Patents by Inventor Steven Anthony Horenziak

Steven Anthony Horenziak has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20230019775
    Abstract: A spray product is provided. The spray product includes a composition contained within a reservoir. The composition has a yield stress greater than zero and less than 1,000 mPa as determined by the RHEOLOGY TEST METHOD. The spray product includes a valve in composition communication with the reservoir; an actuator in mechanical communication with the valve; a nozzle having an outlet orifice; a swirl chamber in composition communication with the outlet orifice; and a plurality of swirl chamber swirl chamber inlet channels in composition communication with the swirl chamber. The outlet orifice is defined by an outlet orifice diameter and an outlet orifice axial length. A ratio of the outlet orifice diameter to the axial length is from about 1.3 to about 3.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: CODY DYLAN LEWIS, MATTHEW STEPHEN BAUER, STEVEN ANTHONY HORENZIAK, MATTHEW LAWRENCE LYNCH
  • Publication number: 20220226225
    Abstract: An aqueous composition, a sprayable composition containing the aqueous composition, and a method of making the aqueous composition are provided. The aqueous composition includes an aqueous phase and liquid benefit agent droplets discontinuously dispersed throughout the aqueous phase. The aqueous phase has a structurant system including a first polysaccharide and a second polysaccharide that is different from the first polysaccharide. The aqueous phase comprises less than 10,000 ppm surfactant. The aqueous composition exhibits a yield stress as determined by the RHEOLOGY TEST METHOD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Matthew Lawrence LYNCH, Steven Anthony HORENZIAK, Brandon Philip ILLIE, Amber Joy YEARY, Carla Jean COLINA
  • Patent number: 11334694
    Abstract: The present invention relates to personal care compositions comprising malodor reduction compositions and methods of making and using such personal care compositions. Such personal care compositions comprising the malodor control technologies disclosed herein provide malodor control without leaving an undesirable scent and when perfume is used to scent such compositions, such scent is not unduly altered by the malodor control technology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Robert Cetti, Gayle Marie Frankenbach, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Judith Ann Hollingshead
  • Patent number: 11334695
    Abstract: The present invention relates to personal care compositions comprising malodor reduction compositions and methods of making and using such personal care compositions. Such personal care compositions comprising the malodor control technologies disclosed herein provide malodor control without leaving an undesireable scent and when perfume is used to scent such compositions, such scent is not unduely altered by the malodor control technology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jonathan Robert Cetti, Gayle Marie Frankenbach, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Judith Ann Hollingshead
  • Publication number: 20210361804
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an aqueous freshening composition having a plurality of particles suspended by a structurant system is provided. The method includes the steps of: mixing an aqueous carrier and at least 80 wt. % of ion-forming water-soluble ingredients of the freshening composition to form an aqueous premix; subsequently mixing a first polysaccharide into the aqueous premix; mixing a second polysaccharide into the aqueous premix after mixing the first polysaccharide into the aqueous premix to form a structured aqueous composition; and dispersing a plurality of particles into the structured aqueous composition to form the freshening composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Charles L. SCHMITT, Carla Jean COLINA, Laura Lynn HEILMAN, Steven Anthony HORENZIAK, Brandon Philip ILLIE, Matthew Lawrence LYNCH, Melinda Phyllis STEFFEY
  • Patent number: 11097031
    Abstract: A freshening composition is provided. The composition includes at least one particle, and an aqueous carrier. The composition includes a polysaccharide system having a first polysaccharide and a second polysaccharide. The first polysaccharide is xanthan gum and the second polysaccharide is selected from the group consisting of konjac gum, locust bean gum, tara gum, and combinations thereof. The composition may include an unencapsulated perfume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Matthew Lawrence Lynch, Carla Jean Colina, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Brandon Philip Illie, Yonas Gizaw, Yiping Sun, Joana Andreia Lameiras Domingues, Susana Fernandez Prieto, Abel Jerez Gomez
  • Patent number: 10888633
