Define Protogenic Compound

Protogenic compound: Protogenic compound are those which gives proton in non aqueous media.

On the basis of proton interaction, solvents are of four types,

(i) Protophilic solvents. Example: water, alcohol, liquid ammonia, etc.

(ii) Protogenic solvents. Example: water, liquid hydrogen chloride, glacial acetic acid, etc.

(iii) Amphiprotic solvents. Example: water, ammonia, ethyl alcohol, etc.

(iv) Aprotic solvents. Example: benzene, carbon tetrachloride, carbon disulphide, etc