Master Organic Chemistry Reaction Guide

Oxidation of primary alcohols to carboxylic acids

Description: Primary alcohols treated with chromic acid will be converted to carboxylic acids.
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3 thoughts on “Oxidation of primary alcohols to carboxylic acids

  1. Hello. This may be a silly question but why is H2O not shown as a part of the hydrate molecule shown in step 4 (i.e. it is only shown as OH)?

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