Monatshefte für Chemie - Chemical Monthly

, Volume 144, Issue 2, pp 155–162 | Cite as

Hydrodebromination of 2,4,6-tribromophenol in aqueous solution using Devarda’s alloy

  • Tomáš Weidlich
  • Anna Krejčová
  • Lubomír Prokeš
Original Paper


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.

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Aluminium Al-alloy Metals NMR spectroscopy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomáš Weidlich
    • 1
  • Anna Krejčová
    • 1
  • Lubomír Prokeš
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Chemical Technology, Institute of Environmental and Chemical EngineeringUniversity of PardubicePardubiceCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry, Faculty of ScienceMasaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic

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