Write a short note on Reimer Tiemann reaction.
Asked by Topperlearning User | 27th Mar, 2014, 04:54: PM
When phenol is treated with chloroform in presence of aqueous sodium or potassium hydroxide at 340K followed by hydrolysis of the resulting product gives 2-hydroxybenzaldehyde as the major product. This reaction is called Reimer-Tiemann reaction.
Answered by | 27th Mar, 2014, 06:54: PM
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