Production of Formaldehyde from Methyl Mercaptans (Technology #: 100697-02)

Description:
A method wherein a gas stream containing a methyl mercaptan is passed in contact with a catalyst comprising a supported metal oxide or a bulk metal oxide in the presence of an oxidizing agent and for a time sufficient to convert at least a portion of the methyl mercaptan to formaldehyde (CH.sub.2 O) and sulfur dioxide (SO.sub.2)
 

Status of Intellectual Property:

This technology is protected under US Patent 5,969,191

 

Israel Wachs' Lehigh Page

Patent Information:
For Information, Contact:
Yatin Karpe
Associate Director
Lehigh University
yak206@lehigh.edu
Inventors:
Israel Wachs
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