Often during the API manufacturing process, significant amounts of waste by-products and pollutants are generated. It has been estimated that 80% of this waste can be traced back to solvents (Roger Sheldon, ChemTech, 1994).
Solvent selection is crucial in eliminating the environmental burden associated with API manufacture.
“IMCD’s Greener Solvents Seminar showed us alternative solvents that we were not aware of”
Managing Director, Biopharma