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Table 3 Various reaction parameters for PET glycolysis ((a) Pingale, et al. 2010; (b) Xi, et al. 2005; (c) Troevet al. 2003; (d) Shukla and Kulkarni2002; (e) Shukla et al. 2008; (f) Imran, et al. 2011; (g) Wang et al. 2009; (h) Yue et al. 2011)

From: Poly (ethylene terephthalate) recycling for high value added textiles

Catalysts BHET yield(%) Temp. (°C) Time(min) Ethylene glycol /PET mol ratio PET/Catalyst weight ratio Refs
Lithium chloride 59.46 197 480 10 0.005 (a)
Zinc chloride 73.24
Didymium chloride 71.01
Magnesium chloride 55.67
Ferric chloride 56.28
Zinc acetate 85.6 196 180 5 (w/w) 0.01 (b)
Zinc acetate 62.8 200 150 2.77 0.003 (c)
Titanium phosphate 97.5
Zinc acetate 62.51 190 480 6 0.005 (d)
Lead acetate 61.65
Sodium carbonate 61.5
Sodium bicarbonate 61.94
β-zeolite 66 196 480 6 0.01 (e)
γ-zeolite 65
Zinc oxide on silica ~85 300 80 11 0.01 (f)
Magnesium oxide on silica nanoparticle >90
Ionic liquids - 190 120 10 (w/w) 0.05 (g)
[bmim] OH 71.2 190 120 10 0.05 (h)