It is absolutely necessary before proceeding further to ensure that saponification is complete.
Hence it does not contain a soap, and is not a saponification of fat.
It resembles cocoanut oil in respect to saponification and in forming a very similar soap.
This is obtained from stearin (see below), by saponification.
The saponification is readily effected by using a sufficiency of alcoholic soda.
It is customary to begin the saponification in the morning, which should be completed by noon.
The commencement of the saponification is denoted by the formation of an emulsion.
Carbon Dioxide, Formation of in carbonate saponification, 45.
On saponification a portion of the cellulose, in again combining with water, is hydrolysed to soluble products.
Prepared from palmitin (see next article), by saponification, as stearic acid is prepared from stearin.
saponification sa·pon·i·fi·ca·tion (sə-pŏn'ə-fĭ-kā'shən)
A reaction in which an ester is heated with an alkali, such as sodium hydroxide, producing a free alcohol and an acid salt, especially alkaline hydrolysis of a fat or an oil to make soap.
saponify sa·pon·i·fy (sə-pŏn'ə-fī')
v. sa·pon·i·fied, sa·pon·i·fy·ing, sa·pon·i·fies
To undergo saponification.