WHY ALCOHOLS CAN'T BE USED AS SOLVENTS FOR GRIGNARD REAGENT????

Asked by  | 23rd May, 2009, 09:52: PM

Expert Answer:

ROH + R'MgX ----> R'H + Mg(OR)X

Due to formation of corresponding alkane upon reaction with alcohol, alcohols cannot be used as solvent for Grignard's reagent.

Answered by  | 29th May, 2009, 12:12: PM

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