Patent Number: 6,307,099

Title: Production of terephthalic acid

Abstract: An aromatic carboxylic acid such as terephthalic acid is produced by theliquid phase oxidation of a precursor thereof, the oxidation being carriedout in such a way that substantially all of the aromatic carboxylic acidproduced in the course of the reaction is maintained in solution duringthe reaction.

Inventors: Turner; John Arthur (North Yorkshire, GB), Royall; David John (Cleveland, GB), Hugall; Duncan Stuart (Cleveland, GB), Jones; Graham Howard (North Yorkshire, GB), Woodcock; Duncan Charles (Cheshire, GB)

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Expiration Date: 10/23/2013