Table 3 Hydrogenolysis of polymer granules and commercially available products using [Ru(triphos)tmm] (A)/[Ru(triphos-xyl)tmm] (B) and HNTf2 as catalyst.*
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*Reaction conditions: H2 (100 bar), x mol % [Ru(triphos)tmm] (A)/[Ru(triphos-xyl)tmm] (B) and HNTf2, 16-hour reaction time, 140°C, x ml of 1,4-dioxane.

†Yield was determined via 1H NMR spectroscopy using mesitylene as internal standard.

‡Reaction was performed in 3 ml of 1,2-propanediol.