Toxicity of water-soluble fractions of biodiesel fuels derived from castor oil, palm oil, and waste cooking oil.

@article{Leite2011ToxicityOW,
  title={Toxicity of water-soluble fractions of biodiesel fuels derived from castor oil, palm oil, and waste cooking oil.},
  author={Maria Bernadete Neiva Lemos Leite and Milena Maria Sampaio de Ara{\'u}jo and Iracema Andrade Nascimento and Andrea Cristina Santos da Cruz and Solange Andrade Pereira and N{\'u}bia Costa do Nascimento},
  journal={Environmental toxicology and chemistry},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={893-7}
}
Concerns over the sustained availability of fossil fuels and their impact on global warming and pollution have led to the search for fuels from renewable sources to address worldwide rising energy demands. Biodiesel is emerging as one of the possible solutions for the transport sector. It shows comparable engine performance to that of conventional diesel fuel, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. However, the toxicity of products and effluents from the biodiesel industry has not yet been… CONTINUE READING