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This book discusses the current research on monochloropropanediol (MCPD) and glycidyl esters in edible oils. These potentially harmful contaminants are formed during the industrial processing of food oils during deodorization. The mechanisms of formation for these contaminants, as well as research identifying possible precursor molecules are reviewed. Strategies which have been used successfully to decrease the concentrations of these contaminants in edible oils are discussed, including the removal of precursor molecules before processing, modifications of deodorization protocol, and approaches for the removal of these contaminants after the completion of processing. Analytical strategies for accurate detection and quantitation of MCPD and glycidyl esters are covered, along with current information on their toxicological properties. This book serves as a single point of reference for the significant research related to these contaminants.
- Details the mechanisms of formation for these contaminants and research identifying possible precursor molecules
- Presents successful strategies to decrease the concentrations of these contaminants in edible oils
- Includes the analytical strategies for accurate detection and quantitation of the contaminants along with their toxicological properties.
analytical chemists, qa/qc scientiests, fats and oils processors, food manufacturers
- List of Abbreviations
- Chapter 1: Formation Mechanisms
- MCPD Esters
- Glycidyl Esters
- Conclusions and Perspectives
- Chapter 2: Mitigation of MCPD and Glycidyl Esters in Edible Oils
- Influence of Precursors on Ester Formation
- Mitigation in Field
- Mitigation in the Raw Material
- Mitigation in Refining
- Removal from Fully Refined Oils
- Chapter 3: Indirect Detection Techniques for MCPD Esters and Glycidyl Esters
- Main Steps in the Analysis of Bound 2- and 3-MCPD
- Main Approaches toward the Analysis of Bound Glycidol
- Common Established Methods
- Other Methods
- Method Comparison
- Chapter 4: Direct Detection Techniques for Glycidyl Esters
- Direct Methods
- Chapter 5: Direct Detection Techniques for MCPD Esters
- Direct Methods
- Food Safety and Consumer Affairs Bureau
- U.S. Food and Drug Administration
- Chapter 6: Toxicological Properties of Glycidyl Esters
- Biological Properties of Glycidyl Esters
- Biological Properties of Free Glycidol
- Chapter 7: Toxicological Properties of MCPD Fatty Acid Esters
- Toxicology of 3-MCPD
- Toxicokinetics and Metabolism of 3-MCPD
- Toxicity of 3-MCPD in Animal Studies
- Toxicological Evaluation
- Hazard Potential of 3-MCPD Fatty Acid Esters
- Toxicokinetics and Metabolism of 3-MCPD Esters
- Toxicity Studies on 3-MCPD Esters
- Toxicology of 2-MCPD Esters
- Risk Characterization
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- © Academic Press and AOCS Press 2015
- 15th August 2015
- Academic Press and AOCS Press
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