Patent Number: 6,310,001

Title: Substantially light-insensitive thermographic recording materials with improved stability

Abstract: A substantially light-insensitive thermographic recording material substantially exclusive of cationic surfactants in which at least one non-cationic surfactant is present, the thermographic recording material comprising a support and a thermosensitive element containing a substantially light-insensitive organic silver salt, a reducing agent therefor in thermal working relationship therewith and a binder, wherein all the non-cationic surfactants present in the thermographic recording material together have a non-fluoro-halide ion concentration of 1500 ppm or less; and a process for the production thereof.

Inventors: Uyttendaele; Carlo (Mortsel, BE), Gilleir; Jan (Mortsel, BE), Geuens; Ingrid (Emblem, BE), Hoogmartens; Ivan (Wilrijk, BE)

Assignee: Agfa-Gevaert

International Classification: C07C 51/41 (20060101); G03C 1/498 (20060101); B41M 005/20 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018