Chemical Storyline MD 1 summary

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  • Created on: 13-04-15 09:38

MD1

Alcohol

  • depresses activity of CNS
  • short term - reduces viligance, slows reaction times + impairs judgement

BAC - Blood alcohol concentration = mg ethanol per 100cm^3 of blood

80mg per 100cm^3 blood legal limit driving

Ethanol

  • Sufficiently volatile

Chemical equilibrium Kc

Brethalyser

  • orange crystals potassium dichromate turn green when react with ethanol
  • Redox reaction, oxidation of ethanol

Lion Alcometer

  • used to find ethanol conc by measuring…

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