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2-naphthol + NaOH equation
« on: May 28, 2011, 11:00:56 PM »
What does 2-naphthol + NaOH produce?

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Re: 2-naphthol + NaOH equation
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2011, 12:09:11 AM »
I'm guessing it just produces the Na salt of 2-naphthol and water. NaOH being the base and 2-naphthol being the acid, it's just a simple acid-base reaction, I guess...
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Re: 2-naphthol + NaOH equation
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2011, 10:05:56 AM »
2-napthol  has acidic H on OH group which can react with base NaOH .

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