|Class 10 Chemistry Carbon and Its Compounds||Properties of Ethanol|
Properties of Ethanol
Reaction of alcohols with sodium leads to the evolution of hydrogen. Reaction of sodium with ethanol the product formed along with hydrogen is sodium ethoxide.
Reaction of ethanol with excess concentrated sulphuric acid acting as dehydrating agent at 443 K results in the dehydration of Ethanol leading to the formation of Ethene.