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Chapter 1

Introduction

One of the twelve principles of green chemistry asks us to ‘use safer solvents and auxiliaries’.1–3 Solvent use also impacts some of the other principles and therefore, it is not surprising that chemistry research into the use of greener, alternative solvents has grown enormously.4–11 If possible, w...

Publication details


Print publication date
16 Apr 2013
Copyright year
2013
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-595-7
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-682-4
From the book series:
Green Chemistry Series