ApplicationNo. 009369 filed on 01/26/1993
US Classes:516/203, The agent contains organic compound containing nitrogen, except if present soley as NH4+510/350, Nitrogen containing surfactant devoid of covalently bonded anionic substituents which is admixed with a diverse non-soap surfactant510/356, Oxygen containing surfactant devoid of covalently bonded anionic substituents (e.g., polyethoxylated alcohol, amine oxide, etc.)510/433, Nitrogen in organic surfactant devoid of covalently bonded anionic substituents510/502, Hydroxy in the component510/535, Surfactant composition for cleaning agents (other than raw soap)554/66Hydroxyalkyl substituent on the amido nitrogen
ExaminersPrimary: Stoll, Robert L.
Assistant: Metzmaier, Daniel S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassesB01F 017/22
AbstractAn improved process for manufacturing a linear glucamide surfactant comprises reacting an N-alkylglucamine, e.g., N-methylglucamine, a fatty ester, e.g., coconut methyl ester and a catalyst selected from trilithium phosphate, trisodium phosphate, tripotassium phosphate, tetrasodium pyrophosphate, tetrapotassium pyrophosphate, pentasodium tripolyphosphate, pentapotassium tripolyphosphate, lithium hydroxide, sodium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide, calcium hydroxide, lithium carbonate, sodium carbonate, potassium carbonate, disodium tartrate, dipotassium tartrate, sodium potassium tartrate, trisodium citrate, tripotassium citrate, sodium basic silicates, potassium basic silicates, sodium basic aluminosilicates, potassium basic aluminosilicates and mixtures thereof.