Alcohol oxidation

Alcohol oxidation

A500/0401 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.7MB

Downloadable file size: 1.6MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Alcohol oxidation. Oxidation of a primary alcohol (ethanol) by potassium manganate (VII) solution (also known as potassium permanganate, KMnO4, purple, left). The manganate is a strong oxidizing agent that is reduced when it reacts, forming a colourless solution (right). The primary alcohol (ethanol) turns into a carboxylic acid (ethanoic acid).

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

Keywords: (vii), alcohol test, apparatus, carboxylic, chemical, chemicals, chemistry, demonstrating, demonstration, end, end-point, ethanoic acid, ethanol, experiment, finish, glassware, laboratory, organic, oxidation, oxidizing agent, permanganate, positive result, potassium manganate, practical, precipatate, primary, reaction, science education, tube, tubes

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