Table 1: Characteristics of different oils.

Name of oilDensity (kg/m3)ComponentsColourOdourpH value

Saturated oils (86%)
Coconut oil924Monounsaturated oil (6%)ColourlessSmell of coconut4 to 6
Polyunsaturated oil (4%)

Saturated oils (18%)
Sesame oil923Monounsaturated oil (45%)YellowOdourless7 to 7.5
Polyunsaturated oil (32%)

Saturated oils (17%)
Ground nut oil913Monounsaturated oil (46%)Pale yellowOdourless6 to 7
Polyunsaturated oil (32%)

Saturated oils (12%)
Mustard oil936Monounsaturated oil (60%)Pale brownUnpleasant smell5 to 6.5
Polyunsaturated oil (21%)

Saturated oils (15%)
Castor oil961Monounsaturated oil (47%)Pale yellowUnpleasant smell4 to 5
Polyunsaturated oil (22%)

Saturated oils (14%)
Neem oil935Monounsaturated oil (53%)BrownGarlic6.5 to 7.5
Polyunsaturated oil (32%)

Saturated oils (18%)
Cod liver oil929Monounsaturated oil (50%)Pale yellowSmell of fish5.5 to 6.5
Polyunsaturated oil (32%)

Saturated oils (7%)
Chicken oil934Monounsaturated oil (58%)YellowSmell of chicken6 to 7
Polyunsaturated oil (34%)