Benzene + I2 +HNO3-----> ?? ..... please explain too..!!!

Benzene on reaction with Iodine in the presence of nitric acid produce iodobenzene.


Here nitric acid acts as an oxidising agent  (converts iodine into I+ ), and  makes the iodine as an  electrophile.

2 H+ + 2 HNO3 + I2      2 I+ + 2 NO2 + 2 H2O 
 

  • -1
What are you looking for?