Rape oil

Rapeseed
extraction cake

Rapeseed extraction cake is a kind of oilseed meal prepared according to the scheme of pre-pressing - extraction from pre-processed rape seeds with application of additional moisture-heat treatment (toasting). Rapeseed extraction cake is a rich source of mineral substances, such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, manganese, zinc. It also contains a sufficient content of such essential minerals and vitamins as choline, biotin, folic acid, niacin.

Characteristics Norm
Mass fraction of moisture and volatile substances,% 
8-12
Mass fraction of ash, insoluble in hydrochloric acid, in terms of absolutely dry matter, %, not more than  1.5
Mass fraction of metal impurities, %, not more than:
• particles up to 2 mm in size, inclusive
• particles larger than 2 mm including those with sharp cutting edges  
0.01
Not allowed
Mycotoxin content, ppm (mg/kg), not more than:  aflatoxin В1 
0.005
Content of toxic elements, ppm (mg/kg), not more than:
mercury 0.02
cadmium 0.1
lead 0.5
Mass fraction of residual amount of solvent (gasoline), %, not more than  0.1
Extraneous impurities (stones, glass, earth) Not allowed
Nitrate content, ppm (mg/kg), not more than 450
Nitrites content, ppm (mg/kg), not more than  10
Mass fraction of isothiocyanates in terms of dry fat-free substance, %, not more than 0.8
Pest contamination Not allowed
Mass fraction of crude protein in terms of absolutely dry matter, %, not less than  37
Mass fraction of crude fiber in terms of absolutely dry matter, %, not more than  16
General energy nutrition in terms of dry matter, not less than  1.06