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Schöniger oxidation

In chemistry, the Schöniger oxidation (also known as the Schöniger Flask Test) is a test in qualitative elemental analysis, developed by Kurt Schöniger.

sample (with C,N,S,H,X) + oxygen (O2) + NaOH → Na+X- + Na+NO-2 + Na+2SO-3
X = Cl, Br, F, I

It allows quantitative determination of elemental chlorine, nitrogen and sulfur in a sample.


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