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Propene is oxidised to acetone with oxygen (air). The reaction is catalysed with palladium(II) chloride.As in the Wacker oxidation of ethylene to acetaldehyde, Pd(II) is reduced to Pd(0). The Pd(0) is then oxidised back to Pd(II) with Cu(II) which is reoxidised with oxygen.
Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)
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