Table 1: Effect of varying [substrate] on the rate of perborate oxidation of 5-oxoacids at 313 ± 0.1 K. {[Perborate] = 0.001 mol dm−3; [H2SO4] = 2.0 mol mol−3; HOAc-H2O = 1 : 1% (v/v)}.

[5-oxo acid] (mol dm−3) ( )a
p-OCH3p-CH3p-C6H5−Hp-Clp-Brm-NO2

0.00595.9113.449.436.362.141.770.77
0.01191.926.8521.6712.784.252.151.52
0.015287.940.3329.9819.206.404.432.34
0.02383.753.7136.7125.598.515.743.05
0.03575.880.5960.7638.1412.788.924.56
0.04767.7107.5124.91 51.1317.1512.536.05
0.061152161.3142.24 76.7525.5917.539.10

Mean of duplicate experiments.