peroxy acid


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peroxy acid

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(Elements & Compounds) another name for peracid2
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Among these are specific elements and compounds, including chlorine and lead nitrate, and groups, including chiral oxidants and peroxy acids.
Chemical properties related to the carboxyl group: Introduction; Hydrolysis; Esterification; Acid chlorides, acid anhydrides and ketene dimers; Peroxy acids and esters; Long-chain alcohols; Acetals/ketlas and orthoesters; Nitrogen-containing compounds; Sulfonation and other reactions at the a-position; Barton reaction.
APPLICATION: A new method for generating peracetic acid may offer an alternative to commercial peroxy acids for pulp bleaching.

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