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Desulfurization of Tall Oil Rosin

Tuesday, January 13, 2015  
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AN Evdokimov, AV Kurzin, LM Popova, AD Trifonova… - Journal of the American Oil …, 2014

... Recently desulfurization of tall oil pitch has been proposed based on the chemical properties of sulfides, disulfides, sulfoxides, sulfones, and sulfonic acids and their extractability in organic and aqueous organic sol- vents [19]. ...


Tall oil rosin has limited application due to the presence of sulfur compounds. By treatments with acetic acid and 2-ethoxyethanol the total sulfur content of tall oil rosin was reduced from 630 to 48 ppm.


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