Monatshefte für Chemie / Chemical Monthly

, Volume 135, Issue 3, pp 279–282 | Cite as

Al(HSO4)3 as an Efficient Catalyst for the Acetylation of Alcohols in Solution and Under Solvent Free Conditions

  • Farhad ShiriniEmail author
  • Mohammad A. Zolfigol
  • Masoumeh Abedini


Alcohols are acetylated in a mild, clean, and efficient reaction with acetic anhydride in the presence of a catalytic amount of Al(HSO4)3 in solution and under solvent free conditions. All reactions were performed at room temperature in good to high yields.

Keywords. Acetylation; Acetic anhydride; Al(HSO4)3; Alcohols; Solvent free conditions. 


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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Farhad Shirini
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohammad A. Zolfigol
    • 2
  • Masoumeh Abedini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of ScienceGuilan UniversityRashtIran
  2. 2.Department of ChemistryCollege of Science, Bu-Ali Sina UniversityHamadanIran

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