Patent Number: 7,732,644

Title: Process for producing .alpha.,.beta.-unsaturated aldehyde compounds

Abstract: The present invention relates to processes for producing .alpha.,.beta.-unsaturated aldehyde compounds and unsaturated alcohols with a good yield. There is provided a process for producing and .alpha.,.beta.-unsaturated aldehyde compound including the step of subjecting a raw aldehyde compound to an intermolecular condensation reaction in the presence of an amine and a protonic acid having 4 to 20 carbon atoms or a salt thereof; and a process for producing an unsaturated alcohol including the step of subjecting the .alpha.,.beta.-unsaturated aldehyde compound to a reduction reaction.

Inventors: Ishida; Kosaku (Wakayama, JP), Tanaka; Shigeyoshi (Wakayama, JP), Asada; Takahiro (Wakayama, JP)

Assignee: Kao Corporation

International Classification: C07C 45/72 (20060101); C07C 29/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-06-08 0:00:00