How are phenols prepared from diazonium salts?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 8th Jun, 2016, 01:12: PM

Expert Answer:

A diazonium salt is first prepared by treating an aromatic primary amine with nitrous acid.

Diazonium salts are then hydrolysed to phenols by warming with water or by treating with dilute acids.

Answered by  | 8th Jun, 2016, 03:12: PM