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Acetaldehyde synthesis
Yes, I am certain that KMnO4 will work. Only use a TINY amount, or the H2O2 will be decomposed too f ...
4-6-2002 at 12:40
by: Nick
Acetaldehyde synthesis
C2H5OH + H2O2 does work, if you add a catalyst. I used a few grains of K2Cr2O7, but a little KMnO4 w ...
3-6-2002 at 09:30
by: Nick
tin tetracloride
If I was trying to do it, I'd melt tin (mp is c. 250*C IIRC) in a test tube and bubble in dry chlori ...
1-6-2002 at 05:25
by: Nick
Eliminating NO2 from HNO3
You have to remember, though, that if there is water in the HNO3, then some of the HNO3 will be ioni ...
31-5-2002 at 07:18
by: Nick
Reduction of copper(II) by fructose
Reducing sugars are reducing, IIRC, because their straight-chain forms are aldehydes, so I guess it' ...
30-5-2002 at 04:38
by: Nick
Extracting magnesium metal from its salts
Try having a small crucible upside down in the crucible in which you're melting the MgCl2. Have the ...
27-5-2002 at 04:23
by: Nick
Picramic acid synthesis
"In a beaker place 90 ml warm water and 1.5 grams of
sodium hydroxide. Mix these with a glass rod u ...
26-5-2002 at 04:19
by: Nick
Chloroacetic acid...
Chloroethanonitrile is chloroacetonitrile, if you want to use it's old name :):)
Thanks for that in ...
26-5-2002 at 04:03
by: Nick
Dinitrodimethyl oxalate
NS with NaNO2 (or, better, with AgNO2) to form nitro-compounds does indeed work. Nitromethane can be ...
26-5-2002 at 03:46
by: Nick
Chloroacetic acid...
Is making this as simple as bubbling chlorine through acetic acid?
Does anyone know of an exact syn ...
25-5-2002 at 04:48
by: Nick
Dinitrodimethyl oxalate
Nice idea...
But I don't think the methyl groups will be very easy to nitrate. I'm not sure why not ...
25-5-2002 at 04:30
by: Nick

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