Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2017, Page: 29-34
N-Hydroxyphthalimide as a Catalyst of Cumene Oxidation with Hydroperoxide
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
Received: May 4, 2017;       Published: May 4, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.mc.20170502.12      View  2589      Downloads  153
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/j.mc.20170502.12
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