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Reaction of tetrachloroethylene with methanol under pressure

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A method was developed for the preparation of trichloroallyl alcohol from methanol and tetrachloroethylene in a titanium apparatus under a pressure of 100–120 atm in the presence of CC14 (335°), CH3COC2H5 (365°) or (CH3)3COOC (CH3)3 (185°), in a yield of 35–55% when based on starting TCE and 85–90% when based on reacted TCE, with a reactor output of up to 1000 g/h liter.

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Translated from Izvestiya Akademii Nauk SSSR, Seriya Khimicheskaya, No. 12, pp. 2868–2870, December, 1974.

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Salamandra, L.K., Vol'kenshtein, Y.B., Besprozvannyi, M.A. et al. Reaction of tetrachloroethylene with methanol under pressure. Russ Chem Bull 23, 2775–2777 (1974). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00923736

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Keywords

  • Alcohol
  • Methanol
  • Titanium
  • Reactor Output
  • Tetrachloroethylene