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Catalytic Reductive Dehalogenation Catalyzed by Cobalt Phthalocyanine

[ Vol. 14 , Issue. 6 ]

Author(s):

Tamer E. Youssef   Pages 419 - 426 ( 8 )

Abstract:


Background: Nowaday’s reductive dechlorination is a powerful tool for the degradation of chlorinated aromatic compounds (CACs). Due to their accumulation in the food chains, they are released into water, soil and air from household or industrial facilities.

Methods: The present methodology deals with one pot reductive dechlorination reaction at room temperature in the presence of novel cobalt(II)phthalocyanine as a catalyst.

Results: A series of chlorinated aromatic compounds (CACs) were degraded into dechlorinated aromatic compounds (DACs); via one pot reductive dechlorination reaction at room temperature in the presence of novel cobalt(II)phthalocyanine as catalyst within (110-120).

Conclusion: The CoPc catalyst has exhibited high activity and stability for the room temperature reductive dechloroniation of CACs. This reductive dechlorination strategy has excellent yield, more high recovery of catalyst, simple experimental working up as well as isolation procedures.

Keywords:

CACs, cobalt phthalocyanine, DACs, dehalogenation, catalyst, halogenated aromatic compounds.

Affiliation:

Applied Organic Chemistry Department, National Research Centre, Dokki 12622, Cairo

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