Process for the preparation of hydrogen peroxide

The invention provides a process for the preparation of hydrogen peroxide by hydrogenating 3-2-(oxopropyl)-2(1H)-quinoxalinone in the presence of a palladium catalyst and contacting the 3-2-(oxopropyl)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-2-quinoxalinone with oxidant molecular oxygen or air in ethylacetate-water or chloroform-water biphasic system.

Patent Assignee: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

Patent No: US6761874 [USA]

Application No: 24205

Inventor(s): Borthakur Naleen

Issue Date: 13-07-2004

Filing Date: 21-12-2001

Licensing Option: Laboratory willing to jointly develop technology with industrial partner.

Implementing institute: CSIR-North East Institute of Science and Technology [CSIR-NEIST]

Funding agency: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

IPC Classification: C01B 015/022