Ceric-Cerium Oxidation of ortho-Cresol

R. G. VARMA, R. L. YADAV
1983 Zenodo  
F.M.H. Gujarati Science College, Indore Holkar Science College, Indore Manuscript received 11 May 1982, revised 8 November 1982, accepted 19 March 1983 Ceric-cerium and ortho-cresol have been found to form an 1:1 complex with \(\lambda\)max at 449 mμ. The thermodynamic parameters of kinetics of the oxidation have been evaluated. The experimental findings are consistent with the postulate that the rate determining step in the reaction involves the disproportionation of a coordinate complex
more » ... by the reactants, giving rise to products through free radical formation.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6348577 fatcat:4bvzj7uqxzapxa2lnxrpmab56a