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Table 3 The mechanism for formaldehyde oxidation.

From: Dynamic sensitivity analysis of biological systems

Reaction Rate constants
HCO + O2HO2 + CO 6.02 × 1010
HO2 + CH2OH2O2 + HCO 3.43 × 1010
H2O2 + M → 2OH + M 4.01 × 106
OH + CH2OH2O + HCO 9.64 × 1013
OH + H2O2H2O + HO2 3.07 × 1012
H2O2H2O2(wall) 1.05 × 102
HO2HO2(wall) 1.05 × 101
HO2 + HO2H2O2 + O2 1.81 × 1012
OH + COCO2 + H 1.99 × 1011
HO2 + COCO2 + OH 7.23 × 108
H + CH2OH2 + HCO 1.63 × 1012
H + O2OH + O 3.32 × 1010
H + O2 + MHO2 + M 3.63 × 1015
HO2 + MH + O2 + M 2.83 × 105
O + H2OH + H 1.82 × 1011
O + CH2OOH + HCO 6.02 × 1013
H + H2O2HO2 + H2 7.83 × 1011
H + H2O2H2O + OH 3.55 × 1012
O + H2O2OH + HO2 6.02 × 1010
HCOH + CO 4.60 × 10-12
OH + H2H2O + H 6.02 × 1012
CH2O + O2HCO + HO2 1.75 × 104
H + HO2 → 2OH 3.01 × 1012
H + HO2H2O + O 3.01 × 1013
H + HO2H2 + O2 2.71 × 1013
  1. The initial concentrations in mol/cm3 are [CH2O] = 1.124 × 10-7, [O2] = 2.109 × 10-6, [CO] = 4.699 × 10-6, [M] = 1.1772 × 10-5 and all other initial concentrations are zeros. Units for rate constants are mol, cm, s and the temperature is 952 K.