HELP! Mechanism for formation of Br2 from H2O2 and HBR

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HELP! Mechanism for formation of Br2 from H2O2 and HBR

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What is a possible mechanism (that is NOT a radical mechanism) for the formation of Br2 from H2O2 and HBr?
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Re: HELP! Mechanism for formation of Br2 from H2O2 and HBR

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Itis a redox reaction

2 Br- => Br2 + 2 e-

H2O2 + 2H+ + 2 e- => 2 H2O
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