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Offline Jim-NJ

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Organic Solubility in Water?
« on: January 25, 2020, 08:36:49 PM »
Are there any references that show metallic ions, like Zn(+2), can increase organic solubility in water?

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Re: Organic Solubility in Water?
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2020, 09:48:57 AM »
Not a comprehensive study, but these patents claim that polyketone, a plastic nearly insoluble in water, dissolves better if water contains also ZnX2
https://patents.google.com/patent/US5929150
or LiX
https://patents.google.com/patent/US5977231A/en

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