts andmolds, CFU/g < 100
E. Coli, /g Negative
Salmonella Negative/25g
Staphyloccous aureus Negative/25g

Notice
Specifications: ALA60%, ALA70%, ALA75%, ALA80%
Package: 190KG/200L HPET drum with export standard, purged with nitrogen, or as customers' requirements.
Storage: The oil should be stored at a cool and dry place, protected from light
Shelf life: Two years if unopened in the original package. Once opened, the oil should be purged with nitrogen and used within six months

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