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

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)

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


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