Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters

, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp 231–237 | Cite as

Kinetics and mechanism of oxidation of sulfanilic acid by periodate ion in aqueous medium

  • S. P. Srivastava
  • G. Bhattacharjee
  • V. K. Gupta
  • Satya Pal


Results of kinetic studies of the sodium metaperiodate oxidation of sulfanilic acid in aqueous medium are discussed. A mechanism for the formation of azobenzene-4,4′-disulfonic acid, isolated and characterized as its S-benzylisothiuronium derivative, is proposed.


Oxidation Sodium Physical Chemistry Catalysis Aqueous Medium 
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Обсуждаются результаты кинетического исследования окисления сульфаниловой кислоты с помощью металерйодата натрия в водных смесях. Предлагается механизм образования азобензол-4,4′-дисульфоновой кислоты, изолированной и охарактеризованной в качестве ее S-бензилизотиурониевого производного.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. P. Srivastava
    • 1
  • G. Bhattacharjee
    • 1
  • V. K. Gupta
    • 1
  • Satya Pal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryUniversity of RoorkeeRoorkeeIndia

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