07816565 is referenced by 18 patents and cites 46 patents.

A process for the selective production of acetaldehyde by vapor phase reaction of acetic acid over a hydrogenating catalyst composition to form acetaldehyde is disclosed and claimed. In an embodiment of this invention reaction of acetic acid and hydrogen over platinum and iron supported on silica selectively produces acetaldehyde in a vapor phase at a temperature of about 300° C.

Title
Direct and selective production of acetaldehyde from acetic acid utilizing a supported metal catalyst
Application Number
12/221135
Publication Number
7816565 (B2)
Application Date
July 31, 2008
Publication Date
October 19, 2010
Inventor
Virginie Zuzaniuk
Krommenie
NL
Jan Cornelis van der Waal
Delft
NL
Josefina T Chapman
Houston
TX, US
Barbara F Kimmich
League City
TX, US
Laiyuan Chen
Houston
TX, US
James H Zink
League City
TX, US
Victor J Johnston
Houston
TX, US
Assignee
Celanese International Corporation
TX, US
IPC
C07C 45/41
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