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Synthesis of Aspirin Microchemistry Kit

Item # 841135

Students extract salicylic acid from willow tree bark and synthesize acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) from the extract. Using a simple qualitative test, they check for the presence of salicylic acid in their aspirin and commercial aspirin from home. Materials are sufficient for 30 students working in pairs. Materials needed but not supplied include 15 Chemplates® (item# 840690).

DOT Class: Chemical Kit

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$33.95

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Students extract salicylic acid from willow tree bark and synthesize acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) from the extract. Using a simple qualitative test, they check for the presence of salicylic acid in their aspirin and commercial aspirin from home. Materials are sufficient for 30 students working in pairs. Materials needed but not supplied include 15 Chemplates® (item# 840690).

DOT Class: Chemical Kit

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Components Qty Included?
Acetylsalicylic Acid, 2 g 1 Included
Iron (III) Chloride, 10%, 7 mL 1 Included
Acetic Acid, 15 mL 1 Included
Salicylic Acid, 2 g 1 Included
Shredded Willow Bark, 18 g 1 Included
Ethanol, 95%, 120 mL 1 Included
Dropping Pipets 15 Included
pH Strips, pH 1-12 100 Included
Student Worksheet, Pad 1 Included
Teacher's Manual 1 Included
Chemplates® (item #840690) 15 Needed, Not Included

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