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Toluene is oxidised to benzoic acid (via benzoate ion) by alkaline potassium permanganate, KMnO4. Most primary alkyl benzene functions are oxidised (and cleaved) to the benzoic acid.Industry uses high temperature (110 - 170°C) and high pressure (2 - 9 bar) gas phase conditions.
Generic Organic reaction
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