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||Selective oxidation of olefins to epoxides
||Busch, Daryle H.; Subramaniam, Bala; Lee, Hyun-Jin; Shi, Tie-Pan
||University of Kansas, USA
||U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ., 23 pp., Cont.-in-part of U.S. Ser. No. 586,061. CODEN: USXXCO
The invention relates to a process for epoxidizing an olefin (propylene) having a critical temperature in Kelvin comprising contacting the olefin with an oxidant in the presence of a Lewis acid oxidation catalyst and organic base in a solvent system comprising an organic water-miscible solvent to form a reaction system; and pressurizing said reaction system to a pressure between 230 and 700 psi at a temperature below 60 degrees.
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