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Safety & Selectivity in the Scale Up of Chemical Reactions

08 May 2013 - 09 May 2013 - Prague, Czech Republic

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The aim of the course is to give lab chemists an understanding of the issues that need to be considered during the early stages of scale up to large laboratory scale equipment (10-20 litre vessels) / kilo lab.  The course will concentrate on chemical safety and selectivity issues and include information on what safety testing equipment is available and the uses and limitations of this equipment.  Attendees will learn how to identify potential problems whether they be thermal hazards or selectivity issues.  Methods used by other companies for handling hazardous reagents and reactions will be described as well as alternative chemistry to circumvent these reactions and/or reagents.

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