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An Excellent Procedure for the Synthesis of Oxazolidin-2-ones

George Bratulescu*

*Faculty of Chemistry, University of Craiova, 13 A.I. Cuza, 200396 Craiova, Romania, Email:

G. Bratulescu, Synthesis, 2007, 3111-3112.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2007-990789


Synthesis of oxazolidin-2-ones derivatives was carried out starting from urea and ethanolamine reagents using microwave irradiation in a chemical paste medium in which a catalytic amount of nitromethane absorbs the microwaves and generates hot spots.

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Key Words

ethanolamines, urea, microwave synthesis, condensation, oxazolidin-2-ones

ID: J66-Y2007-3360