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AOCS Official Method Cd 1d-92
Reapproved 2017
Iodine Value of Fats and Oils, Cyclohexane-Acetic Acid Method

DEFINITION
The iodine value is a measure of the unsaturation of fats and oils and is expressed in terms of the number of centigrams of iodine absorbed per gram of test sample (% iodine absorbed).

SCOPE
Applicable to all triacylglycerols that do not contain conjugated double bonds. Applicable to diacylglycerols, monoacylglycerols, and fatty acids with appropriate correction factors.