why does if you add too much salicylic acid in creating aspirin it becomes impure? Watch
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- 01-04-2016 22:09
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- 03-04-2016 23:20
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- 03-04-2016 23:24
My guess would be that if you add too much salicylic acid, not all of it will react and you'll get salicylic acid contaminating the final product. But, to be honest, I don't really know, despite having done this exact experiment at A-Level myself. It obviously left quite an impression on me!