Can CH3-C=O(CH3) give iodoform test?

Can CH3-C=O(CH3) give iodoform test?


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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
8 years ago
YES,it will give iodoform test.The iodoform test or iodoform reaction is a qualitative chemical test for the detection of ketones and aldehydes carrying an alpha methyl group. The reagents are iodine and sodium hydroxide.

Only methyl ketones, or alcohols with the feature:

may undergo this reaction.

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