2592. ------. [PATART, G.] Alcohols. Canadian Patent 273,984, Sept. 20, 1927. Chem. Abs., vol. 21, 1927, p. 3908.

Method of synthesizing higher alcohols consists in subjecting a mixture of C oxides and H2 at a high pressure and temperature to the action of a catalyzer formed of a very intimate mixture of 30% ZnO and 70% neutral K2CrO4 by weight.

See also British Patent 250,563 (abs. 2593).