Palm Kernel Fatty Acid Distillate (PKFAD) is a side product made from the manufacturing process of Palm Kernel Fatty Acid Distillate. It is mainly used in the soap industry as a raw material for shampoos and detergents.
Palm Kernel Fatty Acid Distillate (PKFAD) was made during the physical refining of crude palm kernel oil (CPKO). When CPKO is subjected to de-acidification, it results in the production of Palm Kernel Fatty Acid Distillate.
Soaps and Detergents Industry
It is added in detergents, soaps, bath products as surfactant, emulsifier and foaming agent.
PKFAD and their esters are used in manufacturing of intermediates in textile industry and in lubricants.