Draw a detailed electron pushing mechanism for the reaction shown below:
Oxidation of alcohol using bleach:
Chromic acid can be used to oxidize alcohols but toxic chromic ions byproducts are formed in the process. The use of bleach to oxidize alcohols as a greener reaction because it does not form toxic byproducts.
Answer and Explanation:
The mechanism for the reaction ic given below.
This is oxidation of a secondary alcohol to a ketone using bleach.
Step 1: Sodium hypochlorite...
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from Organic & Inorganic Compounds Study GuideChapter 13 / Lesson 1