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Item #: PF2163 

Price: $60.00

In this lab experience, students carry out the synthesis of four esters.

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Safety: Before conducting the lab, review the safety precautions on the student page with the class. Then discuss any safety precautions that are specific to your science laboratory or classroom. Good ventilation is required due to the volatile nature of the reactants.

Materials Included in Kit

Ethyl alcohol, 5%, 100 mL
Isoamyl alcohol (Isopentyl), 75 mL
Methyl alcohol, 100 mL
Octyl alcohol (1-Octanol), 100 mL
Propyl alcohol (1-propanol), 100 mL
Acetic acid, 50 mL
Benzoic acid, 40 g
Propionic acid,100 mL
Salicylic acid, 50 g
Sodium bicarbonate solution, saturated, 100 mL
Sulfuric acid, concentrated, 30 mL
Cotton balls, package of 100

Additional Materials Required
Beaker, Borosilicate Glass, 400 mL, 10
Beral Pipets, Graduated, Pkg. of 500, 1
Boiling Stones, 100 g, 1
Cylinder, Borosilicate Glass, 10 mL, 20
Flinn Digital Hotplate/Magnetic Stirrer, 10
Pasteur Pipet, Pkg. of 200, 1
Test Tubes without Rims, Borosilicate Glass, 16 x 125 mm, 15.0 mL, 90
Watch Glass, 75 mm, Borosilicate Glass, 40
Wax Pencil, Black, 10
Test Tube Rack, Polypropylene, 10
Flinn Digital Thermometer, 10