Patents Examined by Necholus Ogden, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10093889
    Abstract: A self-structuring surfactant system. A stable liquid detergent composition containing the same. A liquid detergent composition that includes a linear alkyl benzene sulfonate and a branched nonionic surfactant that is a branched alkoxylated alkyl alcohol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Liangjing Fang, Ming Tang, Karl Shiqing Wei, Peng Qin, Ting He
  • Patent number: 10085924
    Abstract: A personal care composition includes a structured cleansing phase; a benefit phase including triglycerides, a cationic deposition polymer, and anionic microcapsules; and a carrier; and methods relating thereto.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Karl Shiqing Wei
  • Patent number: 10087403
    Abstract: Detergent compositions having surfactant systems that include alkyl ethoxylated sulfate surfactant (AES) and linear alkyl benzene sulfonate surfactant (LAS). Methods of treating fabric with such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Sarah Ann Delaney, Patrick Christopher Stenger, Meg Elizabeth Hall, Cheyne Thomas
  • Patent number: 10087398
    Abstract: A stable liquid detergent composition containing a self-structuring surfactant system. A liquid detergent composition that includes a linear alkyl benzene sulfonate, and a co-surfactant selected from a zwitterionic surfactant, an amphoteric surfactant, a branched non-ionic surfactant and mixture thereof, with a first viscosity of no less than 3000 mPa·s measured at a first shear rate of 0.5 s?1, and a second viscosity of no more than 2,500 mPa·s measured at a second shear rate of 20 s?1, and the ratio of the first viscosity to the second viscosity is no less than 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Liangjing Fang, Ming Tang, Karl Shiqing Wei, Peng Qin, Xu Huang, Ting He
  • Patent number: 10087402
    Abstract: A stable liquid detergent composition containing a self-structuring surfactant system, where without using external structurants, the liquid detergent composition exhibits good shear thinning properties while maintaining stability under high shear. A liquid detergent composition that includes a linear alkyl benzene sulfonate, an amine oxide surfactant and little or no alkoxylated alkyl sulfate and unalkoxylated alkyl sulfate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Liangjing Fang, Ming Tang, Xu Huang, Karl Shiqing Wei
  • Patent number: 10066195
    Abstract: A liquid laundry detergent composition suitable for formulation into a water-soluble unit dose article, wherein the liquid laundry detergent composition includes a. an anionic surfactant, b. 1,2-propanediol; c. dipropylene glycoland a water-soluble unit dose article including said liquid laundry detergent composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Robby Renilde Francois Keuleers, Regine Labeque, Stefan Schittko
  • Patent number: 10059635
    Abstract: The invention is directed towards methods and compositions for preventing dusting problems in mineral supplement. The method involves treating the mineral supplement or a dust releasing material with a composition comprising polymerized organic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel N. T. Hay, Peter A. Dimas
  • Patent number: 10059909
    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: May 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    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: 10053651
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to methods of making surfactant compositions and detergent compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    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, Joia Kirin Spooner-Fleming, Diederik Emiel Omer Vanhoutte, Nicole Lee Arledge
  • Patent number: 10047263
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to a method for manufacturing phase change material (PCM) pellets. The method includes providing a melt composition, including paraffin and a polymer. The paraffin has a melt point of between about 10° C. and about 50° C., and more preferably between about 18° C. and about 28° C. In one embodiment, the melt composition includes various additives, such as a flame retardant. The method further includes forming the melt composition into PCM pellets. The method further may include the step of cooling the melt to increase the melt viscosity before pelletizing. Further, PCM compounds are provided having an organic PCM and a polymer. Methods are provided to convert the PCM compounds into various form-stable PCMs. A method of coating the PCMs is included to provide PCMs with substantially no paraffin seepage and with ignition resistance properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: REG SYNTHETIC FUELS, LLC
    Inventor: Ramin Abhari
  • Patent number: 10047327
    Abstract: Water-soluble unit dose article comprising a water-soluble film and a liquid laundry detergent composition, wherein the liquid laundry detergent composition comprises; a) an anionic surfactant; b) a non-ionic surfactant; c) 1,2-propanediol; d) dipropylene glycol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Robby Renilde Francois Keuleers, Regine Labeque, Stefan Schittko
  • Patent number: 10047321
