South African Journal of Chemistry
On-line version ISSN 1996-840X
HABIBI, Davood; ZOLFIGOL, Mohammad A. and SAFAIEE, Maliheh. Silica sulphuric acid as an efficient catalyst for the catalytic and metal-free oxidation of aromatic amines to their corresponding nitro compounds with sodium perborate under micellar media. S.Afr.j.chem. (Online) [online]. 2008, vol.61, pp. 93-96. ISSN 1996-840X.
Electron-donating substituted anilines were converted to their corresponding nitro compounds with sodium perborate in the presence of a catalytic amount of silica sulphuric acid under micellar media in moderate to good yields.
Keywords : Sodium perborate; nitro compounds; silica sulphuric acid; oxidation of anilines.