Riemschneider thiocarbamate synthesis

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The Riemschneider thiocarbamate synthesis produces aromatic thiocarbamates starting with the corresponding aromatic thiocyanate.[1][2]

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The thiocyanate is treated with sulfuric acid and then hydrolyzed with ice water.[3]

The reaction was discovered by the German chemist Randolph Riemschneider.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Randolph Riemschneider, G. Orlick (1952). "Die Schmelzpunkte primärer Monothiocarbamidsäure-S-n-alkyl-ester Thiocarbamate. VI. Mitteilung". Angewandte Chemie 64 (15): 429. doi:10.1002/ange.19520641506. 
  2. ^ R. Riemschneider, F. Wojahn, and G. Orlick (1951). "Thiocarbamates. III.1 Aryl Thiocarbamates from Aryl Thiocyanates". Journal of the American Chemical Society 73 (12): 5905–5907. doi:10.1021/ja01156a552. 
  3. ^ Merck Index of Chemicals and Drugs, 9th ed. Organic name reactions section