Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 2000, 65, 644-650

Benzoylation of Arenes Using Envirocat EPZG® Catalyst and Microwave Irradiation

Eva Veverková, Battsengel Gotov, Róbert Mitterpach and Štefan Toma*

Department of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovak Republic


Benzoylations of several benzene, naphthalene and thiophene derivatives with benzoyl chloride or benzoic anhydride, catalyzed with EPZG® catalyst and in the absence of solvents were studied under microwave irradiation (MWI). Reasonable to good yields of products were achieved in short times.

Keywords: Acylations; Benzoylations; Clays; Environmental chemistry; Heterogeneous catalysis; Microwave chemistry; Friedl-Crafts acylation.

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