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  Oleochemical - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oleochemicals are chemicals derived from biological oils or fats.
They are analogous to petrochemicals which are chemicals derived from petroleum.
The hydrolysis or alcoholysis of oils or fats form the basis of the oleochemical industry and use the same oleochemical general formula:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oleochemical   (127 words)

 Natural and Synthetic Surfactants
Oleochemical surfactants, also referred to as ”natural,” are derived from plant oils such as palm, palm kernel or coconut oil, or from animal fats such as tallow, lard or fish oil.
Petrochemical and oleochemical surfactants both come from natural sources, since crude oil is extracted from the earth and originates from plants.
To illustrate this point, four surfactants (two oleochemical and two petrochemical) with similar chemical structure (same chain lengh; all essentially linear alcohol sources) were tested side by side in the laboratory using the same method and the same bacterial source.
www.scienceinthebox.com /en_UK/programs/natural_synthetic_en.html   (2021 words)

 Oleochemical -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Oleochemical are (Produced by or used in a reaction involving changes in atoms or molecules) chemicals derived from biological oils or fats.They are analogous to (Any compound obtained from petroleum or natural gas) petrochemicals which are chemicals derived from (A dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons) petroleum.
The (A chemical reaction in which water reacts with a compound to produce other compounds; involves the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion from the water) hydrolysis or alcoholysis of oils or fats from the basis of the
In alcoholysis R´= (Any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons) alkyl group.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/o/ol/oleochemical.htm   (181 words)

Production of oleochemicals in the Philippines started in 1967 when a company, Cocochemical Plant, Inc. started producing methyl esters, fatty alcohols and butyl cocophtalate using a technology provided for by Kao Corporation of Japan.
It is interesting to note, moreover, that the Philippines has a legislation requiring the use of up to 60% of detergent raw materials as surfactants derived from coconut fatty alcohols.
However, with the growing concern for environmental and consumer protection, further development of downstream processing of basic oleochemicals have been encouraged especially on various raw materials used in large scale applications, as in the case of detergents and related cleaning products.
www.spik-ph.org /basic_oleochem.html   (392 words)

Oleochemical feedstocks -- like palm oil and tallow -- are not typically used as fuels and are not counted in the material resource value.
Altho ugh all major surfactants, both oleochemical and petrochemical, biodegrade rapidly in aerobic environments, risk-assessment data, based on environmental monitoring, is generally available only for LAS.
While oleochemical feedstocks have been labeled "renewable," the source of their future expansion is likely to be the replacement of tropical rain forests by palm plantations.
www.cler.com /facts/oleochemical.html   (637 words)

 Nutmeg and derivatives - 7. The present market status of the vegetable fats and oleochemical industries
In general, there are two types of feedstock (raw materials) for the oleochemical industries: (1) when the feedstock raw material used is a natural fat then the oleochemical produced is known as "natural" oleochemical and (2) when the raw material is from petroleum then the oleochemical produced is known as "synthetic" oleochemical or petrochemical.
Kaufman (Vice-president for Oleochemicals for Henkel's Emery Group in Ohio) in a keynote address to the world conference on oleochemicals in 1990 said that the world production of fats and oils increased between 1960 and 1990 from 32.1 million metric tons to 80.6 million metric tons.
In 1990, the world demand for oleochemicals was about 4.4 million metric tons with 50% of this representing market for fatty acids and 20% for fatty alcohols.
www.fao.org /docrep/V4084E/v4084e05.htm   (1062 words)

 2005 World Oleochemical Conference, 10-13 April 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Uniqema is one of the sponsors of this international event where industry experts talk about the future of the oleochemical industry and how to succeed in an ever-changing environment.
Don Ciancio is Uniqema’s Vice President Oleochemicals for the Americas and will discuss the state of the North American oleochemical industry at the conference.
He is responsible for the development and global support of the company’s cosmetic oleochemical product range.
www.uniqema.com /feature/feature02053.htm   (255 words)

