ChemicalSolution (Newbee)
01-11-02 20:40
No 255528
      benzoQ from hydroquinone  Bookmark   

Any bee's have any real-world expirience with the benzo synth from hydroquinone using H2O2, I2 in IPA?
 This is from Rh's page

../rhodium/chemistry /quinones.html
(Hive Addict)
01-12-02 06:33
No 255599
      Re: benzoQ from hydroquinone  Bookmark   

That was one of the first synths that I considered, but then realized that I did not have any access to K/Na dicromate, and the yields looked pretty shitty....

"The gods are too fond of a joke."  (Aristotle)

01-12-02 18:18
No 255755
      Re: benzoQ from hydroquinone  Bookmark   

The synth with H2O2 in IPA is supposed to have yields around 95%...