Palm Oil Engineering Bulletin No.140 (May - Aug 2022) p41-48
CPO Washing (Pos Tank), 3-MCPDE Mitigation System, Operation Experience at Desa Tailisai Palm Oil Mill
Lee Hock Leang

The presence of 3-monochloropropane diol (3-MCPD) esters in refined oil has become food safety issue for the oils and fats industry due to its harmful effects on human (European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, 2018). Among the vegetable oils, refined palm oil is reported to contain the highest level of the esters (EFSA, 2016).

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