Table 3 Cross-esterification of benzylic alcohols and aliphatic alcohols in [EMIM] OAc.

Reaction conditions: Benzyl alcohol (2 mmol), aliphatic alcohol (8 mmol), 2 MPa O2, 2 g of [EMIM] OAc, 12 hours, 80°C.


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*90°C, 24 hours.

†100°C, 24 hours.