Friedel-Crafts Alkylation Reaction

Friedel-Crafts Alkylation Reaction - 3 An Interamolecular...

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Friedel-Crafts Alkylation of Benzene with Chloroethane CH 3 CH 2 Cl + H AlCl 3 , 25 o C CH 2 CH 3 28% Ethylbenzene + HCl Mechanism of Fridel-Crafts Alkylation with Primary Haloalkanes Step 1. Haloalkane activation RCH 2 X + AlX 3 Step 2. Electrophilic attack + H 2 C R X AlX 3 CH 2 R H + AlX 4 Step 3. Proton loss CH 2 R H + X AlX 3 CH 2 R + HX + AlX
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Unformatted text preview: 3 An Interamolecular Friedel-Crafts Alkylation H * Cl * 31 % Tetralin ( Common name)- HCl AlCl 3 , CS 2 and CH 3 NO 2 (solvents),25 o C, 72 h X AlX 3 RCH 2 X AlX 3 R 2 CH Reactions of secondary haloalkanes RCH 2 + AlX 4...
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