Patent Number: 8,715,406

Title: UV absorbers soluble in polar media

Abstract: The invention relates to triazine-based special organic UV absorbers modified in such a way as to be soluble in polar coating compositions. The invention further relates to coatings, e.g. sol-gel based ones, containing said novel UV absorbers as well as to the use of said coatings for permanently protecting materials, especially plastics, from photochemical degradation.

Inventors: Meyer Zu Berstenhorst; Birgit (Moers, DE), Kostromine; Serguei (Swisttal-Buschhoven, DE)

Assignee: Bayer MaterialScience AG

International Classification: C04B 35/624 (20060101); B32B 27/36 (20060101); C04B 24/42 (20060101); C09D 201/00 (20060101); B32B 17/06 (20060101); B32B 18/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018