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Author(s):   Jorge, N.L.; Romero, J.M.; Grand, A.; Hernandez-Laguna, A.
Title:   Gas-phase thermolysis reaction of formaldehyde diperoxide. Kinetic study and theoretical mechanisms
Journal:   Chem. Phys.
Volume:   393
Page(s):   37 - 45
Year:   2012
Book Title:   ''
Editor:   ''
Publisher:   ''
Publisher address:   ''
Comments:   ''
Reference type:   Journal article
Squib:   2012JOR/ROM37-45

Reaction:   1,2,4,5-tetroxane → Products
Reaction order:   1
Temperature:   463 - 503 K
Pressure:  1.01 bar
Rate expression:   5.2x1013 [s-1] e-122591 [±3347 J/mole]/RT
Category:  Theory
Data type:   Absolute value measured directly
Pressure dependence:   None reported
Experimental procedure:   Static or low flow - Data taken vs time
Excitation technique:   Thermal
Time resolution:   In real time
Analytical technique:   Gas chromatography
Comments:   Gas-phase thermolysis reaction of formaldehyde diperoxide (1,2,4,5-tetroxane) was performed in an injection chamber of a gas chromatograph at a range of 463–503 K.

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Rate constant values calculated from the Arrhenius expression:

T (K)k(T) [s-1]
463 7.69E-1
475 1.72E0
500 8.11E0
503 9.67E0