Highly efficient catalytic hydrodehalogenation of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)

Said Akzinnay, Fabrice Bisaro, Catherine S. J. Cazin

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Abstract

The hydrodehalogenation of polychlorinated phenyls and biphenyls (PCBs), catalysed by palladium N-heterocyclic carbene complexes, proceeds with excellent yields, at very low catalyst loadings and at room temperature, using isopropanol as the hydrogen source and NaOH as the base.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5752-5753
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number38
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • N-HETEROCYCLIC CARBENE
  • SUZUKI-MIYAURA
  • ARYL CHLORIDES
  • COMPLEX
  • NHC

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