Aqueous Liquid Composition Patents (Class 510/181)
  • Patent number: 10767141
    Abstract: A substrate or coating is provided that includes a protease with enzymatic activity toward a component of a biological stain. Also provided is a process for facilitating the removal of a biological stain is provided wherein an inventive substrate or coating including a protease is capable of enzymatically degrading of one or more components of the biological stain to facilitate biological stain removal from the substrate or said coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignees: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc., Toyota Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Songtao Wu, Hongfei Jia, Masahiko Ishii, Minjuan Zhang
  • Patent number: 9701927
    Abstract: A cleaning solution is used, in a transparent antireflective structure that has, on one surface thereof, a plurality of convexities formed at a period equal to or shorter than wavelength in a visible light range, and that prevents, at the one surface, reflection of light entering the one surface, to clean a concavity defining a region between adjacent two of the plural convexities, the cleaning solution having a pH of 10.00 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kyohko Matsuura, Yuhsuke Tsuda, Hidetsugu Matsukiyo, Yuka Utsumi, Akiyoshi Fujii, Takahiro Nakahara, Kiyoshi Minoura, Miho Yamada
  • Patent number: 9341052
    Abstract: The present invention generally relates to a viscoelastic fluids, thickened acid compositions and the like and to methods of using said gelled compositions. The thickened compositions of the present invention can usefully be employed in methods of stimulating and/or modifying the permeability of underground formations, in drilling fluids, completion fluids, workover fluids, acidizing fluids, fracturing, gravel packing and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: AKZO NOBEL CHEMICALS INTERNATIONAL B.V.
    Inventors: James F. Gadberry, Michael J. Engel, John Douglas Nowak, Jian Zhou, Xiaoyu Wang
  • Patent number: 9243217
    Abstract: A method for cleaning the glass surface of solar panels which employs the use of highly efficient sequestering agents and allows to replace deionized water with municipal or fresh water of up to a very high water hardness, without having a loss in the long term power output of the solar panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC.
    Inventors: Jason Alexander Sherlock, Douglas E. Ward
  • Publication number: 20150087571
    Abstract: A method of preventing foul odors in an automotive service station comprising mixing a disinfectant which is effective against bacteria and algae into water used to make a glass cleaner solution which is stored in squeegee buckets in the automobile service station.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventor: Derek Zahajko
  • Patent number: 8901056
    Abstract: A solvent or composition that includes a glycerin short-chain aliphatic ether may be used in a method for coupling, coalescing or adjusting viscosity of a composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory G. Griese, Mark D. Levitt, Carter M. Silvernail
  • Patent number: 8877698
    Abstract: Aqueous hard surface treatment compositions necessarily comprise an alcohol constituent selected from the group consisting of methanol, ethanol, n-propanol, isopropanol, n-butanol, benzyl alcohol, and mixtures thereof which alcohol constituent comprises from about 40 and 70 weight percent (“% wt”) of the total weight of the composition of which it forms a part. Preferably however the alcohol constituent is present in an amount of from about 50% wt to about 70% wt, more preferably is present in amounts of from about 60% wt to about 70% wt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser LLC
    Inventors: Mark Timothy Bennett, Andrew Francis Colurciello, Caryn Oryniak, Janette Kumyoung Suh, Laura Jean Vaccaro
  • Patent number: 8871701
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aqueous cleansing emulsion comprising a hydrophobic component H1 selected from the group consisting of the following categories: (i) aliphatic C10- or C15-terpene hydrocarbons; (ii) aliphatic C10- or C15-terpenoids; (iii) aliphatic C15-C40-hydrocarbons; and (iv) C6-C30-carboxylic acid C1-C30-alkyl esters. A hydrophobic component H2 selected from the group consisting of the following categories: (iii) aliphatic C15-C40-hydrocarbons; (iv) C6-C30-carboxylic acid C1-C30-alkyl esters; (v) aliphatic C6-C19-hydrocarbons; (vi) aromatic C10- or C15-terpenoids; (vii) aliphatic or aromatic C20-, C25-, C30- or C35-terpenoids; (viii) essential, animal or vegetable oils; and (ix) silicon oils. Furthermore, the emulsion contains an emulsifier E1 having a HLB value of 4±2; an emulsifier E2 having a HLB value of 9±2; and optionally, an emulsifier E3 having an HLB value of 16±4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Solenis LLC
