Patents Examined by Charles I. Boyer
  • Patent number: 12024692
    Abstract: A method of extending the olfactory effect of a fragrance added to a washed item, comprising the addition to the wash of the fragrance, the fragrance comprising at least one compound selected from the group consisting of ethyl (Z)-2-acetyl-4-methyltridec-2-enoate; ethyl N,S-bis(4-oxo-4-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)butan-2-yl)cysteinate; 4-(dodecylthio)-4-methylpentan-2-one; 1-butoxy-3-((1E,4Z)-hepta-1,4-dien-1-yl)benzene; and 2-ethoxy-4-((1E,4Z)-hepta-1,4-dien-1-yl)phenol. A washed item in which the washing utilized at least one of the compounds and which was then stored, for example, in a cupboard, closet or drawer, is found to have retained a substantial proportion of the fragrance, and for a longer time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2024
    Assignee: GIVAUDAN SA
    Inventor: Aurelie Ferry
  • Patent number: 12024690
    Abstract: A method of countering malodour in a washing machine at the end of a wash cycle, comprising the addition thereto of a fragrance precursor. The fragrance precursor may be added alone in solution, or as part of a fabric softener/conditioner. The precursor is particularly ethyl (Z)-2-acetyl-4-methyltridec-2-enoate; ethyl N,S-bis(4-oxo-4-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohex-3-en-1-yl)butan-2-yl)cysteinate; 4-(dodecylthio)-4-methylpentan-2-one; 1-butoxy-3-((1E,4Z)-hepta-1,4-dien-1-yl)benzene; 2-ethoxy-4-((1E,4Z)-hepta-1,4-dien-1-yl)phenol; and mixtures thereof. The use of precursor in this manner provides a washing machine that is free from malodour for a prolonged period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2024
    Assignee: GIVAUDAN SA
    Inventor: Aurelie Ferry
  • Patent number: 12018233
    Abstract: A cleaning composition including a preservative formulation having a glycine, a diol and a phospholipid complex is disclosed. The cleaning composition can be loaded on a cleaning wipe and used for personal care. The glycine and diol provide a preservative booster to the preservative system for the cleaning composition containing a phospholipid complex, such as cocamidopropyl PG-dimonium chloride phosphate, which has some limited independent preservation activity, depending on the level in the final formulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2024
    Assignee: Rockline Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Ravi Chandarana, Douglas B. Cole
  • Patent number: 11993753
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an antifoulant formulation comprising: (a) at least one ammonium salt of linear alkyl benzene sulphonic acid; (b) at least one aromatic hydrocarbon; (c) at least one diluent; (d) polyisobutylene succinic anhydride; and (e) at least one alkyl amine. It also relates to the process of preparation of the said antifoulant formulation. The instant disclosure further relates to the method of inhibiting fouling tendency in the heat exchangers of crude oil, crude blends, short residue, involving the said antifoulant formulation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
    Inventors: Doni Eswararao, Kanala Raghava Krishna, Madala Sairamu, Mangala Ramkumar, Bojja Ramachandrarao, Nettam Venkateswarlu Choudary, Gandham Sriganesh
  • Patent number: 11987770
    Abstract: The need for a hand-dishwashing composition which is highly effective at removing grease, providing long-lasting suds under soiled conditions, while having a Newtonian viscosity which is less sensitive to changes on surfactant and solvent levels, is met by formulating the liquid hand dishwashing cleaning composition to comprise a surfactant system having a combination of alkyl sulphate anionic surfactant having little or no alkoxylation and an alkyl polyglucoside surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jan Julien Marie-Louise Billiauw, Karl Ghislain Braeckman, Katrien Richarde Francoise Decraene, Bjorn Vanoverstraete
  • Patent number: 11987771
    Abstract: An aqueous fabric spray composition comprising: a. 0.5 to 2 w.t. % non-functionalised silicone, wherein the silicone is in the form of an emulsion, the emulsion having a particle size of 1 nm to 300 nm b. Free perfume having a particle size of 1 nm to 30 um.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Karl Burgess, David Christopher Sayle
  • Patent number: 11975085
    Abstract: This invention relates to syndet-based compositions having pH of 4.5 to 5.5 wherein use of caprylic acid has been unexpectedly found to enhance bacterial kill.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2023
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: CONOPCO, INC.
