Recycling Chloroform


Recycling Chloroform


Chloroform is used as a general laboratory solvent.

It is most common uses are as an extraction solvent and as a solvent for fats, oils, waxes, resins and alkaloids.

Common contaminants are fats, oils, wax and alkaloids.

Name: Chloroform
Formula: CHCI3
Boiling Point: 61.2 °C

The 9600-90 is a good choice for recycling Chloroform waste.
Key features are:

  • All glass and Teflon contact surfaces.
  • High efficiency distillation. Get back Laboratory grade Chloroform
  • Completely automatic. Push start and walk away.
  • Safe! CE marked ETL listed

Recycling Program: 9600-90 Spinning Band Distillation System

Pure Fraction 60.5 – 62.0 °C
Reflux Ratio 5:1
Typical Distillation Rate 1.2 liters per hour
Typical Recovery 95% Recovered
Typical Purity Lab or HPLC grade

*Commercially available Chloroform contains stabilizes to prevent degradation during storage.
It is advisable to add a small amount of ethanol to recycled chloroform. Ethanol acts as a stabilizer.