Table 1 Hydrogenolysis of selected polyesters and polycarbonate material using [Ru(triphos)tmm] (A) or [Ru(triphos-xyl)tmm] (B) and HNTf2.*
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*Reaction conditions: H2 (100 bar), polymer (1 mmol; calculated on the repetition unit), 1 mol % [Ru(triphos)tmm] (A) and HNTf2, 3 ml of 1,4-dioxane, 140°C, 16-hour reaction time.

†Conversion and selectivity were determined by 1H NMR spectroscopy using mesitylene as internal standard.

‡[Ru(triphos-xyl)tmm] (B) (1 mol %) was used instead of A.