Why grignard reagent should be prepared in anhydrous conditions?

Asked by TANUSHEKHA Agnihottri | 1st Dec, 2012, 06:27: PM

Expert Answer:

Grignard reagents are very reactive. In the presence of moisture, they react to give alkanes.

Therefore, Grignard reagents should be prepared under anhydrous conditions.

Answered by  | 2nd Dec, 2012, 08:46: AM

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