how to convert benzyl chloride to benzyl alcohol?

Asked by vasturushi | 17th Jun, 2017, 11:04: PM

Expert Answer:

Alcohols are produced when haloalkanes (alkyl halides) are heated with aqueous sodium or potassium hydroxide or moist silver oxide.
 
C6H5CH2Cl + KOH(aq) → C6H5CH2OH + KCl

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 18th Jun, 2017, 07:18: PM