Patent Number: 7,714,177

Title: Processes for synthesis of 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene

Abstract: Disclosed is a process for the synthesis of 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene comprising: a) reacting a compound of the formula (I) CHFX.sub.2 with a compound of formula (II) CH.sub.2.dbd.CF.sub.2 to produce a reaction product comprising a compound of formula (III) CHXFCH.sub.2CXF.sub.2, wherein each X is independently selected from the group consisting of chlorine, bromine and iodine; and (b) exposing said compound of formula (III) to reaction conditions effective to convert said compound to 1,3,3,3-tetrafluoropropene.

Inventors: Mukhopadhyay; Sudip (Williamsville, NY), Nair; Haridasan K. (Williamsville, NY), Tung; Hsueh S. (Getzville, NY), Van Der Puy; Michael (Amherst, NY)

Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.

International Classification: C07C 17/02 (20060101); C07C 17/04 (20060101); C07C 17/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/11/12018