Cod Liver Oil - API grade

The product

Cod Liver Oil is rich in EPA and DHA fatty acids as well as Vitamin A and vitamin D. The Cod Liver Oil is obtained from the fresh livers of cod caught in the clean waters around Iceland.

This product is manufactured in full compliance with the GMP requirements and released as an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API).

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.

  • The Cod Liver Oil complies with pharmaceutical GMP requirements and EU food legislation.

  • The Cod Liver Oil is packed under nitrogen and can be delivered in drums.

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Emphasising high product quality and consistency of service, LYSI's fish oils are produced in accordance with FSSC 22000 and GMP requirements.

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Identification test (Ph. Eur. test A and B)Complies to Ph. Eur.
Vitamin A (IU/g)1000 - 1400
Vitamin D3 (IU/g)100 - 140
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) (area %)min. 8,0
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (area %)min. 9,0
Fatty acids profile (area %)Complies to Ph. Eur.
Appearance (clear yellowish viscous liquid, bright and dry)Conforms
Peroxide value (meq. O2/kg)max. 10,0
Anisidine valuemax. 30,0
Acid Value (mg KOH/g)max. 0,5
Iodine Value (g l/100g)150 - 180
Unsaponifiable matter (in pure oil) (%)max. 1,5
Appearance (Gardner units)max. 6,0
Relative density at 20°C0,917 - 0,928
Refractive index at 20°C1,477 - 1,482
Cold test; remains clear at 0°C (hours)min. 3
SolubilityComplies to Ph.Eur.

We offer a range of high quality fish oils in bulk, both as food grade and pharmaceutical grade (API)

LYSI's refining plant is equipped with highly specialised processing equipment necessary for high quality fish oil production. This makes it possible for LYSI to offer a wide range of products, fulfilling customers' requirements concerning quality and flexibility.