Patents Examined by Gregory R. Delcotto
  • Patent number: 11155772
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of perfumery. More particularly, it concerns compounds comprising at least one ?-thio carbonyl or nitrile moiety capable of liberating an active molecule selected from an ?,?-unsaturated ketone, aldehyde or nitrile. The present invention concerns also the use of said compounds in perfumery as well as the perfuming compositions or perfumed articles comprising the invention's compounds. (I) wherein: a) m represents an integer from 1 to 6; b) Pro represents a hydrogen atom or a group susceptible of generating an odoriferous ?,?-unsaturated ketone, aldehyde or nitrile and is represented by the formulae (II) or (II?) in which the wavy line indicates the location of the bond between said Pro and the sulfur atom S; and at least one of the Pro groups is of the formula (II) or (II?).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Peter Fankhauser, Andreas Herrmann, Umberto Maddalena, Alain Trachsel, Youqing Shen
  • Patent number: 11149236
    Abstract: A cleaning composition, which is self-adhering upon application to a hard surface, is provided. The cleaning composition includes an adhesion promoter, water and a sufficient amount of a basic agent, such that a mixture of the composition with deionized water has a pH of at least about 10. The adhesion promoter typically includes one or more organic compounds, each containing at least one hydrophilic group. The cleaning compositions may also include at least one surfactant selected from the group of: anionic, nonionic, cationic, amphoteric, and/or zwitterionic surfactants; where one or more of the surfactants may serve all or in part as the adhesion promoter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventor: Juan Jose Goncalves Rodrigues
  • Patent number: 11136532
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hand dishwashing detergent composition including a surfactant system and at least one triblock co-polymer of Formula (I): (EO)x-(PO)y-(EO)x wherein each x is independently on average between about 1 and about 40, and y is on average between about 1 and about 15.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Patrick Firmin August Delplancke, Robby Renilde Francois Keuleers, Nuray Yaldizkaya
  • Patent number: 11130928
    Abstract: Detergent compositions designed to prevent aluminum discoloration while providing high cleaning performance on soils and stains are disclosed. Detergent compositions substantially free of nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA) are disclosed. Methods of using the detergent compositions are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: John Mansergh, Lisa M. Sanders, Carter M. Silvernail
  • Patent number: 11129785
    Abstract: The present invention relates to rinse-off cleansing compositions comprising a surfactant system, in which the surfactant system comprises an alkyl polyglycoside and an acyl glutamate present in specific amounts, for providing compositions that are not only mild on the skin and/or eyes that are stable especially under acidic pH conditions, but also have simpler formulations which have fewer ingredients, good rinse-off property, and preferably more cost effective.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventor: Yukari Segawa
  • Patent number: 11118141
    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) providing a detergent composition including: 0.4 to 9.6 wt. % of an alkoxylated polyamine including an alkoxylated polyamine, 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: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel T Piorkowski, David S Stott, II, Cynthia L Moser, Patrick Shane Harewood, Camile F de Matos Gomes
  • Patent number: 11118143
    Abstract: A sporicidal composition has a moderately low pH and includes a glycosidase and the dissocia-tion product of at least one inorganic oxidizing agent. High effective solute concentrations can enhance the efficacy of the composition. The composition can be applied to a surface and allowed to absorb into an endospore, ultimately killing at least some of those bacteria in mature endospore form. Surfaces to be treated include inanimate (hard) surfaces via cleaning and medical devices such as endoscopes, typically via immersion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: Next Science IP Holdings Pty Ltd
    Inventor: Matthew Franco Myntti
  • Patent number: 11104870
    Abstract: A toilet odor prevention tablet and method for automatic flush activation is described, where the toilet odor prevention tablet includes one or more of a plurality of plant-based oils, glycerine, a solid carrier, and one or more of a plurality of essential oils. The method of use for automatic flush activation includes providing a toilet odor prevention tablet, including all natural ingredients, and depositing the toilet bowl odor prevention tablet directly into a toilet tank, where placement of the tablet results in a film that reduces an odor emitting capacity of human excrement and delivers a fresh layer of odor prevention with every flush of a toilet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Inventors: Jonathan Diaz, Daniel Quintana
  • Patent number: 11104869
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of making a solid cleaning composition. The method can include pressing and/or vibrating a flowable solid of a self-solidifying cleaning composition. For a self-solidifying cleaning composition, pressing and/or vibrating a flowable solid determines the shape and density of the solid but is not required for forming a solid. The method can employ a concrete block machine for pressing and/or vibrating. The present invention also relates to a solid cleaning composition made by the method and to solid cleaning compositions including particles bound together by a binding agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Roger L. Stolte, Michael P. Dziuk, Melissa C. Meinke, Matthew C. Porter
  • Patent number: 11085010
    Abstract: A method of cleaning a cooling water system is disclosed. The method may include contacting a cooling tower fill with a composition that may include a surfactant and an additive selected from an oxidizing agent, an acid, and any combination thereof when the cooling water system is off-line. The method may include contacting a deposit in the cooling tower fill with the composition. The oxidizing agent may be hydrogen peroxide, sodium hypochlorite, chlorine dioxide, ozone, sodium hypobromite, sodium or potassium permanganate, or any combination thereof. The surfactant may include a C8-C10 alkyl polyglycoside and a C10-C18 alkyl polyglycoside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: ECOLAB USA INC.
