Patent Number: 8,870,982

Title: Method for converting biomass into products containing acetal groups and use thereof as biofuels

Abstract: The invention describes a method of converting biomass to products that can be incorporated into the diesel fuel pool, comprising a first stage of fermentation of renewable raw materials of vegetable origin at the end of which a least one alcohol and at least one compound containing a carbonyl group are obtained, and a second stage corresponding to an acetalization reaction involving said alcohol and said compound containing a carbonyl group.

Inventors: Delfort; Bruno (Paris, FR), Marchal; Remy (Chatou, FR)

Assignee: IFP Energies Nouvelles

International Classification: C10L 1/185 (20060101); C07C 43/303 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00