Patent Number: 6,307,107

Title: Hydroformylation of acyclic monoethylenically unsaturated compounds to corresponding terminal aldehydes

Abstract: A process for hydroformylatiog acyclic monoethylenically unsaturated compounds to corresponding terminal aldehydes using a Group VIII transition metal and selected multidentate phosphite ligands.

Inventors: Bunel; Emilio E. (Wilmington, DE), Lu; Helen S. M. (Wallingford, PA), Moloy; Kenneth Gene (Newark, DE), Phillips; Shawn H. (Lancaster, CA), Schwiebert; Kathryn E. (Wilmington, DE), Tam; Wilson (Boothwyn, PA), Radu; Nora (Landenburg, PA)

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

International Classification: B01J 31/18 (20060101); B01J 31/16 (20060101); C07C 253/00 (20060101); C07C 253/30 (20060101); C07C 45/50 (20060101); C07C 45/00 (20060101); C07C 67/347 (20060101); C07C 67/00 (20060101); C08F 8/40 (20060101); C07F 9/117 (20060101); C07F 9/145 (20060101); C07F 9/00 (20060101); C08F 8/00 (20060101); C07F 9/6574 (20060101); B01J 31/26 (20060101); B01J 31/28 (20060101); C07C 255/00 (20060101); C07C 255/17 (20060101); C07C 045/50 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018