The Baeyer Test

06Feb 2022 by

The Baeyer Test

 
The Baeyer Test uses potassium permanganate which is a strong oxidizing agent that reacts with double and triple bonds. When potassium permanganate dissolves in water it gives an intense pink or purple solution.

At the start of the test, what color do you expect to see?
At the end of the test, what color do you expect to see? Explain.