converting benzene to phenol ?

Asked by  | 2nd Mar, 2013, 09:24: PM

Expert Answer:

Add chlorine to benzene in the presence of dark and FeCl3 to form chloro benzene.
hydrolyse this chlorobenzene in the presence of an acid to form phenol. ( Dows Process )

Answered by  | 4th Mar, 2013, 07:22: PM

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