Ensuring Essential Oil Safety

Setting the Gold Standard with PristiQuant™: Excellence in Quality Control

At the heart of Delune is an unwavering commitment to quality control. Driven by the profound impact our essential oils have on well-being, we've been uncompromising in our pursuit of excellence since day one, setting new standards for quality assurance in the industry.

Precision in Every Drop: Excellence at Every Step of the Process

Our team of experts rigorously evaluates every batch of essential oils through a comprehensive range of assessments—from visual inspections to advanced chromatographic analyses. Leveraging cutting-edge technology like Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS), we ensure the purity and authenticity of our oils, perfectly aligned with nature's intent.

Raising the Bar: 40 Rigorous Tests for Unmatched Quality Control

Explore our comprehensive suite of 40 tests below, each designed to surpass industry norms. This is our testament to the unmatched purity of every Delune essential oil. Our PristiQuant™ Assurance Spectrum not only sets the industry standard but also offers a wider scope than any mainstream provider, solidifying our leadership in quality control.

Test Name Purpose How It's Done
Appearance Evaluate the visual characteristics of raw materials and finished goods. Visual inspection is done to assess the color, clarity, and overall appearance of the oils.
Color Assess the color of raw materials and finished goods. Colorimetric analysis is performed to measure the hue, intensity, and transparency of the oils.
Fill Volume Determine the accurate fill weight and volume of each product. Precise measurements are taken to ensure each container is filled with the correct amount of oil.
Flash Point and Sustained Burn Assess the flammability and safety of the oils. The Setaflash Series 3 Flashpoint Tester is used to determine the flash point and sustained burn characteristics.
Formaldehyde Detect and quantify the presence of formaldehyde. A specific assay is employed to measure the formaldehyde content in the oils.
FTIR Identify and analyze the molecular composition of the oils. The Cary 630 FTIR equipment is used for Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy analysis.
Odor/Aroma Evaluate the scent of raw materials and finished goods. Trained assessors conduct sensory evaluations to assess the odor and aroma of the oils.
Optical Rotation Determine the optical rotation properties of the oils. The Autopol III Polarimeter is used to measure the optical rotation angle.
Peroxide Value Assess the level of oxidation in the oils. The AOAC Peroxide Value Determination method is employed to measure peroxide content.
Quaternary Ammonium Compounds Identify and quantify the presence of QACs. Analysis of QACs is done by titration using appropriate chemical reagents.
Refractive Index Measure the refractive index of the oils. The J257 Refractometer is utilized to determine the refractive index.
Specific Gravity (for oils) Determine the specific gravity of the oils. The DDM 2911 Density Meter is used to measure the specific gravity.
Turbidity Measure the cloudiness or haziness of the oils. The Hach 2100N Turbidity Meter is employed for turbidity measurements.
Viscosity Assess the thickness and flow properties of the oils. The Brookfield DV1 Viscometer is used to measure the viscosity.
VOC % Determine the percentage of volatile organic compounds in the oils. Analytical techniques are employed to measure the VOC content.
All Volatile Compounds in Essential Oils Identify all components in the essential oils using gas chromatography and mass spectrometry. Gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (GC/MS) is used for qualitative analysis of the oils.
Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury, and Lead Detect and quantify heavy metals in the oils. ICP-MS (Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry) is used for heavy metal analysis.
3-O-Acetyl-11-keto-beta-boswellic acid, 3-O-Acetyl-alpha-boswellic acid, 3-O-Acetyl-beta-boswellic acid, alpha-boswellic-acid, beta-boswellic acid and 11-keto-beta-boswellic-acid Analyze specific boswellic acids in the oils. LC-MS (Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry) is used for analysis and quantification of these compounds.
Burkholderia cepacia Screen for the presence of Burkholderia cepacia bacteria. Specific screening tests are conducted to detect the presence of Burkholderia cepacia.
Candida albicans Screen for the presence of Candida albicans yeast. Specific screening tests are conducted to detect the presence of Candida albicans.
Escherichia coli Screen for the presence of Escherichia coli bacteria. Specific screening tests are conducted to detect the presence of Escherichia coli.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Screen for the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria. Specific screening tests are conducted to detect the presence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Staphylococcus aureus Screen for the presence of Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. Specific screening tests are conducted to detect the presence of Staphylococcus aureus.
Yeast and Mold Assess the yeast and mold counts in the oils. Plate counts are performed to determine the presence of yeast and mold in the oils.
Salmonella species Screen for the presence of Salmonella bacteria. Specific screening tests are conducted to detect the presence of Salmonella species.
Total Plate Count Measure the total number of viable microorganisms in the oils. Plate counts are performed to determine the total number of viable microorganisms.
Coliforms; BTGN; Enterobacteriaceae Test for specific bacteria groups that indicate product contamination. Various testing methods are employed to detect the presence of coliforms, BTGN, and Enterobacteriaceae.
Residual Solvent Analysis Screen for any residual solvents from the extraction process. Gas chromatography or other analytical methods are used to detect and quantify any residual solvents.
Microbial Identification Identify specific microbial species to ensure product purity and safety. Molecular methods, such as PCR and DNA sequencing, are used for microbial identification.
Herbicide and Pesticide Residue Analysis Detect the presence of herbicide and pesticide residues in the oils. Various analytical techniques, such as GC-MS or LC-MS, are used for residue analysis.
Shelf-Life Stability Testing Assess the stability and quality of the oils over time. The oils are stored under controlled conditions, and periodic testing is performed to evaluate changes over time.
Chiral Analysis Determine the chirality of certain components in the oils. Chiral chromatography or other methods are used to analyze and quantify the different stereoisomers.
Ethical Sourcing Verification Ensure the oils are sourced sustainably and ethically. Verification is done through supply chain audits and documentation to confirm ethical practices.
Certificate of Analysis (CoA) Provide transparent information on test results for each batch of oils. Each batch of oils is tested, and a CoA is issued with detailed results, which can be accessed by customers.
Traceability Establish a clear record of each oil's origin and processing. A robust system is implemented to trace the oils from raw material sourcing to the final product.
Irradiation Testing Screen for the presence of ionizing radiation in the oils. Irradiation testing is conducted using approved methods to ensure the absence of radiation.
DNA Authenticity Analysis Verify the authenticity of the oils by comparing DNA profiles. PCR-based techniques are used to compare DNA profiles with reference samples.
Stability Testing Evaluate the physical and chemical stability of the oils under different conditions. The oils are subjected to varying environmental conditions, and their stability is assessed over time.
Antioxidant Content Analysis Measure the levels of antioxidants in the oils. Appropriate chemical assays are employed to quantify the antioxidant content of the oils.
Nutritional Profile Analysis Assess the nutritional composition of certain oils, such as fatty acid content. Analytical methods, like gas chromatography or spectrophotometry, are used to determine nutritional profiles.
  • Amplifying Safety and Ethics in Every Drop

