Cod Liver Oil

The product

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.

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

Cod Liver Oil HC301

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 complies with EU food legislation and FSSC 22000 quality requirements.

  • The Cod Liver Oil is available in accordance with major pharmacopoeias.

  • The Cod Liver Oil is MSC certified.

  • 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.

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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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Vitamin A (i.u./g)min. 1000
Vitamin D3 (i.u./g)min. 100
Free fatty acids (%)max. 0,25
Acid value (mg KOH/g)max. 0,5
Unsaponifiable matter (in pure oil) (%)max. 1,5
Appearance (Gardner units)max. 6,0
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) (area %)max. 8,0
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) (mg/g as FFA)max. 70
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) (mg/g as TG)max. 70
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (area %)max. 10,0
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (mg/g as FFA)max. 90
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) (mg/g as TG)max. 90
Composition of fatty acids (area %)Complies to Ph.Eur
Cold test; remains clear at 0°C (hours)min. 3
Peroxide value (meq. O2/kg)max. 5,0
Anisidine valuemax. 20,0

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.