Preparation of Carboxylate Esters of Polyhydric Alcohols by Using a Sulfonated Charcoal Catalyst
RH Prager and Z Yurui
Australian Journal of Chemistry
42(6) 1003 - 1005
Ethane-1,2-diol, propane-1,2-diol, butane-1,4-diol and propane-1,2,3-triol are readily esterified by carboxylic acids in near quantitative yields in the presence of a sulfonated charcoal catalyst.
Full text doi:10.1071/CH9891003
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