Patents Examined by M. Reza Asdjodi
  • Patent number: 11912965
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid, enzymatic detergent compositions and methods of making and using the same. In a preferred embodiment, the detergent compositions are particularly useful for cleaning medical and dental instruments. In a preferred embodiment the compositions are particularly use for cleaning ware.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: ECOLAB USA INC.
    Inventors: Erik C. Olson, David Riehm, Carter M. Silvernail, Olivia N. L. Finster, Michael S. Rischmiller, Timothy Meier
  • Patent number: 11912961
    Abstract: Liquid fabric care compositions that include certain fabric treatment adjuncts and/or water, where the compositions further include capsules characterized by substantially inorganic shells, for example silica-based shells. The present disclosure further relates to methods of making and using such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Andre Martim Barros, Mariana B. T. Cardoso, Johan Smets, Steven Daryl Smith, Pierre Daniel Verstraete, Valerie Wong
  • Patent number: 11899369
    Abstract: A treatment liquid for a semiconductor device includes an alkanolamine; a hydroxylamine; an organic solvent; Ca; Fe; and Na, wherein the content of the alkanolamine in the treatment liquid is 0.1% to 5% by mass, the content of the hydroxylamine in the treatment liquid is 0.1% to 30% by mass, and each of the mass ratio of Ca, Fe, and Na with respect to the content of the alkanolamine and the hydroxylamine in the treatment liquid is 10?12 to 10?4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Tomonori Takahashi, Tetsuya Kamimura
  • Patent number: 11851633
    Abstract: A composition for cleaning membranes used in food processing comprising an amine oxide and an alkyl sulfate, the composition maintaining good cleaning performance whilst leaving a low residue of surfactant on the membrane that is cleaned using the composition. A method of use of the composition is also presented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: ECOLAB USA INC.
    Inventors: Stephan Dörries, Matthias Schmitz, Ralf Krack, Michael Schmidt
  • Patent number: 11851327
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to novel metal hydrides, processes for their preparation, and their use in hydrogen storage applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignees: USW COMMERCIAL SERVICES LTD., HYDRO-QUEBEC
    Inventor: David Antonelli
  • Patent number: 11845911
    Abstract: Active agent-containing fibrous structure articles, for example dryer-added fibrous structure articles and/or washing machine-added fibrous structure articles and/or hair care fibrous structure articles, and more particularly to consumable, single use, water-insoluble fibrous structure articles containing one or more active agents and optionally, one or more auxiliary ingredients, methods for making same, and methods for using same are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Mark William Hamersky, Mark Robert Sivik, Allesandro Corona, Travis Kyle Hodgdon, Gregory Charles Gordon, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Patent number: 11834631
    Abstract: A fabric treatment composition having a polymer and a fabric softening active. The polymer includes a cationic repeating unit and a non-cationic repeating unit. The polymer has a weight-average molecular weight of from about 40,000 to about 600,000 Daltons. The polymer has a calculated cationic charge density of from about 0.05 to about 2 meq/g at a pH of between about 2 and about 8. The polymer includes less than about 0.1% by mole of a cross-linking agent. The fabric softening active includes a quaternary ammonium compound. The composition has less than about 5% by weight of the composition of an anionic surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Renae Dianna Fossum, Gledison Fonseca, Aaron Flores-Figueroa
  • Patent number: 11807829
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to detergent compositions and, more specifically, to detergent compositions containing a branched surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Phillip Kyle Vinson, Vincent John Becks, Rebecca Ann Langevin, Mu Wang
  • Patent number: 11807831
    Abstract: Liquid detergent compositions can include a first surfactant which is a mixture of surfactant isomers of Formula 1 and surfactants of Formula 2: wherein from about 50% to about 100% by weight of the first surfactant are isomers having m+n=11; wherein between about 25% to about 50% of the mixture of surfactant isomers of Formula 1 have n=0; wherein from about 0.001% to about 25% by weight of the first surfactant are surfactants of Formula 2; and wherein X is a hydrophilic moiety; and a second surfactant including a linear alkyl benzene sulfonate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Patrick Christopher Stenger, Erin Juliette Aultman, Brian Joseph Loughnane, Vincent John Becks, Phillip Kyle Vinson, Mu Wang
  • Patent number: 11807835
    Abstract: Detergent compositions that contain an enzyme, alkaline source, and phosphonate or amine phosphonate salt are described here. A use solution of the detergent compositions containing disclosed phosphonates can retain its enzyme activity for an extended period of time. Specifically, one specific type of phosphonates and another specific type of amine phosphonate salts were discovered to stabilize enzymes in detergent compositions. Solid detergent compositions that contain disclosed phosphonate or amine phosphonate salts are more effective to remove soils and can save production and use costs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: ECOLAB USA INC.
