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.
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|
|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.