Acid value defination is numbber milligrams of KOH required
to nuetralise the acid present in one gram oil & fats but
why not use NaOH for nuetralisation?
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Answer / bindu
NaOH can also be used but standard results are based on
calculation done using KOH as alkali
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Answer / hetal
NaOH is used foer generally saponification so due to
reactivity of NaOH may be saponify total oil instead of fat
only so KOH is use for nuetralisation.
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Answer / tauseef ahmad
NaOH cannot be used because it is highly hygroscopic in nature.Due to which it attains extra water and affect the neutralization process.Consequently acid value changes.
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Answer / vinay shendge
NaOH or KOH is an base, so it can be use to neutralize acid
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Answer / nadh
because it is alkali partical that why
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