publication . Article . 2015

Green Chemistry Metrics with Special Reference to Green Analytical Chemistry

Marek Tobiszewski; Mariusz Marć; Agnieszka Gałuszka; Jacek Namieśnik;
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  • Published: 12 Jun 2015 Journal: Molecules, volume 20, issue 6, pages 10,928-10,946 (eissn: 1420-3049, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI
Abstract
The concept of green chemistry is widely recognized in chemical laboratories. To properly measure an environmental impact of chemical processes, dedicated assessment tools are required. This paper summarizes the current state of knowledge in the field of development of green chemistry and green analytical chemistry metrics. The diverse methods used for evaluation of the greenness of organic synthesis, such as eco-footprint, E-Factor, EATOS, and Eco-Scale are described. Both the well-established and recently developed green analytical chemistry metrics, including NEMI labeling and analytical Eco-scale, are presented. Additionally, this paper focuses on the possib...
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free text keywords: Review, green chemistry metrics, green analytical chemistry metrics, environmental impact, E-Factor, atom economy, eco-footprint, Eco-Scale, EATOS, lcsh:Organic chemistry, lcsh:QD241-441, Analytical chemistry, Green chemistry, Green chemistry metrics, Atom economy, E factor, Computer science, Chemical process, Environmental impact assessment
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