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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2010 Vol.11 No.8 P.613-618


Hydrothermal production of formic and acetic acids from syringol

Author(s):  Lu-ting Pan, Zheng Shen, Lei Wu, Ya-lei Zhang, Xue-fei Zhou, Fang-ming Jin

Affiliation(s):  MOE, Key Laboratory of Yangtze River Water Environment, State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resources Reuse, College of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai 200092, China

Corresponding email(s):   78shenzheng@tongji.edu.cn, zhangyalei@tongji.edu.cn, fmjin@tongji.edu.cn

Key Words:  Lignin, Syringol, Formic acid, Acetic acid, Hydrothermal process Clarification

Lu-ting Pan, Zheng Shen, Lei Wu, Ya-lei Zhang, Xue-fei Zhou, Fang-ming Jin. Hydrothermal production of formic and acetic acids from syringol[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2010, 11(8): 613-618.

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The production of formic and acetic acids (or salts) by hydrothermal oxidation of syringol, a model compound for lignin, was investigated using a batch reactor. Results show that the highest yields of formic and acetic acids were, respectively, 59.6% and 11.3% at the reaction condition of 0.5 mol/L NaOH, 120% H2O2 supply and 280 °C. These results will inform studies aiming to develop more environmental friendly lignin conversion processes by obtaining products beyond a CO2 end product.

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