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Benzamide on treatment with POCl3 gives (A) Aniline (B) Benzonitrile (C) Chlorobenzene (D) Benzyl amine

Benzamide on treatment with POCl3 gives (A) Aniline (B) Benzonitrile (C) Chlorobenzene (D) Benzyl amine

Grade:upto college level

2 Answers

Deepak Bhattacharjee
19 Points
7 years ago
C6H5CONH2 + POCl3 —› C6H5CNOAs there`s no C6H5CNO (benzonitrile oxide) in the options above, the correct answer is C6H5CN (benzonitrile).
Rishi Sharma
askIITians Faculty 646 Points
3 years ago
Dear Student,
Please find below the solution to your problem.

Benzamide on treatment with phosphorous oxy chloride POCl3​ gives benzonitrile.
POCl3​ acts as a dehydrating agent.

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