Table 3: Mass balance for homogeneous catalyst investigation.

Catalyst /g /g /g /g( + + )/gMass balancea coefficient
/%

Noncatalytic11.30.499.940.540.3397.09
LiOH12.30.2410.980.710.3796.99
Na2CO312.30.4010.920.710.2797.82
NaOH12.30.3410.150.870.9492.36
K2CO312.30.3910.060.990.8693.04
KOH12.30.3610.480.770.6994.39
Ca(OH)212.30.319.321.391.2989.52
ZnCl212.30.539.910.841.0291.74

In the reaction situation with catalyst, all catalyst mass is included in the mass of solid product.