Solvent Group
Burdick & Jackson solvents are arranged by solvent group, a classification scheme according to Snyder in which solvents are placed in groups of similar selectivity.
 
Solvent Group 0:
Cyclohexane
Cyclopentane
Heptane
Hexane
Iso-Octane
Pentane
Petroleum Ether
1,1,2-Trichlorotrifluoroethane


Solvent Group 1:
Ethyl Ether
Methyl t-Butyl Ether


Solvent Group 2:
n-Butyl Alcohol
Ethyl Alcohol
Isobutyl Alcohol
Isopropyl Alcohol
Methanol
n-Propyl Alcohol


Solvent Group 3:
Dimethyl Acetamide
N,N-Dimethylformamide
Dimethyl Sulfoxide
2-Methoxyethanol
N-Methylpyrrolidone
Pyridine
Tetrahydrofuran
 
Solvent Group 5:
n-Butyl Chloride
Dichloromethane
Ethylene Dichloride


Solvent Group 6:
Acetone
Acetonitrile
n-Butyl Acetate
1,4-Dioxane
Ethyl Acetate
Glyme
Methyl Ethyl Ketone
Methyl Isoamyl Ketone
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone
Methyl n-Propyl Ketone
Propylene Carbonate


Solvent Group 7:
Chlorobenzene
o-Dichlorobenzene
Toluene
1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene
o-Xylene


Solvent Group 8:
Chloroform
Water


 

 

Not included:

    Isopropyl Myristate
    Triethylamine
    Trifluoroacetic Acid