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In a process for producing fatty acid alkyl esters and glycerol comprising at least one reaction stage in which a charge comprising a vegetable and/or animal oil and an alcohol are brought into contact, in the presence of a heterogeneous catalyst, so as to obtain an effluent comprising at least alkyl esters, glycerol and alcohol, and at least one separation stage during which a separation is carried out of at least one portion of the effluent so as to separate an alcohol-rich effluent and an alkyl esters-rich effluent, at least one separation stage consists of a membrane separation using at least one alcohol-permeable membrane.

Title
Process for producing fatty acid alkyl esters and glycerol of high-purity
Application Number
11/178605
Publication Number
7138536 (B2)
Application Date
July 12, 2005
Publication Date
November 21, 2006
Inventor
Arnaud Baudot
Lyons
FR
Laurent Bournay
Chaussan
FR
Agent
Millen White Zelano & Branigan P C
Assignee
Institut Francais du Petrole
FR
IPC
C11C 1/00
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