Solution: Which of the following reagents are suitable for reducing an acyl chloride to an aldehyde?I. LiAlH4 in etherII. NaBH4 in tert-butanolIII. LiAlH(t-C4H9O)3 in ether at -78 ºCIV. H2 and Pd/BaSO4 catalysta. III & IVb. I & IVc. only Id. all are suitable

Problem

Which of the following reagents are suitable for reducing an acyl chloride to an aldehyde?

I. LiAlH4 in ether
II. NaBH4 in tert-butanol
III. LiAlH(t-C4H9O)3 in ether at -78 ºC
IV. H2 and Pd/BaSO4 catalyst

a. III & IV

b. I & IV

c. only I

d. all are suitable