Table 2 Self-esterification of aryl- and alkyl- Alcohols in [EMIM] OAc.

Reaction conditions: benzyl alcohol (2 mmol), 1 MPa O2, 2 g of [EMIM] OAc, 12 hours, 80°C. Yields were determined using GC.


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*2 MPa O2.

†100°C, 36 hours.

‡2 MPa O2, 110°C, 48 hours.