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Unformatted text preview: The dichloromethane solvent can then be boiled off. The melting point and mass determination of the yielded compounds can be performed using Mel-Temp and weighing techniques. John Goodson Table of Reagents: Safety: Sodium hydroxide is a strong base and can cause damage to skin and severe damage to eyes. Similar with hydrochloric acid, a strong acid, it can cause severe damage to eyes. Always wear goggles and appropriate clothing. Make sure to vent the separatory funnel occasionally during extractions to release built up pressure. Compound Amount mp ( o C) Properties Benzoic Acid 121-123 acidic component Benzocaine 88-90 basic component Fluorenone 82-85 neutral component Dichloromethane 10mL-solvent 1 M Hydrochloric Acid 20mL-solvent 6 M Hydrochloric Acid 5mL-precipitant 1 M Sodium Hydroxide 20mL solvent 6 M Sodium Hydroxide 5mL precipitant- not applicable...
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- Spring '08
- Organic chemistry, Sodium hydroxide, benzocaine