Answer :

The structure of Aspirin is:

Conversion of phenol to Aspirin is done in two steps.


First, phenol is converted to Salicylic acid by the following reaction:


Salicylic acid on acetylation( introducing acetyl group –COCH3) using acetic anhydride produces Aspirin.

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