Master Organic Chemistry Reaction Guide

Oxidation of primary alcohols to aldehydes

Description: Treatment of primary alcohols with PCC leads to formation of the aldehyde.
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  1. The title of this page is “Oxidation of primary alcohols to aldehydes,” But every example shows primary alcohols being oxidised to carboxylic acids. What’s the deal?

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