At our laboratory we are using a lot of chloroform (ca 10liter/day)
for cleaning laboratory glassware. In this glassware we dissolve
polymer in cresol for e.g. viscosity measurements. Also the viscosity
meters are rinsed with chloroform.
Because of the toxic properties of chloroform we are looking for an
Does any one know a good alternative for chloroform, which is less
toxic and less harmful for the environment?
Of course the chemical should not be to expensive.
- posted 18 years ago