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  • Aspirin Synthesis

    Aspirin Synthesis

    Chemical synthesis of aspirin Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid, can be synthesized through a process called esterification. Here are the steps for the chemical synthesis of aspirin: Materials needed: Instructions: The chemical reaction involved in the synthesis of aspirin is: salicylic acid + acetic anhydride → aspirin + acetic acid This reaction is an…