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Table 5 Comparison of % removal of Rose Bengal and calculated inclusion constants for the removal of Rose Bengal from water using the polymers

From: Biorenewable triblock copolymers consisting of l-lactide and ε-caprolactone for removing organic pollutants from water: a lifecycle neutral solution

Polymer % removal Rose Bengal at equilibrium Ki (M−1) ∆G° (kcal/mol)
2 8.9 1.0 × 105 − 6.8
1d 87 6.0 × 105 − 7.8
1f 91 7.9 × 105 − 8.0