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  • The aromatic amine resembling the aliphatic amines is benzylamine, C 6 H 5 �CH 2 �NH 2, which may be prepared by reducing benzonitrile in alcoholic solution by means of zinc and acetic acid (0.
  • Synthetically prepared by the reduction of benzoyl chloride; by the action of nitrous acid on benzylamine; by boiling benzyl chloride with an aqueous solution of potassium carbonate, or by the so-called "Cannizzaro" reaction, in which benzaldehyde is shaken up with caustic potash, one half of the aldehyde being oxidized to benzoic acid, and the other half reduced to the alcohol.