Global Patent Index - EP 0799887 B1

EP 0799887 B1 2003-06-11 - Fabric softener compositions

Title (en)

Fabric softener compositions

Title (de)

Textilweichmacherzusammensetzungen

Title (fr)

Compositions assouplissantes pour tissus

Publication

EP 0799887 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96870041 A

Priority

EP 96870041 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0799887A1] There is provided a liquid fabric softening composition exhibiting excellent viscosity and phase stability as well as softness performance and comprising: a) from 0.01% to 10% by weight of a fabric softener component, b) at least 0.001% of a thickening agent selected from the group consisting of: i) associative polymers having a hydrophilic backbone and at least two hydrophobic groups per molecule attached to the hydrophilic backbone, ii) cross-linked cationic polymers that is derivable from a water-soluble cationic ethylenically unsaturated monomer or blend of monomers which is cross-linked by 5 to 45ppm of a cross-linking agent comprising polyethylenic functions, and iii) mixtures thereof, c) a component capable of sequestering metal ions and selected from the group consisting of: i) chelating components selected from the group consisting of amino carboxylic acid, organo aminophosphonic acid components, and mixtures thereof, ii) polycarboxylic building components, other than those defined under i) as chelating components, comprising at least two carboxylic radicals separated from each other by not more than two carbon atoms, and, iii) mixtures thereof. c

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

C11D 3/00; C11D 3/20; C11D 3/33; C11D 3/36; C11D 3/37

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C11D 3/00 (2006.01); C11D 3/20 (2006.01); C11D 3/33 (2006.01); C11D 3/36 (2006.01); C11D 3/37 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C11D 3/3773 (2013.01); C11D 3/0015 (2013.01); C11D 3/2082 (2013.01); C11D 3/33 (2013.01); C11D 3/364 (2013.01); C11D 3/37 (2013.01); C11D 3/3707 (2013.01); C11D 3/3726 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

GB

DOCDB simple family

EP 0799887 A1 19971008; EP 0799887 B1 20030611; AR 006473 A1 19990825; AU 2595197 A 19971022; BR 9710451 A 19990817; CA 2250909 A1 19971009; CA 2250909 C 20021001; CN 1220694 A 19990623; MX 204196 B 20010911; MX 9808114 A 19990228; PH 11997056016 B1 20030526; WO 9736981 A1 19971009; ZA 9702774 B 19971024