Hydrodebromination of 2,4,6-tribromophenol in aqueous solution using Devarda’s alloy
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- Weidlich, T., Krejčová, A. & Prokeš, L. Monatsh Chem (2013) 144: 155. doi:10.1007/s00706-012-0870-x
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The effectiveness of application of aluminium and its alloys and mixtures with copper was studied for complete hydrodebromination of 2,4,6-tribromophenol to phenol in aqueous NaOH solution at room temperature. Dissolved metals were removed using precipitation and subsequent filtration.