Novel synthesis of tris(acetylacetonato)iron(III)

Chaudhuri, Mihir K. ; Ghosh, Soumitra K. (1983) Novel synthesis of tris(acetylacetonato)iron(III) Journal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions (4). pp. 839-840. ISSN 0300-9246

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The reaction of iron(III) hydroxide with acetylacetone, in the absence of any buffer, readily gives highly crystalline tris(acetylacetonato)iron(III), [Fe(acac)3], in very high yield. Its mass spectrum provides evidence for rearrangement to give Fe-CH3species.

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