 C&EN: Latest News - An Unlikely Impact
OLEOCHEMICAL EXECUTIVES like Howard M. Findley, sales manager for Peter Cremer North America, have watched helplessly as the price of glycerin has dropped by almost half over the past few years to less than 50 cents per lb today.
Findley’s company, the U.S. arm of Cremer Gruppe, a German food ingredients and oleochemical firm, began marketing biodiesel in 2002 through a toll manufacturing agreement with Corsicana Technologies, a small chemical maker that operates a former PandG facility in Corsicana, Texas.
Gene Gebolys, World Energy’s founder and president, acknowledges the tension between the oleochemical and biodiesel industries, but he says the momentum is behind biodiesel.
pubs.acs.org /cen/news/83/i07/8307earlybus.html   (1170 words)

 World Oleochemical Conference
Oleochemical Subcommittee of The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA)
The multifaceted program will be of interest to suppliers, producers, and end users throughout the oleochemical industry.
Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia (an autonomous region within Spain), is an ideal location for the 2002 World Oleochemical Conference.
www.sdahq.org /oleo/woc2002a.html   (309 words)

 ARS | Publication request: Physical Properties of Oleochemical Carbonates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Interpretive Summary: In the interest of making bio-based compounds for use as additives in commercial products such as lubricants and fuel additives, the physical and fuel properties of several fatty compounds (materials derived from vegetable oil feedstocks) containing a carbonate group were investigated.
Technical Abstract: Carbonates are a class of compounds that have recently found increasing interest in commercial applications due to their physical properties and relatively straightforward synthesis.
In this work, physical and fuel properties of five straight-chain C17-39 and three branched C17-33 oleochemical carbonates were investigated.
ars.usda.gov /research/publications/publications.htm?SEQ_NO_115=172691   (378 words)

 Encyclopedia: Oleochemical
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Nodding donkey pumping an oil well near Sarnia, Ontario, 2001 Petroleum (from Latin petra – rock and oleum – oil), crude oil, sometimes colloquially called fl gold, is a thick, dark brown or greenish flammable liquid, which exists in the upper strata of some areas of the Earths crust.
The hydrolysis or alcoholysis of oils or fats form the basis of the oleochemical industry and use the same oleochemical general formula: Hydrolysis is a chemical process in which a molecule is cleaved into two parts by the addition of a molecule of water.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Oleochemical   (426 words)

 Indonesian Commercial Newsletter: 4. Oleochemical production up 8% annually. (Industry).@ HighBeam Research
The country's resources based and export oriented oleochemical industry has hardly been affected by the crisis that has badly battered other industries in the country.
In 1997-2001 period, the country's production of oleochemicals has continued to rise as demand has also continued to increase abroad.
In the past five years, production has risen by 8% annually on the average - from 526,259 tons in 1997 to 712,012 tons in 2001.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:93455864&refid=holomed_1   (185 words)

 The Jakarta Post - The Journal of Indonesia Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
PT Musim Mas, an integrated palm oil producer, has embarked on an expansion of its oleochemical plant near the North Sumatra port of Belawan that will increase its annual production capacity to 357,000 metric tons of fatty alcohol, medium-chain triglycerides, oleic acid, glycerine, fatty acids and high-quality soap.
The expansion, which will make the Musim Mas oleochemical plant the second largest in the world after a plant in Malaysia owned by Sime Darby, is scheduled to be commissioned in 2007, according to Musim Mas Managing Director Surja.
Musim Mas, one of the largest palm oil exporters in Indonesia, is the only firm in the country that has won for five successive years the Primanyarta award for distinguished export performance and the only winner so far of the Primanyarta gold award given by the government, Surja said.
www.thejakartapost.com /yesterdaydetail.asp?fileid=20050426.L04   (266 words)

 Oleochemical Manufacture and Applications; Hardback; Book
This volume is concerned with the use of over 16 million tonnes of oils and fats by the oleochemical industry worldwide.
It provides an overview of oleochemicals at research and professional level, with an emphasis on their industrial production and applications.
Prices subject to change to be advised on confirmation of order.
www.netstoreusa.com /sabooks/184/1841272191.shtml   (160 words)

 Arizona Chemical Announces Expanded Distributor Relationship with L. V. Lomas in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Arizona Chemical oleochemical products to be distributed by L.V. Lomas include tall oil, dimer, monomer, castor products and lubricant esters.
The company is a global supplier of pine chemicals to the adhesives, inks and coatings, oleochemicals and specialty products markets.
Arizona Chemical also has research and development capabilities and a network of sales offices throughout the world.
www.arizonachemical.com /press/Lomas+Canada+10-21-02.asp   (227 words)

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