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Trioxane isomers:1,2,3-trioxane (left), 1,2,4-trioxane (middle), and 1,3,5-trioxane (right)

Trioxane refers to any of three isomeric organic compounds composed of a six-membered ring with three carbon atoms and three oxygen atoms, having the molecular formula C3H6O3.

The three isomers are:


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