Achmatowicz rearrangement was carried out with 2-chloro-1-(furan-2-yl) ethanol, which was synthesized starting from 1-(furan-2-yl) ethanone. It was shown that the oxidation of 2-chloro-1-(furan-2-yl) ethanol with m-CPBA produced 2-(chloromethyl)-6-hydroxy-2H-pyran-3 (6H)-one in good yield (70%).
Oxidation, furan, 2-chloro-1-(furan-2-yl) ethanol, m-CPBA, rearrangement, pyranones
GERÇEK, ZUHAL (2007) "The Synthesis of 2-(Chloromethyl)-6-Hydroxy-2H-Pyran-3 (6H)-one via Achmatowicz Rearrangement," Turkish Journal of Chemistry: Vol. 31: No. 4, Article 12. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/chem/vol31/iss4/12