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N-Hydroxyphthalimide as a Catalyst of Cumene Oxidation with Hydroperoxide
Modern Chemistry
Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages: 29-34
Received: May 4, 2017; Published: May 4, 2017
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Aleksandra Konopińska, Department of Chemical Organic Technology and Petrochemistry, Si
Beata Orlińska, Department of Chemical Organic Technology and Petrochemistry, Si
Danuta Gillner, Department of Organic, Bioorganic Chemistry and Biotechnology, S
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Cumene oxidation with 1-methyl-1-phenylethyl hydroperoxide catalyzed by N-hydroxyphthalimide or its derivatives and transition metal salts has been studied. Effects of the type of metal compound (Co(II), Mn(II) or Cu(II) chloride, acetate or acetylacetonate), amounts of N-hydroxyphthalimide and metal salt as well as temperature were established. The highest yields of dicumyl peroxide (48-54%) were obtained, when reaction was performed at 60-70°C, in the presence of the NHPI/CuCl2 catalytic system, in acetonitrile as a solvent. Similar yield of dicumyl peroxide (43%) was obtained in solvent-free medium.
Oxidation, N-Hydroxyphthalimide, Cumene Hydroperoxide, Dicumyl Peroxide, Cumene, Copper(II) Chloride
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Aleksandra Konopińska, Beata Orlińska, Danuta Gillner, N-Hydroxyphthalimide as a Catalyst of Cumene Oxidation with Hydroperoxide, Modern Chemistry. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2017, pp. 29-34. doi: 10.11648/
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