The Importance of Green Chemistry in Process Research and Development
News Jun 01, 2011
In the pharmaceutical industry, solvent selection plays a huge role in determining the ‘greenness’ of a process. In his Chem Soc Rev tutorial review, Peter Dunn (Pfizer Worldwide Research and Development) gives a basic guide to green chemistry, with information on solvents and solvent selection, basic environmental metrics collection and three industrial case histories.
Reproduced by permission from The Royal Society of Chemistry from Chemical Society Reviews Blog at http://blogs.rsc.org/cs
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