2682. PIER, M., WIETZEL, R., AND WINKLER, K. (I. G. Farbenindustrie A. G.). Oxygenated Organic Compounds From Oxides of Carbon and Hydrogen. United States Patent 1,917,323, July 11, 1933; appl. filed Feb. 14, 1929, Serial No. 340,001. Chem. Abs., vol. 27, 1933, p. 4538.

Compounds such as MeOH are obtained by reaction of C oxides and H2 at 320-500 under 200-800 atm. pressure in the presence of a catalyst such as oxides of Fe, Zn, and Cr together with S, Te, P, Si, B, As, Sb, or Bi.

See also United States Patent 1,917,323 (abs. 2684).