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Silicon Assisted Halogenation I: A Convenient Synthesis of β-chloroketones via Reaction of α,β-unsaturated ketones with Tetrachlorosilane-Phenol
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1  Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Mansoura University, 35516-Mansoura, Egypt
2  Chemistry Department, Faculty of Education, Amran University, Amran, Yemen

Abstract: A combination of tetrachlorosilane (TCS) and phenol in dichloromethane was found to be an efficient reagent for hydrochlorination of α,β- unsaturated ketones to afford the corresponding β-chloroketones in good yield at ambient temperature.