Results for: Phenolics

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What is phenol?

A caustic, poisonous, white crystalline compound, C6H5OH, derived from benzene and used in resins, plastics, and pharmaceuticals and in dilute form as a disinfectant and antis (MORE)
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Preparation of phenols?

phenols can be prepared by the following methods. 1) hydrolysis of cholorobenzene: in this process, chlorobenzene which can be obtained by the cholorinationof benzene, is heat (MORE)

Can phenol be oxidized?

Yes. Phenol can be oxidized by hydrogen peroxide to form ortho and  para benzenediol with the by product being water. Chromic acid can  also oxidize phenol into quinones.
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