Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1983, 48, 2518-2524

A mass spectral study of O-aroylbenzohydroximoyl chlorides

Evangelia A. Varellaa, Nicholas E. Alexandroua and Otto Exnerb

a Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
b Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 166 10 Prague 6, Czechoslovakia


Fifteen O-aroylbenzohydroximoyl chlorides IIa-IIo have been synthesized and their fragmentation pattern upon electron impact studied. Evidence has been obtained of a Lossen-Tiemann type rearrangement with aryl migration to nitrogen.