Chemical Reaction

2/9/2012 - Cacidyl oxide synthesis

     As an apology for my absence my next couple of reactions will follow along the chronological order for the history of organometallic chemistry.  The first ever synthesis of an organometallic occured in Paris, in 1760, at a military pharmacy, where there was a cadet who was working in creating synthetic inks containing cobalt salts, and in extracting the cobalt from the raw form arsenic was removed.  In this removal the As2O2 is combined with CH3COOK to produce a fuming liquid containing the organometallic product of [(CH3)2As]2O (also known as Cacidyl oxide)


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