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Chapter 1

Free Radical Chemistry and Green Chemistry: The Historical Perspective

Green chemistry means environmentally friendly organic synthesis.1 The essential aims are to reduce the amounts of dangerous, toxic starting materials and by-products (waste disposal) and to reduce damage to the natural environment. Most processes that involve the use of chemicals have the potential...

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Print publication date
10 Nov 2009
Copyright year
2009
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-000-6
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-076-1
From the book series:
Green Chemistry Series