Rapeseed Oil

  • (noun): Edible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant.
    Synonyms: rape oil, colza oil

Some articles on rapeseed oil, oils, oil, rapeseed:

Oil Seed Rape - Health Effects
... Rapeseed oil is one of the oldest vegetable oils, but historically was used in limited quantities due to high levels of erucic acid, which is damaging to ... Unmodified rapeseed oil can contain up to 45% erucic acid ... Food-grade canola oil derived from rapeseed cultivars, also known as rapeseed 00 oil, low erucic acid rapeseed oil, LEAR oil, and rapeseed canola-equivalen ...
Oil Seed Rape - Biodiesel
... Rapeseed oil is used as diesel fuel, either as biodiesel, straight in heated fuel systems, or blended with petroleum distillates for powering motor ... Rapeseed oil is the preferred oil stock for biodiesel production in most of Europe, accounting for about 80% of the feedstock, partly because rapeseed produces more oil per unit of land area compared to ... An estimated 66% of total rapeseed oil supply in the European Union is expected to be used for biodiesel production in the 2010-2011 year ...

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