New Method for Nucleophilic Substitution on Hexachlorocyclotriphosphazene by Allylamine Using an Algerian Proton Exchanged Montmorillonite Clay (Maghnite-H+) as a Green Solid Catalyst

*Lahouaria Medjdoub  -  Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Exact and Applied Sciences, University of Oran1 Ahmed BenBella, BP 1524 El M'Naouar, 31000 Oran, Algeria
Belbachir Mohammed  -  Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Exact and Applied Sciences, University of Oran1 Ahmed BenBella, BP 1524 El M'Naouar, 31000 Oran, Algeria
Received: 14 Jun 2016; Published: 20 Aug 2016.
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Nucleophilic substitution on hexachlorocyclotriphosphazene (HCCTP) with allylamine in order to give hexa(allylamino)cyclotriphosphazene (HACTP)  is performed for the first time under mild conditions by using diethylether as solvent to replace benzene which is very toxic. The reaction time is reduced to half and also performed at room temperature but especially in the presence of an eco-catalyst called Maghnite-H+. This catalyst has a significant role in the industrial scale. In fact, the use of Maghnite is preferred for its many advantages: a very low purchase price compared to other catalysts, the easy removal of the reaction mixture. Then, Maghnite-H+ is became an excellent catalyst for many chemical reactions. The structure of HACTP synthesized in the presence of Maghnite-H+ to 5% by weight is confirmed by 1H-NMR, 13C-NMR, 31P-NMR (Nuclear magnetic resonance) and FTIR (Fourier Transform Infrared spectroscopy). MALDI-TOF (Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionisation-time-of-flight mass spectrometry) is used to establish the molecular weight of HACTP which is 471 g/mol. DSC (Differential Scanning Calorimetery) and TGA (Thermogravimetric Analysis) show that HACTP is a crystalline product with a melting point of 88 °C. It is reactive after melting but is degraded from 230 °C. Copyright © 2016 BCREC GROUP. All rights reserved

Received: 28th September 2015; Revised: 5th December 2015; Accepted: 4th January 2016

How to Cite: Medjdoub, L., Mohammed, B. (2016). New Method for Nucleophilic Substitution on Hexachlorocyclotriphosphazene by Allylamine Using an Algerian Proton Exchanged Montmorillonite Clay (Maghnite-H+) as a Green Solid Catalyst. Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis, 11 (2): 151-160 (doi:10.9767/bcrec.11.2.541.151-160)


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Keywords: Hexachlorocyclotriphosphazene; Allylamine; Nucleophilic substitution; Maghnite-H+; NMR spectroscopy; Thermal properties

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