why conc Hcl is used in reduction of nitro compounds instead oc conc sulphuric acid?

Asked by vasturushi | 26th Jun, 2017, 08:11: PM

Expert Answer:

Unlike hydrochloric acid, sulphuric acid is an oxidising agent. Hence, for reduction of nitro compounds, conc. HCl is used instead of conc. sulphuric acid.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 28th Jun, 2017, 11:12: AM