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Application of supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) of palm oil and oil from natural sources

Akanda, Md. Jahurul Haque and Sarker, Md. Zaidul Islam and Ferdosh, Sahena and Abdul Manap, Mohd Yazid and Nik Abdul Rahman, Nik Norulaini and Abd Kadir, Mohd Omar (2012) Application of supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) of palm oil and oil from natural sources. Molecules , 17 (2). pp. 1764-1794. ISSN 1420-3049

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Abstract

Supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) has received much interest in the use and further development for industrial application, a method which offers some advantages over the conventional methods, especially for the palm oil industry. Supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) uses carbon dioxide (CO2) as a solvent, denoted as SC-CO2 which is nontoxic, inexpensive, nonflammable, and nonpolluting supercritical fluid solvent for the extraction of natural products. Almost 100% oil can be extracted and is regarded as safe, organic solvent-free extracts having superior organoleptic profile. Palm oil industry is one of the major industries in Malaysia that provides principal contribution to the national income. Malaysia is the second largest palm oil and palm kernel oil producer around the world. The aim of this paper reviews advance applications of supercritical carbon dioxide (SC-CO2) extraction of oils from natural sources in particular, palm oil, minor constituents in palm oil, producing fractionated, refined, bleached, and deodorized palm oil, palm kernel oil and purified fatty acid fractions commendable for downstream uses as in toiletries and confectionaries.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6605/17928
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bioactive lipid components; Major and minor constitutes of palm oil; Palm kernel oil; Palm oil; Palm oil industry; Supercritical fluid extraction; Use of palm oil
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Pharmacy > Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Kulliyyah of Science
Depositing User: Professor Dr. Md. Zaidul Islam Sarker
Date Deposited: 18 Jun 2012 14:46
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2015 11:54
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/17928

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