Gattermann-Koch Reaction

About Gattermann-Koch Reaction

Benzaldehyde and many aromatic aldehydes are conveniently synthesized by treating benzene (or other aromatic compounds) with a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen chloride (compounds of formyl chloride) in the presence of an equimolecular quantity of Lewis acid and a trace of copper (I) chloride. The initially formed cation (C+HO) adds to the benzene nucleus to give the σ complex  which yields the aldehyde.

Reaction Mechanism of Gattermann-Koch Reaction

Reaction Mechanism of Gattermann Reaction

Reaction Mechanism of Gattermann-Koch Reaction

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