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ERIC Number: EJ1032731
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Dec
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 1
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-6811
Bromination of Phenol
Talbot, Christopher
School Science Review, v95 n351 p15-16 Dec 2013
This "Science note" examines the bromination of phenol, a reaction that is commonly taught at A-level and IB (International Baccalaureate) as an example of electrophilic substitution. Phenol undergoes bromination with bromine or bromine water at room temperature. A white precipitate of 2,4,6-tribromophenol is rapidly formed. This reaction can be used as a test for a phenol.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A