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Acrolein is hydrogenated to allyl alcohol using Cd-Zn catalyst systems. Rather than using H2, hydrogen is transferred from isopropanol which is converted to acetone. 2-Butanol can also be used.

The mechanism is a type of Meerwein-Ponndorf reaction.

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

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Propenal     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
2-Propanol     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Allyl alcohol     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Acetone     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming

Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
Hydrogenation, catalytic
Industrial Process: Organic
Name Reaction
Reduction: Of Substrate By Reagent

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