Methanol Oxidation Over Bulk Metal Vanadate Catalysts (Technology #: 101007-06)

Description:

A method wherein a methanol-containing gas stream is passed in contact with a catalyst comprising a supported or unsupported bulk vanadate catalyst in the presence of an oxidizing agent for a time sufficient to convert at least a portion of the methanol to formaldehyde (CH2O).


APPLICATIONS

Formaldehyde, which is the product generated by the technology, can be used as a:

  • disinfectant
  • tissue fixative
  • photography

STATUS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

This technology is protected under US Patent 7,193,117


Isreal Wach's Lehigh Page
Patent Information:
Category(s):
Life Sciences
For Information, Contact:
Kevin Lynch
Consultant
Lehigh University
kjlynch@lehigh.edu
Inventors:
Israel Wachs
Laura Briand
Keywords:
Tissue Fixative
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