04333852 is referenced by 42 patents and cites 18 patents.

Alkanols are selectively produced as the major product directly from synthesis gas under mild conditions using a homogeneous ruthenium catalyst, a halogen or halide promoter and a phosphine oxide compound as solvent.

Title
Catalyst for the selective production of ethanol and methanol directly from synthesis gas
Application Number
190905
Publication Number
4333852
Application Date
July 6, 1981
Publication Date
June 8, 1982
Inventor
Barbara K Warren
Charleston
WV, US
Agent
Francis M Fazio
Assignee
Union Carbide Corporation
CT, US
IPC
B01J 31/18
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