oa South African Journal of Chemistry - '-Dibromo-' 1,2-ethanediylbis(benzenesulphonamide) (BNBBS): a Safe, Neutral and Efficient Reagent for the Oxidation of Primary and Secondary Alcohols to Corresponding Carbonyl Compounds under Mild Conditions : research article



Efficient oxidation of various types of structurally diverse alcohols to the corresponding carbonyl compounds can be carried out with '-dibromo-'-1,2-ethanediylbis(benzenesulphonamide) in good to high yield of products in CHCl at room temperature. Primary (aliphatic, benzylic and allylic) alcohols are oxidized with no over-oxidation to carboxylic acids.


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