How can you identify primary alcohol?
By the presence of the
The alcoholic derivative of a primary methyl group is a so-called primary alcohol. Ethyl alcohol,
On the other hand, if there is only the one hydrogen on the ipso carbon, then you have a secondary alcohol: isopropyl alcohol
No prizes for guessing that for the tertiary alcohol, the ipso carbon has no hydrogens. Tertiary butanol,
Note that methyl alcohol,