    Inventors: Wendy Lo, Erik C. Olson
  • Patent number: 11795416
    Abstract: A method for controlling rheology of a unit dose liquid detergent composition includes providing a detergent composition containing less than 20% water, a detergent surfactant, and a rheology modification system comprising iminodisuccinic acid (IDS), ethanol, and polyethylene glycol having a molecular weight of 200 to 1,000 Daltons; and encapsulating the detergent composition in a pouch made of a water soluble film. The viscosity of a mixture of 2 parts of a low water detergent composition to 1 part water can be maintained below 1,000 cp at 1.08 reciprocal seconds where the detergent composition includes about 1% to about 10% by weight of a mixture of IDS, ethanol, and polyethylene glycol having a molecular weight of 200 to 1,000 Daltons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Andrew Neal Bernard, Wei Sun, Aaron Matthew Schwartz, Napaporn Slattery
  • Patent number: 11795419
    Abstract: A blade rinse composition comprising about 0.0001 to 0.01 wt. % disodium tetraborate decahydrate, about 0.0001 to 0.01 wt. % cationic surfactant, up to 5 wt. % anhydrous alcohol, and deionized water is disclosed, together with methods of making and using the same. The composition may prevent oxidation and/or contamination of metal blades and premature dullness of the blades.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Wizard Labs, LLC
    Inventors: Wiley William Hitchcock, James Michael Puckett
  • Patent number: 11793198
    Abstract: A disinfectant cleaning composition, substantially free of quaternary ammonium antimicrobial actives, the composition comprising: a bispyridinium alkane antimicrobial active and a specific polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Adam Simon Hayward, Eva Maria Perez-Prat Vinuesa
  • Patent number: 11781095
    Abstract: Active agent-containing articles, for example dryer-added articles and/or washing machine-added articles and/or hair care articles, and more particularly to consumable, single use, water-insoluble articles containing one or more active agents and optionally, one or more auxiliary ingredients, methods for making same, and methods for using same are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Mark William Hamersky, Mark Robert Sivik, Alessandro Corona, Travis Kyle Hodgdon, Gregory Charles Gordon, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Patent number: 11773348
    Abstract: The invention includes a solid rinse aid that is particularly designed for extrusion solid formation and which is effective for creating spotless surfaces after rinsing. According to the invention, application has identified the critical combination of solid surfactants, coupling agents, hydrotrope, and hardening agents that is acceptable in the extrusion process to create a solid. The hydrotrope includes one or more short-chain alkylbenzene and/or alkyl naphthalene sulfonates. The composition hardens quickly but not so quick as to negatively impact the extrusion process. The compositions may also be used to form pressed or cast solids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Katherine Molinaro, Gary Becker, Tobias Foster, Karina Labusga
  • Patent number: 11773346
    Abstract: Surfactant systems and compositions incorporating the same are disclosed for use as rinse aids on plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions include both liquid and solid formulations, along with methods of use for treating plastics and other wares. The surfactant systems and compositions provide synergistic combinations allowing lower actives in composition formulations of the plastic-compatible surfactant systems providing good sheeting, wetting and drying properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Assignee: ECOLAB USA INC.
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Terrence P. Everson, James S. Dailey, Thomas Gessner, Juergen Tropsch
  • Patent number: 11760962
    Abstract: The present application discloses an environmental friendly detergent tablet, and a preparation method and an tableting equipment thereof, belonging to the field of washing products. An environmental friendly detergent tablet is made of the following raw materials by weight percentage: polyvinyl alcohol, film-forming agent, surfactant, plant starch, co-solvent, bio-enzyme formulation, water softener, and other additives; the preparation method includes the following steps: mixing water, polyvinyl alcohol and film-forming agent under stirring, heating to 80° C-90° C., and continuing stirring to obtain an initial mixed slurry; adding a co-solvent into the initial mixed slurry, then adding a surfactant, then adding a plant starch, under stirring, to obtain a mixed materials; drying the mixed materials, coating with the bio-enzyme formulation, molding, and slicing to obtain the environmental friendly detergent tablet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: Guangzhou Joyson Cleaning Products Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jianfeng Sun, Fenglei Li, Min Sun, Haixiang Zeng
  • Patent number: 11738310
    Abstract: A method for cleaning membrane is provided. The method includes, providing a membrane, introducing a thermo-sensitive ionic liquid to contact the membrane and perform a cleaning procedure to collect a cleaning solution, and layering the cleaning solution to form an aqueous layer and an ionic liquid layer at a specific temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    Inventors: Hao Xiang Xu, Po-I Liu, Min-Chao Chang, Hsin Shao, Ren-Yang Horng, Teh-Ming Liang
  • Patent number: 11731889
    Abstract: Stabilized compositions employing a sequestrant system and a binding system for improving shelf stability and dispensing stability of a solid activated bleach composition are disclosed. The compositions contain a peroxygen source and a catalyst activator which require generation of a peroxycarboxylic acid or other active oxygen sanitizing agent at a point of use. Stabilized compositions employ a sequestrant system including a phosphonic acid and/or dipicolinic acid sequestrant and a binding system comprising an anionic surfactant for a solid formulation of a catalyst activator and peroxygen source to provide shelf stability and dispensing stability for a activated bleach composition. Methods of formulating and use are further disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: ECOLAB USA INC.
    Inventors: David Dotzauer, Krista Kutz Otting
  • Patent number: 11718815
    Abstract: Described herein is a powder detergent composition including a detergent active material including at least a surfactant system, and a granulated powder. The granulated powder includes particles made of: (a) a water soluble polymer matrix, and (b) an oil phase including a perfume dispersed in the water soluble polymer matrix, the oil being at least partly encapsulated in microcapsules. The granulated powder includes up to 30% by weight of encapsulated oil based on the total weight of the powder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2023
    Assignee: FIRMENICH SA
    Inventors: Murray Osborne, Arnaud Struillou