Category «Named Reaction»

Catalytic Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide H2O2 – Elephant’s Toothpaste Experiment

Catalytic Decomposition of Hydrogen Peroxide H2O2 – Elephant’s Toothpaste Experiment Elephant’s toothpaste is a foamy substance, formed as a result of rapid decomposition of hydrogen peroxide. Elephant’s toothpaste is a chemical reaction experiment. This experiment is generally used for classroom demonstrations, as it requires fewer ingredients and makes a “volcano of foam”.   Description of …

Baeyer Villiger Oxidation

Baeyer Villiger Oxidation Reaction Baeyer Villiger Oxidation The Baeyer Villiger Oxidation is  a oxidation reaction in which oxidative cleavage of a C-C bond near to a carbonyl group happen, which leads to conversion of ketone to ester or cyclic ketone to lactone. Baeyer Villiger Oxidation may be carried out with peracids like MCBPA or with  …