New software for creating green solvents

The GRASS software has a green chemistry-focussed approach to solvent design

Scientists in France have developed a computer-assisted organic synthesis program to design sustainable solvents from bio-based building blocks.

 

Finding clean, sustainable alternatives to petroleum-derived solvents and chemicals is a matter of increasing urgency in the chemical industry worldwide.

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http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/2013/10/green-solvent-design-software