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Title: Haloporphyrins and their preparation and use as catalysts

Abstract

The invention provides novel catalyst compositions, useful in the oxidation of hydrocarbons with air or oxygen to form hydroxy-group containing compounds and in the decomposition of hydroperoxides to form hydroxy-group containing compounds. The catalysts comprise transition metal complexes of a porphyrin ring having 1 to 12 halogen substituents on the porphyrin ring, at least one of said halogens being in a meso position and/or the catalyst containing no aryl group in a meso position. The compositions are prepared by halogenating a transition metal complex of a porphyrin. In one embodiment, a complex of a porphyrin with a metal whose porphyrin complexes are not active for oxidation of hydrocarbons is halogenated, thereby to obtain a haloporphyrin complex of that metal, the metal is removed from the haloporphyrin complex to obtain the free base form of the haloporphyrin, and a metal such as iron whose porphyrin complexes are active for oxidation of hydrocarbons and for the decomposition of alkyl hydroperoxides is complexed with the free base to obtain an active catalyst for oxidation of hydrocarbons and decomposition of alkyl hydroperoxides.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sun Refining and Marketing Company
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
527773
Patent Number(s):
5,663,328
Application Number:
PAN: 8-672,202
Assignee:
Sun Co., Inc., Philadelphia, PA (United States) PTO; SCA: 400201; PA: EDB-97:126365; SN: 97001846772
DOE Contract Number:  
FC21-90MC26029
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 2 Sep 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
40 CHEMISTRY; CATALYSTS; HYDROXY COMPOUNDS; CHEMICAL COMPOSITION; HYDROCARBONS; OXIDATION; PEROXIDES; DECOMPOSITION; PORPHYRINS; TRANSITION ELEMENT COMPLEXES; HALOGEN COMPOUNDS; CHEMICAL PREPARATION

Citation Formats

Ellis, P.E. Jr., and Lyons, J.E. Haloporphyrins and their preparation and use as catalysts. United States: N. p., 1997. Web.
Ellis, P.E. Jr., & Lyons, J.E. Haloporphyrins and their preparation and use as catalysts. United States.
Ellis, P.E. Jr., and Lyons, J.E. Tue . "Haloporphyrins and their preparation and use as catalysts". United States.
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abstractNote = {The invention provides novel catalyst compositions, useful in the oxidation of hydrocarbons with air or oxygen to form hydroxy-group containing compounds and in the decomposition of hydroperoxides to form hydroxy-group containing compounds. The catalysts comprise transition metal complexes of a porphyrin ring having 1 to 12 halogen substituents on the porphyrin ring, at least one of said halogens being in a meso position and/or the catalyst containing no aryl group in a meso position. The compositions are prepared by halogenating a transition metal complex of a porphyrin. In one embodiment, a complex of a porphyrin with a metal whose porphyrin complexes are not active for oxidation of hydrocarbons is halogenated, thereby to obtain a haloporphyrin complex of that metal, the metal is removed from the haloporphyrin complex to obtain the free base form of the haloporphyrin, and a metal such as iron whose porphyrin complexes are active for oxidation of hydrocarbons and for the decomposition of alkyl hydroperoxides is complexed with the free base to obtain an active catalyst for oxidation of hydrocarbons and decomposition of alkyl hydroperoxides.},
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