AIM – To test the presence of alcohol in the given organic compound.
|Added bromine water to solution||No Effect||Compound is saturated.|
|Pink colour of Bromine water changed to colourless.||Compound is unsaturated.|
|Warmed with acetic acid and a few drops of concentrated sulphuric acid.||Fruity smell is formed.||Alcohol confirmed.|
R3C-CR3 + Br2 –> No Effect
R2C=CR2 + Br2 –> BrR2C-CR2Br
CH3COOH + ROH –> CH3COOR + H2O