Author(s): Han Z, Rong L, Wu J, Zhang L, Wang Z,
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Abstract Two birds with one stone: the simultaneous production of two important bulk chemicals, methanol and ethylene glycol, from CO(2) and ethylene oxide has been achieved under mild conditions by the highly efficient homogeneous catalytic hydrogenation of ethylene carbonate in the presence of a (PNP)Ru(II) catalyst. Copyright © 2012 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
This article was published in Angew Chem Int Ed Engl
and referenced in Organic Chemistry: Current Research