benzhydrol

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benzhydrol

[benz′hī‚drȯl]
(organic chemistry)
(C6H5)2CHOH Colorless needles; melting point 69°C; slightly soluble in water, very soluble in ethanol and ether; used in preparation of other organic compounds including antihistamines.
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The following undergraduate laboratory procedure for the synthesis of diphenylmethanol using the Grignard methodology according to Scheme 1 is given as an illustrative example where the present analysis is employed.
Minor products include diphenylmethanol and 1,1-diphenylethanal.