Synthesis of n-Butyl Nitrite from n-Butanol and Sodium Nitrite

First published at 19:50 UTC on April 18th, 2020.

In this video I prepare n-butyl nitrite. This is a general method that would work for the conversion of many different alcohols to the corresponding nitrites.

Step by step procedure:
http://www.poormanschemist.com/PMC_Grimoire/PMC_Grimoire.html#al…

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CategoryScience & Technology
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