    Inventors: Patric Bierganns, Markus Broecher, Charlotta Kanto-Oeqvist
  • Patent number: 8865635
    Abstract: An aqueous-based cleaning composition including a water-insoluble builder component and a method of providing both such builder component and such cleaning composition in the absence of heat to provide a cleaning composition which is phase stable at room temperature without loss of cleaning efficacy. The builder component is composed of a C10-C16 linear fatty monohydric alcohol, e.g., tetradecanol, and an alcohol carrier. The alcohol carrier is preferably a C1-C4 monohydric alcohol. An alkyl glucoside is preferably also included in the cleaning composition to enhance the provision of the composition as a clear solution, and to promote combination of hydrophobic and hydrophilic materials upon the mixing of components to provide the cleaning composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2014
    Assignee: S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventor: Vasyl A. Nechyporenko
  • Patent number: 8728540
    Abstract: Textiles coated with aqueous compositions of silane quaternary ammonium compounds and alkali metal bicarbonates are provided with deodorization properties and protection from allergens, irritants, molds, dust mites, bacteria, and fungi.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Church & Dwight Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Steven Bolkan, Christine Beneciuk, Melvin H. Czechowski, Mark Ventura, David Stott, Nicole Nguyen, Steven T. Adamy
  • Publication number: 20140060583
    Abstract: A method of removing an unwanted constituent from a siliceous surface in which the method includes contacting the siliceous surface and the unwanted constituent with a multi-functional composition that includes water, a hydrophilic silane, and a surfactant, and drying the surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Publication date: March 6, 2014
    Applicant: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Justin A. Riddle, Terry R. Hobbs, David D. Lu, Andrew S. D'Souza, Naiyong Jing, James P. Gardner, JR.
  • Patent number: 8506723
    Abstract: An alkaline detergent composition for hard surface comprises an alkaline agent (component A), a nonionic surfactant (component B), a chelating agent (component C), water (component D), at least one carboxylic acid compound (component E) selected from the group consisting of compounds represented by general formula (1) and general formula (2), and at least one anionic surfactant (component F) selected from the group consisting of surfactants represented by general formula (3) and salts thereof. Therein, the content ratio [component E (weight %)/component B (weight %)] is 1/1.5-15/1, the content ratio [component F (weight %)/component B (weight %)] is 10/1-1/5, and the pH at 25° C. is 12 or greater.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: KAO Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi Tamura, Sadaharu Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 8476214
    Abstract: A multi-functional hard surface treating composition is described which includes (1) a surfactant system including at least two surfactants and (2) at least one alkylene glycol alkyl ether. The at least two surfactants include an anionic surfactant and either a polymer surfactant or a nonionic surfactant. The surfactant system and alkylene glycol alkyl ether have a synergistic effect to provide anti-fogging, anti-streaking, and cleaning benefits to a hard surface treated with the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventors: Loretta G. Lynch, Sandra J. Demant, Jacqueline V. Lepow, Anne T. Maghasi
  • Patent number: 8445420
    Abstract: A cleaning and purifying composition including at least one solvent, an alkaline agent, a deflocculant, at least one surfactant selected from the group comprising an alcohol ethoxylate surfactant, an alkylamino-polyethoxy-sulfate surfactant, a polyether-phosphate ester surfactant, a surfactant that is a phosphate ester of an ethoxylated alcohol, and a surfactant that is a polyethyleneglycol monoalkyl ether, and a bonding agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2013
    Inventors: Michael J. Sanchez, William D. Sanchez
  • Patent number: 8361946
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of preparing an aqueous detergent dispersion comprising mixing at least one silane compound, colloidal silica particles, and a detergent to form an aqueous detergent dispersion comprising silanized colloidal silica particles. The invention also relates to a dispersion obtainable by the method and to the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel N.V.
