Green research cuts use of toxic organic solvents

Shugart, Karen
June 2011
Edge (East Carolina University);Summer2011, p27
The article describes the work of East Carolina University chemistry professor Yu "Frank" Yang with product manufacturer Procter & Gamble (P&G) that will reduce the toxic organic solvents in everyday consumer goods. It says that Yang is developing ways of quality control tests that are environmentally friendly in terms of chemical analysis of food, drink, health and beauty products. It adds that P&G is funding Yang's research on the industrial application of subcritical water chromatography.


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