Patents Assigned to Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10851052
    Abstract: A production method in which a mercaptophenol compound is obtained using an industrially preferred sulfur atom introduction reaction, and intermediate compounds of the mercaptophenol compound are provided. A method for producing a mercaptophenol compound in which a phenyl carbamate compound is produced using a phenol compound as a raw material, and then a sulfur atom is regioselectively introduced by a reaction with sulfur monochloride, and a phenyl mercaptocarbamate compound is produced as an intermediate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Sambai
  • Publication number: 20200369631
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an industrially preferable, economical, and environmentally friendly method for producing a compound [C1] of formula (5), namely, a (4,5-dihydroisoxazol-3-yl)thiocarboxamidine salt compound. The present disclosure relates to a method wherein: a reaction expressed by reaction formula [C2] is caused so as to produce a compound of formula (4) by reacting a compound of formula (3) with a halogenation agent in the presence of a nitrile solvent, and the compound of formula (4) is subsequently reacted with an isothiouronium-forming agent, thereby producing a compound of formula (5).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Toshihiro Nagata
  • Patent number: 10844024
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an industrially preferable, economical, and environmentally friendly method for producing a compound [C1] of formula (5), namely, a (4,5-dihydroisoxazol-3-yl)thiocarboxamidine salt compound. The present disclosure relates to a method wherein: a reaction expressed by reaction formula [C2] is caused so as to produce a compound of formula (4) by reacting a compound of formula (3) with a halogenation agent in the presence of a nitrile solvent, and the compound of formula (4) is subsequently reacted with an isothiouronium-forming agent, thereby producing a compound of formula (5).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Toshihiro Nagata
  • Publication number: 20200359635
    Abstract: Provided herein is a non plant-pathogenic strain that can stably exhibit a bacterial plant disease control effect at the actual site of crop production, and that can be safely used as a biopesticide against plant. A bacterial plant disease control agent using such a strain is also provided, among others. In the present invention, viable bacteria of a strain belonging to genus Mitsuaria, which was not known to have a control effect against bacterial plant disease, or a culture containing the viable bacteria of such a strain are used as an active component, and the invention provides bacterial plant disease control agents such as a vegetable wilt disease control agent, and a canker control agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicants: GIFU UNIVERSITY, KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masafumi SHIMIZU, Malek Khaled Mahmoud Marian, Satomi SUZUKI, Koichi OZAKI
  • Publication number: 20200277257
    Abstract: A production method in which a mercaptophenol compound is obtained using an industrially preferred sulfur atom introduction reaction, and intermediate compounds of the mercaptophenol compound are provided. A method for producing a mercaptophenol compound in which a phenyl carbamate compound is produced using a phenol compound as a raw material, and then a sulfur atom is regioselectively introduced by a reaction with sulfur monochloride, and a phenyl mercaptocarbamate compound is produced as an intermediate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro SAMBAI
  • Publication number: 20200236943
    Abstract: Provided are an agrochemical composition containing pyribencarb which has good blendability with an agrochemical composition containing etofenprox, and a method for spraying the composition. The agrochemical composition which contains pyribencarb (A) and a surfactant (B), characterized in that, as the surfactant (B), a lignin sulfonic acid salt having purity of 85% by mass or more, wherein the content of reducing sugars is less than 5% by mass and the content of sugar sulfonic acids is less than 6% by mass (B1), and a monoalkylarylsulfonic acid salt formalin condensate and/or a polycarboxylic acid salt having mass average molecular weight of 5,000 to 50,000 (B2) are exclusively included; and the method for spraying the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuichiro OHTA, Toshinobu YAMAZAKI
  • Patent number: 10709138
    Abstract: To provide a herbicidal agrichemical composition having a HPPD inhibitory action and a herbicidal method using the same. A herbicidal agrichemical composition comprising: a herbicidal active ingredient having a 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD) inhibitory action; and an inorganic phosphorus compound comprising a phosphorus oxoacid or an agriculturally acceptable salt thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mori Yokoyama, Ken Ueda
  • Patent number: 10701939
