Thionyl chloride is an inorganic acid chloride mainly used as a reagent to prepare carboxylic acid chlorides from carboxylic acids.
Thionyl chloride may be used in the following processes:
- To facilitate the synthesis of indenones from 3-hydroxyindanones via dehydroxylation.
- To functionalize silica gel for thioacetalization of aldehydes.
- Conversion of tert-butyl esters to acid chlorides.
- Conversion of aliphatic and aromatic sulfoxides to sulfides in the presence of triphenylphosphine.
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