Patent Number: 7,713,510

Title: Processes for oxidation of bromides to produce bromine and catalysts useful therein

Abstract: Methods are provided for producing bromine wherein an aqueous solution is formed from at least a bromide source, an oxidant, and a catalyst comprising a Group 1 cation and an oxide of a transition metal.

Inventors: Harrod; William B. (Minden, LA), Garrett; Danielle Kristen (Magnolia, AR)

Assignee: Albemarle Corporation

International Classification: C01B 7/09 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018