ACETIC ACID GIVES POSTIVE IDO-FORM TEST?

Asked by  | 22nd Feb, 2008, 01:10: PM

Expert Answer:

Acetic acid gives positive iodoform test as it has alpha carbon adjacent to C to O double bond. It will form CI3C-CHO with iodine and NaOH which than gives CHI3 as yellow ppt.

Answered by  | 7th Dec, 2017, 06:55: PM