ERIC Number: EJ387790
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
The Synthesis of Methyl Salicylate: Amine Diazotization.
Zanger, Murray; McKee, James R.
Journal of Chemical Education, v65 n12 p1106 Dec 1988
Notes that this experiment takes safety and noncarcinogenic reactants into account. Demonstrates the use of diazonium salts for the replacement of an aromatic amine group by a phenolic hydroxyl. Involves two pleasant-smelling organic compounds, methyl anthranilate (grape) and methyl salicylate (oil of wintergreen). (MVL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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