Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society
Print version ISSN 0103-5053
On-line version ISSN 1678-4790
HERAVI, Majid M.; BEHBAHANI, Farahnaz K.; ZADSIRJAN, Vahideh and OSKOOIE, Hossien A.. Copper(II) sulfate pentahydrate (CuSO4.5H2O): a green catalyst for solventless acetylation of alcohols and phenols with acetic anhydride. J. Braz. Chem. Soc. [online]. 2006, vol.17, n.5, pp.1045-1047. ISSN 0103-5053. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-50532006000500033.
Alcohols and phenols were efficiently acetylated with acetic anhydride in the presence of copper (II) sulfate at room temperature in high yields.
Keywords : copper (II) sulfate; solventless acetylation; alcohols; phenols; acetic anhydride.