What would be the product of 1-bromopropane with Mg in diethyl ether??

1 Answer
Sep 17, 2015



The product is called Grignard reagent and the formula is #CH_3CH_2CH_2MgBr#.

Grignard reagents are very useful precursors in synthetic organic chemistry, since they are easy to prepare and they react relatively fast.

One thing to keep in mind is that once a Grignard reagent is prepared, it should be kept way of moisture. Therefor, the diethyl ether should be anhydrous.