Animal fats

General description

Animal fat of category 1 is a fatty substance produced from whole animal carcasses pursuant to applicable regulations.

 

Physical properties

CHARACTERISTIC PARAMETER
Colour Light brown to dark brown
Density ca. 0.87 g/ml
State Liquid at a temperature exceeding 40° C

 

Parameters

Animal Fat of Category 1 “PREMIUM”

PARAMETER VALUE UNIT METHOD OF TESTING
Acid number max. 10.00 mg KOH/g CSN EN 14104
Water content max. 0.50 % vol. CSN EN ISO 12937
Content of impurities max. 0.15 % vol. CSN EN 12662

 

Živočišný tuk kategorie 1 „STANDART 1“

PARAMETER VALUE UNIT METHOD OF TESTING
Acid number max. 50.00 mg KOH/g CSN EN 14104
Water content max. 1.00 % vol. CSN EN ISO 12937
Content of impurities max. 0.15 % vol. CSN EN 12662

 

Živočišný tuk kategorie 1 „STANDART 2“

PARAMETER VALUE UNIT METHOD OF TESTING
Acid number max. 80.00 mg KOH/g CSN EN 14104
Water content max. 1.00 % vol. CSN EN ISO 12937
Content of impurities max. 0.15 % vol. CSN EN 12662

 

Quality

The company Hakus a.s. supplies goods that correspond to the declared quality and that are fit for storage and further processing.

  • High-quality animal fat “Premium” if FFA does not exceed the value of 5%, impurities do not exceed the value of 0.15%, and water does not exceed the value of 0.5%
  • Medium-quality animal fat “STANDART 1“ if FFA does not exceed the value of 25%, impurities do not exceed the value of 0.15%, and water does not exceed the value of 0.5%
  • Lower-quality animal fat “STANDART 2“ if FFA does not exceed the value of 40 %, impurities do not exceed the value of 0.15%, and water does not exceed the value of 1%

 

Storage

In clean, dry and heated stainless-steel or aluminium tanks where disposal of gases is ensured, situated in warehouses approved in accordance with applicable legislation.

 

Sampling

Receipt: Samples are taken in order to analyse the content of FFA and MIU in animal fat purchased for storage facilities. Samples are taken for each transport unit separately before storage. Samples are taken from each separate section individually. Samples are taken from the bottom, middle and top parts. One combined sample is produced out of these individual samples. Before storage, the values must correspond with the declared quality.

Dispatch: Before the individual transport units are dispatched, the tank needs to be checked to make sure it is clean. Samples are taken in order to analyse the content of FFA and MIU in animal fat being dispatched to customers. Samples are taken for each transport unit separately before it is dispatched to customers. Samples are taken from each separate section individually. Samples are taken from the bottom, middle and top parts. One combined sample is produced out of these individual samples. Before dispatch to customers, the values must correspond with the declared quality.

 

Transport

In tanker vehicles, using a carrier in compliance with applicable legislation. The company Hakus a.s. arranges transport as far as to the place of delivery. The place and date of delivery is understood to be a place specified by the customer in a specific order. Transport will be implemented using specialized tanker vehicles intended for transport of animal fat (transport usually takes 4 to 7 days).