Green chemistry

ITERG supports the innovation process of industrialists through processes based on Green chemistry

You wish to

Reduce your petroleum-based raw materials

Innovate on bioproducts from natural lipid or protein resources


Designing new sustainable processes


Developing new functionalities from fats and proteins


Our mission:
to accompany the innovation process of industrialists through processes based on Green chemistry (lipid biomass) and renewable carbon.

from idea to market

Support in bringing your products to market, including technical, economic, intellectual property and regulatory aspects


  • Substitution of petrochemical components with bio-based molecules
  • Enhancemrnt of co-products
  • Eco-designed processes (savings in materials, energy, waste) for cleaner and less toxic chemistry for humans
  • Industrial ecology
  • Competitive processes.

From Services from idea to product/process innovation


  • Research and development
  • From patent to development : technological maturation
  • Support for project development
  • Process development
  • Industrial pre-series
  • Contract production.
from pilot to semi-industrial

ITERG is controlled by Ecocert Greenlife SAS, in accordance with the COSMOS standard, for its Services of:
- hydrogenation of organic vegetable oils
- grinding of organic materials
- deodorization of organic raw materials
- pressing of organic seeds,
- refining and deodorization of organic vegetable oils


Physical processes

  • Hydrogenation
  • Molecular distillation
  • Deodorization
  • Fractionation
  • Desolvation
  • Crystallization

Chemical processes

  • Hydrogenation
  • Esterification
  • Transesterification
  • Hydrolysis
  • Saponification
  • Epoxidation
  • Polycondensation
  • Hydroxylation
  • Maleinization
  • Amidation

Solutions... naturally: downloadable flyers


Clues :

  • Acid value by potentiometry (NF EN ISO 660)
  • Determination of isocyanates (NCO) (internal method from NF T52-132)
  • Oxirane Index (AOCS Cd 9-57)
  • Peroxide value by potentiometry (NF EN ISO 27107)
  • Iodine index by potentiometry (internal method)
  • Hydroxyl value (ISO 14900)
  • Saponification number (NF EN ISO 3657)
  • Total amine index (AOCS Tf 1b-64)
  • Primary, secondary, tertiary amine index (AOCS Tf 3b-64)
  • HLB & HLB required (internal methods)

    Rheology : double gap cylinder geometries - cone/plane - plane/plane

    • Viscosity measurement
    • Measuring the flow threshold
    • Determination of the thixotropic character

      Texturometry (in-house methods)

      • Plasticity
      • Hardness, stickiness...

        Light microscopy (in-house method)

        CPG :

        • Preparation and analysis of fatty acid methyl esters by gas chromatography (NF EN ISO 12966-2 & NF EN ISO 12966-4)
        • Composition of free fatty acids, monoglycerides, diglycerides and triglycerides by gas chromatography (internal method)

          HPLC :

          • Determination of the number average molar mass Mn and weight average molar mass Mw as well as the polydispersity D (Mw/Mn) (from calibration curve on polystyrene base)
          • Determination of the polymer family according to the REACH regulation (from calibration curve on polystyrene base)

            DSC :

            • Determination of temperatures of change of state (melting, crystallisation, glass transition)
            • Solids content
            • Specific heat


            Blood pressure monitor :

            • Interfacial tension (NF EN 14210)
            • Surface tension (NF EN 14370)
            • Determination of density (NF EN ISO 2811-2)



              Stability / ageing studies


              • Accelerated emulsion stability test by Lumifuge (in-house method)
              • Drying time (NF EN ISO 9117-1)
              • Oven ageing test

              Research Development Innovation


              Our partners

              Guillaume Chollet

              Guillaume CHOLLET

              Industrialization and R&D Manager

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