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A bleach precursor compound, its peroxygen acid derivative, and detergent compositions containing these materials are disclosed herein. The bleach precursor structurally comprises a quaternized ammonium or phosphonium group linked to a carbonate moiety having a leaving group. Upon perhydrolysis in the presence of hydrogen peroxide and a basic aqueous media, there is generated a peroxycarbonic acid bleach.

Title
Quaternary ammonium or phosphonium substituted peroxy carbonic acid precursors and their use in detergent bleach compositions
Application Number
27278
Publication Number
4818426
Application Date
March 30, 1988
Publication Date
April 4, 1989
Inventor
Stephen A Madison
Valley Cottage
NY, US
Robert W R Humphreys
Oradell
NJ, US
Agent
James J Farrell
Milton L Honig
Assignee
Lever Brothers Company
NY, US
IPC
C11D 3/395
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