Patent Number: 6,255,272

Title: Bleaching agent

Abstract: The invention relates to particles comprising a peroxy compound with capability of realeasing hydrogen peroxide or peroxy acids in aqueous solutions and an amino acid of the formula (HOOC).sub.2 N--C.sub.n H.sub.m COOH--R in which R is H, CH.sub.2 OH OR CH.sub.3, n is 1, 2 or 3 and m is 0-2n; or a salt thereof. The invention also relates to use of the particles and a composition comprising such particles.

Inventors: Lagnemo; Hans (Goteborg, SE), Jigstam; Monica (Torslanda, SE)

Assignee: Eka Chemicals AB

International Classification: C01B 15/10 (20060101); C01B 15/00 (20060101); C11D 3/39 (20060101); C11D 3/20 (20060101); A01N 003/00 (); A62D 003/00 (); A62D 009/00 (); C09K 003/00 (); C11D 007/18 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018