Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1986, 51, 2781-2785

Kinetic salt effects in the hydrolysis of ethyl malonate, methyl glutarate and ethyl adipate semiesters

M. Martín Herrera, J. J. Maraver Puig and F. Sánchez Burgos

Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Sevilla, 41012 Sevilla, Spain


A study is made on the kinetic salt effect on the reaction of hydrolysis of several charged esters in alkaline media. The results are interpreted on the basis of the coulombic interaction, the salting in of hydroxide ion and a third component depending on size of the substrate.