    Abstract: Provided is a pyribencarb aqueous suspension agrochemical composition which contains an adjuvant for reinforcing the efficacy of pyribencarb, and which is capable of preventing a pharmaceutical preparation from becoming highly viscous or solidified and capable of providing a sufficient controlling effect with a small amount of pyribencarb. The aqueous suspension agrochemical composition includes: pyribencarb which is an agrochemically active component; an adjuvant for pyribencarb, which is one or more compounds selected from polyoxyalkylene siloxanes, polyoxyethylene/polyoxypropylene block copolymers, and polyoxyalkylene alkyl ethers; a nonionic-anionic surfactant which is a polyoxyalkylene aryl ether sulfuric acid salt and/or a polyoxyalkylene aryl ether phosphoric acid salt; and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignees: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD., NIPPON SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshinobu Yamazaki, Toshio Sugimura, Koichi Ozaki
  • Patent number: 10696640
    Abstract: Problem to be Solved It is intended to provide an industrially preferable fluoroalkylating agent and use thereof. Solution The present invention provides a fluoroalkylating agent represented by the general formula (1) wherein R1 is a C1 to C8 fluoroalkyl group; R2 and R3 are each independently a C1 to C12 alkyl group or the like; Y1 to Y4 are each independently a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, or the like; and X? is a monovalent anion. A compound of the general formula (3): R4—S—R1 having an introduced C1 to C8 fluoroalkyl group is easily obtained by reacting a compound of the general formula (2): R4—S—Z wherein R4 is a hydrocarbon group or the like; and Z is a leaving group, with the compound of the general formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kentaro Kawazoe, Kotaro Yoshioka
  • Publication number: 20200199096
    Abstract: Embodiments provide a harmful organism control agent containing a pyrazole-3-carboxylic acid amide derivative or a salt thereof as an active ingredient, having an excellent harmful organism controlling effect. A pyrazole-3-carboxylic acid amide derivative represented by general formula [I]: (wherein, R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5 represent a hydrogen atom, halogen atom, C1-C6 alkyl group or the like, R6 represents a C1-C12 alkyl group, C1-C12 haloalkyl group or the like, R7 and R8 represent a hydrogen atom, C1-C12 alkyl group or the like) or an agriculturally acceptable salt thereof, and a harmful organism control agent containing the pyrazole-3-carboxylic acid amide derivative or an agriculturally acceptable salt thereof as an active ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akira KINPARA, Ryo ISHIKAWA, Keiji TORIYABE, Katsuya KATO, Masao NAKATANI, Akira TAKANEZAWA, Takeshi MATSUDA
  • Patent number: 10653147
    Abstract: Provided are an agrochemical composition containing pyribencarb which has good blendability with an agrochemical composition containing etofenprox, and a method for spraying the composition. The agrochemical composition which contains pyribencarb (A) and a surfactant (B), characterized in that as the surfactant (B), a lignin sulfonic acid salt having purity of 85% by mass or more, wherein the content of reducing sugars is less than 5% by mass and the content of sugar sulfonic acids is less than 6% by mass (B1), and a monoalkylarylsulfonic acid salt formalin condensate and/or a polycarboxylic acid salt having mass average molecular weight of 5,000 to 50,000 (B2) are exclusively included; and the method for spraying the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuichiro Ohta, Toshinobu Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 10577313
    Abstract: A method for producing a sulfoxide derivative represented by general formula (1), the method being characterized in that a sulfide derivative represented by general formula (2) is reacted with an oxidizing agent in the presence of a catalyst that is a metal-ligand complex containing a metal compound and, as a ligand, a compound represented by general formula (3), and in the presence of a benzoic acid compound represented by general formula (4)
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shingo Yasumura
  • Patent number: 10506759
    Abstract: A paddy seed treatment agent containing a herbicidal active component and having a sufficient herbicidal effect, while having a reduced risk of herbicide injury to paddy rice, a method for treating paddy seeds using the paddy seed treatment agent, paddy seeds, and a method for controlling paddy field weeds by sowing and cultivating the paddy seeds, are provided. The paddy seed treatment agent contains fenquinotrione or a salt thereof as a herbicidal active component. The method for controlling paddy field weeds includes sowing and cultivating paddy seeds treated with this paddy seed treatment agent, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Fujihira, Satoshi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20190316164
    Abstract: This invention is intended to identify a gene cluster involved in biosynthesis of a cyclic peptide compound produced by a filamentous fungus of the Curvularia species and to establish a system for synthesizing such cyclic peptide compound. The gene is composed of a first module to a tenth module and encodes a protein having activity of synthesizing a nonribosomal peptide constituting a basic peptide backbone of a cyclic peptide compound produced by a filamentous fungus of the Curvularia species.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicants: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, TOHOKU UNIVERSITY, KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi KUBO, Masayuki MACHIDA, Maiko UMEMURA, Keietsu ABE, Akira YOSHIMI, Tomonori FUJIOKA, Shigenari YAMAGUCHI, Kiyoshi KAWAI
