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Solvent for cinnamaldehyde extraction?

  1. Dec 8, 2015 #1
    People seem to use DCM (dichloromethane) for this, but I was wondering if trichlroroethylene would also work.
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  3. Dec 9, 2015 #2


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    I suppose so. It should even work with less toxic solvents like Hexane or gasoline.
  4. Dec 9, 2015 #3
    Thanks, I'll use hexane.
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