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Supported phosphoric acid or WO3/SiO2 (heteropoly acid) is used as the catalyst.

In the older two-step processes, sulfuric acid is added to propene to give the sulfate ester with is subsequently hydrolysed.

Alan Heaton (Ed.) An Introduction to Industrial Chemistry, Blackie (1996)

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Addition: Electrophilic Protonation
British A-Level Chemistry: AS
Industrial Process: Organic

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