Chemical Papers

, Volume 67, Issue 9, pp 1218–1224 | Cite as

Continuous dehydrochlorination of 1,3-dichloropropan-2-ol to epichlorohydrin: process parameters and by-products formation

  • Anna KrzyżanowskaEmail author
  • Eugeniusz Milchert
Original Paper


The influence of pre-reactor and reactor temperatures on the conversion of 1,3-dichloropropan-2-ol and the selectivity of its transformation to epichlorohydrin in continuous dehydrochlorination for two modes of the reaction product collection was studied. The dehydrochlorination process and mechanism of diglycidyl ether formation are described.


dehydrochlorination 1,3-dichloropropan-2-ol epichlorohydrin diglycidyl ether 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Organic Chemical TechnologyWest Pomeranian University of TechnologySzczecinPoland

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