A direct synthesis of aromatic nitriles from aldehydes using bentonite and microwaves or infrared irradiation, in absence of solvent. F. Delgado, A.C. Cano, O. García, J. Alvarado, L. Velasco, C. Alvarez, H. Rudler Synth. Commun. (1992) 22, 14, 2125-8. DOI:10.1080/00397919208021348
An efficient and simple procedure for the direct conversion of aromatic Aldehydes into the corresponding nitriles with hydroxylamine hydrochloride and a Mexican Bentonite via infrared or microwave irradiation.