An efficient method is reported for the synthesis of phenacyl esters by reaction of carboxylic acids with α-bromoacetophenone promoted by potassium fluoride in ionic liquid [Bmim]PF6, the yield of the reaction is almost quantitative and the products are essentially pure.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Chinese Chemical Letters|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jul 2005|
- Ionic liquids
- Phenacyl esters
- Potassium fluoride