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Molecules 2000, 5(3), 332-333; doi:10.3390/50300332

Octyl Phenol Synthesis Using Natural Clays

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CITeQ, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Facultad Regional Córdoba, C.C.36, 5016 Córdoba, Argentina
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Published: 22 March 2000
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A series of clay minerals, HB, NB and Al-PILC have been studied in the alkylation reactions of 2-octanol with phenol at 180°C, under conditions of alcohol/phenol = 1 (mole ratio) and W/FAo °= 64,27 ghmol-1. The selectivity of Al-PILC was 77,12% for octyl phenol and 16,5% for dioctyl phenol.
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Casuscelli, S.; Herrero, E.; Fernandez, J.; Piqueras, M. Octyl Phenol Synthesis Using Natural Clays. Molecules 2000, 5, 332-333.

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