lucas test

lucas test

Grade:12th pass

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Saurabh Kumar
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9 years ago
Lucas' reagent is a solution of saturated and anhydrous zinc chloride in concentrated hydrochloric acid. This solution is used to classify alcohols of low molecular weight. The reaction is a substitution in which the chloride replaces a hydroxyl group.
1698 Points
9 years ago
lucas reagent is conc HCl + anhydrous ZnCl2 . it is test for alcohols
in this tertiary alcohol gives turbidity (cloudiness) immediately, secondary gives at moderate level and primary negligible, name of this method is GRROVE METHOD , remember it , its very imp que
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