With the Oxidation Vial Organic Chemistry Laboratory Kit, investigate a classic permanganate oxidation reaction to produce benzoic acid. Vial Organic™ procedures make this reaction safe and are guaranteed to produce a great looking product.
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Investigate a classic permanganate oxidation reaction to produce benzoic acid, an important food additive. Vial Organic™ procedures make this oxidation reaction safe, quick, and guaranteed to produce great looking product. Excellent lab to test your students' lab procedures—grade on percent yield and melting point of product. Includes reaction vials, Beral-type pipets, melting point capillaries, benzaldehyde, potassium permanganate, sodium hydroxide, hydrochloric acid, sodium sulfite, 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).