Phenols

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What is a compound with a benzene ring called?
Arene/ aromatic compound
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What is a phenol?
A benzene ring with an OH attached to it, has the formula C6H5OH
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How are the carbons numbered in a phenol?
First carbon is the one with the OH group attached to it
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How do you test for a phenol?
Add iron (III) chloride solution and shake, if phenol is present will turn purple
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Does phenol dissolve a lot in water or a little bit?
A little - hydroxyl able to form hydrogen bonds with water molecules
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What does phenol dissociate into?
Phenoxide ion and H+ ion
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What is produced when phenol reacts with sodium hydroxide?
Sodium phenoxide and water
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What is the functional group of acyl chloride?
- COCl
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What is produced when an acyl chloride reacts with phenol?
An ester and HCl
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