Acetonitrile undergoes the catalytic hydrogenation using the reagents below:
The reaction essentially just removes the pi bonds and adds equivalents of hydrogen.
Which are involved with the complete hydrogenation of acetonitrile?
Ethanol, Acetone, neither, or both?
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