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Block polyesters useful as soil release agents in detergent compositions are disclosed. Preferred polyesters have the formula: ##STR1## wherein each R.sup.1 is a 1,4-phenylene moiety; the R.sup.2 consist essentially of ethylene moieties, 1,2-propylene moieties or a mixture thereof; each X is ethyl or preferably methyl; each n is from about 12 to about 43; u is from about 3 to about 10.

Title
Block polyesters and like compounds useful as soil release agents in detergent compositions
Application Number
684511
Publication Number
4702857
Application Date
November 22, 1985
Publication Date
October 27, 1987
Inventor
Eugene P Gosselink
Cincinnati
OH, US
Agent
Eric W Guttag
Steven J Goldstein
Jerry J Yetter
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
C11D 3/37
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