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REnewable SOLVEnts with high performance in application and improved toxicity profile

Deliverables

Report of regulatory human- and environmental safety requirements of solvents in relation to their production volume and use

Report of regulatory human- and environmental safety requirements of solvents in relation to their production volume and use

Report on innovative, cost-effective integrated testing strategy to evaluate toxicological safety issues of candidate solvents established

Report on innovative, cost-effective integrated testing strategy to evaluate toxicological safety issues of candidate solvents established

Report, replacement of NMP and other dipolar aprotic solvents in laboratory scale applications

Report, replacement of NMP and other dipolar aprotic solvents in laboratory scale applications

Report, replacement of toluene in laboratory scale applications

Report, replacement of toluene in laboratory scale applications

Stakeholder workshop

Stakeholder workshop hosted and corresponding summary document shared with ReSolve partners

Report on labelling requirements for hazard communication and eco-labelling possibilities

Report on labelling requirements for hazard communication and eco-labelling possibilities

Publications

Simple and modestly scalable synthesis of iso-Cyrene from levoglucosenone and its comparison to the bio-derived and polar aprotic solvent Cyrene®

Author(s): Xin Liu, Brett Pollard, Martin G. Banwell, Li-Juan Yu, Michelle L. Coote, Michael G. Gardiner, Barbara M. A. van Vugt-Lussenburg, Bart van der Burg, Fabien L. Grasset, Elisabeth Campillo, James Sherwood, Fergal Byrne and Thomas J. Farmer
Published in: Australian Journal of Chemistry, 2022, ISSN 0004-9425
Publisher: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Publishing
DOI: 10.1071/ch22046

Greenness Assessment and Synthesis for the Bio-Based Production of the Solvent 2,2,5,5-Tetramethyloxolane (TMO)

Author(s): Fergal P. Byrne, James H. Clark, Carlo Angelici, Ed de Jong, Thomas J. Farmer
Published in: Sustainable Chemistry, 2/3, 2021, Page(s) 392-406, ISSN 2673-4079
Publisher: MDPI
DOI: 10.3390/suschem2030023

A methodical selection process for the development of ketones and esters as bio-based replacements for traditional hydrocarbon solvents

Author(s): Fergal P. Byrne, Bart Forier, Greet Bossaert, Charly Hoebers, Thomas J. Farmer, Andrew J. Hunt
Published in: Green Chemistry, 2018, ISSN 1463-9262
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C8GC01132J

Safer bio-based solvents to replace toluene and tetrahydrofuran for the biocatalyzed synthesis of polyesters

Author(s): Alessandro Pellis, Fergal P. Byrne, James Sherwood, Marco Vastano, James W. Comerford, Thomas J. Farmer
Published in: Green Chemistry, 2019, ISSN 1463-9262
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/c8gc03567a

A Method of Calculating the Kamlet–Abboud–Taft Solvatochromic Parameters Using COSMO-RS

Author(s): James Sherwood, Joe Granelli, Con R. McElroy, James H. Clark
Published in: Molecules, 24/12, 2019, Page(s) 2209, ISSN 1420-3049
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/molecules24122209

A comparison of the solvation power of the green solvent 2,2,5,5-tetramethyloxolane versus toluene via partition coefficients

Author(s): Fergal P. Byrne, William M. Hodds, Seishi Shimizu, Thomas J. Farmer, Andrew J. Hunt
Published in: Journal of Cleaner Production, 240, 2019, Page(s) 118175, ISSN 0959-6526
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118175

Suzuki–Miyaura cross coupling is not an informative reaction to demonstrate the performance of new solvents

Author(s): James Sherwood
Published in: Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 16, 2020, Page(s) 1001-1005, ISSN 1860-5397
Publisher: Beilstein-Institut
DOI: 10.3762/bjoc.16.89

A Family of Water‐Immiscible, Dipolar Aprotic, Diamide Solvents from Succinic Acid

Author(s): Fergal P. Byrne, Clara M. Nussbaumer, Elise J. Savin, Roxana A. Milescu, Con R. McElroy, James H. Clark, Barbara M. A. Vugt‐Lussenburg, Bart Burg, Marie Y. Meima, Harrie E. Buist, E. Dinant Kroese, Andrew J. Hunt, Thomas J. Farmer
Published in: ChemSusChem, 13/12, 2020, Page(s) 3212-3221, ISSN 1864-5631
Publisher: Wiley - V C H Verlag GmbbH & Co.
DOI: 10.1002/cssc.202000462

Catalyst: Possible Consequences of the N-Methyl Pyrrolidone REACH Restriction

Author(s): James Sherwood, Thomas J. Farmer, James H. Clark
Published in: Chem, 4/9, 2018, Page(s) 2010-2012, ISSN 2451-9294
Publisher: Cell Press
DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2018.08.035