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Green Chemicals


The term green chemistry is defined as:The invention, design and application of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.The twelve tenets that form the basis of designing green chemical products and processes are :

Prevent waste

Design safer chemicals and products

Design less hazardous chemical syntheses

Use renewable feedstock's

Use catalysts, not stoichiometric reagents

Avoid chemical derivatives

Maximize atom economy

Use safer solvents and reaction conditions

Increase energy efficiency

Design chemicals and products to degrade after use

Analyze in real time to prevent pollution

Minimize the potential for accidents

Benefits to the Industry having Green chemistry products

Reduction in regulatory & compliance cost of ETP

Saving in water consumption

Increased plant efficiency

Reduced utility cost

Product differentiation for finished product

Community well being

To showcase “Green efforts”