Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1992, 57, 1381-1384

Sorption of Acetic and Propionic Acids and Propanal on a Molybdenum-Vanadium Oxide Catalyst

Jaroslav Machek, Karel Handlíř, Jiří Švachula and Josef Tichý

Institute of Chemical Technology, 532 10 Pardubice


It has been found by gas chromatography that the equilibrium adsorption of propanal, propionic and acetic acids on molybdenum-vanadium oxide catalyst can be described by the Langmuir adsorption isotherm. The existence of carboxylates on the catalyst surface has been proved by IR spectroscopy.