Manganese acetate: as an efficient environmentally benign catalyst for acetylation of phenols
V. P. Sondankara*, V. B. Deshmukha, K. R. Rathoda and S. R. Bhusareb
Journal Title:Journal of Chemical, Biological and physical sciences
Phenols were efficiently acetylated with acetic acid in the presence of catalytic amount of manganese acetate at
reflux condition in high yields. The process is efficient and eco-friendly in the sense that it avoids the use of acetyl
chloride or acetic anhydride and is percent atom economical.