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Cubane instead of benzene with the phenylethylamine backbone
Cyclopentanone is somehow more aggressive towards living tissue than say cyclohexanone! Severe eye i ...
19-1-2020 at 11:11
by: Pumukli
OTC Dimethyl Ether
"found a pretty chill Methylating agent for future reference"

Really? What can be methylated by D ...
6-1-2020 at 11:31
by: Pumukli
Announcements of Articles in Progress
Unfortunately after my announcement life intervened and I'm in quite a turmoil in these days. I regr ...
2-1-2020 at 10:18
by: Pumukli
Tech grade NaBr smells
Are you sure you smelled H[sub]2[/sub]S?

What if the cause of the smell is Br[sub]2[/sub] in low ...
30-12-2019 at 07:43
by: Pumukli
Organic Electrochemistry Questions
These E(1/2) values (or E.m.f-s) are referenced to the so called standard hydrogen electrode (Google ...
24-12-2019 at 14:19
by: Pumukli
Hydrochloric acid separation
Maybe you should try the suggested two pot method! It does not require distillation only time.

It ...
22-12-2019 at 22:13
by: Pumukli
Help in synthesising manganese (II) sulfate
You can safely forget the peroxide route.
In my experience MnO[sub]2[/sub] is such an efficient cat ...
18-12-2019 at 22:37
by: Pumukli
FC alkylation?
If your goal is ethylbenzene then forget FC alkylation. It produces a mixture (due to "overalkylatio ...
17-12-2019 at 10:03
by: Pumukli
Crap from "attempt to make isopropyl salicylate, something interesting happened"
A few drops of sulfuric acid should be enough, with much longer reflux time (8-10 hours). (It works ...
16-12-2019 at 06:01
by: Pumukli
Using conc H2SO4 + NaCl to chlorinate alcohols?
It will work, (Lucas' reagent.)

What won't work (probably) is your original idea (mixing sulfuric ...
16-12-2019 at 05:43
by: Pumukli
if you need ethanol, do you get denatured ethanol, or 190 proof everclear?
Thanks! I tried something like that, a method to detect acetone (and MEK) in urine, is reportedly se ...
15-12-2019 at 23:24
by: Pumukli
Haloform Reaction With Ca(OCl)2 and EtOH
Expect some chlorine on acidification!
15-12-2019 at 23:21
by: Pumukli
Using conc H2SO4 + NaCl to chlorinate alcohols?
Can we make i-propyl-chloride from HCl and i-propanol?

(Because your suggested method is basicall ...
15-12-2019 at 23:18
by: Pumukli
Report on making Copper iodide
Great!
The colour looks good, yes.
I thought these Cu+ compounds are more sensitive to oxidation i ...
15-12-2019 at 07:49
by: Pumukli
if you need ethanol, do you get denatured ethanol, or 190 proof everclear?
You seem to be more successful with this purification than me. Although the fine print on the label ...
15-12-2019 at 07:35
by: Pumukli
Haloform Reaction With Ca(OCl)2 and EtOH
There's a warning somewhere in this forum in circulation that reminds people of the possible explosi ...
15-12-2019 at 07:18
by: Pumukli
Yellowing of Sodium Methoxide
Several months ago I mixed NaOH with MeOH in a flask and closed it. Did the same with i-propanol. Th ...
14-12-2019 at 14:22
by: Pumukli
Crap from "attempt to make isopropyl salicylate, something interesting happened"
Does propene smell like that? I was under the impression that propene is odourless.

Repeat it wit ...
14-12-2019 at 02:49
by: Pumukli
Autoignition temperature of mixed gases
It even explodes when flashed by a flash from a camera!
13-12-2019 at 20:49
by: Pumukli
Magpie has died
Oh, dear Magpie,

I missed your posts for a while and was wondering what happened to you and your ...
13-12-2019 at 02:22
by: Pumukli
Allyl Bromide Preparation
A very nice preparation, thanks for sharing!

I would have thought that allyl-alcohol and sulfuric ...
11-12-2019 at 02:41
by: Pumukli
Possible easy thionyl chloride synthesis
Use a bit more common sense!

If there was an easy, accessible route to thionyl-chloride then woul ...
11-12-2019 at 02:33
by: Pumukli
Diethylamine and m-Toluic acid from DEET
Good write-up, it is similar in style to those early 1900-s reports that the great chemists of those ...
7-12-2019 at 12:43
by: Pumukli
One of the easiest scents to produce
Meanwhile I checked J. Chem. Edu. and found an article from long ago where they used NaOH to test fo ...
2-12-2019 at 05:31
by: Pumukli
One of the easiest scents to produce
Yes, you are right, I thought of violets, but sometimes I get confused with the English names of flo ...
29-11-2019 at 21:18
by: Pumukli
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