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    Why must the ester formed (ethyl ethanoate) be kept in a cooled flask after it is formed?
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    (Original post by AmyMilner99)
    Why must the ester formed (ethyl ethanoate) be kept in a cooled flask after it is formed?
    Low temperature prevents unwanted reaction by slowing the rate.
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    Low temperature prevents unwanted reaction by slowing the rate.
    What unwanted reaction do you mean? I need quite a bit of detail please 🙂
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    (Original post by AmyMilner99)
    What unwanted reaction do you mean? I need quite a bit of detail please 🙂
    like hydrolysis for example
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    like hydrolysis for example
    Thank you
 
 
 
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