Patent Number: 6,166,258

Title: Process for preparing methylamines using acidic molecular sieve catalysts

Abstract: The present invention relates to the selectivity of production of methylamines from methanol and/or dimethylether and ammonia using at catalytic amount of acidic molecular sieve.

Inventors: Corbin; David Richard (West Chester, PA), Lobo; Raul Francisco (Newark, DE), Schwarz; Stephan (Wilmington, DE)

Assignee: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

International Classification: C07C 209/16 (20060101); C07C 209/00 (20060101); C07C 211/04 (20060101); C07C 211/00 (20060101); C07C 209/10 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017