The role and the recovery of Platinum-Group Metal catalysts in the pharmaceutical industry
TOMMASO CHIARINI1 , IACOPO CIABATTI1 *, GIACOMO ROSSI1 , CLAUDIO TAVANTI1 , CORINNA ZAMBARDI2
*Corresponding author 1. TCA| Precious Metals Refining, Zona Industriale Castelluccio, Arezzo, Italy 2. Surgika, Via 2 Giugno, Arezzo, Italy
Recovery, precious metals, spent catalyst, platinum-group metals, catalysis, Peer Reviewed.
In terms of its history and chemistry, Platinum-Group Metal catalysis is one of the richest research areas. In the article, the authors describe the role of PGMs in pharmaceutical catalysis, from their industrial application through to their recycling.