Journal of Chromatography A 2012 DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2011.12.076 View full text
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Luiz Filipe Paiva Brandão, Jez Willian Batista Braga, Paulo Anselmo Ziani Suarez

Abstract: The current legislation requires the mandatory addition of biodiesel to all Brazilian road diesel oil A (pure diesel) marketed in the country and bans the addition of vegetable oils for this type of diesel. However, cases of irregular addition of vegetable oils directly to the diesel oil may occur, mainly due to the lower cost of these raw materials compared to the final product, biodiesel. In Brazil, the situation is even more critical once the country is one of the largest producers of oleaginous products in…

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