The reaction which gives 2-hydroxy benzaldehyde from phenol is called as-:  a) Kolbe’s reacton b) Williamson synthesis  c) Reimer-Tiemann reaction  d) Dow’s process


When phenol treated with chloroform in the presence of aqueous sodium hydroxide at 340 K to form 2− hydroxybenzaldehyde or salicylaldehyde. 
This reaction is known as Reimer-Tiemann reaction.

option c is correct

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