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Cyclohexene is a product that can be prepared from cyclohexanol by dehydration, using an acid catalyst. Phosphoric acid is a common acid catalyst and can be used in this process. More »

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Dehydration of cyclohexanol produces water and cyclohexene as products. The basic dehydration reaction results in the loss of a water atom from the cyclohexanol and the formation of a double bond within the ring. More »

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Perfumes contain mixes of many ingredients, such as sandalwood, aldehyde, bergamot, amber, citron, frankincense, jasmine, osmanthus, patchouli, rose, vanilla and ylang ylang. Perfumes are mixtures of essential oils or or... More »

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A sulfuric acid catalyst is a chemical that speeds chemical reactions without being consumed. It is synthesized from sulfuric acid, which is a colorless, pungent and highly corrosive mineral acid. It is used in the manuf... More »

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Dehydration of cyclohexanol produces water and cyclohexene as products. The basic dehydration reaction results in the loss of a water atom from the cyclohexanol and the formation of a double bond within the ring. More »

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Since it is a catalyst, one of the most common uses of palladium is in catalytic converters for cars and other vehicles. Palladium is also commonly present in dental and surgical equipment, jewelry and various electronic... More »

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A catalyst speeds up a reaction by increasing the number of successful particle collisions between reactive substances. In a typical reaction, the majority of particles do not have enough energy to react, and thus they s... More »

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