Synthesis of benzil from benzoin with copper(II) …



A reflux apparatus was chosen to complete the reaction between the benzaldehyde and thiamine catalyst, instead of a 24 hour wait or hours of a hot water bath.

These authors share their development of a synthesis of benzil from benzoin.


Discussion
The synthesis of benzoin, an essential oil.
Created By:
Olivia Dominique
Rhiannon Rhysing
Ben Cumming
Benzoin Condensation

Some problems arose during the testing of melting point.


Synthesis of benzil from benzoin with copper(II) acetate