Oxidations of alcohols

Oxidations of alcohols

A500/0400 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.3MB

Downloadable file size: 1.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Oxidation of alcohols. Image 2 of 2. Completed oxidation reactions of three alcohols (labelled) by potassium manganate (VII) solution (also known as potassium permanganate, KMnO4, purple). The manganate is a strong oxidizing agent that is reduced when it reacts. It has gone colourless. Primary and secondary alcohols can be oxidized, forming carboxylic acids and ketones respectively. Tertiary alcohols are not oxidized and do not react. See image A500/399 for the start of these reactions.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: (vii), 2-methyl-propan-2-oll, alcohol, alcohols, apparatus, chemical, chemicals, chemistry, end, end-point, equipment, experiment, finish, glassware, laboratory, manganate, organic, oxidation, oxidizing agent, positive result, potassium manganate, practical, primary, propan-1-ol, propan-2-ol, propanol, science education, secondary, solution, solutions, tertiary, test tube, tubes

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.