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Author(s):   Christensen, L.K.; Ball, J.C.; Wallington, T.J.
Title:   Atmospheric Oxidation Mechanism of Methyl Acetate
Journal:   J. Phys. Chem. A
Volume:   104
Page(s):   345 - 351
Year:   2000
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   2000CHR/BAL345-351

Reaction:   Acetone + ·Cl → Products
Reaction order:   2
Temperature:   296 K
Pressure:  0.93 bar
Rate expression:   2.2x10-12 [±4.0x10-13 cm3/molecule s]
Bath gas:   Air
Category:  Experiment
Data type:   Relative value normalized by a reference value
Experimental procedure:   Static or low flow - Data taken vs time
Excitation technique:   Direct photolysis
Time resolution:   In real time
Analytical technique:   Fourier transform (FTIR)
Comments:   The reported rate constant is an average of four relative determinations with C2H5F, CH3Cl, CH3F and C2H5Cl as references. Authors state the error limits include 10% uncertainty in the rate constants of reference reactions.Photolysis of Cl2 in 700 Torr O2/N2 as a source of Cl atoms in a 140 L Pyrex reactor coupled with FTIR spectrometer at T= 296 ?2 K.

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