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The oxidation of parathion to paraoxon. II. By use of ozone


Parathion in low concentrations in aqueous solutions can be readily converted to paraoxon in high yield by use of ozone. However, the reaction is not a general one for the production of other oxons from their corresponding organothiophosphorus analogs.

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Gunther, F.A., Ott, D.E. & Ittig, M. The oxidation of parathion to paraoxon. II. By use of ozone. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 5, 87–94 (1970).

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  • Oxidation
  • Aqueous Solution
  • Waste Water
  • Ozone
  • Water Management