perbenzoic acid

perbenzoic acid

[¦pər·ben¦zō·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5CO2OH A crystalline compound forming leaflets from benzene solution, melting at 41-45°C, freely soluble in organic solvents; used in analysis of unsaturated compounds and to change ethylinic compounds into oxides.
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