Introduction-Grignard - Structure 2-Propanol-88.5 82.4...

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Introduction In this experiment, we will be performing a Grignard reaction. This reaction is a nucleophilic addition between a Grignard reagent and a carbonyl compound. This is very useful because it can form a carbon-carbon bond. A Grignard reagent is an alkylmagnesium halide that is produced by reacting magnesium with an alkyl halide, alkenyl halide, or an aryl halide. In this experiment, we will be preparing an alcohol (triphenylmethanol) by synthesizing phenylmagnesium bromide (the Grignard reagent) and reacting it with the carbonyl compound, benzophenone. Table of Reagents Name Melting Point (ºC) Boiling Point (ºC) Density g/mL Molecular Weight
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Unformatted text preview: Structure 2-Propanol-88.5 82.4 0.784 60.10 Anhydrous Sodium Sulfate 884 n/a 2.68 142.04 Benzophenone 48.5 305.4 1.11 182.22 Bromobenzene-30.8 155 1.495 157.01 Diethyl Ether-116.3 34.6 0.713 74.12 Iodine 114 184.3 4.93 253.81 Magnesium 650 1107 1.74 24.31 Sodium Bicarbonate 270 851 2.159 84.01 Sulfuric Acid 3.0 280 1.84 98.08 Triphenylmethano l 163 360 n/a 260.33 Water 100 1.00 18.02 Safety The Grignard reagents should be handled cautiously, they can cause serious burns. Sulfuric acid is a strong acid, and can cause serious burns as well as eye damage. When using the flame, be sure to remove any flammable objects from nearby. Mechanism:...
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