Question
Wed January 30, 2013 By: Sheethal S J
 

what is the blood red colouration when ketonic grp is treated with nitroprusside and NaOH ?

Expert Reply
Thu January 31, 2013
It suggests that methyl ketone is present in the compound.  The formed coloured ion is [Fe(CN)5NOCH2COCH3]2-
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