A Method for Effective Conversion of Saccharides to Furfural Compounds

Phillip Malcho (Inventor), Jonas Andersen (Inventor), Andreas Jonas Kunov-Kruse (Inventor), Kenny Ståhl (Inventor), Anders Riisager (Inventor), Rasmus Fehrmann (Inventor)

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The present invention relates to a method for the effective conversion of one or more mono-, di-, oligo- or polysaccharides to hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF), in an ionic liquid by means of a chromium catalyst mixture comprising chromium (II) and chromium (III) species. The invention also provides a catalyst mixture suitable for this conversion.

Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2015004273
Filing date15/01/2015
Country/TerritoryInternational Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Priority date12/07/2013
Priority numberEP20130176259
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2015

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Also registered as: WO2014EP64942, EP20130176259


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