Patent Number: 7,956,213

Title: Toluate esters for use as reactive and non-reactive diluent in polymer applications

Abstract: Disclosed are toluate ester compositions and their use as solvent, plasticizers, extender and/or diluents in binder formulations, a method of producing such ester compositions, as well as polymer compositions containing such liquid ester compositions. Also disclosed is a method of making toluate based esters by reacting methyl-p-toluate with ethylene glycol, diethylene or triethylene glycol, butanediol, etc.

Inventors: McAdams; Carina Araullo (Wilmington, NC)

Assignee: Invista North America S.A.R.L.

International Classification: C07C 69/76 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-06-07 0:00:00