Natural Extracts Using Supercritical Carbon DioxideAuthor:
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: June 2000
Presents a comprehensive collection of information on the subject Details the new products, their attributes, and their characteristics for end users Shows that supercritical extraction using carbon dioxide does not cause pollution or disposal problems Describes how supercritical CO2 extraction facilitates the recovery of bioactive thermo-labile natural molecules Synthesizing research from a wide variety of sources, this work offers a convenient guide to a clean, safe, inexpensive, non-toxic, non-polluting solvent that performs better than most conventional solvents. Natural Extracts Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide reviews recent development in the technology and its applications to the food, flavor, fragrance, and pharmaceutical industries. It outlines the many advantages the method has over traditional methods like steam distillation, solvent extraction, and molecular distillation and it supports the popular trend toward the use of natural products in these industries.