04721580 is referenced by 65 patents and cites 23 patents.

Oligomeric esters and mixtures thereof useful as soil release agents in consumer laundering and fabric care compositions are disclosed. Preferred oligomers have the formulae ##STR1## wherein E is ##STR2## wherein the R substituents may be the same or different and are members selected from the group consisting of --CH.sub.2 CH(CH.sub.3)--, --CH(CH.sub.3)CH.sub.2 --and --CH.sub.2 CH.sub.2 --, n is an integer from 1 to 30 and x is an integer from 0 to about 20 provided that when E is ##STR3## x is at least 1. Mixtures of the oligomers having one and two NaO.sub.3 S(CH.sub.2 CH.sub.2 O).sub.n --substituents are particularly effective and formulable soil release agents in detergent compositions.

Title
Anionic end-capped oligomeric esters as soil release agents in detergent compositions
Application Number
7/1137
Publication Number
4721580
Application Date
January 7, 1987
Publication Date
January 26, 1988
Inventor
Eugene P Gosselink
Cincinnati
OH, US
Agent
Richard C Witte
Jerry J Yetter
Steven J Goldstein
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
D06M 15/507
D06M 13/30
C08G 63/68
C07C 143/10
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