Catalytic reductions of alkyl halides using soluble polyethers and tri-n-butyltin chloride as cocatalysts Academic Article uri icon


  • Alkyl and aryl halides can be reduced by suspensions of sodium borohydride in toluene to yield hydrocarbons in high yield by using as cocatalysts trin-butyltin chloride and polyether phase-transfer catalysts. © 1987, American Chemical Society. All rights reserved.

author list (cited authors)

  • Bergbreiter, D. E., & Blanton, J. R.

citation count

  • 15

publication date

  • February 1987