Microscale testing for unsaturation using bromine

Description

In this experiment the hexane solution is made as described below. The solution mixes easily with non-polar organic compounds such as cyclohexane, cyclohexene and limonene. Unsaturated compounds rapidly decolorise the bromine.

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This section provides information about some of the apparatus, solutions and techniques that are needed in the microscale chemistry experiments described in this book.