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Nitration of methylbenzoate practical

By Peter Hoare (Newcastle University / Royal Society of Chemistry)


Preparation and purification of 3-nitromethylbenzoate by nitration of methylbenzoate using mixture of c. nitric/c. sulphuric acids - takes "typical" 6th form student ca. 2 hours to complete. Student instruction sheet and Technicians apparatus and chemicals list.

Topics: ukoer, sfsoer, chemistry, outreach, nitration, aromatic, electrophilic, substitution, recrystallisation, Physical sciences, F000
Publisher: Newcastle University
Year: 2011
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Provided by: Jorum Open
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