Production process of 2-ethyl hexanoic acid

Application Number  00129414 Application Date  2000.12.15
Publication Number  1357527 Publication Date  2002.07.10
Priority Information    
Applicant(s) Name  Qilu Petrochemical Co., China Petrochemical Corp.  
Inventor(s) Name  Liu Fusheng;Shao Changdong;Ding Wenguang  
Patent Agency Code  37103 Patent Agent  geng xia
AbstractThe production process of 2-ethyl hexanoic acid is oxidation reaction between the reaction mixture comprising material containing 2-ethyl acetaldehyde and solvent and oxygen-containing gas at 0-30 deg.c and in the presence of catalyst. The said catalyst is Mn(Ac)2, KAc, Cu(Ac)2 or their mixture in any ratio. The present invention has high 2-ethyl hexanoic acid selectivity, high yield and low catalyst using cost.