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CHEM 241L - Laboratory in Separations & Analytical Characterization of Organic & Bio Compounds

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About This Guide

This guide will help you find library resources for your chemistry laboratory course including:


Chemical Information Source      
Chemical Literature Sources
Laboratory Safety Information
General Lab Report Criteria
Writing and Citing Information
Instructional Laboratory Videos
12 Principles of Green Chemistry

Chemical Information Sources

To find the CAS number of a molecule look it up in the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics:

Finding Literature

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Instructional Laboratory Videos

12 Principles of Green Chemistry

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  1. Prevent waste
  2. Atom economy
  3. Less hazardous synthesis
  4. Design safer chemicals
  5. Safer solvents and auxiliaries
  6. Design for energy efficiency
  7. Use of renewable feedstocks
  8. Reduce derivatives
  9. Catalysis (vs. stoichiometric)
  10. Design for degradation
  11. Real-time analysis for pollution prevention
  12. Inherently safer chemistry for accident prevention

For more information visit American Chemical Society

Laboratory Safety Information

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