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The Ester Vial Organic Chemistry Laboratory Kit is rated #1 by students as their favorite organic chemistry lab! Students prepare and isolate isopentyl acetate from acetic acid and isopentyl alcohol in this fast and easy ester synthesis.
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Rated #1 by chemistry students as their favorite organic chemistry lab. Students prepare and isolate isopentyl acetate (banana oil) from acetic acid and isopentyl alcohol in this fast, safe, and easy ester synthesis. Odors are reduced using the sealed vials in this Vial Organic™ kit. Includes reaction vials, Beral-type pipets, test tubes, acetic acid, isopentyl alcohol, sodium carbonate solution, and instructions with detailed procedures, background information, safety and disposal procedures, and Teacher Notes. Complete for 24 students working in pairs. Immersion heaters (or hot plates) are required and available separately (four to six will suffice). 2 mL of concentrated sulfuric acid are also required and available separately.
Materials Included in Kit:
Acetic acid, glacial, 50 mL
Isopentyl alcohol, 25 mL
Sodium carbonate solution, 10%, 125 mL
Bulb, red rubber, 15 mL capacity
Cork, size 4, 12
Pipet, Beral-type, thin stem, 25
Pipet, Serological, disposable, 2 mL
Reaction vial, 1 dram, 12
Tube, culture, disposable, 16 x 100 mm, 12