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Table 4 Replacement solvent suggestions for procedures involving benzoic acid

From: Predicting Abraham model solvent coefficients

Solvents Possible replacement
benzonitrile 1,4-cineol
1-hexanol N,N-diethylolcapramide
sulfolane ethylene glycol
methyl tert-butyl ether diethyl succinate
diethyl ether ethylhexyllactate
2-pentanol gamma-valerolactone
2-methyl-2-propanol glycerol, cyclopentyl methyl ether
trifluoroethanol methyl ricinoleate
diphenyl ether isopropyl palmitate
n-propylamine ricinoleic acid
propionitrile 1,4-cineol
ethylenediamine diisobutyl adipate
2,6-dimethylpyridine ethyl acetate
4-picoline ethanol/water(80:20)vol
diethylamine glycerol-1,2,3-triethyl ether, dihydromyrcenol
morpholine ethanol/water(90:10)vol
diethylene glycol glycerol-1-ethyl monoether
2-aminoethanol glycerol-1-methyl monoether
3-pentanol glycerol-2-methyl monoether
aniline dimethyl phthalate
2-methyl-2-butanol 2-furfuraldehyde
nitroethane butyl myristate