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extractant

[ik-strak-tuh nt] /ɪkˈstræk tənt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a liquid used to remove a solute from a solution.
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  • The mixed extractant solvent may form an organic phase in an extraction system that also includes an aqueous phase.
  • Because the extractant is neither acidic nor basic, indigenous metals such as iron are not removed from the solids by the process.
  • Also, the extractant is lost, which is both expensive and environmentally unacceptable.
  • Addition of the less volatile components, such as the extractant and modifier, will increase the flash point for the mixture.

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