Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

Question

Iodoform can be prepared from all except

  • ethyl methyl ketone

  • isopropyl alcohol

  • 3-methyl-2-butanone

  • Isobutyl alcohol

Answer

D.

Isobutyl alcohol

Iodoform is given by
1) methyl ketones R-CO-CH3
2) alcohols of the type R-CH(OH)CH3
where R can be hydrogen also

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