If Phenyl magnesium bromide and acetaldehyde are reactants, product formed after hydrolysis would be

  • Option 1)

    Benzyl alcohol

  • Option 2)

    I-Phenylethanol

  • Option 3)

    2-Phenylethanol

  • Option 4)

    Acetone

 

Answers (1)
A Aadil Khan

As we learnt in

Reaction of Grignard reagent with aldehyde -

With methanol yields primary alcohol, with all other aldehydes produces secondary alcohols

- wherein

 

 Reaction of aldehyde (acetaldehyde) with grignard reagent (phenyl magnesium bromide) yields alcohol after hydrolysis.

 


Option 1)

Benzyl alcohol

Incorrect

Option 2)

I-Phenylethanol

Correct

Option 3)

2-Phenylethanol

Incorrect

Option 4)

Acetone

Incorrect

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