Helional may refer to:

For those of you unfamiliar, helional is used in the fragrance industry, and is (i believe) methylenedioxyphenylpropanal. This can be reacted with hydroxylamine to form the aldoxime, then with nickel acetate to form the butanamide. From there it’s a hofmann rearrangement to MDA. Now, lets say a friend were to have about 100mL of helional….. Any suggestions on where to start?

Hydroxylamine seems like the logical point. Honestly, this friend finds it easier to distill MeNO2 than source KNO2, so he would prefer that synthesis. However, he hasnt found it documented to work anywhere but on psychonaut. Anyone have references for hydroxylamine from MeNO2?


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