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CHAPTER 6

Supercritical Fluid Extraction

This chapter will examine the use of supercritical fluids as effective and selective solvents for the extraction of natural products. Their characteristics, advantages and disadvantages, and applications will be contextualized in maximizing their potential as an attractive alternative to reduce the use of organic solvents for the production of natural extracts.

Print publication date: 01 May 2013
Copyright year: 2013
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-606-0
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-757-9
From the book series:
Green Chemistry Series