Study of Rapeseed Oil Degradation in Different Storage Conditions

B. Esteban, G. Baquero, A. Rius, R. Puig & J.-R. Riba
Obtaining energy from vegetable oils is a widely applied technology in many regions. There are currently many studies and applications based on the use of vegetable oils, mainly promoted by policies aimed to reducing greenhouse gases emissions. The oils in contact with air at atmospheric conditions suffer changes in their chemical nature and its organoleptic character. At the storage stage, decomposition products are generated from the oil, namely: peroxides, alcohols, aldehydes, carboxylic acids and acetone....