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I have been trying to understand the reaction mechanism for ozonolysis but I am not able to understand what happens after the intermediate trioxolane is formed. I have searched online but didn't really get any intuitive understanding. Can you provide an explanation of how the reaction proceeds after trioxolane is formed?

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    $\begingroup$ You might want to run further online searches for ozonolysis + reductive workup (typically using zinc metal or dimethyl sulfide) and ozonolysis + oxidative workup (typically with hydrogen peroxide). $\endgroup$ – Klaus-Dieter Warzecha Nov 4 '16 at 8:25
  • $\begingroup$ @KlausWarzecha I tried that but most sites give very brief information about them. Can you share any link which you feel is good enough to explain it? $\endgroup$ – Osheen Sachdev Nov 4 '16 at 13:21
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    $\begingroup$ Try searching for the Criegee mechanism (not Criegee rearrangement). This is well established for ozonolysis of mono, di- and tri-substituted alkenes. Try here Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 1975, 87, 745 $\endgroup$ – Beerhunter Nov 5 '16 at 14:16
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    $\begingroup$ sites.google.com/site/mechanismmordor/_/rsrc/1391158462221/… $\endgroup$ – RBW Nov 5 '16 at 20:55
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    $\begingroup$ chemistry.stackexchange.com/questions/7117/… $\endgroup$ – Nilay Ghosh Nov 6 '16 at 3:09

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