Reimer Tiemann reaction | Organic Reaction Mechanism | Crack Chemistry
Reaction Mechanism :-
General Reaction :-
Formation of Carbene :-
|Chloroform reacting With KOH|
Then the formed trichloromethyl carbanion will Converted into Carbene ( dichloromethylene )
Formation of Phenoxide ion :-
|Convertion of Phenol to Phenoxide ion|
Reaction of Carbene and Phenoxide ion :-
|Reaction between Carbene & Phenoxide ion|
|KCl – Elimination|
After Adding the KOH base in the above process, KCl (Potassium Chloride) will eliminated. It forms -OH in the respective chain.
In this above step,
Key Notes :-
Frequently Asked Questions :-
Here i give 5 frequently asked questions in this above reaction. Try to answer it.