Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract only
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/25/2005
Publication Date: 1/25/2005
Citation: Houser, N.E., Selling, G.W. Spandex containing a mixture of phenolic. 2005. U.S. Patent Application 6,846,866. Interpretive Summary:
Technical Abstract: The invention provides polyurethane containing a)a first additive comprising at least one mono-hindered hydroxyphenyl group and having a molecular weight of at least about 300 Daltons; b)a second additive selected from the group consisting of i)condensation polymers of p-cresol and divinyl benzene and ii)compounds comprising at least one unsymmetrically di-hindered hydroxyphenyl group and having a molecular weight of at least about 300 Daltons; and c)an inorganic chlorine-resist additive. The polyurethane of the invention exhibits improved resistance to degradation by chlorine and by atmospheric fumes.