2524. NATTA, G., AND FALDINI, M. [Methanol.] French Patent 658,788, July 18, 1928. Chem. Abs., vol. 23, 1929, p. 5196.

MeOH is obtained by passing a mixture of CO and H2 at high pressure over a mixture of FeO or CoO and oxides of other bivalent metals such as Mg, Mn, Cr, Zn, and Be with or without small amounts of oxides of tervalent metals.