Dec. 21, 2017
Chinese agrochemical company Jiangsu Flagchem
has recently received an invention patent issued by the China State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), which covers the synthesis of flufenoxuron intermediate 2-Fluoro-4-【2-Chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxyl】aniline. The synthetic method enables a high overall yield, high product yield and low cost of production.
The granting of the invention patent and its application will benefit the company’s intellectual property rights protection. The advantage of the proprietary intellectual property rights for the company will enhance its competitive edge.
2-Fluoro-4-【2-Chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxyl】aniline is a key intermediate of flufenoxuron, which is an insect growth regulator. Based on the existing technology, the patent provides a new method for the synthesis of 2-Fluoro-4-【2-Chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)phenoxyl】aniline, which enables a high yield while being easy and safe to handle. The synthetic method helps to achieve high yield, high content, low cost and fulfils the requirement for safe and large-scale production.