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Other Names:

Potassium peroxymonosulfate

Potassium monopersulfate

Potassium monoperoxysulfate

Potassium hydrogen persulfate

General Information:



CAS Number: 70693-62-8

Molecular Weight: 307.38 g/mol

Appearance: White solid

Common Uses:

Reagent for oxidizing sulfides to sulfoxides or sulfones

Procedure excerpt:

To a solution of the SM (1.3 g, 7 mmol) in MeOH (150 mL) was added a solution of oxone (12 g) in H2O (150 mL). The reaction mixture was stirred at RT for 8 h. The mixture . . .

[full procedure]


1) Patent Reference: WO2015089337, page 406, (17.5 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Potassium peroxymonosulfate (link)

3) Oxone, monopersulfate compound (link)

4) Burke, S. D.; Danheiser, R. L.; Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Oxidizing and Reducing Agents