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Making esters

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simmyhall's version from 2015-06-16 19:00

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Stage 1 reflux Alcohol and carboxylic acid heated under reflux -stops reactants evaporating
Stage 2 distillation Removes low boiling point things -purify
Stage 3 purification Purify by treating reagents in tap funnel
Stage 4 drying Dessicatior -removes water and leaves the ester
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