The present invention relates to a process for manufacturing acrolein by gas-phase dehydration of glycerol in the presence of strongly acidic solid catalysts with a Hammett acidity H0 of between −9 and −18 and preferably between −10 and −16.

Title
Process for Dehydrating Glycerol to Acrolein
Application Number
11/814830
Publication Number
20080214880
Application Date
January 6, 2006
Publication Date
September 4, 2008
Inventor
Jacques Kervennal
Wolfang Holderich
Christophe Duquenne
Jean Luc Dubois
Agent
Patent Department 26th Floor
PA, US
Arkema
PA, US
Assignee
Arkema France
IPC
C07C 45/52
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