Title

Oxygen From Hydrogen Peroxide: A Safe Molar Volume Molar Mass Experiment

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-1-1988

Department

Chemistry and Biochemistry

School

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Abstract

Dry yeast-induced decomposition of dilute aqueous hydrogen peroxide to produce oxygen is a safe, simple, economical replacement for thermal decomposition of potassium chlorate for thermal decomposition of potassium chlorate in molar volume and molar mass experiments.

Publication Title

Journal of Chemical Education

Volume

65

Issue

5

First Page

455

Last Page

456

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