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Aryl diazonium salts are hydrolysed to phenols preferably in acidic medium . WHY??

Aryl diazonium salts are hydrolysed to phenols preferably in acidic medium. WHY??

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
in the prearation of phenol frm aryl diazonium salt diazpnim salt always has the tendency to react with the phenol formed .thus use of acid such as h2so4 suppresses the reaction.
c6h5n2+ h20 +h2so4----c6h5oh +n2 +h+


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sunil kr
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