Is it Correct to Name DESs Deep Eutectic Solvents?

Michal Jablonsky, Jozef Šima

Abstract


Recent years of research and development have brought frequently used terms for new types of green solvents to the lexicon of scientists. This can lead to terminological inaccuracies. In particular, different names are being used for the same types of solvents: Deep Eutectic Solvents (DES); Natural Deep Eutectic Solvents; Low-Transition Temperature Mixtures; Low-Melting Mixtures. It would, therefore, be appropriate to eliminate certain inaccuracies and to use simplification, which means using the general term "Low-Temperature Transition Mixtures" or introducing the term “DES-like mixtures”.

Keywords


Deep Eutectic Solvents; Natural Deep Eutectic Solvents; Low-Transition Temperature Mixtures; Low-Melting Mixtures; Terminological Inaccuracies

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