    Inventors: Lanhua Hu, Amit Gupta
  • Patent number: 11085012
    Abstract: A single dose pack and methods for producing and using the same are provided. In one embodiment, a single dose pack includes a wash composition encapsulated within a water-soluble container formed from a water-soluble or water-dispersible film. The wash composition includes an ionic detergent surfactant present at from about 5 to about 55 weight percent, water present at from about 5 to about 20 weight percent, glycerol present at from about 3 to about 56 weight percent, polyethylene glycol present at from about 8 to about 56 weight percent, and optionally propylene glycol present at from about 0 to about 35 weight percent, based on a total weight of the wash composition. A sum of the glycerol, the polyethylene glycol, and the propylene glycol is present at from about 22 to about 60 weight percent, based on the total weight of the wash composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Thomas Piorkowski, Casey Elphege Camire
  • Patent number: 11078450
    Abstract: A stabilized solid bleaching agent which has good solubility in water without undergoing the occurrence of foaming and without generating residues has been demanded. The present invention provides a stabilized solid-bleaching-agent-containing material having a coating layer formed therein, wherein the coating layer contains at least one component selected from the group consisting of an alkali metal salt of an aromatic carboxylic acid, an alkali metal salt of a non-cyclic dicarboxylic acid, an alkali metal salt of a non-cyclic monocarboxylic acid having 1 to 7 carbon atoms and mixtures thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: SHIKOKU CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Norimoto, Koichi Sahiro, Tsuyoshi Toyota, Yoshiya Iwasaki
  • Patent number: 11072766
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a one-shell aminoplast core-shell microcapsule stabilized by a polyisocyanate. It also provides a method for stabilizing aminoplast microcapsules in liquid aqueous surfactant-rich consumer products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Firmenich SA
    Inventors: Nicolas Pichon, Sonia Godefroy, Arnaud Struillou
  • Patent number: 11053464
    Abstract: A method and composition for removing contaminant material from industrial equipment are disclosed herein. The method includes providing a solvent composition having methyl soyate, N-methylpyrrolidinone, an additional solvent, and a cationic surfactant. The method also includes contacting the contaminant material with the solvent composition and allowing the solvent composition to react with the contaminant material such that at least a portion of the contaminant material is no longer attached to the industrial equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: United Laboratories International, LLC
    Inventors: Stephen D. Matza, Dana M. Archuleta
  • Patent number: 11053462
    Abstract: Provided herein is a cleaning composition including: from 20 to 90% by weight of dimethyl sulfoxide, from 5 to 30% by weight of at least one mineral oil (M), and from 5 to 50% by weight of at least one bipolar organic solvent (L). The ranges of proportions indicated are in each case based on the total weight of the cleaning composition. Also provided herein is a method of cleaning components by employing the cleaning composition, and also the cleaned components themselves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: BASF COATINGS GMBH
    Inventors: Bernhard Steinmetz, Peggy Jankowski, Nadia Luhmann, Michael Matura
  • Patent number: 11046919
    Abstract: A liquid laundry detergent with improved soil suspension benefit is provided, which contains a from about 0.1 wt % to about 5 wt % of an alkoxylated polyethyleneimine and a specific surfactant system including both nonionic (NI) surfactant(s) and anionic (AI) surfactant(s) at an NI-to-AI weight ratio of about 1.7-20.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Fei Li, Ming Tang, Yu Guo, Biyan Huang
  • Patent number: 11028350
    Abstract: Process for making a powder or granule containing at least one chelating agent selected from alkali metal salts of methyl glycine diacetic acid (MGDA) and glutamic acid diacetate (GLDA) and iminodisuccinic acid (IDS), said process comprising the steps of (a) introducing an aqueous solution or aqueous slurry of the respective chelating agent (A) into a spray-dryer or spray-granulator, and removing most of said water by spray-drying or spray granulation using a gas with an inlet temperature of 125 to 250° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Michael Klemens Mueller, Armin Stamm, Frank Jaekel, Carsten Sueling
  • Patent number: 11028344
    Abstract: A composition for use in recycled food and beverage containers is disclosed. A mixture of a strong sequestrant, a weak sequestrant, a polymer, an antiscalant and a surfactant is disclosed. Methods directed to using the composition are also disclosed. A composition that cleans and also reduces the defects present on the external surface of containers during a wash cycle is disclosed. The composition may or may not have metallic salts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Diversey, Inc.
    Inventors: Uday Chaudhari, Kedar Chaudhari
  • Patent number: 11017995
    Abstract: Composition, method and system for TiN hard mask removal from electronic circuitry devices, such as advanced pattern wafers have been disclosed. The cleaning compositions preferably comprise an etchant agent (also referred to as a base), an oxidizing agent, an oxidizing stabilizer (also referred to as a chelating agent), an ammonium salt, a corrosion inhibitor, and a solvent. Other optional additives could be provided. It is preferable that the pH of the cleaning composition be greater than 5.5. The cleaning composition is preferably free from dimethyl sulfoxide and tetramethylammonium hydroxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Versum Materials US, LLC
    Inventors: Chao-Hsiang Chen, Yi-Chia Lee, Wen Dar Liu, Chung-Yi Chang
  • Patent number: 11008536
    Abstract: A concentrate aqueous composition for removing Type I and Type III rouge from various stainless-steel items. The liquid composition comprises oxalic acid, a phosphonic acid, and various amines. The use of an amine has been found to provide synergistic results in removal of the noted types of corrosion from various stainless-steel items that include medical instruments, machines, equipment, pipes, tools, mixing and storage vessels, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: American Sterilizer Company
    Inventors: Thomas William Smith, Nancy-Hope Elizabeth Kaiser, Kathleen Ann Fix