Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1985, 50, 167-170

A kinetic study of oxidation of 1,2-diols with periodic acid by means of currentless E-t curves

Vladimír Dlask

Department of Physical Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology, 532 10 Pardubice


The oxidations of ethanediol, 1,2-propanediol, and 1,2-cyclohexanediol with periodic acid have been followed on various electrodes by means of the currentless potential-time curves, and the rate constant values found have been compared with the results obtained by the polarographical method.