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An organic compound A having molecular formula C6H6O gives a characteristic color with aq.FeCl3 solution.A on treatment with CO2 and NaOH at 400K under pressure gives B which on acidification gives compound C. The compound C react with acetyle chloride to give D which is a popular pain killer.Deduce the structure of A,B,C,D.

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Mon June 25, 2012
A= Phenol
B= Sodium salt of salicylic acid
C= salicylic acid
D = Aspirin
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