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why acetoacetic ester gives ferric chloride test which is a typical test for phenols?

why acetoacetic ester gives ferric chloride test which is a typical test for phenols?

Grade:upto college level

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Sunil Kumar FP
askIITians Faculty 183 Points
7 years ago
acetoacetic estecr is converted into its enol form and thus gives fecl3 test.
CH3(C=O)CH2COOC2H5=CH3C(OH)C=HCOOC2H5
It gives a violet dye with fecl3.
note fecl3 test is given by phenol and not aliphatic alcohol and enol.


thanks and regard
sunil kumar
askiitian faculty

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