The electrophile involved in the above reaction is

  • Option 1)

    dichloromethyl cation 

  • Option 2)

    dichlorocarbene  (:\; CCl_2)

  • Option 3)

    trichloromethyl anion

  • Option 4)

    formyl cation

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in

Reimer Tiemann's reaction -

The electrophile used is CCl2  (Dichloromethylene) -CHO is introduced in the ortho position.

- wherein

 

 This is Riemer - Tiemann reaction and electrophile is dichlorocarbene.


Option 1)

dichloromethyl cation 

This option is incorrect.

Option 2)

dichlorocarbene  (:\; CCl_2)

This option is correct.

Option 3)

trichloromethyl anion

This option is incorrect.

Option 4)

formyl cation

This option is incorrect.

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