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Nitration of methyl benzoate

Description

Synthesise and recrystallize a sample of methyl 3-nitrobenzoate.
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The Royal Society of Chemistry would like to thank former RSC School Teacher Fellow Catherine Smith (Teacher, Hinckley Academy and John Cleveland Sixth Form Centre) for trialling and writing up this practical, and David Armstead, on whose work it is based.

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