Sulfated tungstate as hydroxyl group activator for preparation of benzyl, including <i>p</i>-methoxybenzyl ethers of alcohols and phenols

<p>Sulfated tungstate was found to be an effective heterogeneous and reusable catalyst for hydroxy group activation–mediated preparation of benzylic ethers including p-methoxybenzylic ethers of a wide range of alcohols and phenols under mild reaction conditions.</p>