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The present application relates to a process for manufacturing maleic anhydride that comprising the following steps: a) fermentation of renewable raw materials and optionally purification to produce a mixture comprising at least butanol; b) oxidation of the butanol to maleic anhydride at a temperature generally between 300° C. to 600° C., using a catalyst based on oxides of vanadium and/or molybdenum; c) isolation of the maleic anhydride obtained at the end of step b). It also relates to the maleic anhydride obtained from renewable raw materials, to the copolymers and compositions comprising said maleic anhydride and also uses of use of this maleic anhydride.

Title
Manufacture of maleic anhydride from renewable materials, maleic anhydride obtained, and uses thereof
Application Number
13/3083
Publication Number
8394973 (B2)
Application Date
July 17, 2009
Publication Date
March 12, 2013
Inventor
Jean Luc Dubois
Millery
FR
Agent
Smith Gambrell & Russell
Assignee
Arkema France
FR
IPC
C07K 1/00
C07D 303/38
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