CBSE (Science) Class 12CBSE
Share
Notifications

View all notifications

Give One Chemical Test to Distinguish Between the Following Pair of Compounds. Aniline and N-methylaniline. - CBSE (Science) Class 12 - Chemistry

Login
Create free account


      Forgot password?

Question

Give one chemical test to distinguish between the following pair of compounds.

Aniline and N-methylaniline.

Solution 1

Aniline and N-methylaniline can be distinguished using the Carbylamine test. Primary amines, on heating with chloroform and ethanolic potassium hydroxide, form foul-smelling isocyanides or carbylamines. Aniline, being an aromatic primary amine, gives positive carbylamine test. However, N-methylaniline, being a secondary amine does not.

Solution 2

Aniline and N-methylaniline can be distinguished using the Carbylamine test

  Is there an error in this question or solution?

APPEARS IN

Video TutorialsVIEW ALL [1]

Solution Give One Chemical Test to Distinguish Between the Following Pair of Compounds. Aniline and N-methylaniline. Concept: Amines - Nomenclature.
S
View in app×