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2012-05-12 21:13:56
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The usual use of sulfuric acid in organic reactions is to promote dehydration reactions.


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It is an acid catalyst and a dehydrant. It is also hygroscopic and absorbs water. (Water is released in the synthesis of aspirin)

The role of sulphuric acid in the synthesis of aspirin is of a catalyst, and it is also a source of protons for carrying out the esterification of salicylic acid with acetic anhydride.

Sulfuric acid acts as a catalyst and dehydrant. It is also serves as a source of protons during the esterification of salicylic acid with acetic anhydride.

Concentrated sulfuric acid, for its hydrophilic properties.

Sulfuric acid functions as a catalyst in the synthesis of banana oil.

What is an equation for the preparation of aspirin

no, it is the combining of 2 acids into a new acid.

Use a large excess of ethanol and sulfuric acid catalyst.

Aspirin (acetyl salycilic acid) is prepared from salycilic acid and acetic anhydride; salicylic acid is prepared from sodium phenoxide and carbon dioxide (Kolbe synthesis).

You can use 85% phosphoric acid, or concentrated sulfuric acid. It depends on your method, but either works.

Salicylic acid + acetic anhydride react to form acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) + acetic acid. This reaction is performed in acidic conditions ( normally by adding sulfuric acid) and is heated.

An esterification reaction between salicylic acid and ethanoic anhydride. + -------->

to serve as a catalyst and speed up the reaction

Fuming sulfuric acid is sulfuric acid that contains added sulfur trioxide,so3.

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ACID. sulfuric ACID. :))

Sulfuric Acid is a powerful acid and not a base.

Sulfuric acid is a reagent.

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