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Reaction of Methylcycloalkyl Hydroperoxides with Ferrous Sulphate

Nature volume 166, page 69 (08 July 1950) | Download Citation

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IT has been found that when methylcyclopentyl hydroperoxide, obtained from the oxidation products of the hydrocarbon1, is treated with ferrous sulphate solution, the major product (c. 50 per cent) is a white solid of melting point 67.5–68.5° (I).

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  1. Chemical Division, Research and Development Department, Distillers Company, Ltd., Great Burgh, Epsom. Feb. 23.

    • E. G. E. HAWKINS

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