Guest

Write carbylamines reaction.

Write carbylamines reaction.

Grade:Upto college level

1 Answers

Aarti Gupta
askIITians Faculty 300 Points
7 years ago
Carbylamine test is the chemical test for the detection of primary amines both aliphatic as well as aromatic.In this reaction when primary amine is warmed with chloroform and alcoholic KOH,it gives isocyanides (carbylamines).Carbylamines has an offensive smell. This reaction is given only by primary amine and not the secondary or tertiary amines and hence used to distinguish primary amine from other classes of amines.The reaction is as follows-
RNH2 + CHCl3 + 3KOH ----------> RNC(carbylamine) + 3KCl + 3H2O

Think You Can Provide A Better Answer ?

Provide a better Answer & Earn Cool Goodies See our forum point policy

ASK QUESTION

Get your questions answered by the expert for free