2600. ------. [PATART, G.] (Du Pont Ammonia Corp.). Catalytic Production of Organic Compounds, Such as Higher Alcohols. United States Patent 1,770,165, July 8, 1930; appl. filed Jan. 29, 1926. Chem. Abs., vol. 24, 1930, p. 4519.

In the production of higher molecular organic compounds containing O such as the higher alcohols, a gas containing CO and H2 is catalyzed together with an alcohol such as MeOH with use of heat and pressure, suitably by a catalyst such as K2O with ZnO or Cu oxide or Cu.