Synthesis Of Acetylsalicylic Acid Essays and Term Papers

  • Acetylsalicylic Acid (Organic Synthesis)

     EXERCISE 11 Synthesis of Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid from Salicylic Acid) RAQUID, Rency J Group 5 18L I. Introduction Due to the demand of certain reagents in the laboratory in order to perform and conduct further experiments or produce essential compounds, chemists continuously...

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  • Microscale Synthesis of Acetylsalicylic Acid

    Synthesis of Aspirin Ling Tecson Gamido, Mitchiko Mariel M. Mizukami Abstract Acetylsalicylic acid, or also known as aspirin is known to be a drug that relives people of pain and is commonly used even today. It is synthesized from salicylic acid and ethanoic anhydride, both of small quantities...

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  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Synthesis

    Experiment # 3 Acetylsalicylic Acid Introduction: The purpose of this experiment is to create and isolate pure acetylsalicylic acid from the substances salicylic acid and acetic anhydride. Then one will find the melting point to determine purity. Procedure: Make a hot bath. Weigh some salicylic...

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  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Synthesis

    October 9, 2013 Partner(s): Acetylsalicylic Acid Synthesis Theory. This experiment was carried out to see how the hydroxyl group on the benzene ring in salicylic acid reacts with acetic anhydride to form an ester, and to make aspirin. Synthesis of Acetylsalicylic Acid occurs by protonation of carbonyl...

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  • Synthesis of Acetylsalicylic Acid

    Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin) Synthesis Telow, AJV Sumicad, CJ, Tavanlar, EMMT, Chem 40.1, Institute of Chemistry, University of the Philippines Los Baños I. Introduction Organic synthesis is the process where a desired organic compound is constructed or prepared from commercially available...

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  • Synthesis of Acetylsalicylic Acid

    The Synthesis and Analysis of Acetylsalicylic Acid By: Tyler Cornelius CHE 111L-1 December 3rd, 2012 Abstract Acetylsalicylic acid (commonly known as ‘aspirin’) was synthesized (1.11 g, 34.05% yield) from salicylic acid and acetic anhydride. The final product was a white crystalline solid...

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  • Synthesis and Purification of Acetylsalicylic Acid (Asa or Aspirin)

    Synthesis and Purification of Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA or Aspirin) Background Salicylic acid is a phenol as well as a carboxylic acid. It can therefore undergo two different types of esterification reactions, creating an ester either with the hydroxyl or with the acid. In the presence...

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  • Acetylsalicylic Acid

    Experiment 8: Acetylsalicylic Acid Post lab: Restatement of experiment: Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) is a derivative of salicylic acid with the same medicinal values but fewer side effects. It is used widely as a pain killer and anti-inflammatory. In this experiment, aspirin was synthesized from...

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  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Discovery

    How Acetylsalicylic Acid was Discovered Acetylsalicylic Acid in its earliest form was a powder for the bark and leaves of the willow tree. Hippocrates, who lived sometime between 460 B.C. and 377 B.C, founded it. This “Miracle Drug” that was able to relieve pains was later looked into with further...

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  • Acetylsalicylic Acid - 1

    Abstract In this experiment, salicylic acid was reacted with acetic anhydride to synthesize acetylsalicylic acid. This is an esterification reaction which requires an acid catalyst, so for this experiment, sulfuric acid was added to a mixture of salicylic acid and acetic anhydride. Crystallization was...

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  • Acetylsalicylic Acid Lab

    Acetylsalicylic Acid September 15, 2005 September 23, 2005 OBJECTIVES The objective of this lab experiment is to prepare aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) by reacting salicylic acid and acetic anhydride. INTRODUCTION This purpose of this lab was to prepare aspirin using its basic components:...

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  • Preparation and Purification of Acetylsalicylic Acid

    purification of acetylsalicylic acid Results and Data treatment (A) Preparation of aspirin i) Details about the reactants Reaction of the acetylation of salicylic acid is following From the balanced reaction above, it can be seen that the stoichiometry between salicylic acid and acetic anhydride...

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  • Experiment 8: Acetylsalicylic Acid Experiment

    Experiment 8: Acetylsalicylic Acid Experiment 01/25/2013 CHM Lab- 2211 Sec 0016 Instructor: Jennifer Reed Introduction: Commonly used as Aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid is an analgesic (pain reliever), which is one of the products of the esterification reaction between salicylic acid and acetic...

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  • Caproic Acid Synthesis

    Introduction In this lab, caproic acid was synthesized in a multi-step process that involved the synthesis of three intermediates – diethyl n-butylmalonate, potassium n-butylmalonate, and n-butyl malonic acid respectively. An IR was used to characterize the starting material, n-bromobutane, and the...

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  • Synthesis of Benzilic Acid

    Synthesis of benzilic acid from benzoin utilizing a multi-step reaction. Names: Arian Karim TA Name: Sayantan Das Lab Day & Time: Thursday 7:30-11:40 Lab Section #: Abstract The main purpose of this experiment was to synthesize benzilic acid from benzoin. This requires a multistep synthesis...

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  • Multistep Synthesis of Benzilic Acid

    Multi-Step Synthesis of Benzilic Acid from Benzoin Abstract: The main purpose of this experiment was to convert a secondary alcohol to a ketone, utilizing a mild and selective oxidizing agent. In addition, this converted alpha diketone was then subjected to rearrangement to a carboxylate salt, then...

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  • Synthesis of Adipic Acid

    Experiment 8: Synthesis of Adipic Acid Performed November 8th & 10th By Jennifer Seitz Organic Chemistry 344 Section 803 Fall 2011 Objective: The purpose of this experiment was to synthesize adipic acid from cyclohexanol via an oxidation reaction that was catalyzed by sulfuric acid. Purity...

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  • Synthesis of an Organic Acid

    Determining the pKa of an Unknown Acid Abstract: Within this laboratory experiment acetic anhydride and salicylic acid were reacted using phosphoric acid to speed up the process. The purpose of this laboratory experiment was to identify and purify the unknown acid product and molecular weight from...

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  • Synthesis of Salicylic Acid

    Experiment 4 Synthesis of Salicylic Acid Introduction Throughout history, botanical extracts have been used as medicines. Approximately 30% of all medicines have a plant origin. This number increases to 60% if you consider medicines that at one time were derived from plants, but have been synthesized...

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  • Salcyclic Acid Synthesis Discussion

    IX. Discussion: In this experiment we carried out an organic synthesis with the intent to prepare salicylic acid from methyl salicylate. Our experiment compared the synthesized compound, salicylic acid, from two different substances, wintergreen oil and benzene. We began the experiment by first synthesizing...

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