Hey there! Sign in to join this conversationNew here? Join for free

What properties should a solvent have? Why cyclohexane over Cyclohexene as a solvent? Watch

    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    1
    ReputationRep:
    What properties should a solvent have when purifying a product?
    Also, in the extraction of iodine from seaweed (kemp) –cyclohexane is used as a solvent for Iodine. I was wondering why CyclohexENE isnot a suitable solvent?
    • Community Assistant
    • Study Helper
    Offline

    14
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    Study Helper
    (Original post by Ajem)
    What properties should a solvent have when purifying a product?
    Also, in the extraction of iodine from seaweed (kemp) –cyclohexane is used as a solvent for Iodine. I was wondering why CyclohexENE isnot a suitable solvent?
    The C=C double bond reacts with halogens
 
 
 
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • Poll
    Has a teacher ever helped you cheat?
  • See more of what you like on The Student Room

    You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

  • The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

    Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

    Write a reply...
    Reply
    Hide
    Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.