    Abstract: A liquid surfactant composition can include a C9-C20 alkylbenzene sulfonate, a first alcohol ether sulfate (AES), and a nonionic surfactant. The first AES surfactant can have a molecular formula of R1—O—(CH2—CH2—O)m—SO3M, wherein R1 represents a C10-C20 alkyl group, m represents a number from 6 to 8, and M represents a monovalent cation. The first AES surfactant can be a modified oxo-alcohol-based surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA
    Inventors: Frank Meier, Bin Lin, Natalie Mast, Pamela Lam, Jack John O. Hudson
  • Patent number: 10039939
    Abstract: Disclosed is an aqueous cleansing composition comprising (a) at least one anionic surfactant that is not an alkyl sulfate or alkyl ether sulfate, (b) at least one amphoteric surfactant, (c) at least one thickener selected from a hydrophobically-modified acrylic acid based copolymer having a molecular weight from about 80,000 to about 2,500,000 grams per mole, (d) at least one cationic conditioning agent, and (e) optionally at least one nonionic surfactant; wherein the ratio of the anionic surfactant (a) to amphoteric surfactant (b) is less than about 9.5, by weight. Also disclosed are methods of cleaning and conditioning hair using said compositions and methods of making said compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Liliana Santos Xavier, Kirolos Kamal Rizk, Eva Eliza Zion
  • Patent number: 10035954
    Abstract: A treatment for soils and road base materials including applying to the soil or road base materials an organosilicon waterproofing agent, and applying to the soil or road base material a soil stabilizer binder including an acrylate ester polymer emulsion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Inventor: Christopher Rider
  • Patent number: 10030186
    Abstract: A heat transfer medium is provided with superb thermal conductivity. The medium is comprised of selected inorganic materials to provide an environmentally-friendly aqueous suspension to provide a revolutionary kind of heat transfer fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: QUANTUM TECHNOLOGY GROUP LIMITED
    Inventor: Ki Chan
  • Patent number: 10022316
    Abstract: A solid cosmetic composition includes (i) corn starch in an amount of from about 20% to about 40%; (ii) bulking agent in an amount of from about 20% to about 50%; (iii) surfactant in an amount of from about 5% to about 30%; and (iv) glycerine in an amount of from about 15% to about 30%, present in an amount by weight of the total composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: COSMETIC WARRIORS LIMITED
    Inventors: Margaret Joan Constantine, Mark Constantine, Helen Elizabeth Ambrosen
  • Patent number: 10023825
    Abstract: The present invention provides sulfoxide compounds comprising hydrophobic ester or amide moieties such that the compounds have surfactant properties. Also provided are methods for using the sulfoxide compounds or mixtures of the sulfoxide compounds in a variety of applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Novus International, Inc.
    Inventors: Graciela Arhancet, Scott Long
  • Patent number: 10017678
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a heat transfer fluid additive composition comprising: greater than or equal to 10 weight percent (wt %) of a carboxylic acid, based on the total weight of the composition; an azole compound; and a base, wherein the base is present in an amount sufficient to obtain a pH 8-10.5 when diluted by 50 volume % with water. The heat transfer fluid additive composition can be combined with other components to form a heat transfer fluid. The heat transfer fluid can be used in a heat transfer system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: PRESTONE PRODUCTS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Bo Yang, Aleksei Gershun, Peter M. Woyciesjes
  • Patent number: 9994691
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an antimicrobial cleansing composition and a method of cleaning or disinfecting a surface. The invention more particularly relates to an antimicrobial cleansing composition that provides antimicrobial efficacy in cleaning applications having relatively short contact times. An object of the present invention is to provide an antimicrobial cleansing composition that exhibits biocidal activity in relatively short contact times of 1 minute to 10 seconds. Another object of the present invention is to provide an antimicrobial cleansing composition which exhibits antimicrobial activity at very low concentration of silver compound. A further object of the present invention is to provide an antimicrobial cleansing composition which has consumer-acceptable aesthetic properties. A still further object of the present invention is to provide an antimicrobial composition that is highly efficacious against a broad spectrum of gram positive and gram negative bacteria.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Shanthi Appavoo, Anindya Dasgupta, Satyaranjan Gupta, Divya Paruchuri, Maya Treesa Saji, Neha Salgaonkar
  • Patent number: 9994803
    Abstract: Agent for cleaning and/or deodorizing for use in the sanitary field which is used to adhere to a moistened surface of a sanitary object and gradually to dissolve as it is flushed with water, which agent includes a cleaning block including tensides (10), wherein the surface (12) of the cleaning block is sticky, or becomes sticky in the presence of water, wherein the block (10) has on at least one side of its surface (12) a coating (13) of powder particles (14) to a thickness between 5 ?m and 800 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: BUCK SERVICE GMBH
    Inventors: Joachim Leipold, Edgar Jaeschke