Ethanol to ethanal

 

Asked by vikasnov2002 | 13th Feb, 2019, 09:01: AM

Expert Answer:

Pyridinium chlorochromate (PCC), a complex of chromium trioxide with pyridine and HCl is a better oxidizing agent for oxidation of primary alcohols to aldehydes in good yield.
                           CH subscript 3 CH subscript 2 OH rightwards arrow with PCC on top CH subscript 3 CHO
Also, CrO3 in an anhydrous medium is used for obtaining aldehydes.
 
                             CH subscript 3 CH subscript 2 OH rightwards arrow with CrO subscript 3 on top CH subscript 3 CHO

Answered by Ramandeep | 13th Feb, 2019, 10:27: AM