How can you get p-cresol from Phenol?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 28th Mar, 2014, 09:09: AM

Expert Answer:

Phenols when treated with alkyl halides in presence of anhydrous AlCl3, undergoes Friedel-Crafts Reaction to form alkyl substituted phenols i.e majorly p-cresol in which -CH3 group is in p-position of phenol.
                                                       

Answered by  | 28th Mar, 2014, 11:09: AM