Patent Number: 8,815,963

Title: Catalyst composition formulated for synthesis of alcohols and method of preparing the same

Abstract: A catalyst composition includes an active material having a molybdenum- and sulfur-containing substance impregnated with an effective amount of cesium sufficient to promote synthesis of an alcohol, optionally carried on an inert support, wherein the active material is at least substantially free of a transition metal. The present invention is further directed to methods of preparing and using the same.

Inventors: unknownunknownCaram; Hugo S. (Allentown, PA), Sahoo; Ranjan K. (Bethlehem, PA), Herman; Richard G. (Whiteall, PA), Acharya; Divyanshu R. (Bridgewater, NJ)

Assignee: Auxilium Green, LLC

International Classification: C07C 27/22 (20060101); B01J 27/051 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018