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A laboratory-scale continuous flow chlorine generator for organic synthesis

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Abstract

A simple continuous flow setup for the generation and use of elemental chlorine for organic synthesis has been developed. The chlorine generator is based on the reaction of HCl with NaOCl, generating NaCl and H2O as the only side products. As a proof-of-concept, the reactor has been applied for a variety of chlorinations and oxidations of organic compounds.

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The article was received on 19 Jul 2016, accepted on 08 Aug 2016 and first published on 17 Aug 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C6RE00135A
Citation: React. Chem. Eng., 2016,1, 472-476
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    A laboratory-scale continuous flow chlorine generator for organic synthesis

    F. J. Strauss, D. Cantillo, J. Guerra and C. O. Kappe, React. Chem. Eng., 2016, 1, 472
    DOI: 10.1039/C6RE00135A

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