    Safety is our non-negotiable priority. Our oils are rigorously screened for microbial contaminants, heavy metals, and other potential hazards. Ethical sourcing is more than a tagline for us—it's a pledge that extends to the communities we impact and the environment we cherish.

  • Pioneering Quality and Authenticity

    As pioneers in the field, we're not just breaking barriers—we're setting new standards. Choosing Delune means embarking on a journey toward authenticity and well-being. Each bottle is a testament to the care and passion that go into its crafting, capturing nature's purest essence.

  • Experience the Distinctive Quality of Delune

    Delune transcends mere oils to embody a philosophy of excellence and trust. Immerse yourself in the Delune experience and let our oils bring harmony into your life. Enter a realm where quality is limitless and where each drop resonates with nature's essence.

Trust Only in ✔️PristiQuant™-Certified Quality

In the world of quality assurance, Delune is unparalleled, setting new benchmarks with our exclusive PristiQuant™ system. Through a rigorous suite of over 40 tests, we're redefining industry standards to ensure unparalleled purity in every drop. And for those seeking an even higher level of ethical sourcing, we invite you to explore our Field to Sealed promise, featuring our organic Wellness Grade oils.

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What is PristiQuant™, and how does it make Delune's essential oils stand out?

PristiQuant™ is like our secret sauce—over 40 meticulous tests that take our essential oils to the next level. It's not just quality; it's a quality explosion that sets us apart in the world of aromatherapy.

How does PristiQuant™ Assurance Spectrum benefit consumers seeking high-quality essential oils?

Picture this: PristiQuant™ Assurance Spectrum is like a spotlight on steroids. It showcases our devotion to super-duper quality. With tests wider in range than a yoga instructor's stretch, our oils go above and beyond the norm - promising the utmost quality and safety.

Can you elaborate on Delune's commitment to safety and authenticity in essential oils?

At Delune, we prioritize safety by conducting thorough screening for contaminants, heavy metals, and potential harm. PristiQuant™ reinforces our dedication to authenticity and well-being through an exclusive system that ensures exceptional quality.

Why should people care about Delune's essential oils more than just any other oils out there?

Delune isn't just an oil brand; it's an essence orchestra. PristiQuant™, our star conductor, sets industry standards on fire. When you choose Delune, you're indulging in a symphony of quality that'll make your senses dance.

How does PristiQuant™ contribute to Delune's leadership in the essential oil industry?

PristiQuant™ solidifies Delune's position as an industry leader. Through cutting-edge testing, it ensures that our oils are of the highest quality. By choosing Delune, you're joining a journey of authenticity and well-being that's unmatched in the market.

Now, for the grand finale: What's the hilarious story behind PristiQuant™?

Imagine a lab with scientists dabbing essential oils like perfume. PristiQuant™ is their superhero sidekick, ensuring every drop is superhero-level pure. It's like saying, "Hey world, our oils are Pristine and Quantified!" Hence, PristiQuant™ - the genius behind our quality revolution.

Congratulations on reaching the end of this page! You've earned an honorary degree in PristiQuantology – the art of understanding the pure awesomeness behind our quality control system. Well done! 🎉