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Sodium Chlorite










General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 7758-19-2

Molecular Weight: 90.44 g/mol

Appearance: White solid

Chemical Formula: NaClO2




Common Uses:


Reagent for the oxidation of primary alcohols to carboxylic acids



Procedure excerpt:

. . . and sodium phosphate buffer (32.2 mL, 21.59 mmol, 0.67 M) in ACN (30 mL) heated to 35 C. Solutions of NaClO2 (3.91 g, 34.5 mmol) in H2O (4.5 mL) and bleach . . .

[full procedure]




References:


1) Patent Reference: WO2011017578, page 71, (8.3 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Sodium chlorite (link)

3) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Sodium chlorite (link)

4) Burke, S. D.; Danheiser, R. L.; Handbook of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Oxidizing and Reducing Agents