Patent Number: 6,252,107

Title: Carboxy amphoteric surfactant complexes

Abstract: The present invention is directed to a class of compounds that are made by neutralizing the amino group in an amphoteric surfactant with the carboxylic acid group. The complex has (a) lower irritation, (b) better foaming properties and (c) improved substantivity to a variety of substrates.

Inventors: O'Lenick, Jr.; Anthony J. (Dacula, GA), Buffa; Charles W. (Paterson, NJ)


International Classification: C07C 229/00 (20060101); C07C 229/16 (20060101); C07C 331/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018