  • Patent number: 10440949
    Abstract: The present invention is an aqueous suspension agrochemical composition characterized by containing pyribencarb which is an agrochemically active component, a polyacrylic acid salt, a surfactant, a thickener, and water. The present invention is a method for aerial spraying of an aqueous suspension agrochemical composition, which comprises spraying a diluted solution onto agricultural land or non-agricultural land at an amount of 8 to 32 kg/ha from an aircraft equipped with an agricultural preparation spraying function, the diluted solution being prepared by diluting the aqueous suspension agrochemical composition in water for spraying in an amount of 31 times or less the total amount of the composition on mass basis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignees: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD., NIPPON SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuichiro Ohta, Toshinobu Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20190263874
    Abstract: The invention is intended to identify glutathione-S-transferase that exhibits the activities to metabolize and detoxify an isoxazoline derivative, such as pyroxasulfone. The invention provides a method for cultivating a transgenic plant into which a nucleic acid encoding a protein (a or b) below has been introduced in the presence of isoxazoline derivatives: (a) a protein comprising the amino acid sequence as shown in SEQ ID NO: 2; or (b) a protein comprising an amino acid sequence having 80% or higher identity to the amino acid sequence as shown in SEQ ID NO: 2 and having the activity of glutathione-S-transferase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2017
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka TANETANI, Kiyoshi KAWAI
  • Publication number: 20190254278
    Abstract: The invention provides an herbicide composition, which contains as active ingredients a Component A selected from the group consisting of an oxopyrazine derivative represented by the following Formula X and salts thereof, and a Components B described in the Specification, and which is capable of controlling effectively the growth of an plant undesirable for a useful plant, is highly safe to a useful plant, and exerts high effect at a low dosage: where R represents a lower alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms, and X represents a halogen atom, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuta AMANO, Atsushi NAGAMATSU
  • Publication number: 20190233380
    Abstract: Problem to be Solved It is intended to provide an industrially preferable fluoroalkylating agent and use thereof. Solution The present invention provides a fluoroalkylating agent represented by the general formula (1) wherein R1 is a C1 to C8 fluoroalkyl group; R2 and R3 are each independently a C1 to C12 alkyl group or the like; Y1 to Y4 are each independently a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, or the like; and X? is a monovalent anion. A compound of the general formula (3): R4—S—R1 having an introduced C1 to C8 fluoroalkyl group is easily obtained by reacting a compound of the general formula (2): R4—S—Z wherein R4 is a hydrocarbon group or the like; and Z is a leaving group, with the compound of the general formula (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kentaro KAWAZOE, Kotaro YOSHIOKA
  • Patent number: 10308613
    Abstract: Problem to be Solved It is intended to provide an industrially preferable fluoroalkylating agent and use thereof. Solution The present invention provides a fluoroalkylating agent represented by the general formula (1) wherein R1 is a C1 to C8 fluoroalkyl group; R2 and R3 are each independently a C1 to C12 alkyl group or the like; Y1 to Y4 are each independently a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, or the like; and X? is a monovalent anion. A compound of the general formula (3): R4—S—R1 having an introduced C1 to C8 fluoroalkyl group is easily obtained by reacting a compound of the general formula (2): R4—S—Z wherein R4 is a hydrocarbon group or the like; and Z is a leaving group, with the compound of the general formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kentaro Kawazoe, Kotaro Yoshioka
  • Publication number: 20190100565
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to identify an enzyme having activity of synthesizing dihydrotentoxin that is a tentoxin precursor and an enzyme having activity of synthesizing tentoxin using dihydrotentoxin as a substrate. The present invention concerns a tentoxin synthesis-related gene encoding a protein comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 16 and having activity of nonribosomal peptide synthesis of dihydrotentoxin and a tentoxin synthesis-related gene encoding a protein comprising the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 18 and having activity of converting dihydrotentoxin to tentoxin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicants: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi KUBO, Masayuki MACHIDA, Tomonori FUJIOKA, Shigenari YAMAGUCHI, Kiyoshi KAWAI