Chemical interactions of α-bromoacrylamide reactive dyes with wool

J. S. Church, A. S. Davie, P. J. Scammells, D. J. Tucker

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Lanasol dyes are classed as reactive dyes containing the α-bromoacrylamide or α, β-dibromopropionylamide group. These dyes have been used on chlorinated wool and silk with excellent results. Over the years a significant effort has been made to understand the mechanism of dye fixation and its effects on the properties of wool fibers. This article summarizes current understanding of the chemistry involved when Lanasol dyes are applied to wool.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-93
Number of pages9
JournalReview of Progress in Coloration and Related Topics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1999
Externally publishedYes

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