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The Principles Of Sustainable Chemistry

Kate Onissiphorou

1st June 2022

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Sustainable chemistry is a broad term that encompasses all environmentally-friendly practices in chemistry. These include minimising the carbon footprint and designing efficient chemical processes that produce the least possible amount of waste products. Sustainable chemistry is almost synonymous and interchangeable with green chemistry, although the latter is a more specific and distinct discipline.… Continue reading »

Preventing Excessive Waste in Chemistry

Kate Onissiphorou

27th May 2022

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Preventing excessive waste byproducts in chemical processes, particularly on an industrial scale, is both cost-effective and environmentally friendly. It’s also the second principle of green chemistry, otherwise known as the atom economy principle. Put simply, this principle aims to maximise the amount of atoms in a reactant that turn into the desired final… Continue reading »

Watch Our New Ampoule Filling Video

Kate Onissiphorou

25th May 2022

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If you’re looking for a company that can pack your liquid products into ampoules, watch this video to learn how ReAgent can help. As one of the leading chemical manufacturers in the UK, we provide custom packing services tailored to your needs. Continue reading to find out more about the ampoule filling services… Continue reading »

Why Is Green Chemistry Important?

Kate Onissiphorou

18th May 2022

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Green chemistry is important because it aims to lower the carbon footprint and hazardous byproducts of industrial chemical processes, while still providing a cost-effective means of chemical manufacturing. Green chemistry is both a specialised scientific field within chemistry/chemical engineering and a philosophy with specific core principles and goals. Also known as sustainable chemistry,… Continue reading »

Can you Become a Doctor with a Chemistry Degree?

Kate Onissiphorou

11th May 2022

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While a chemistry degree alone won’t allow you to become a medical doctor in the UK, it can help you to gain entry to a medical school. Many subjects on a medicine course either focus on chemistry or are related to it. If you have a degree in chemistry, you already have a… Continue reading »

What is the Candela Unit of Measurement?

Kate Onissiphorou

4th May 2022

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The candela is the base unit in the International System of Units (SI) that measures how bright or radiant a light source is, given certain wavelengths that are visible to the human eye. It’s measured in terms of the luminous intensity of a point light source per unit solid angle, known as steradian.… Continue reading »

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