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Submitted Mechanism Steps
(Intermediate) Reactant (Intermediate) Product
Overall Reaction
CC(=O)Cl NaOH

Review Examples
CC(=O)[O-].[Na+]

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Expected Mechanism Steps
(Intermediate) Reactant Mechanism Step (Intermediate) Product
C[C:1](=[O:2])Cl.[OH-:5]






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