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the dajjal
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What is the purpose of sodium bisulfite in a Grignard reaction. And what would be the equation for it in a reaction?

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It is to remove excess carbonyl compounds. It react to a Hydroxyalkylsulfonate
RR'CO + HSO3- => HO-RR'CSO3-
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