Method for producing muconic acids and furans from aldaric acids

David Thomas (Inventor), Martta Asikainen (Inventor), Ali Harlin (Inventor)

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    The present invention relates to selective catalytic dehydroxylation method of aldaric acids for producing muconic acid and furan chemicals, which can be used directly in fine chemical and polymer applications (FCA/FDCA) and as intermediates in the preparation of industrially significant chemicals, such as terephthalic acid, adipic acid, caprolactone, caprolactam, nylon 6.6, 1,6-hexanediol and multiple pharmaceutical building blocks (MA/MAME).

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    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberEP3154927
    IPCC07D 307/ 68 A I
    Priority date15/06/15
    Publication statusPublished - 19 Apr 2017
    MoE publication typeH1 Granted patent


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