thermodynamic control

of product composition
Synonym: equilibrium control
The term characterizes conditions that lead to reaction products in a proportion governed by the @E02177@ for their interconversion and/or for the interconversion of reaction @I03096@ formed in or after the @R05140@. (Some workers prefer to describe this phenomenon as 'equilibrium control'.)
See also:
kinetic control (of product composition)
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1173 [Terms] [Paper]