Textiles treated with hyperbranched polyethyleneimine derivatives for odor control properties
14th July 2009
Applicant(s): MILLIKEN & CO [US]
Inventor(s): FANG XINGGAO [US]; CHAN MARIE S [US]; MEREDITH MICHAEL BRETT [US]; SHUKLA PIYUSH [US]; HONG MICHAEL [US]
Abstract of CA 2665630 (A1)
The present disclosure is directed to synthetic textiles treated with h-P EI derivatives, such derivatives possessing the general structure shown belo w: (R)x- h-PEI - (A)y where R is a non-hyperbranched hydrocarbon group, said hydrocarbon group having at least one linear portion, said linear portion h aving between 5 and 30 carbon atoms; where x is a number from 1 to 10,000; w here h-PEI is a hyperbranched polyethyleneimine; where A is an organic compo und having from 1 to 4 carbon atoms; where y is a number from 0 to 500; and wherein R is present in an amount of between about 0.1% and about 80% by wei ght of the h-PEI derivative. The chemical treatment imparts durable odor con trol, softness, wrinkle resistance, and moisture wicking to substrates treat ed therewith.
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Author: Billy Hunter