Organic LAb #4

Organic LAb #4 - Cyclohexanone Lab 4 Purpose The aim of the...

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Cyclohexanone Lab # 4 Purpose The aim of the experiment is to oxidize cyclohexanol to cyclohexanone using a sodium hypochlorite solution. Balanced Equations C 6 H 11 OH + NaOCl —————> C 6 H 10 O + H 2 O + NaCl CH 3 COOH Reaction Mechanisms Table 1: Physical Properties and Hazards of Chemicals used Molecular Formula Molecular Weight (g/ mol) Boiling Point (ºC) Melting Point (ºC) Density (g/cm 3) Ill Effects Cyclohexan ol C 6 H 12 O 100.16 160.8 25.9 0.96 Severe skin and eye irritant Sodium hypochlorite NaOCl 74.44 101 18 1.11 Corrosive, cause burns to skin and eyes Glacial acetic acid C 2 H 4 O 2 60.05 118.1 16.5 1.05 Can cause tearing and severe burns Water H 2 O 18.02 100 0 1.00 None Dichloromet hane CH 2 Cl 2 84.93 40 -96.7 1.33 Carcinogen Sodium Bisulfite NaHSO 3 104.06 n/a 150 1.48 Allergen
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Limiting Reagent The limiting reagent is cyclohexanol. Mol reactant C 6 H 11 OH Mol reactant NaOCl required Mol reactant NaOCl used Conclusion 0.04 0.04 0.06 NaOCl is excess Cyclohexanol is limiting
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