Reaction of ethyl formate with excess of CH3MgI followed by hydrolysis gives

(1) n-propyl alcohol                  (2) ethanol              (3) isopropyl alcohol              (4)  propanal

 

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Concept Questions :-

Alcohols: Preparation, Physical and Chemical Properties

(3) Ethyl formate on reaction with excess of CH3MgI, followed by hydrolysis gives a secondaty alcohol i.e. isopropyl alcohol.

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