Describe the Raschig process.


Describe the Raschig process.

Raschig Process:

Raschig process is used for the largescale synthesis of phenol, chlorobenzene. It requires an acidic environment and high temperature for the reaction to take place. The reaction shows around 70 -80 percent selectivity.

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Raschig Process


Chlorination of benzene using catalyst copper chloride or iron chloride at high temperature to form chlorobenzene.

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