O-ACYLATION OF ALCOHOLS AND PHENOLS UNDER SOLVENT FREE CONDITIONS USING FULLER’S EARTH AS A CHEAP, SAFE AND ENVIRONMENTALLY BENIGN CATALYST

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MANOJ A. PANDE

Abstract

Fullers Earth was found to be an efficient solid catalyst to carry out quantitative O-acetylation of Alcohols and Phenols under solvent free conditions with acetyl chloride at ambient temperature. The catalyst can be recovered and recycled making the procedure environmentally benign.

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Acetyl chloride, alcohols, phenols, acylation, acetylation, fuller’s earth, heterogeneous catalyst, solvent free

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PANDE, M. (2017). O-ACYLATION OF ALCOHOLS AND PHENOLS UNDER SOLVENT FREE CONDITIONS USING FULLER’S EARTH AS A CHEAP, SAFE AND ENVIRONMENTALLY BENIGN CATALYST. Journal of Applied Chemical Science International, 7(2), 84-89. Retrieved from https://ikprress.org/index.php/JACSI/article/view/3718
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