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EP 0985013 A1 2000-03-15 - SOFTENER ACTIVE DERIVED FROM ACYLATED TRIETHANOLAMINE

Title (en)

SOFTENER ACTIVE DERIVED FROM ACYLATED TRIETHANOLAMINE

Title (de)

VON ACYLIERTEN TRIETHANOLAMIN ABGELEITETE WEICHMACHER

Title (fr)

AGENT ADOUCISSANT DERIVE DE TRIETHANOLAMINE ACYLE

Publication

EP 0985013 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98918506 A

Priority

  • US 9807986 W
  • US 4471997 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: CA2290409A1] Fabric softener compounds having the formula: ¢RC(O)!nN+(R1)mX- wherein each R in a compound is a C6-C22 hydrocarbyl group, preferably having an IV from about 70 to about 140 based upon the IV of the equivalent fatty acid, n is a number from 1 to three on the weight average in any mixture of compounds, each R1 in a compound is a C1-3 alkyl or hydroxy alkyl group, the total of n and the number of R1 groups that are hydroxyethyl groups equaling 3, n+m=4 and X is a softener compatible anion, preferably methyl sulfate, the compound, or mixtures of such compounds, having (a) either a Hunter "L" transmission of at least about 85, typically from about 85 to about 95, preferably from about 90 to about 95, more preferably above about 95, if possible, (b) only nondetectable levels, at the conditions of use, of odorous compounds selected from the group consisting of: isopropyl acetate, which should be less than about 5, preferably less than about 3, and more preferably less than about 2, g/L.; 2,2'-ethylidenebis(oxy)bispropane, which should be less than about 200, preferably less than about 100, more preferably less than about 10, and even more preferably less than about 5, g/L.; 1,3,5-trioxane, which should be less than about 50, preferably less than about 20, more preferably less than about 10, and even more preferably less than about 7, g/L.; and/or each short chain fatty acid (4-12, especially 6-10, carbon atoms) ester, especially methyl esters, which should be less than about 4, preferably less than about 3, and more preferably less than about 2, g/L. or (c) preferably, both. The fabric softener actives are preferably prepared in the presence of chelating agent and/or antioxidant, as disclosed herein. Such materials are new. Solvents can be present.

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

C11D 1/62; C07C 219/08; C11D 3/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C11D 3/30 (2006.01); C07C 219/06 (2006.01); C07C 219/08 (2006.01); C11D 1/62 (2006.01); C11D 3/00 (2006.01); D06M 13/463 (2006.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9847991A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

BR 9809877 A 20010619; CA 2290409 A1 19981029; CA 2290409 C 20021022; EP 0985013 A1 20000315; JP 2001524965 A 20011204

INPADOC legal status


2005-11-02 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20050907

2001-06-06 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010423

2000-03-15 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991206

2000-03-15 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE