05686015 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 45 patents.

Bleaching compositions, laundry and automatic dishwashing detergent compositions comprising particular quaternary-substituted bleach activators, are provided. More specifically, the invention relates to compositions which provide enhanced cleaning/bleaching benefits though the selection of quaternary-substituted bleach activators having specific leaving groups with a conjugate acid pKa above 13 and with specific ratios of the rate of perhydrolysis to the rate of hydrolysis and the rate of perhydrolysis to the rate of diacylperoxide production. Included are preferred activator compounds and methods for washing fabrics, hard surfaces, and tableware using the activators.

Title
Quaternary substituted bleach activators
Application Number
8/298903
Publication Number
5686015
Application Date
August 31, 1994
Publication Date
November 11, 1997
Inventor
Mark Robert Sivik
Fairfield
OH, US
Lucille Florence Taylor
Middletown
OH, US
Frederick Edward Hardy
Newcastle Upon Tyne
GB
Nour Eddine Guedira
Newcastle Upon Tyne
GB
Gerard Marcel Abel Baillely
Newcastle Upon Tyne
GB
Michael Eugene Burns
West Chester
OH, US
Kevin Lee Kott
Cincinnati
OH, US
Gregory Scot Miracle
Forest Park
OH, US
Alan David Willey
Cincinnati
OH, US
Agent
Kim William Zerby
Michael D Jones
Brian M Bolam
Assignee
The Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
C11D 3/39
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