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Author Jayaraman, K. ♦ Devadoss, S. ♦ Kulandai, A. ♦ Thamizharasi, S. ♦ Krishnamoorthy, S. ♦ Srinivasan, R. K. ♦ Chidambaran, S.
Source CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute
Content type Text
Publisher Central Electrochemical Research Institute
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1999
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Chemistry & allied sciences ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Electrodics and Electrocatalysis
Abstract O-chloro benzaldehyde finds wide applications as chemical intermediates, pharmaceuticals, optical brighteners etc. It is nomlally produced by acid hydrolysis, but the process generates chlorinated by-products and has poor selectivity. Indirect electrochemical oxidation of o-chloro toluene using ceric mediators otTers a facile and clean route for the production of the aldehyde. In this paper results are reported for the oxidation of o-chloro toluene to o-chloro benzaldehyde using eerie methane sulphonate followed by electrochemical regeneration of eerie from cerous thereby making the process cyclic. 60-70% selectivities have been achieved for the chemical oxidation of o� chloro toluene to o-ehloro benzaldehyde while the electrochemical regeneration of eerie from cerous proceeds with 70-80% current efficiencies.
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1999-01-01
Journal PeerReviewed