Improved process for the preparation of a benzene compound

Cornelis van der Waal (Inventor), Edserd de Jong (Inventor), J. van Haveren (Inventor), S. Thiyagarajan (Inventor)

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A benzene compound is prepared by reacting a furan compound to produce an unsaturated bicyclic ether having an unsaturated carbon-carbon bond; hydrogenating the unsaturated carbon-carbon bond in the unsaturated bicyclic ether to produce a saturated bicyclic ether; and dehydrating and aromatizing the saturated bicyclic ether to produce the benzene compound.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2016099274
Priority date19/12/14
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jun 2016

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