Methods Of Making Acrylic Acid From Lactic Acid Or Its Derivatives In Liquid Phase

USPTO Patent Application US 2018/0148400 A1
Application Date: May 31st, 2018

ABSTRACT

Methods for making acrylic acid, acrylic acid derivatives, or mixtures thereof by contacting a feed stream containing lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, or mixtures thereof with a molten salt catalyst...
Application Number:
15/867,975
International Classification:
C07C 51/377 (20060101); C07C 57/04 (20060101); C07C 59/08 (20060101); C07C 59/315 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A method of making acrylic acid, acrylic acid derivatives, or mixtures thereof comprising contacting a feed stream comprising lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, or mixtures thereof with a molten salt catalyst in a reactor at a temperature; wherein said molten salt catalyst comprises an ionic liquid (IL) and an...

DESCRIPTION

FIELD OF THE INVENTION

The present invention generally relates to methods of making acrylic acid, acrylic acid derivatives, or mixtures thereof. Specifically, the present invention relates to methods of making acrylic acid, acrylic acid derivatives, or mixtures thereof by contacting a feed stream containing lactic acid, lactic acid derivatives, or mixtures thereof with a...
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