Glossary of Bulk Oil Terms

Free Fatty Acid

Posted by Alexa Ketterling

Aug 9, 2018 1:39:03 PM

The acid value (AV) is a common parameter in the specification of fats and oils. It is defined as the weight of KOH in mg needed to neutralize the organic acids present in 1g of fat and it is a measure of the free fatty acids (FFA) present in the fat or oil.