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The reaction of aliphatic primary amine with nitrous acid in cold produces A. nitrile B. alcohol C. diazonium salt D. secondary amine

The reaction of aliphatic primary amine with nitrous acid in cold produces
A. nitrile B. alcohol C. diazonium salt D. secondary amine

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Arun
25758 Points
2 years ago
Aliphatic primary amines (except methylamine) react with nitrous acid in coldcondition to form unstable aliphatic diazonium salt. This salt decomposes to alcohol and nitrogen gas. ... Aliphatic tertiary amines react with nitrous acid to form water soluble nitrite salts.
Vikas TU
14149 Points
2 years ago
The reaction of aromatic primary amines with nitrous acid gives aromatic diazonium salts. The reaction of aliphatic primary amines with nitrous acid gives aromatic diazonium salts which decompose to form a mixture of compounds containing alkyl chlorides, alkenes and alcohols. Usually, alcohols are the major products

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