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1. (WO2001000550) METHOD FOR PRODUCING MANNITOL

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/000550    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2000/005454
Publication Date: Fri Jan 05 00:59:59 CET 2001 International Filing Date: Thu Jun 15 01:59:59 CEST 2000
IPC: B01J 25/00
C07C 29/141
Applicants: MERCK PATENT GMBH
MOHR, Thomas
SCHWARZ, Eugen
MACKERT, Peter-Johannes
Inventors: MOHR, Thomas
SCHWARZ, Eugen
MACKERT, Peter-Johannes
Title: METHOD FOR PRODUCING MANNITOL
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method for producing mannitol from fructose, whereby the hydrogenation of fructose occurs in the presence of a Raney copper catalyst and is carried out in continuous operation.