    Abstract: A freshening composition is provided. The composition includes at least one particle, and an aqueous carrier. The composition includes a polysaccharide system having a first polysaccharide and a second polysaccharide. The first polysaccharide is xanthan gum and the second polysaccharide is selected from the group consisting of konjac gum, locust bean gum, and combinations thereof. The composition may include an unencapsulated perfume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Matthew Lawrence Lynch, Carla Jean Colina, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Brandon Philip Illie, Yonas Gizaw, Yiping Sun
  • Publication number: 20200281840
    Abstract: An aqueous composition, a sprayable composition containing the aqueous composition, and a method of making the aqueous composition are provided. The aqueous composition includes an aqueous phase and liquid benefit agent droplets discontinuously dispersed throughout the aqueous phase. The aqueous phase has a structurant system including a first polysaccharide and a second polysaccharide that is different from the first polysaccharide. The aqueous phase comprises less than 10,000 ppm surfactant. The aqueous composition exhibits a yield stress as determined by the RHEOLOGY TEST METHOD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Matthew Lawrence LYNCH, Steven Anthony HORENZIAK, Brandon Philip ILLIE, Amber Joy YEARY, Carla Jean COLINA
  • Patent number: 10660984
    Abstract: An absorbent article comprising a complexed or encapsulated malodor control composition having at least one volatile aldehyde and an acid catalyst, and methods of use thereof, are provided. The malodor control composition is suitable for a variety of absorbent articles, including use in diapers, toddler training pants, adult incontinence garments, sanitary napkins, pantiliners, interlabial devices, hemorrhoid pads, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Ricky Ah-man Woo, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Rhonda Jean Jackson, Zaiyou Liu, Michael-Vincent Nario Malanyaon, Jason John Olchovy, Christine Marie Readnour
  • Patent number: 10552557
    Abstract: The present invention relates to freshening compositions and devices comprising same that comprise a composition having a viscosity of from about 1 mPa·s to about 50,000 mPa·s comprising malodor reduction compositions and methods of making and using such compositions. The disclosed malodor reduction compositions do not unduely interfere with the scent of the freshening compositions and devices that comprise such technologies and the perfumed or unperfumed situs that is treated with such freshening compositions and devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Gayle Marie Frankenbach, Judith Ann Hollingshead, Steven Anthony Horenziak
  • Publication number: 20190155975
    Abstract: The present invention relates to personal care compositions comprising malodor reduction compositions and methods of making and using such personal care compositions. Such personal care compositions comprising the malodor control technologies disclosed herein provide malodor control without leaving an undesireable scent and when perfume is used to scent such compositions, such scent is not unduely altered by the malodor control technology.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Jonathan Robert Cetti, Gayle Marie Frankenbach, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Judith Ann Hollingshead
  • Patent number: 10240108
    Abstract: A composition including a plurality of particles, wherein the particles include: about 30% to about 95% by weight of a carrier; about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of a perfume; and about 0.00025% to about 30% by weight of a malodor agent; wherein the malodor agent comprises one or more malodor reduction materials having a Blocker Index of less than 3 or a Blocker Index average of 3 to about 0.001; and wherein each of the particles has a mass between about 0.1 mg to about 5 g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Gayle Marie Frankenbach, Judith Ann Hollingshead, Steven Anthony Horenziak
  • Publication number: 20190008991
    Abstract: The present invention relates to malodor reduction compositions and methods of making and using same. The malodor reduction compositions are suitable for use in a variety of applications, including use in consumer products, for example, air freshening compositions, laundry detergents, fabric enhancers, surface cleaners, beauty care products, dish care products, diapers, feminine protection articles, and plastic films for garbage bags. Such malodor control technologies do not unduly interfere with the scent of the perfumed or unperfumed situs that is treated with the malodor control technology.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Steven Anthony HORENZIAK, Gayle Marie FRANKENBACH, Judith Ann HOLLINGSHEAD
  • Publication number: 20190001013
