Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

, Volume 11, Issue 9, pp 1018–1019 | Cite as

Synthesis of 5-nitrofuran-2-carboxylic acid

  • G. D. Krapivin
  • L. A. Badovskaya
  • V. G. Kul'nevich


5-Nitrofuran-2-carboxylic acid was obtained in quantitative yield by oxidation of 5-nitrofurfural with hydrogen peroxide and decomposition of the intermediate 5-nitrofurfural α-hydroxyhydroperoxide. The mechanism of the reaction is discussed.


Oxidation Hydrogen Hydrogen Peroxide Organic Chemistry Quantitative Yield 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. D. Krapivin
    • 1
  • L. A. Badovskaya
    • 1
  • V. G. Kul'nevich
    • 1
  1. 1.Krasnodar Polytechnic InstituteUSSR

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