Patents Examined by Brian P. Mruk
  • Patent number: 11124738
    Abstract: Potassium carbonate, Cocoglucoside, a Preservative, Sodium gluconate, and Demineralized water. The formulation is intended to be dispensed and/or applied from a spray bottle or wet wipe. Demineralized water is used as a solvent and has a concentration of approximately up to approximately 99 percent of the weight by percentage. Potassium carbonate is the uric acid remover, and has a concentration of approximately 1-25 percent of the formulation. Cocoglucoside or Coco Glucoside is a natural, non-ionic, surfactant and acts as a cleaner and has a concentration of approximately 0.1-15 percent. Sodium gluconate is used as a chelating agent and has a concentration of approximately 0.1-25 percent. A chemical preservative may be added the formulation in any amount or percentage as desired or in any amount or sufficient quantity desired for the preservation or shelf life of the product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Inventors: Joshua Sahley, Krzysztof Zaja̧c
  • Patent number: 11124739
    Abstract: A cleaning product having a spray dispenser and a cleaning composition suitable for spraying and foaming, the composition is housed in the spray dispenser and the composition includes: i) from 7% to 12% by weight of the composition of a surfactant system; and ii) from 1% to 15% by weight of the composition of a low cut alcohol alkoxylate non-ionic surfactant. It is an object to provide a product that makes the cleaning of dishware easier and faster. It has now been found that the cleaning composition is substantially non-irritating and/or non-stinging to the consumer when sprayed from the spray dispenser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Roxane Rosmaninho, Mate Debreczeni
  • Patent number: 11111461
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a liquid detergent composition with a coconut-based compound for cleaning, cleansing, lubricating, and combinations thereof, that can also be packaged inside a gable-top carton without any leaking or leaching out of the gable-top carton, when other combinations of compositions, as well as certain environmental factors are also present.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: BOCKS INC.
    Inventors: Ryan Lupberger, Arianne Perry
  • Patent number: 11098269
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a composition comprising two or more compounds of the general formula (I), a dry or liquid formulation comprising said composition as well as the use of said composition as surfactant or as anti-greying agent in a laundry process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Frederic Bauer, Claudia Esper
  • Patent number: 11091724
    Abstract: The invention concerns the field of detergent compositions, in particular detergent compositions for automatic washing, in particular for automatic dishwashing. Therefore, the invention provides a phosphate-free detergent composition comprising at least one non-sulfonated, non-ionic surfactant compound and a non-sulfonated water-soluble copolymer prepared, by polymerisation reaction, in the presence of at least one compound comprising at least one alcohol function, acrylic or methacrylic acid and a compound of formula (I): The invention also concerns the use of this non-sulfonated water-soluble copolymer as an anti-scaling agent or anti-drip agent, and a cleaning method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: COATEX
    Inventors: Yves Kensicher, Jean-Marc Suau
  • Patent number: 11078444
    Abstract: A composition comprising a plurality of particles, wherein said particles comprise: a) 10 to 60 w.t. % polyethylene glycol, wherein the polyethylene glycol has a weight average molecular weight from 4000 to 12000; b) 0.1 to 50 w.t. % polysaccharide; c) 0.1 to 50 w.t. % ethoxylated non-ionic surfactant having a general formula: R1O(R2O)xH R1=a saturated fatty alcohol or polypropylene glycol. R2=C2H4 or mixture of C2H4 and C3H6x=8 to 120 and having a melting point between 40 and 60° C.; and d) 0.1 to 30 w.t. % perfume materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Conopco, lnc.
