how can I identify compounds on the basis of their smell?

Asked by Sivaa Charan.M | 27th Apr, 2013, 12:46: PM

Expert Answer:

Carbolic smell ( Phenols )

Smell of bitteralmonds ( Benzaldehyde , Nitro benzene ) 
 Fruity pleasant smell ( Esters )
 Spirtuons smell ( Alcohols ) 
 Pungent smell ( Formic acid & Formalin )
 Fishy pleasant ( Amines )

Answered by  | 28th Apr, 2013, 10:03: AM

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