One-pot conversion of furfural into 1,5-pentanediol (used e.g. in polyurethanes)

24 March 2014
Published in DalinYebo Blog

One-pot selective conversion of highly concentrated furfural to 1,5-pentanediol (1,5-PeD) was carried out over Rh-added Ir-ReOx/SiO2 catalysts through two-step reaction temperatures.”…

DalinYebo‘s insight:

Reduced to one production step: This most probably opens another avenue for competitive production of 1,5-pentanediol (PDO, or p


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