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Syn gas is a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen.

While additional hydrogen or carbon monoxide may be added to alter exact CO/H2 ratio, syn gas is not usually made by adding the two gases due to the high cost of pure hydrogen.

Pure hydrogen can be isolated from syn gas, or it is made directly from the electrolysis of water. Thus it would be inefficient to make syn gas from hydrogen.

Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)

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