Alcohols, Phenols & Ethers

Intro: When a hydrogen atom from a hydrocarbon whether aliphatic or aromatic is replaced by -OH group alcohols and phenols are formed.

Ex:

But, when a hydrogen atom from a hydrocarbon whether aliphatic or aromatic is replaced by alkoxy or aryloxy group(R-O/Ar-O) alcohols and phenols are formed.

Ex:

Classification

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