US Patent No. 10,428,038

SINGLE STEP PROCESS FOR THE SYNTHESIS OF FURFURYL ETHYL ETHER


Patent No. 10,428,038
Issue Date October 01, 2019
Title Single Step Process For The Synthesis Of Furfuryl Ethyl Ether
Inventorship Chandrashekhar Vasant Rode, Pune (IN)
Chetana Rupak Patil, Pune (IN)
Assignee COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH, New Dehli (IN)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,428,038

1. A single step process for the synthesis of furfuryl ethyl ether comprises refluxing the reaction mixture of furfuryl alcohol, ethanol and Zr incorporated SBA-15 catalyst at temperature in the range of 80 to 120° C. for the period in the range of 3 to 7 hrs to afford furfuryl ethyl ether, wherein selectivity of said reaction towards furfuryl ethyl ether is in the range of 85 to 95%.