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What is the use of CAN(cerric ammonium nitrate) in distuinguishing alcohols and ketones(methyl or any)

What is the use of CAN(cerric ammonium nitrate) in distuinguishing alcohols and ketones(methyl or any)

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Pankaj
askIITians Faculty 131 Points
10 years ago
Cerric Ammonium Nitrate can oxidise alcohol, phenol and ether into acids but is does not oxidise ketones.

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