Hydroxyiminoacetone should be easy to prepare from hydroxylamine HCl and
acetone. See a related procedure in J.Org. Chem. 55(12), p 3740 (synthesis
of compound 9), 1990. Any hydroximate functional group can be easily
followed on TLC with ferric chloride, which gives a pink-brown stain.
T. Chyau Liang, Ph.D.
>> Can anybody point us to any of the following compounds (commercial
> availability, a kind gift or an easy synthetic approach):
>> - P2S (1-methyl-2-hydroxyiminomethylpyridinium methane sulfonate)
> - hydroxyiminoacetone
> - N-phenylnicotinohydroxamic acid
> - formhydroxamic acid