    Abstract: A freshening composition is provided. The freshening composition includes a plurality of particles, a structurant system, and an aqueous carrier. The composition has a spray shear viscosity, as measured according to the SPRAY SHEAR VISCOSITY TEST METHOD described herein, of less than about 0.025 Pa·s. The composition has a creep recovery ratio of at least about 0.1, as measured according to the CREEP RECOVERY RATIO TEST METHOD described herein, or a yield stress of greater than 0 Pa and less than 1.0 Pa, as measured by the YIELD STRESS TEST METHOD described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Matthew Lawrence LYNCH, Carla Jean COLINA, Steven Anthony HORENZIAK, Brandon Philip ILLIE, Yonas GIZAW
  • Publication number: 20190001012
    Abstract: A freshening composition is provided. The composition includes at least one particle, and an aqueous carrier. The composition includes a polysaccharide system having a first polysaccharide and a second polysaccharide. The first polysaccharide is xanthan gum and the second polysaccharide is selected from the group consisting of konjac gum, locust bean gum, and combinations thereof. The composition may include an unencapsulated perfume.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Matthew Lawrence LYNCH, Carla Jean COLINA, Steven Anthony HORENZIAK, Brandon Philip ILLIE, Yonas GIZAW, Yiping SUN
  • Patent number: 10149917
    Abstract: A cartridge having a microfluidic die and a fluid composition in fluid communication with the microfluidic die is provided. The fluid composition includes from about 50% to about 100%, by weight of the fluid composition, of a perfume mixture, wherein the perfume mixture has a mol-weighted average C log P of less than or equal to about 2.9; a polyol; and from about 0.25 wt. % to about 9.5 wt. %, by weight of the fluid composition, of water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kim Lynn Webb, Dana Paul Gruenbacher, Steven Anthony Horenziak, William Paul Mahoney
  • Patent number: 10143764
    Abstract: A freshening composition is provided. The composition includes at least one particle, and an aqueous carrier. The composition includes a polysaccharide system having a first polysaccharide and a second polysaccharide. The first polysaccharide is xanthan gum and the second polysaccharide is selected from the group consisting of konjac gum, locust bean gum, and combinations thereof. The composition may include an unencapsulated perfume.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Matthew Lawrence Lynch, Carla Jean Colina, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Brandon Philip Illie, Yonas Gizaw, Yiping Sun
  • Patent number: 10113140
    Abstract: The present invention relates to freshening compositions and devices comprising same that comprise a composition comprising malodor reduction compositions and methods of making and using such compositions. Such malodor control technologies do not unduely interfere with the scent of the perfumed or unperfumed situs that is treated with the malodor control technology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: The procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Gayle Marie Frankenbach, Judith Ann Hollingshead, Steven Anthony Horenziak
  • Patent number: 10080814
    Abstract: A method of freshening the air or a surface is provided. The method comprises the steps of: providing a freshening composition, the freshening composition comprising a plurality of particles and a structurant system; and spraying the freshening composition in the form of a plurality of spray droplets, wherein the plurality of spray droplets have: a normalized D(90) value of less than 2.5, when sprayed from a TS800 sprayer according to the SPRAY D(90) NORMALIZED AND SPRAY D(4,3) NORMALIZED TEST METHOD described herein, a residue value of less than about 8 at 5 sprays, according to the RESIDUE TEST METHOD described herein, and a phase stability grade of 1 or 2, according to the PHASE STABILITY GRADE AT 25° C. TEST METHOD described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Matthew Lawrence Lynch, Carla Jean Colina, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Brandon Philip Illie, Yonas Gizaw
  • Patent number: 10076583
    Abstract: A freshening composition is provided. The freshening composition includes a plurality of particles, a structurant system, and an aqueous carrier. The composition has a spray shear viscosity, as measured according to the SPRAY SHEAR VISCOSITY TEST METHOD described herein, of less than about 0.025 Pa-s. The composition has a creep recovery ratio of at least about 0.1, as measured according to the CREEP RECOVERY RATIO TEST METHOD described herein, or a yield stress of greater than 0 Pa and less than 1.0 Pa, as measured by the YIELD STRESS TEST METHOD described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Matthew Lawrence Lynch, Carla Jean Colina, Steven Anthony Horenziak, Brandon Philip Illie, Yonas Gizaw