    Inventors: Ajit Manohar Agarkhed, Mohini Anand Bapat, Prem Chandar, Poonam Manoj Gandhi, Anat Shiloach, Guohui Wu
  • Patent number: 11975090
    Abstract: A solid cleansing product including at least a first surfactant and a second surfactant present in a combined surfactant weight amount, both of the first and second surfactants being free of sulfate-containing materials; at least a first buffering agent and a second buffering agent a present in a combined buffering agent weight amount; where the combined buffering agent weight amount is at least double the combined surfactant weight amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.
    Inventors: Donald L. Harper, Marcee Martinez, Shailendra Singh
  • Patent number: 11969495
    Abstract: 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: CONOPCO, INC.
    Inventors: Annie Jaye Galpin, Robert Machen, Smita Puntambekar, Robert George Riley, Pierre Starck
  • Patent number: 11965127
    Abstract: A cationic surfactant is disclosed. The cationic surfactant has the general formula [Z-D-N(-D1-NR13+)a(R)2-a][X?]a where Z is a siloxane moiety or an unsubstituted hydrocarbyl moiety having from 5 to 20 carbon atoms, D is a covalent bond or a divalent linking group, D1 is a divalent linking group, R is H or an unsubstituted hydrocarbyl group having from 1 to 4 carbon atoms, each R1 is an independently selected unsubstituted hydrocarbyl group having from 1 to 4 carbon atoms, subscript a is 1 or 2, and each X is an anion. A method of preparing the cationic surfactant is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: DOW SILICONES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nanguo Liu, Zachary Wenzlick, Yang Cheng
  • Patent number: 11959050
    Abstract: The invention includes ware detergent compositions which provides superior cleaning and removal of oily and fatty soils, without the production of excessive foam. According to the invention applicants have discovered that use of a quaternary cationic surfactant in combination with a nonionic low foaming surfactant can provide oily soil removal from ware that is superior to traditional warewash detergent formulations. Compositions for alkaline, preferably solid, warewash detergents are disclosed, as well as their use in dish machines and methods of manufacture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: ECOLAB USA INC.
    Inventors: David Dotzauer, Richard Fu, Lisa M. Sanders, Monique Roerdink Lander, John Mansergh, Carter M. Silvernail, Matthew Luedtke
  • Patent number: 11959048
    Abstract: A composition including a plurality of particles, wherein the particles comprise: at least 40% by weight of the particles of a non-germinant carrier; and from about 0.0001% to about 5% by weight of the particles of a bacterial composition including bacterial endospores; and wherein each of the particles has a mass between about 1 mg to about 5000 mg, preferably between about 5 mg and about 200 mg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Samuel Kimani Njoroge, Julie Marie Porter, Neil Joseph Lant
  • Patent number: 11959045
    Abstract: The present invention is for an acidic cleaning composition which has excellent cleaning performance, low toxicity and good antimicrobial efficacy. The inventive acidic cleaning compositions are capable of sanitizing or disinfecting a variety of hard surfaces. The inventive acidic cleaning compositions can take a variety of forms, such as: disinfecting wipes, all-purpose disinfecting sprays, kitchen cleaners, bathroom cleaners, toilet cleaners, etc. The compositions may meet EPA DfE requirements, EPA category III or IV requirements, and/or be safe for use on food contact surfaces without rinsing. The compositions may include citric acid, an anionic surfactant, a non-volatile glycol solvent, a fatty acid, and water. The compositions may be free of other sanitizing acids, quaternary ammonium compounds, biguanides, peroxides, hypohalites, etc., and have a pH of less than 2.5. The composition may provide sanitization or disinfection against a target microbe within 5 minutes or less, or 4 minutes or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: THE CLOROX COMPANY
    Inventors: Xuanrong Guo, Barbara Ekerdt, David R. Scheuing, Nancy A. Falk
  • Patent number: 11952554
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to cleaning compositions in general, and cleaning compositions that are well suited for use by individuals, who experience adverse health effects that may occur upon exposure to certain chemicals. This condition, characterized as multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS), makes it virtually impossible for certain individuals to use commercially available cleaning products without inducing immunological responses. The disclosure presents and describes protocols for the formulation and evaluation of a variety of cleaning products and dilutable cleaning product concentrates using a combination of 14C assay, head space analysis and screening of both ingredients and final products for governmentally-regulated materials. The methods and compositions newly presented herein avoid causing adverse health responses in individuals and are suitable for use by any person, particularly individuals who experience MCS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Sensitive Home, Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory van Buskirk, Anne Steinemann
  • Patent number: 11946026
    Abstract: A fragrance composition composed of a high-performance fragrance component and isopropyl myristate is provided. Use of isopropyl myristate as a solvent provides for an increase in the perceived fragrance intensity of a fabric care product, in particular under dry stage conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC.
