Research on Chemical Intermediates

, Volume 39, Issue 6, pp 2837–2842

Aluminum hydrogen sulfate [Al(HSO4)3] as an efficient catalyst for the preparation of thioacetals


DOI: 10.1007/s11164-012-0802-8

Cite this article as:
Ghashang, M. Res Chem Intermed (2013) 39: 2837. doi:10.1007/s11164-012-0802-8


Aluminum hydrogen sulfate, as a heterogeneous solid acid catalyst, has been used for the mild conversion of carbonyl compounds to their thioacetals using 1,2- and 1,3-dithiol under ambient conditions with short reaction times in high to excellent yield in acetonitrile as solvent.


Aluminum hydrogen sulfate [Al(HSO4)3]ThioacetalsThioacetalizationC–S bond formationCarbonyl compounds

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Najafabad BranchIslamic Azad UniversityNajafabadIran