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1. (WO2018163003) FORMALDEHYDE FROM FORMIC ACID WITH PRODUCTION OF METAL OXIDE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/163003    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2018/051156
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 24 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: C07C 45/41
C07C 47/04
C07C 29/147
C07C 31/20
C08G 2/08
C01B 3/22
C01G 9/02
Applicants: SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES B.V.
Inventors: VIDJAYACOUMAR, Balamurugan
AL-BAHILY, Khalid
GAMBAROTTA, Sandro
PENEAU, Virginie
ALDERMAN, Nicholas P.
Title: FORMALDEHYDE FROM FORMIC ACID WITH PRODUCTION OF METAL OXIDE
Abstract:
Disclosed is a method of producing formaldehyde from formic acid. The method includes obtaining a gaseous mixture comprising formic acid and water vapor and contacting the gaseous mixture with a metal catalyst in a reaction chamber under conditions sufficient to reduce the formic acid to formaldehyde and oxidize the metal to a metal oxide.