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just wondering if LAH can be used for acyl halide reduction ot alcohols or aldehydes.

(generally hydrogenation with quinolin make the acid halides to aldehydes)
 

loveoforganic

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It definitely can reduce to the alcohol. It's not selective enough to reduce to aldehyde.