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Behaviour of Hypochlorite and of N-Chloroamines at the Dropping Mercury Electrode

Nature volume 158, page 706 (16 November 1946) | Download Citation



ALTHOUGH Marks and Glass1 have carried out amperometric titrations using a stationary gold electrode as the polarizable cathode, no results of investigations concerning the behaviour of hypochlorite and of N-chloroamines at the dropping mercury electrode have been recorded.

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    and , J. Amer. Water Works Assoc., 34, 1227 (1942). , Canadian Pat., 427092 (1944); Chem. Abs., 39, 2712 (1945).

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    and , "Polarography", chapter 23 (New York, 1941).

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    , J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 51, 2112 (1929); 53, 912 (1931). , J. Chem. Soc., 148 (1942).

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  1. Edward Davies Chemical Laboratories, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth.

    • K. HELLER
  2. Research Department, Milton Antiseptic, Ltd., London, W.1.

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