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Bromination of Aromatic Compounds Using Ammonium Bromide and Oxone

Macharla Arun Kumar, Chozhiyath Nappunni Rohitha, Shivanand Janardhan Kulkarni, Nama Narender*

*Catalysis Group, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad 500007, India, Email:

M. A. Kumar, C. N. Rohitha, S. J. Kulkarni, N. Narender, Synthesis, 2010, 1629-1632.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1218723


A simple, efficient and mild method for the selective bromination of activated aromatic compounds using ammonium bromide as the source of bromine and Oxone as the oxidant in methanol or water as solvent proceeds at ambient temperature in good yields without a catalyst.

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Key Words

bromination, aromatic compounds, ammonium bromide, Oxone, selectivity, green chemistry

ID: J66-Y2010-1370