Follow us...

 

Search News Archives

News Channels

 

New Laboratory Products

Lab News

What's going on at Lab Innovations

Research & Case Studies

Microscopy | Image Analysis

Separation Science

Brochures & Literature

Videos

Events | Webinars

 

 

Conferences | Events

Reliable Determination of Total Chlorine in Palm Oil Using the multi EA 5000 Elemental Analyzer

publication date: Dec 1, 2017
 | 
author/source: Analytik Jena

Palm oil is widely used in the food industry, for example in products such as margarine, spreads, chocolate, or pure as oil.

analytikVarious studies carried out during the last years have proven the presence of 3-monochloropropane-1, 2-diol (3-MCPD) fatty acid ester in refined palm oil, which is suspected to raise the risk of cancer. 3-MCPD is formed when fats and oils are exposed to high temperatures, in the presence of organic and inorganic bound chlorine. This often happens during the refining process. By elemental analysis, which combines oxidative combustion with micro-coulometric detection, easy risk assessment for 3-MCPD formation is available by monitoring chlorine contents in raw palm oil and diverse process streams.

The elemental analyzer multi EA® 5000 from Analytik Jena provides a fast, safe and reliable solution for the analysis of Cl traces in palm oil and related matrices. Its automatic boat drive and its flame sensor technology, allow a time- and matrix-optimized digestion, which ensures the quantitative combustion of any sample component.


more about analytik jena


more news from analytik jena


 


If you have not logged into the website then please enter your details below.



 

 

Popular this Month...

Our Top 10 most popular articles this month

 

Today's Picks...

 

 


 

Looking for a Supplier?

Search by company or by product

 


Company Name:

Product:


 

 

Please note Lab Bulletin does not sell, supply any of the products featured on this website. If you have an enquiry, please use the contact form below the article or company profile and we will send your request to the supplier so that they can contact you directly.

Lab Bulletin is published by newleaf marketing communications ltd

 


Promotions

 

Media Partners