Chapter 6. Classical Approaches for Solid–Liquid Extraction

  1. John R. Dean B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., D.I.C., D.Sc., FRSC, C.Chem., C.Sci., Cert. Ed., Registered Analytical Chemist postdoctoral research fellow Senior Lecturer Reader Principal Lecturer Associate Dean personal chair Director Professor recipient active member Past Chairman former Vice-President

Published Online: 29 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682494.ch6

Extraction Techniques in Analytical Sciences

Extraction Techniques in Analytical Sciences

How to Cite

Dean, J. R. (2009) Classical Approaches for Solid–Liquid Extraction, in Extraction Techniques in Analytical Sciences, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682494.ch6

Author Information

  1. The Graduate School and School of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2009

Book Series:

  1. Analytical Techniques in the Sciences

Book Series Editors:

  1. David J. Ando

Series Editor Information

  1. Dartford, Kent, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470772850

Online ISBN: 9780470682494



  • classical approaches for solid–liquid extraction;
  • Soxhlet extraction and Soxhlet extraction processes;
  • certified reference materials (CRMs);
  • automated Soxhlet extraction or ‘Soxtec’;
  • sonication using sound waves;
  • extraction - partitioning process between organic compound of interest, sample matrix and organic solvent;
  • alternative approaches for recovering organic compounds from solid matrices;
  • ‘Soxtec’, sonication and shakeflask


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Soxhlet Extraction

  • Automated Soxhlet Extraction or ‘Soxtec’

  • Other Approaches for Solid–Liquid Extraction

  • References