Fish oil from menhaden

crude source of omega-3 fatty acids

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Quality Level


0.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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General description

Fish oil is derived from the tissues of oily fish. It lowers blood pressure and high triglyceride levels. Fish oil may be used to treat depression, psychosis, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder and Alzheimer disease. It reduces inflammation, enhances cognition and decreases cardiovascular disease risk.


Fish oil from Menhaden has been used:
  • to prevent lixiviation of the soybean trypsin inhibitor
  • as a dispersant to study the fabrication and laser performance of planar waveguide lutetium aluminium garnet (LuAG) ceramics
  • as a supplement to reduce colonic damage and inflammatory markers


500 mL in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Menhaden Oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. When used to partially supplement a high-fat diet in diabetic rats, Menhaden oil improved end points for peripheral neuropathy by improving motor and sensory nerve conduction velocity. Decreased accumulation of fatty acids in rat livers was also demonstrated.

Other Notes

Contains palmitic plus stearic acid (total): ≤ 30.0%
Contains 20.0 to 31.0% omega-3 (octadecatetraenoic, eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic) fatty acids as triglycerides

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

alpha-Linolenic acid (ALA) is an anti-inflammatory agent in inflammatory bowel disease
Reifen R, et al.
The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 26(12), 1632-1640 (2015)
Fabrication and laser performance of planar waveguide LuAG/Yb: LuAG/LuAG ceramics
Jiang N, et al.
Optical Materials, 89, 149-156 (2019)
Litopenaeus vannamei digestive metallo peptidases compensate for anti-nutritional SBTI in feed
Maytorena-Verdugo CI, et al.
Aquaculture (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 473, 508-512 (2017)
Fish oil supplements in New Zealand are highly oxidised and do not meet label content of n-3 PUFA
Albert BB, et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 7928-7928 (2015)
Fish Oil Supplementation and Athletic Performance
Volpe SL
ACSM?s Health & Fitness Journal , 16(5), 31-32 (2012)

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