Journal of Catalysts / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Review Article

Organocatalysis: Key Trends in Green Synthetic Chemistry, Challenges, Scope towards Heterogenization, and Importance from Research and Industrial Point of View

Table 4

Advantages and disadvantages of organocatalysts.

AdvantagesDisadvantages

Easy preparation or availabilityHigh catalyst loading
Easy handling; inert towards moisture (water) and air (oxygen)Relatively premature field
Easy scale-up
No metal contamination
Easy screening
Useful in complex (steric) reactions