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Organic Chemistry Synthesis Question

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1. Homework Statement

I am trying to figure out what is produced from the reaction of sodium borohydride and methyl benzoate. How would you name it? I am really bad at nomenclature...

2. Homework Equations
NaBH4 + C6H5COOCH3


3. The Attempt at a Solution
My result is bascially methyl benzoate, but having a hydroxyl group instead of the carbonyl oxygen.

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Benzyl alcohol.
 

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