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Ionic liquid as Green solvent for ?-alkylation of Active Methyelne Compounds

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemistry, St. Xavier’s, Autonomous, College, Mumbai 400 001, INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 5, Issue (5), Pages 85-88, May,18 (2015)


A selective monoalkylation of active methylene compounds with various alkyl halides in 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate [bmim] [PF6] ionic liquid is reported here. The product can be recovered by vacuum distillation and the ionic liquid can be recycled without any loss in yield.


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