# Can all oxidizing agents be used interchangeably in organic chemistry reactions? [closed]

Butanol can be oxidized with pyridinium chlorochromate (PCC) yielding butanal. If the case is that butanol can be oxidized with PCC, can it be oxidized with CrO3, H2SO4, HNO3, OsO4, and other oxidizing agents? If yes, why? If no, why?

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