phenylephrine has 2 OH & 1 NHR
OH dissociates in water to make an acid
NHR dissociates in water to make an acid
Phenylephrine, an organic substance with molecular formula C9H13NO2, is used as a nasal decongenstant in over-the-counter medications. The molecular structure of phenylephrine is shown below using the usual shortcut organic nomenclature.
Would you expect a solution of phenylephrine hydrochloride to be acidic, neutral, or basic?
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