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Use of Non-Conventional Reaction Media - A Green Approach

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  • 1Motilal Nehru College, New-Delhi, INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 5, Issue (3), Pages 77-89, March,18 (2015)


Use of volatile organic solvents, particularly the chlorinated hydrocarbons, lead to serious environmental issues like air and water pollution. It has been realized that the replacement of these environmentally harmful solvents with benign non-conventional media will be a great step towards achieving sustainable processes. The most prevalent of these new solvent systems include, but not exclusively, water, supercritical fluids (like supercritical CO2), ionic liquids, solvent-less processes and fluorous solvents.


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