    Inventors: Miguel A. Teixeira, Franco Doro
  • Patent number: 11946018
    Abstract: Freshening composition having at least 70% by weight of the freshening composition of water, a perfume, wherein the perfume includes at least 60% by weight of the perfume, Perfume Raw Materials (“PRMs”) having C log P greater than 1; and at least 0.0015% by weight of the freshening composition of an alkoxylated aromatic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Gregory Scot Miracle, Michael David O'Young Mui, Kevin Lee Kott, George Kavin Morgan, III, Jennifer Lea Rinker
  • Patent number: 11939556
    Abstract: An aqueous cleaning composition, which may be suitable for use in cleaning hard surfaces, is described. The aqueous cleaning composition includes an ionic liquid solvent, an amino alcohol, and a substantial amount of water. The cleaning compositions may also include a disinfecting quaternary surfactant, a nonionic surfactant, such as an ethoxylated alcohol and/or alkyl polyglycoside, and/or a chelating agent, such as an aminopolycarboxylate chelating agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventors: Art Daniels Sutton, Jr., Lisa Flugge-Berendes, Michael S. Haas
  • Patent number: 11932827
    Abstract: The need for a liquid detergent composition suitable for washing dishes, fitting both in-sink as well as direct application habits, which provides reduced smearing when used in direct application dishwashing methods, while having good suds mileage especially under in-sink application habit, and good viscosity, is met by formulating the liquid detergent composition to comprise a surfactant system, which comprises an alkyl sulfate anionic surfactant comprising C13 alkyl sulfate anionic surfactant, the C13 alkyl sulfate anionic surfactant comprising a specific fraction of 2-branched C13 alkyl sulfate anionic surfactant, with a specific distribution of the 2-branching.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jan Julien Marie-Louise Biiliauw, Kristof Crets, Rebecca Ann Langevin, Phillip Kyle Vinson
  • Patent number: 11932828
    Abstract: The need for a liquid hand-dishwashing composition which provides further improved sudsing volume and longevity when washing dishware using diluted liquid hand dishwashing compositions, especially in the presence of greasy soil and particulate soil, while still providing the desired cleaning, is met when the composition is formulated with a surfactant system comprising a specific level of alkyl sulfate surfactant and a co-surfactant, when the alkyl chain of the alkyl sulfate anionic surfactant has a mol fraction of C12 and C13 chains of at least about 50%, and the C13/C12 mol ratio of the alkyl chain is at least about 57/43.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jan Julien Marie-Louise Billiauw, Kristof Crets, Phillip Kyle Vinson
  • Patent number: 11912797
    Abstract: Disclosed is a self-invertible inverse latex including, as an inverting agent, surfactant species of the polyglycerol ester family, the use thereof as a thickening and/or emulsifying and/or stabilising agent for a detergent or cleaning formulation for industrial or household use, and aqueous liquid detergent compositions including same, for household or industrial use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: SOCIETE D'EXPLOITATION DE PRODUITS POUR LES INDUSTRIES CHIMIQUES SEPPIC
    Inventors: Miruna Bodoc, Jérôme Guilbot, Georges Da Costa, Aurélie Colas