Polymer Bulletin

, Volume 6, Issue 5, pp 299–303

Disodium tetracarbonylferrate

A reagent for acid functionalization of halogenated polymers


  • Cezar Ungurenasu
    • “P.Poni” Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry
  • Cornelia Cotzur
    • “P.Poni” Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry

DOI: 10.1007/BF00255401

Cite this article as:
Ungurenasu, C. & Cotzur, C. Polymer Bulletin (1982) 6: 299. doi:10.1007/BF00255401


The replacement of the chlorine atoms of chloromethylated polystyrenes by carboxyl groups via reaction with disodium tetracarbonylferrate and subsequent treatment with an oxidizing agent is described.

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