what products are formed when ethylalchohol reacts with nitric acid

Asked by anusha | 29th Feb, 2012, 09:36: PM

Expert Answer:

Mixtures of ethanol and nitric acid are potentially explosive. This commonly occurs by nitrogen dioxide (brown colour )gas evolution, although ethyl nitrate can also be formed.

Answered by  | 5th Mar, 2012, 10:30: AM

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