Patent number: 7732507
Abstract: Spirotetrathiocarbamates (STOCs) or oxa substituted compounds (SOTOCs) of Formula I: Formula (I) or bisSTOC or bisSOTOC compounds of Formula II: Formula (II) wherein X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, X6, X7, and X8, are independently O or S; and preferably at least two and up to all four of X1, X2, X3 and X4, and at least two and up to all four of X5, X6, X7, and X8 are sulfur; Z is —CmR22m wherein m=1 to 4; —C(R2)2SC(R2)2—, C(R2)2SSC(R2)2—, or —C(R2)OC(R2)2; n is from 0 to 4; M is selected from CH2Cl, CH2SC(O)R1, CH2SC(S)R1, CH2S(CH2CH2S)qH wherein q is 0, 1 or 2; —CR2?CH2, —CH2OC(O)CR2?CH2, CH2N?C?S, CH2N?C?O, CH2NR2H, CH2OH, CH2SCH2CH2CR2?CH2, phenyl, C(R2)phenyl, furan, thiophene, halogen, C3-C6 cycloalkyl, C3-C6 heretocyclics, thiol, H, (III) or (IV) wherein A is S, O or phenyl; x is 0 or 1; R1 is C1-C22 alkyl; and R2 is H or C1-C22 alkyl have excellent optical properties. Methods for preparing these compositions and optical lenses prepared from the compounds are also provided.
December 19, 2003
Date of Patent:
June 8, 2010
Essilor International Compagnie Generale d'Optique
Aref Jallouli, Martin Rickwood, Kimberly Morgan, Sirisoma Wanigatunga