I recently did an experiment putting alcohol and acetic acid with conc. Sulfuric acid and heating it up, then i recondense the CH3COOC2H5. After that I put in some water and then NaCl solution I see some semi-transparent and red precipitate, can someone explain what it is


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  • $\begingroup$ Likely contamination $\endgroup$ – electronpusher Mar 31 '17 at 18:44

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