Patent Number: 6,169,055

Title: Catalyst for production of acrolein, method for production thereof, and method for production of acrolein

Abstract: A catalyst for producing acrolein by oxidizing ethane contains silicon, iron, an alkali metal, and oxygen. A method for producing acrolein includes the step of oxidizing ethane in the presence of the catalyst and a method for producing the catalyst includes the steps of mixing porous silicon oxide with an iron compound and an alkali metal compound and calcining the resultant mixture.

Inventors: Teng; Yonghong (Nara-ken, JP), Kobayashi; Tetsuhiko (Ikeda, JP), Ueda; Atsushi (Nishinomiya, JP)

Assignee: Agency of Industrial Science & Technology, Ministry of International Trade & Industry

International Classification: B01J 23/00 (20060101); B01J 23/78 (20060101); B01J 23/76 (20060101); B01J 37/00 (20060101); B01J 37/02 (20060101); B01J 37/03 (20060101); C07C 45/00 (20060101); C07C 45/33 (20060101); B01J 021/06 (); C07C 045/33 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018