Anna Oposa, executive director of the marine nongovernment organization Save Philippine Seas (SPS), cites a particular brand of moisturizer that proudly boasts of being made of shark oil
The magic ingredient Isolutrol came originally from shark oil
but is now synthetically produced.
To satisfy this ever-growing demand for anti-aging formulas, some companies have launched products that contain strange ingredients such as turtle and shark oils
, queen bee royal jelly, horse blood serum, chicken embryo and pigskin extract.
Gas liquid chromatography was used to determine the FAs profile of mackerel and shark oils
(% of total fatty acids); this entailed using a fused-silica capillary column (BPX70; SGE, Melbourne, Australia) with 30m x 0.25mm x 0.22[micro]m film thickness, a split injector (1.2 [micro]L injections) at 240[degrees]C and a FID at 250[degrees]C.