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Indian standard for Biodiesel
Standards for Biodiesel IS 15607 : 2016
Density at 15 C 860 - 900 kg / m3
Ester Content 96.5 %
Flash point (closed cup) 101C
Water Content 500 mg / Kg, max.
Total Contamination 24 mg / Kg, max.
Kinematic viscosity at 40C 3.5-5.0 cSt
Ramsbottom carbon residue, % mass 0.05
Sulfated ash % mass 0.02
Sulfur 50 mg / Kg max
Copper strip corrosion 3 hrs. 50C Class 1
Cetane Number 51 min.
Acid Value, mg KOH/g 0.50 max.
Methanol or Ethanol 0.2 % m/m, max
Monoglycerides 0.7 % mass max
Diglycerides 0.2 % mass max
Triglycerides 0.2 % mass max
Free glycerine 0.02 % mass max
Total glycerine 0.25% by mass max.
Phosphorus content 4.0 mg/Kg, max
Na + K content 5.0 mg/Kg, max
Ca + Mg content 5.0 mg/Kg, max
Iodine Value 120 g/100 gm, max
Oxidation Stability 8 hours min, at 110C
CFPP,C at summer 18
CFPP,C at winter 6
Lenoleic acid methyl ester 12 m/m max
Polyunsaturated methyl ester 1 m/m max
To see IS Standard IS-15607

US standard for Biodiesel
Standards for Biodiesel ASTM D-6751
Density Not Mentioned
Ester Content Not Mentioned
Flash point (closed cup) 130C min. (150C average)
Water and sediment 0.050% by vol., max.
Kinematic viscosity at 40C 1.9-6.0 mm2/s
Oxidation Stability Not Mentioned
Ramsbottom carbon residue, % mass 0.10
Sulfated ash 0.020% by mass, max.
Sulfur 0.05% by mass, max.
Copper strip corrosion 3 hrs. 50C No. 3 max
Cetane Number 47 min.
Carbon residue 0.050% by mass, max.
Acid number, mg KOH/g 0.80 max.
Methanol or Ethanol Not Mentioned
Free glycerin 0.020 % mass
Total glycerine (free glycerine and unconverted glycerides combined) 0.24% by mass, max.
Group I Metal (Na+K) 5 mg/Kg, max
Group II Metal (Ca+Mg) Not Mentioned
Phosphorus content 0.001 max. % mass
Distillation 90% @ 360C

En 14214 - 2003 standards for Biodiesel

Property

Unit

Minimum

Maximum

Test Method

Ester Content

% (m/m)

96.5

 

pr EN 14103

Density @ 15C

kg/m2

860

900

EN ISO 3675
EN ISO 12185

Viscosity @ 40C

mm2

3.5

5.0

EN ISO 310

Flash Point

 C

Above 101

 

ISO / CD 3679

Sulfur Content

mg/Kg

 

10

 

Carbon Residue
(10% Bottoms)

% (m/m)

 

0.3

EN ISO 10370

Cetane Number

 

51.0

 

EN ISO 5165

Sulphated Ash Content

% (m/m)

 

0.02

ISO 3987

Water Content

mg/Kg

 

500

EN ISO 12937

Total Contamination

mg/Kg

 

24

EN 12662

Copper Strip Corrosion
(3hr @ 50C)

rating

Class 1

Class 1

EN ISO 2160

Thermal Stability

 

 

 

 

Oxidation Stability, 110C

hours

6

 

pr EN 14112

Acid Value

mg KOH/g

 

0.5

pr EN 14104

Iodine Value

 

 

120

pr EN 14111

Linolenic acid methyl ester

% (m/m)

 

12

pr EN 14103

Polyunsaturated (>= 4
double bonds) methyl esters

% (m/m)

 

1

 

Methanol Content

% (m/m)

 

0.2

pr EN 14110

Monoglyceride Content

% (m/m)

 

0.8

pr EN 14105

Diglyceride Content

% (m/m)

 

0.2

pr EN 14105

Triglyceride Content

% (m/m)

 

0.2

pr EN 14105

Free Glycerol

% (m/m)

 

0.02

pr EN 14105

pr EN 14106

Total Glycerol

% (m/m)

 

0.25

pr EN 14105

Alkaline Metals (Na + K)

mg/Kg

 

5

pr EN 14108

pr EN 14109

Phosphorus Content

mg/Kg

 

10

pr EN 14107






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