Master Organic Chemistry Reaction Guide

Formation of Carboxylic Acids from Acyl Chlorides

Description: Treatment of acid chlorides with water leads to formation of carboxylic acids. This is called “hydrolysis”.

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Org. Synth. 1931, 11, 28
DOI Link: 10.152 27/orgsyn.011.0028

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Org. Synth. 1945, 25, 19
DOI Link: 10.15227/orgsyn.025.0019

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