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Green Chemistry: Designing Chemistry for the Environment

Series: ACS Symposium Series Volume: 626

Edited By: P T Anastas and T C Williamson

American Chemical Society

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #58377 | ISBN: 0841233993
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This book introduces the many and varied green chemistry technologies, including biotechnology for pollution prevention. It presents the alternative environmentally benign syntheses and processes for chemical manufacturing, and discusses the use of catalysis for pollution prevention.


Green Chemistry: An Overview; New Process for Producing Polycarbonate Without Phosgene and Methylene Chloride; Caprolactam via Ammoximation; Generation of Organic Isocyanates from Amines, Carbon Dioxide, and Electrophilic Dehydrating Agents: Use of O-Sulfobenzoic Acid Anhydride; Clean Oxidation Technologies: New Prospects in the Epoxidation of Olefins; Dimethylcarbonate and Its Production Technology; Selective Mono-Methylation of Arylacetonitriles and Methyl Arylacetates by Dimethylcarbonate: A Process without Production of Waste; Oxidation of Phenolic Phenylpropenoids with Dioxygen Using Bis(salicyclideneimino)ethylenecobalt(II); Kinetics of Zeolitic Solid Acid-Catalyzed Alkylation of Isobutane with 2-Butene; The role of Catalysts in Environmentally Benign Synthesis of Chemicals; Supercritical Carbon Dioxide as a Substitute Solvent for Chemical Synthesis and Catalysis; Reduction of Volatile Organic Compound Emissions During Spray Painting: A New Process Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide to Replace Traditional Paint Solvents; Chemically Benign Synthesis at Organic-Water Interface; Environmentally Efficient Management of Aromatic Compounds: Economic Perspectives of Biocatalytic Conversion of Aromatics to Optically Pure Synthons for the Pharmaceutical Industry; Environmentally Benign Production of Commodity Chemicals Through Biotechnology: Recent Progress and Future Potential; Teaching Alternative Syntheses: The SYNGEN Program; Incorporating Environmental Issues into the Inorganic Curriculum

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