molecular distillation


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molecular distillation

[mə′lek·yə·lər ‚dis·tə′lā·shən]
(chemistry)
A process by which substances are distilled in high vacuum at the lowest possible temperature and with least damage to their composition.
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Croda's state-of-the-art processing, including GMP molecular distillation and proprietary purification technology, reduce the levels of trace impurities still further to the limits of analytical detection.
Molecular distillation capabilities are critical to developing drugs, `functional foods' additives and dietary supplements from natural sources.
The synergy of our core technology of molecular distillation and Bionutrics' clinical and marketing capabilities makes the merger an ideal fit for strong growth.
These companies use highly effective purification processes like molecular distillation and steam deodorization to separate pollutants from the beneficial omega 3 fatty acids.
The Coromega formulation and packaging as well as the product's molecular distillation and filtration processes are patented worldwide.
After this additional purification step is complete, the EPAX oil goes into a traditional concentration process including molecular distillation.
Like a water purification process, molecular distillation traps nearly all contaminants in the fish oil, resulting in a "cleaner" product.
While it is impossible to remove 100% of all impurities, Leiner fish oil processed using molecular distillation exceeds purity standards set by California's Proposition 65 requirements and the EPA requirements, which are much more rigorous than those of FDA.
Processes that are acceptable for removing/isolation are: fractional distillations, rectifications, and molecular distillations of natural fragrance materials, also as defined by the Guild.

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