Patents Examined by Necholus Ogden, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10655092
    Abstract: An exfoliating mineral soap has a cleansing surfactant base, a first quantity of exfoliating agent, a second quantity of exfoliating agent and a muscle relaxing agent. The first quantity of exfoliating agent is dispersed throughout the cleansing surfactant base. The second quantity of exfoliating agent is concentrated on a first external surface of the cleansing surfactant base. The muscle relaxing agent is concentrated on a second external surface of the cleansing surfactant base. The muscle relaxing agent has a magnesium chloride.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Inventor: Maureen E Monteiro
  • Patent number: 10647944
    Abstract: Cleaning compositions with improved sudsing profiles are provided, which contain a high level of one or more branched and unethoxylated C6-C14 alkyl sulphate anionic surfactants as a primary surfactant, with little or no alkoxylated alkyl sulfate and preferably without any suds suppressors. Such cleaning compositions are particularly suitable for hand-washing dishes or fabrics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Ming Tang, Qing Chen, Wenting Liu
  • Patent number: 10640734
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to methods of making surfactant compositions and detergent compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jeffrey John Scheibel, Scott Leroy Cron, Praveen Kumar Depa, Philip James Ganz, Daniele Lynn Hibbard, Dennis Allen Beckholt, Rajan Keshav Panandiker, Patrick Christopher Stenger
  • Patent number: 10640733
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to surfactant and detergent compositions and, more specifically, to surfactant and detergent compositions containing an ethoxylated glycerine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company LLC
    Inventors: Jeffrey John Scheibel, Scott Leroy Cron, Praveen Kumar Depa, Philip James Ganz, Daniele Lynn Hibbard, Dennis Allen Beckholt, Rajan Keshav Panandiker, Patrick Christopher Stenger
  • Patent number: 10633619
    Abstract: A method of producing a solid soap containing at least one image embedded within the solid soap includes printing an image on a dissolvable substrate to form an image layer, bringing the image layer into contact with molten soap and allowing the soap to harden so as to embed the image layer within the solid soap. The dissolvable substrate can be a printable icing or frosting sheet and the image can be a high-resolution image. The soap can include a background layer against which the image is visible.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Inventor: Patrick Commisso
  • Patent number: 10604723
    Abstract: A fabric care composition comprising a modified carbohydrate polymer having quaternary ammonium groups having at least one C8-C22 alkyl or alkenyl group. The modified carbohydrate polymer has a weight-average molecular weight of at least 500,000.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignees: Rohm and Haas Company, Union Carbide Corporation
    Inventors: Josephine Eldredge, John Hayes, Emmett M. Partain, III, Jan E. Shulman, Jennifer J. Todd
  • Patent number: 10584271
    Abstract: A heat transfer fluid comprising about 20 to about 80% by weight terphenyls and from about 20 to about 80% by weight partially hydrogenated terphenyls, wherein preferably the terphenyls and partially hydrogenated terphenyls comprise a reclaimed product from a degraded heat transfer fluid initially comprised primarily of partially hydrogenated terphenyls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: ORG Chem Group
    Inventor: Wayne Sparck
  • Patent number: 10577571
    Abstract: The invention discloses cleaning compositions which employ a synergistic combination of a ester solvent, preferably a fatty acid methyl ester in combination with one or more linear alkyl amines. The alkyl amines act as to remove and suspend organic oils which have been burnt or adhered to a surface with heat and may even be used alone as a soil removal agent. The cleaning compositions have particular use in cleaning of distillation towers associated with biofuel, and vegetable oil refining, but also find use in cleaning ovens, food cooking surfaces and even dry cleaning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Chris Nagel, Eric Victor Schmidt, Mark Levitt, Peter J. Fernholz
  • Patent number: 10577507
    Abstract: A composition for application to a metal substrate comprises an aqueous carrier, a hydroxide anion and/or a phosphate anion, and a corrosion inhibitor comprising an azole compound, a rare earth ion, an alkali earth metal ion, and/or a transition metal ion. A substrate or article includes the composition for application to a metal substrate and a coating on the composition. A method of fabricating a substrate comprises applying the composition to a substrate, allowing the composition to dry to form a dried composition, and applying a coating on the dried composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: PRC-DeSoto International, Inc.