    Inventors: Karl Burgess, Shaun Charles Walsh
  • Patent number: 11072762
    Abstract: Disclosed is a cleaning agent for a metal member that may include an amount of about 15 wt % to 30 wt % of an organic acid derived from a monosaccharide, or a salt thereof, an amount of about 0.8 wt % to 1.2 wt % of a chelating agent, an amount of about 0.2 wt % to 0.4 wt % of a surfactant and an amount of about 75 wt % to 85 wt % of a solvent, based on the total weight of the cleaning agent. The acid cleaning agent may be prepared using, as a main material, an organic acid mixture including potassium glucarate, thus exhibiting superior acid cleaning capability and minimizing the generation of offensive odors. The cleaning agent of the present invention may be eco-friendly because the working environment using the same is made comfortable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignees: Hyundai Motor Company, Kia Motors Corporation
    Inventor: Chae Hwan Hong
  • Patent number: 11066626
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to compositions comprising a polysaccharide derivative, wherein the polysaccharide derivative comprises a polysaccharide substituted with a) at least one hydrophobic group, and b) at least one hydrophilic group, wherein the polysaccharide is poly alpha-1,3-glucan, poly alpha-1,6-glucan, or poly alpha-1,3-1,6-glucan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Inventors: Zhengzheng Huang, Helen S M Lu, Weiming Qiu, Mukesh C. Shah, Steven W. Shuey, Mark Robert Sivik, Kristi Lynn Fliter
  • Patent number: 11046915
    Abstract: A method for maintaining a consistent, low viscosity profile of a unit dose detergent composition for enhanced hydration and dissolution upon hydration including the steps of: (1) A method for maintaining a consistent, low viscosity profile of a unit dose detergent composition for enhanced hydration and dissolution upon hydration including the steps of: (1) providing the detergent composition including: about 2.5 to about 15 wt. % of a polyglycol, an alkyl-ether sulfate, a linear alkylbenzene sulfonate, and a fatty alcohol ethoxylate, wherein the alkyl-ether sulfate, linear alkylbenzene sulfonate, and fatty alcohol ethoxylate are collectively present in an amount of 30 to 70 wt. %, by weight of the detergent composition; and (2) encapsulating the detergent composition in a pouch made of a water soluble film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel T Piorkowski, David S Stott, II
  • Patent number: 11046920
    Abstract: A method for treating textile articles including the steps of: (a) providing a laundry care composition comprising a leuco composition; (b) adding the laundry care composition to a liquid medium; (c) placing the textile articles in contact with the liquid medium; (d) depositing at least some portion of the leuco composition onto the textile articles; (e) optionally, rinsing the textile; and (f) drying the textile articles, wherein the leuco composition comprises a leuco colorant with a Photosensitivity Index of greater than or equal to 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Gregory Scot Miracle, Daniel Dale Ditullio, Jr., Wesley A. Freund, Haihu Qin, Sanjeev Kumar Dey
  • Patent number: 11046914
    Abstract: A cleaning agent, preferably a dishwashing detergent, in particular an automatic dishwashing detergent, having at least one low-water, preferably substantially water-free, gel phase, which contains at least one particular non-ionic surfactant, preferably in quantities from 0.1 to 15 wt. %, from 0.5 to 10 wt. %, in particular from 0.8 to 8.5 wt. %, particularly preferably from 1 to 7 wt. %, for example from 1.0 to 4.0 wt. %, based on the total weight of the gel phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Oliver Kurth, Robert Stephen Cappleman, Michael Kreis, Boray Torun, Filiz Yapici, Thomas Weber, Thomas Doering, Matthias Sunder
  • Patent number: 11039990
    Abstract: A cleansing composition and method of using a cleansing composition, the cleansing composition including a blend of three different emollients, the emollients including a first stearic ester, a second stearic ester, and a branched hydrocarbon, where the first stearic ester and second stearic ester are different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
    Inventors: Jasmin Figueroa, Diana Johnson, Marcee Martinez, Abhijit Bidaye, Farahdia Edouard
  • Patent number: 11034922
    Abstract: Provided is a cleaning agent composition for use in an adhesion process for applying an adhesive to a surface of a first member subjected to a dry treatment without a primer, and adhering a second member to the surface of the first member. The cleaning agent comprises a compound (A) having a (meth)acryloyl group and a liquid (B) having a boiling point of not higher than 200° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Inventors: Yuichi Matsuki, Megumi Abe
