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Oxygenated Organic Compounds. Canadian Patent
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filed Nov. 7, 1923. Chem. Zentralb., 1926, I, p. 2508; Chem. Abs., vol. 19,
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Methanol is produced by passing a mixture of C oxides, 1 vol., with more than
1 vol. of H2 over a catalyst at elevated temperature and pressure.
The catalyst may be a metal oxide nonreducible under the conditions of working.