Definition: Splitting of oil/fats and hydrogenated oils/fats

EU legislation

Chemical process of hydrolysis of fats/oils. The reaction of fats/oils with water, carried out at high temperatures and pressures, allows obtaining crude fatty acids in the hydrophobic phase and sweet waters (crude glycerol) in the hydrophilic phase.
Source:
European Union, Commission Regulation (EU) No 68/2013 of 16 January 2013 on the Catalogue of feed materials, Official Journal of the European Union No L 29, 30.1.2013, p. 5
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