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Bouveault-Blanc reduction reaction involves :

Option: 1

Reduction of an acyl halide with H2/Pd

Option: 2

Reduction of an ester with Na/C2H5OH

Option: 3

Reduction of carbonyl compound with Na/Hg and HCl

Option: 4

Reduction of an anhydride with LiAlH4

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Bouveault Balance reduction -

Reduction of carboxyl compounds and esters to alcohols by using alcoholic sodium.


Reduction using Na in ethanol is called Bouveault - Blanc reduction.

Therefore, option 2 is correct.

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