Accession Number : ADD006358

Title :   Reduction and Desulfonation of 2,4- and 2,6- Dinitrobenzenesulfonates, which May Contain a Methyl Group in the 5-Position, to Primary Amino Compounds.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Gilbert,Everett E

Report Date : 17 Apr 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : 2,4- AND 2,6- Dinitrobenzenesulfonates, which may contain a methyl group in the 5 position, are reduced with sulfur dioxide in aqueous sulfuric acid medium at elevated temperatures, whereby one or both nitro groups are reduced to a primary amino group and the sulfonic acid group is eliminated. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Sulfonates, *Nitrates, *Reduction(Chemistry), *Amines, *Reclamation, *Water pollution abatement, Wastes(Industrial), TNT, Processing

Subject Categories : Organic Chemistry
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE