22.214.171.124 Concentrated Sulfuric Acid and Organic Substances
Sugarcube, two minutes after adding concentrated sulfuric acid
Test tube with dextrose, two minutes after mixing with concentrated sulfuric acid
Concentrated sulfuric acid carbonates or corrodes many organic substances. With some it acts oxidatively on the chemical bonds, with others it produces water:
x C + y H
Appropriate protective clothing should always be used when working with concentrated sulfuric acid.
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