The alcohol-mediated reduction of CO 2 and NaHCO 3 into formate: A hydrogen transfer reduction of NaHCO 3 with glycerine under alkaline hydrothermal conditions

Zheng Shen, Yalei Zhang, Fangming Jin

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Abstract

A hydrothermal method for the hydrogen-transfer reduction of CO 2 or NaHCO 3 is presented. This process uses glycerine as a reducing agent, which is ultimately converted to lactate, and can convert NaHCO 3 into formate in about a 90% yield with respect to the initial amount of glycerine.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)797-801
Number of pages5
JournalRSC Advances
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Feb 7

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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