What is Lassaigne's test?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 21st Jul, 2014, 04:42: PM

Expert Answer:

Nitrogen, sulphur, halogens and phosphorus present in an organic compound are detected by Lassaignes test. The elements present in the compound are converted from covalent form to ionic form by fusing the compound with sodium metal.

 

Answered by  | 21st Jul, 2014, 06:42: PM