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Illustrate the following reactions giving a chemical equation for each: Kolbe's reaction.

 Illustrate the following reactions giving a chemical equation for each:
 
 
 
 Kolbe's reaction.  

Grade:12

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grenade
2061 Points
7 years ago
Kolbe's reaction: In this reaction, phenol is reacted with sodium hydroxide to form sodium phenoxide. Sodium phenoxide formed reacts with carbon dioxide to form ortho hydroxy benzoic acid or salicylic acid as the main product.

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