Why conversion of alcohols to alkyl iodide is done in the absence of catalyst zinc chloride

Asked by Dhwanil Thakkar | 18th Apr, 2013, 11:12: PM

Expert Answer:

 the conversion of alcohols to alkyl iodide is done in absence of ZnCl2 because HI is more reactive than HBr and HCl

Answered by  | 23rd Apr, 2013, 11:56: AM

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