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No 204795
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Synthesis of Aromatic Aldehydes by means of benzyl halides and sodium salts of nitropropane.
A Hass-Bender Rxn:

ArCH2X +  (CH3)2C=NO2-Na+-(25-80C, abs. EtOH)-> intermediate--> aldehyde (70-80%yeild)

where Ar: just about any sub. you can think of.
      X : Br, Cl, I

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SOP, 4, 486