2593. ------. [PATART, G.] Alcohols and Other Products From Oxides of Carbon and Hydrogen. British Patent 250,563, Apr. 9, 1925. Chem. Abs., vol. 21, 1927, p. 1128.

Conditions are employed that produce mainly higher alcohols and their ethers and ketones. A cyclic process is employed in which CO2 is eliminated, and the products are separated in a condenser system. The catalyst used may be formed of Ag, Cu, Zn, Mn, Mo, U, and V and a combination of an alkali or alkaline earth oxide and a metallic oxide of acid character, for example, chromates, manganates, molybdates, tungstates, uranates, and vanadates of Na, K, Rb, and Ba. Gives numerous details of operations and describes an apparatus.