05035859 is referenced by 16 patents and cites 5 patents.

Contact lenses are disinfected by utilizing an N-alkyl-2-pyrrolidone as the microbicide. The efficacy of prior art microbicides such as chlorhexidene gluconate are enhanced by the addition of the pyrrolidones of this invention. The pyrrolidones suitable for use in the practice of this invention are the C.sub.8 -C.sub.20 N-alkyl-2-pyrrolidones. Preferably the alkyl moiety is octyl, decyl or dodecyl. The pyrrolidones can be utilized in solution or made available as a water soluble tablet.

Title
Contact lens disinfecting system
Application Number
7/439769
Publication Number
5035859
Application Date
November 21, 1989
Publication Date
July 30, 1991
Inventor
Sharon M Ward
Forest Park
IL, US
Helmut K Singer
Lincolnshire
IL, US
Kenneth E Bliznik
Lansing
IL, US
Ben Gu
Evanston
IL, US
Agent
Warrick E Lee Jr
Assignee
Schering Corporation
NJ, US
IPC
C07D 207/26
A61L 2/18
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