  • Patent number: 11034915
    Abstract: Cleaning compositions include (a) a carrier liquid; (b) a metal citrate and/or a plurality of reagents configured to generate the metal citrate in situ; (c) one or a plurality of non-ionic surfactants; and (d) an organophosphate hydrotrope configured to increase solubility of the one or the plurality of non-ionic surfactants in the carrier liquid. Methods for cleaning engine cooling systems are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Inventors: Joseph K. Mathews, David L. Balog, Thomas G. Kalagher, Peter M. Woyciesjes
  • Patent number: 11028187
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to compositions comprising a poly alpha-1,3-glucan derivative. The poly alpha-1,3-glucan derivative is a poly alpha-1,3-glucan polymer wherein the polymer is substituted with at least one polyether group and/or polyamine group. Compositions comprising the poly alpha-1,3-glucan derivative are useful as detergent compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Inventors: Helen S M Lu, Weiming Qiu
  • Patent number: 11015147
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing composition is provided including a builder selected from the group consisting of carbonate, bicarbonate, citrate, silicate and mixtures thereof; a nonionic surfactant; and a dispersant polymer comprising: (a) 5 to 75 wt % of structural units of itaconic acid; (b) 10 to 85 wt % of structural units having formula I wherein each R3 is independently selected from a hydrogen and a —C(O)CH3 group; and (c) 10 to 65 wt % of structural units of (meth)acrylic acid; wherein the dispersant polymer has a lactone end group and wherein the dispersant polymer has a weight average molecular weight of 1,500 to 6,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Lin Wang, Anurima Singh, Scott Backer, Paul Mercando
  • Patent number: 11001791
    Abstract: The invention relates to cleaning deposits of various natures from metal, glass and ceramic surfaces of industrial equipment and can be used for the removal of such deposits, as metal oxides (iron, chromium, nickel, etc.), carbonate and salt deposits, asphalt-tar-paraffin deposits and deposits of an oily nature, deposits of organic and biological nature (bacterial deposits). The proposed solution for removing deposits of different natures comprises hydrogen peroxide, complexing agent, calixarene and water in the following quantitative ratio, wt. %: hydrogen peroxide, 2-90; complexing agent, 3-30; calixarene, 0.01-10; water, the balance. EFFECT: increased degree of cleaning off deposits of various natures with simultaneous reduction of solution aggressiveness to structural materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Inventors: Alexandr Alexandrovich Sheptunov, Daniil Romanovich Bazanov
  • Patent number: 11001787
    Abstract: The present invention concerns the use of enzymes for removing soil from a surface during the rising of the surface, wherein the rinsing is following a washing cycle. The invention further concerns a rinse aid composition for rinsing the surface and a method for removing soil from the surface during a rinsing step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: NOVOZYMES A/S
    Inventors: Elena Genesca Pont, Sofia Arnehed, Maria Norman Hockauf, Ana Maria Pardos Blasco, Bitten Plesner
  • Patent number: 10954474
    Abstract: A leuco polymer comprising a polymeric carbohydrate and a leuco moiety. The polymeric carbohydrate and the leuco moiety are covalently bound. Methods of making the leuco polymer, laundry care compositions comprising the leuco polymer and methods of treating textiles with such laundry care compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventors: Wesley A. Freund, Sanjeev K. Dey, Gregory S. Miracle
  • Patent number: 10954472
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are hard surface cleaning compositions comprising, for example, a pH modifying agent in an amount sufficient to provide an alkaline pH; and a foaming system comprising: a nonionic ethoxylated/propoxylated surfactant; and a nonionic ethoxylated surfactant; wherein the concentration of the nonionic ethoxylated surfactant is greater than the concentration of the nonionic ethoxylated/propoxylated surfactant; and wherein the foaming system provides a structured network comprising a matrix having interstitial spaces. Methods of making and using these compositions are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Carlos Munoz Carrillo, Cesar Rodriguez Cedillo, Edna Ambundo