Current Green Chemistry

György Keglevich
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Budapest
Hungary

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Synthesis of Cyclic Carbonates from Polyols and Carbon Dioxide, Urea or Carbon Monoxide

Author(s): Jose A. Castro-Osma, Michael North.

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Abstract:

The synthesis of cyclic carbonates from polyols is an important reaction from a sustainability point of view as polyols which are by-products of industrial transformations are used as reagents to produce useful chemical products with many applications. This review is focused on the transformation of polyols with carbon dioxide, urea or carbon monoxide to cyclic carbonates.

Keywords: Cyclic carbonate, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, urea, diol, glycerol.

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Article Details

VOLUME: 1
ISSUE: 3
Page: [257 - 272]
Pages: 16
DOI: 10.2174/2213346101666140604215627
Price: $58