Ruchi Gupta*, Jugraj Jatav, Pramod K Sahu, Santosh K Bhardwaj
School of Studies in Chemistry, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (M.P.)
A B S T R A C T
Co-Al hydrotalcite containing Cl– anion has been synthesized by co precipitation method and characterized by powder X-ray diffraction, scanning electron microscopy, FT-IR and thermo gravimetric analyses confirm a hydrotalcite-like structure and catalyse the oxidation of benzyl alcohol to benzoic acid in solvent free condition using TBHP as an oxidizing agent and hydrotalcite can be used recycle 3 times without lost its activity.
Keywords: Hydrotalcite, Heterogenous catalyst, Alcohol oxidation, Benzoic acid.