Agricultural Sciences


Soybean and Rice Bran Oil-based Lecithin Products


Agricultural Sciences

Developing Agency:

Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt. of India  

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

Brief Description

Description :

The technology involves microwave-assisted process for the preparation of hydroxylated lecithin from crude soybean lecithin. The commercial soybean lecithin is hydroxylated very rapidly using hydrogen peroxide and lactic acid in microwave irradiation conditions compared to traditional thermal reaction conditions.