09534300 cites 19 patents.
Corrosion inhibitors and methods for inhibiting or reducing corrosion of metallic surfaces are provided. A corrosion inhibitor composition may include a water soluble substituted imidazoline or a hydrolysis product thereof. A method of inhibiting corrosion of a metallic surface in an aqueous system includes the step of contacting the surface with an effective amount of a corrosion inhibitor composition. The corrosion inhibitor composition may include other components, such as zinc, and it may also exclude phosphorus.