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Tungstophosphoric acid catalyzed oxidation of aromatic amines to nitro compounds with sodium perborate in micellar media

H. Firouzabadi, N. Iranpoor and K. Amani

*Department of Chemistry, Shiraz University, Shiraz 71454, Iran, Email:

H. Firouzabadi, N. Iranpoor, K. Amani, Green Chemistry, 2001, 3, 131-132.

DOI: 10.1039/b100955i


Several primary aromatic amines were converted to their corresponding nitro compounds in good yields with sodium perborate tetrahydrate (SPB) in micellar media in the presence of a catalytic amount of tungstophosphoric acid (H3PW·nH2O).

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Key Words

Nitro Compounds, Sodium Perborate

ID: JXX-Y2001-600