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can Me2S be used in place of Zn dust while undergoing the ozonolysis of a unsaturated compound? can CH2Cl2 or CHCl3 or CH3Cl be used in liue of Zn dust?

can Me2S be used in place of Zn dust while undergoing the ozonolysis of a unsaturated compound?


can CH2Cl2  or CHCl3   or CH3Cl be used in liue of Zn dust?

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Ravleen Kaur
askIITians Faculty 1452 Points
3 years ago
Zinc dust is used in ozonolysis to prevent the further oxidation of the compound.
Zn prevents the compound from further making more bonds with oxygen and thus Stops the reaction process there. So we dont use Me2S

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