Hydrogenation of carbon dioxide (P(H2/CO2) = 5.5/2.5 MPa) into formic acid (HCOOH) under acidic conditions (pH 2.5-5.0) in water has been achieved by using water-soluble ruthenium aqua catalysts [η6-C6Me6)RuII(L)(OH 2)]SO4 (L = 2,2′-bipyridine or 4,4′-dimethoxy- 2, 2′-bipyridine).
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