Controlled methyl chloride synthesis at mild conditions using ultrasound irradiation

Maikel M. van Iersel, Marcus A. van Schilt, Nieck E. Benes*, Jos T.F. Keurentjes

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A new route for the chlorination of methane is described using ultrasound irradiation, which allows for an intrinsically safe process at ambient pressure and temperature. By tuning the gas feed composition methyl chloride yields of up to 19% have been obtained
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315-317
JournalUltrasonics sonochemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010


  • Acoustic cavitation
  • Green chemistry
  • Methane chlorination
  • Gas-phase sonochemistry
  • 2023 OA procedure

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