04137180 is referenced by 141 patents and cites 6 patents.

Fabric softening is provided by cationic diesters of the formula: ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 are each an alkyl or hydroxyalkyl group containing from 1 to 4 carbon atoms, or a benzyl group, R.sub.4 and R.sub.5 are each alkyl chains containing from 11 to 23 carbon atoms, and X.sup.- is a water soluble anion. Mixtures of these diesters with the corresponding monoesters are described together with preparative methods.

Title
Fabric treatment materials
Application Number
5/812423
Publication Number
4137180
Application Date
July 1, 1977
Publication Date
January 30, 1979
Inventor
Martin A Wells
Wirral
GB
Klaus H Todt
Hamburg
DE
Appaya R Naik
Merseyside
GB
Agent
Melvin H Kurtz
James J Farrell
Kenneth P Dusyn
Assignee
Lever Brothers Company
NY, US
IPC
D06M 13/46
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