Synthesis 1995; 1995(11): 1325-1347
DOI: 10.1055/s-1995-4128
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Sodium Perborate and Sodium Percarbonate in Organic Synthesis

Jacques Muzart*
  • *Unité ”Réarrangements Thermiques et Photochimiques” Associée au C.N.R.S., Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, F-51062 Reims, France, Fax +33(26)053166
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31 December 2000 (online)

This article reviews the oxidation of organic compounds carried out with either sodium perborate or sodium percarbonate as an oxygen source. Special attention is drawn to the differences in results provided by these two oxidants and to the influence of experimental conditions.