Aspirin Synthesis Lab
I. Objective: to synthesize a pure aspirin sample from salicylic acid and acetic
anhydride through recrystallization.
The compound acetylsalicylic acid, otherwise known as aspirin, is commonly used to
Kinetics Lab Report
To determine the reaction order of crystal violet (CV+) and hydroxide anions (OH-),
and to also determine the rate constant for the reaction at room temperature.
Crystal violet is an organic s
Bond broken and formed in aspirin formation
Hydroxyl group from salicylic acid and Acetyl group from acetic anhydride are broken.
Acetyl group forms in aspirin and hydroxyl group forms in acetic acid.
Why do impurities a