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do alcohols and aldehyde decolourize bromine water?

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asked Sep 14, 2016 in Chemistry by Rahul Roy (7,895 points) 31 96 261

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answered Sep 15, 2016 by Abhishek Kumar (14,583 points) 5 9 34
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Since Alcohol can not be oxidized so Alcohol can not  decolourise Bromine water.

Aldehyde  decolourises Bromine water.

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