amardeepp last edited by amardeepp
In electrophilic substituition for haloarenes, why is the para product the major product?
Harshal Patil last edited by Harshal Patil
@amardeepp it is mainly due to steric hindrance at ortho position. Only in case of toluene if electrophile is +NO2, +CH3 or +Cl then only ortho substitution takes place.