04070375 is referenced by 21 patents and cites 2 patents.

1,4-Dioxan-2-ones are prepared by contacting carbon monoxide with formaldehyde, a 1,2-glycol, and a catalytic amount of hydrogen fluoride. The products of this reaction are readily converted into diglycolic acids by heating with aqueous caustic in the presence of a nickel catalyst.

Title
Process for preparing 1,4-dioxan-2-ones
Application Number
5/711933
Publication Number
4070375
Application Date
August 5, 1976
Publication Date
January 24, 1978
Inventor
Shigeto Suzuki
San Franciso
CA, US
Agent
W Keith Turner
John Stoner Jr
D A Newell
Assignee
Chevron Research Company
CA, US
IPC
C07D 319/10
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