Why is it Lucas reagent is applicable only to alcohols containing 5 or less carbons.?

please explain further about the reactivity of alcohols towards Lucas reagent..

Answer:
Alcohols of 5 or more carbons will taint the test because of their limited solubitilty and give a false positive (turbidity).
i dotn remember this anymore..long time since grade 9(i think). Go to "Google Scholar" and type in "Lucas Reagent" . This should give u some reliable info.

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