Preparation of Cyclopentanol / cyclopentanone


Preparation of Cyclopentanol / cyclopentanone  Cyclopentanol: 88.5 ml (or 84.1 g) of Cyclopentanol / cyclopentanone are dissolved in the mixture of 750 ml of ether and 150 ml of water. 69 grams of clean sodium are introduced in the form of wire (or small pieces) as rapidly as possible. During the addition of water the reaction … Read more