Patent Number: 6,512,146

Title: Process for preparing a dialkyl acetal of a C8 to C30 aldehyde

Abstract: Improved water resistant acetal sizing agents including 1,1-octadecoxyoctadecane are provided along with methods for their synthesis including methods in which C.sub.8 to C.sub.30 alkyl bromides are reacted with a polyol under basic conditions and those in which a C.sub.8 to C.sub.30 primary alcohol is reacted with an organic base in the presence of a suitable oxidizing agent under basic conditions.

Inventors: Pauley; Edward P. (Jesup, IA), Neighbor; Katherine Sue (Alburnett, IA)

Assignee: Penford Corporation

International Classification: C07C 43/303 (20060101); C07C 41/00 (20060101); C07C 41/50 (20060101); C07C 43/00 (20060101); C08B 15/00 (20060101); C08B 31/00 (20060101); D06M 15/59 (20060101); D06M 15/21 (20060101); D06M 15/285 (20060101); D06M 15/37 (20060101); D21H 21/14 (20060101); D21H 21/16 (20060101); D06M 15/11 (20060101); D06M 13/00 (20060101); D06M 13/137 (20060101); D06M 15/01 (20060101); D21H 17/55 (20060101); D21H 17/06 (20060101); D21H 17/29 (20060101); D21H 17/00 (20060101); D21H 17/37 (20060101); C07C 043/30 (); C07C 043/11 (); C07C 043/18 ()

Expiration Date: 01/28/2020