Chapter 3. Solvent Use and Waste Issues

  1. Dr. Peter J. Dunn3,4,
  2. Dr. Andrew S. Wells5 and
  3. Dr. Michael T. Williams6
  1. C. Stewart Slater1,
  2. Mariano J. Savelski1,
  3. William A. Carole1 and
  4. David J. C. Constable2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629688.ch3

Green Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Green Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry

How to Cite

Slater, C. S., Savelski, M. J., Carole, W. A. and Constable, D. J. C. (2010) Solvent Use and Waste Issues, in Green Chemistry in the Pharmaceutical Industry (eds P. J. Dunn, A. S. Wells and M. T. Williams), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629688.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Pfizer Green Chemistry Lead, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9NJ, United Kingdom

  2. 4

    Pfizer Global Research and Development, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9NJ, UK

  3. 5

    Astra Zeneca, Process Research & Development, Bakewell Road, Loughborough, LE11 5RH, United Kingdom

  4. 6

    CMC Consultant, 133, London Road, Deal, Kent, CT14 9TY, United Kingdom

Author Information

  1. 1

    Rowan University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Glassboro, NJ 08028, USA

  2. 2

    V.P. Energy, Environment, Safety and Health Lockeed Martin, 6801 Rockledge Drive, MP: CCT-246, Bethesda, MD 20817, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324187

Online ISBN: 9783527629688

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Keywords:

  • solvent use;
  • waste management;
  • greenness assessment;
  • solvent selection guide;
  • continuous reactors;
  • biosynthesis;
  • solid-state chemistry;
  • telescoping;
  • recycling

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Solvent Use and Waste Issues

  • Solvent and Process Greenness Scoring and Selection Tools

  • Waste Minimization and Solvent Recovery

  • Acknowledgments

  • References