Phthalic anhydride reacts rapidly with Aromatic and aliphatic amines in ionic liquid [Bmim][PF6] or [Bmim][BF4] at 130 °C to give N-aryl and N-alkylphthalimides in excellent yields.
- phthalic anhydride
- aromatic amines
- aliphatic amines
- ionic liquid
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