Synthesis of glycerol carbonate from glycerol and dialkyl carbonates using hydrotalcite as a reusable heterogeneous base catalyst

Atsushi Takagaki, Ken Iwatani, Shun Nishimura, Kohki Ebitani

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Abstract

An uncalcined Mg–Al hydrotalcite catalyst involving hydromagnesite with a high surface area acted as a highly active base catalyst for glycerol carbonate synthesis from glycerol and dialkyl carbonates under moderate reaction conditions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)578-558
Number of pages21
JournalGreen Chemistry
Volume12
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 6 2010
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Pollution

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