An Unusually Mild and Selective Bromination of Some n-Alkanes with Barium Tetrafluorobromate

V. I. Sobolev, R. V. Ostvald, I. I. Zherin, T. V. Shushpanova, V. D. Filimonov

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Abstract

Abstract: Barium tetrafluorobromate Ba(BrF4)2 is a brominating agent for hexane, octane, and decane. The reaction occurs under very mild conditions at –25 to –20°C and results in preferential formation of 2-bromoalkanes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)297-299
Number of pages3
JournalRussian Journal of Organic Chemistry
Volume57
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2021

Keywords

  • alkanes
  • barium tetrafluorobromate
  • bromination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organic Chemistry

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