Cannizzaro Reaction : Aldehyde & Ketones

In the chapter Aldehyde and Ketones mostly Nucleophilic reaction takes place .

For JEE mains , JEE advance , NEET and Class 12 Board exams “Cannizzaro Reaction” is an important reaction.

Condition For Cannizzaro : Absence of Alpha Hydrogen.

Reagents For Aldol Condensation: Concentrated NaOH

Mechanism Of Cannizzaro Reaction

Crossed or Mixed Cannizzaro Reaction

Crossed Cannizzaro Reaction involve Action of Concentrated NaOH on two different Aldehyde or Ketones without alpha Hydrogen .

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