    Inventor: Eric L. Morris
  • Patent number: 10570567
    Abstract: A softener composition for use in the manufacture of paper includes a softener and an acidic material, wherein the softener composition has a relative acidity (RA) value of more than 0.05.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: KEMIRA OYJ
    Inventors: Chen Lu, Clayton Campbell, Jenna Sue Rabideau
  • Patent number: 10557070
    Abstract: Heat transfer fluid concentrates include: a freezing point depressant, water, or a combination thereof; a carboxylate; an inorganic phosphate; an azole compound; calcium ions and/or magnesium ions; and a water-soluble polymer. Ready-to-use heat transfer fluids and methods for preventing corrosion in heat transfer systems are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: PRESTONE PRODUCTS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Bo Yang, Aleksei Gershun, Peter M. Woyciesjes
  • Patent number: 10519400
    Abstract: Detergent compositions and more specifically, to low pH detergent compositions comprising sulfated surfactants, organic acid, and polyamine compounds. Methods of making and using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Sarah Ann Delaney, James William Holder
  • Patent number: 10522981
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electrical apparatus for generation, transmission, distribution and/or usage of electrical energy, comprising a housing enclosing an electrical apparatus interior space, at least a portion of which forms at least one insulation space having an electrical component and containing a surrounding insulation medium comprising an amount of carbon dioxide mco2. The insulation space is formed by at least one insulation space compartment, in which an adsorber for reducing or eliminating the amount of water mH2O and optionally further contaminants from the insulation medium is arranged. The amount of adsorber mads arranged in the at least one insulation space compartment complies with the formulae (I) and (II). m ads ? m H 2 ? O k ads , H 2 ? O ( I ) m ads ? 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: ABB Schweiz AG
    Inventors: Denis Tehlar, Navid Mahdizadeh, Thomas Alfred Paul
  • Patent number: 10510364
    Abstract: Devices that include a near field transducer (NFT) including a crystalline plasmonic material having crystal grains and grain boundaries; and nanoparticles disposed in the crystal grains, on the grain boundaries, or some combination thereof, wherein the nanoparticles are oxides of, lanthanum (La), barium (Ba), strontium (Sr), erbium (Er), hafnium (Hf), germanium (Ge), or combinations thereof; nitrides of zirconium (Zr), niobium (Nb), or combinations thereof; or carbides of silicon (Si), aluminum (Al), boron (B), zirconium (Zr), tungsten (W), titanium (Ti), niobium (Nb), or combinations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Seagate Technology LLC
    Inventors: Tong Zhao, Justin Brons, Steven C. Riemer, Michael C. Kautzky, Xiaoyue Huang, Sarbeswar Sahoo
  • Patent number: 10479962
    Abstract: Solid compositions for use in textile treatment, each comprising, based on the total weight of the solid composition, a total amount of each of —30% to 70% by weight of at least one peroxide compound, —10% to 20% by weight of at least one organic bleach activator, —5% to 50% by weight of hydrogencarbonate, calculated as sodium hydrogencarbonate, —0% to 5% by weight of surfactant, where the total amount of organic compound in the solid composition is 10% to 50% by weight, preferably 20% to 35% by weight, are thermally stable and can be stored reliably. They are suitable as an additive to conventional textile treatment compositions, especially to liquid washing compositions, and can be provided as a portion encased with a water-soluble material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Matthias Sunder, Patrick Bueth, Sheila Edwards, Frank Meier
  • Patent number: 10479964
    Abstract: A self-adhering cleaning block is disclosed. In some embodiments, the self-adhering cleaning block includes a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface, and a handle extending out from a part of the second surface, where the material composition of the block may be essentially uniform, and where the material composition of the block may further comprise a non-ionic surfactant and a liquid component. In addition, a cleaning article including a self-adhering cleaning block is disclosed. Moreover, a method is disclosed. In certain examples the method comprises mixing a non-ionic surfactant and a liquid component to form an essentially uniform cleaning composition, and then extruding, pressing or casting the cleaning composition to form a cleaning block having a first surface, a second surface opposite the first surface, and a handle extending out from a part of the second surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael E. Klinkhammer, Russell B. Wortley, Cory J. Nelson, Ronald H. Spang, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10465950
    Abstract: This invention relates to using a guanidinium-based ionic liquid as an absorbent material in an absorption chiller. The invention provides an absorption chiller comprising a mixture of a refrigerant and an absorbent, and the absorbent is a guanidinium-based ionic liquid. A preferred refrigerant is water. This invention also provides a method for synthesizing N,N,N?,N?,N?,N?-hexamethylguanidinium acetate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Amirhossein Mehrkesh, Stefan Maat, George G. Tamas
  • Patent number: 10463888
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition suitable as a shampoo or hair conditioner, comprising at least one surfactant, at least one cationic polymer, ethoxylated fatty acid glycerides, ethoxylated mono- and diglycerol esters, trimethylpropane EO/PO trioleate, NaCl and water. The present invention further relates to an intermediate suitable for preparing said composition, comprising ethoxylated fatty acid glycerides, ethoxylated mono- and diglycerol esters and trimethylpropane EO/PO trioleate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Werner Mauer, Werner Seipel, Hans-Martin Haake, Sybille Cornelsen, Guadalupe Pellon, Birgit Glasmacher, Helga Gondek
  • Patent number: 10465148
    Abstract: Methods and systems to manufacture a soap bar comprising post-brew coffee particles are disclosed. A soap bar may comprise multiple post-brew coffee ground particle sizes to take advantage of the benefits associated with each size. For example, the soap bar may comprise espresso grinds (0.20 mm), regular grinds (1.0 mm), and/or coarse grinds (1.5 mm). A saponified fat base, e.g., a milk soap base, a plant oil base, and/or an animal fat base may be obtained and heated to a consistency. Collected post-brew coffee grounds may then be added. The coffee grounds may be anywhere from 1% to 65% of the total weight of the final product, depending on the desired soap quality. The final soap product may comprise coffee ground positive and coffee ground negative layers or portion, or the coffee grounds may be evenly dispersed throughout the product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Inventor: Mark Guerino
  • Patent number: 10450537
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a solid concentrate composition comprising: (a) from 5% to 25% by weight of zinc pyrithione (ZPT); (b) from 8% to 85% by weight of at least one surfactant, preferably, wherein the solid concentrate composition has a penetration hardness of between 20 N and 50 N according to the test method as disclosed herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Charlie Reyes Salvador, Chunpeng Jiang, Yanan Sun, Zhe Liu, Gbenga Segun Showole, Anurag Makrandi, Raul Songco Nicdao