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Record number 550650
Title Electrochemical method for producing valeric acid
Author(s) Bisselink, R.J.M.; Crockatt, M.; Goetheer, E.L.V.
Source Octrooinummer: WO2019035715, verleend: 2019-02-21.
Department(s) BBP Sustainable Chemistry & Technology
Publication type Patent
Publication year 2019
Abstract The invention is directed to a method of electrochemically producing valeric acid. The method of the invention comprises - contacting a solution of levulinic acid with an anode and a cathode in an electrochemical cell; and - electrochemically reducing levulinic acid at the cathode to form valeric acid, wherein the cathode comprises one or more materials selected from the group consisting of cadmium, zinc, and indium.
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