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AS 5380:2023


Squalene and shark liver oil

AS 5380:2023 specifies requirements for responsible harvesting of sustainable sources of squalene and shark liver oil, quality parameters and methods for testing and analysis, and requirements for packaging and labelling consumer products, especially when claiming provenance.
Published: 23/06/2023
Pages: 15
Table of contents
Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Normative references
1.3 Terms and definitions
2 Sourcing and sampling
2.1 Sustainable sourcing
2.1.1 Species
2.1.2 Fisheries
2.2 Sampling
3 Quality parameters
3.1 General
3.2 Purity
3.3 Solubility
3.4 Identification
3.4.1 EPA, DHA, fatty acids and Omega-3
3.4.2 DAGE/AKG
3.5 Acid value
3.6 Saponification value
3.7 Peroxide value
3.8 Iodine value
3.9 Specific gravity
3.10 Refractive index
3.11 Moisture and volatile matter
3.12 Organoleptic analysis
3.13 Colour
3.14 Contaminants
3.14.1 General
3.14.2 Heavy metals
3.14.3 Polychlorinated biphenyls
3.14.4 Dioxins, furans and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls
3.14.5 Pesticide residues
3.14.6 Microbial contamination
4 Verifying provenance
4.1 Purpose of verifying provenance
4.2 Provenance assay
4.2.1 General
4.2.2 Australian Fishing Zone
4.2.3 Other fishing zones
5 Product packaging and labelling
5.1 Product classification
5.1.1 General
5.1.2 Ingestible products General Ingestible product regulation
5.2 Product processing and packaging
5.3 Hygiene
5.4 Product labelling
5.4.1 General
5.4.2 Consumer protection
5.4.3 Claims of provenance
5.4.4 Expiry date
5.4.5 Organic and/or biodynamic products
Appendix A
A.1 Summary table
Cited references in this standard
Organic and biodynamic products
Content history
DR AS 5380:2022
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