Preparation of benzylamine by highly selective reductive amination of benzaldehyde over Ru on an acidic activated carbon support as the catalyst

S Gomez, J A Peters, J C van der Waal, W Z Zhou, T Maschmeyer

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Abstract

Ruthenium supported on activated carbon, on which acidic groups were introduced by pre-treatment with (NH4)(2)S2O8, is a highly active and selective catalyst for the synthesis of benzylamine via the reductive amination of benzaldehyde.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalCatalysis Letters
Volume84
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2002

Keywords

  • benzaldehyde
  • reductive amination
  • supported catalysts
  • ruthenium
  • selectivity

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