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Trichloroisocyanuric Acid Mediated Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Hydrazines: A Practical Chemical Oxidation To Access Azo Compounds

Yingpeng Su*, Xuan Liu, Jie Yu, Guiyan Cao, Rong Zhang, Yanan Zhao, Danfeng Huang, Ke-Hu Wang, Congde Huo, Yulai Hu

*College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Northwest Normal University, 967 Anning East Road, Lanzhou 730070, P. R. China, Email:

Y. Su, X. Liu, J. Yu, G. Cao, R. Zhang, Y. Zhao, D. Huang, K.-H. Wang, C. Huo, Y. Hu, Synthesis, 2020, 52, 1103-1112.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1690052

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A highly efficient, metal-free, chemical oxidation of hydrazines using environmentally friendly TCCA as oxidant provides a broad range of azo compounds in THF in excellent yield. This step-economical process offers mild reaction conditions, operational simplicity, high reaction efficiency, and easy scale-up.

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Key Words

trichloroisocyanuric acid, dehydrogenation, hydrazines, azo compounds, chemical oxidation

ID: J66-Y2020