Bouveault-Blanc reduction


Bou·​veault-Blanc reduction
: a method for the preparation of alcohols from esters and of amines from oximes or nitriles by reduction with metallic sodium in solution in an alcohol (as ethyl alcohol)

Word History


after Louis Bouveault †1909 and Gustave Blanc fl1903 French chemists

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“Bouveault-Blanc reduction.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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