Global Patent Index - EP 0740015 B1

EP 0740015 B1 2000-01-26 - Ethylenediaminetriacetic acid and salts thereof as chelating agents in pulp bleaching

Title (en)

Ethylenediaminetriacetic acid and salts thereof as chelating agents in pulp bleaching

Title (de)

Ethylendiamintriessigsäure und ihre Salze als chelatbildende Mittel für das Bleichen von Zellstoff

Title (fr)

L'acide éthylène diamine tri-acétique et les sels obtenus à partir de celui-ci comme agents de chélation dans le blanchiment de pâte

Publication

EP 0740015 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96106367 A

Priority

US 43107895 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0740015A1] A process for metal ion chelation in pulps. Extraction and removal of detrimental metal ions, preferentially manganese, iron and copper, prior to delignification and bleaching is carried out on pulp, preferably kraft pulp, using ethylenediaminetriacetic acid or ethylenediaminetriacetic acid salts as the chelating agent. Suitable salts include alkaline earth metal, alkali metal, ammonium and amine.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

D21C 9/10; D21C 9/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

D21C 9/10 (2006.01); D21C 9/16 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

D21C 9/163 (2013.01); D21C 9/1042 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FI FR SE

DOCDB simple family

EP 0740015 A1 19961030; EP 0740015 B1 20000126; AU 5066896 A 19961107; AU 693011 B2 19980618; BR 9602035 A 19981006; CA 2173824 A1 19961028; DE 69606346 D1 20000302; DE 69606346 T2 20001019; ES 2144168 T3 20000601; ZA 9603060 B 19960730