August 1, 2011

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Patent Number: US 7960594
Title: Process for preparing ethylene glycol using cellulose
Inventor(s): Zhang, Tao; Zheng, Mingyuan; Ji, Na; Wang, Aiqin; Shu, Yuying; Wang, Hui; Wang, Xiaodong; Chen, Jingguang
Patent Assignee(s): Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics,Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peop. Rep.
Source: PCT Int. Appl., 15pp. CODEN: PIXXD2
Language: Chinese

Abstract:
The process comprises catalytic conversion of cellulose into ethylene glycol using multi-metal catalyst at 120-300 degrees and 1-12 MPa hydrogen under hydrothermal condition, wherein the multi-metal catalyst uses one or more transition metals of Groups 8, 9 and 10 selected from iron, cobalt, nickel, ruthenium, rhodium, palladium, iridium and platinum and one or more components selected from the metallic state, carbide, nitride or phosphide of molybdenum and/or tungsten as active components.

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