    Inventors: Peter Greenwood, Hans Lagnemo
  • Patent number: 8278260
    Abstract: Eco-friendly, or “green”, cleaning wipes are disclosed. The wipes may include a substrate and a green concentrated aqueous cleaning composition impregnated therein. The wipes are dry to the touch before they are activated by water and applied to inanimate surfaces for cleaning. Because of the green concentrated cleaning composition and water-activation just before application, the disclosed wipes may clean larger surface areas and have longer shelf lives and lower weights for easy transportation, packaging and handling than conventional wet wipes that are pre-loaded with a diluted cleaning composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventor: Marie-Esther Saint Victor
  • Patent number: 8158568
    Abstract: It is disclosed a cleaning liquid used in a process for forming a dual damascene structure comprising steps of etching a low dielectric layer (low-k layer) accumulated on a substrate having thereon a metallic layer to form a first etched-space; charging a sacrifice layer in the first etched-space; partially etching the low dielectric layer and the sacrifice layer to form a second etched-space connected to the first etched-space; and removing the sacrifice layer remaining in the first etched-space with the cleaning liquid, wherein the cleaning liquid comprises (a) 1-25 mass % of a quaternary ammonium hydroxide, such as TMAH and choline (b) 30-70 mass % of a water soluble organic solvent, and (c) 20-60 mass % of water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2012
    Assignee: Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeru Yokoi, Kazumasa Wakiya
  • Patent number: 8147970
    Abstract: The invention concerns an anti-scratch coating on a substrate, comprising one or several anti-scratch means and a pH buffer system which has in a watery solution a pH value ranging from neutral to highly alkaline, especially a pH value ranging between app. 7 and app. 12, preferably a pH value ranging from neutral to slightly alkaline, in particular a pH value ranging between app. 7 and app. 9. It is also the objective of the invention to produce and use the anti-scratch coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignee: Schott AG
    Inventors: Folker Steden, Jorg Hinrich Fechner
  • Patent number: 8119584
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to a method for cleaning a shaving device using a cleaning solution and preparation of the cleaning solution. More particularly, the present disclosure relates to a method of cleaning a shaving device using an environmentally friendly cleaning solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: Rovcal, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard A. Harthun, David W. Everett, Giovanni Gonzalez
  • Patent number: 8093199
    Abstract: The present invention is based in part on the discovery that impregnating a cleaning substrate with a nonionic, linear polymer unexpectedly improves the cleaning efficacy of the article and prevents redeposition of soil and dirt onto the cleaned hard or soft surface. The nonionic, linear polymer is, for example, polyacrylamide. In addition, a method of incorporation of a cleaning composition into said substrate is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2012
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andress K. Johnson, Stephen E. Minter
  • Patent number: 8080475
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention describe a removal chemistry for removing hard mask. The removal chemistry is a wet-etch solution that removes a metal hard mask formed on a dielectric layer, and is highly selective to a metal conductor layer underneath the dielectric layer. The removal chemistry comprises an aqueous solution of hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), a hydroxide source, and a corrosion inhibitor. The hydrogen peroxide and hydroxide source have the capability to remove the hard mask while the corrosion inhibitor prevents the metal conductor layer from chemically reacting with the hydrogen peroxide and hydroxide source during the hard mask removal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2011
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Vijayakumar SubramanyaRao RamachandraRao, Kanwal Jit Singh
  • Patent number: 8017569
    Abstract: Hard surface cleaning composition particularly suited for the cleaning of kitchen or cooking stove having a cooktop which includes a glass plate which is effective in the cleaning treatment of stained glass plates, and which is especially effective in the treatment of dried or baked on milk stains.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2011
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser Inc.
    Inventors: Mattia DeDominicis, Jennifer Duran
  • Patent number: 8008240
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process of treating a hard surface with a composition comprising polyalkoxylate trisiloxane. More specifically, it relates to a process of treating an horizontal hard surface, wherein a composition comprising polyalkoxylate trisiloxane is applied onto said hard surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2011
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Christopher Andrew Morrison, Robby Renilde François Keuleers, Thomas Delaere, Mercedes Labiano Ros
  • Patent number: 7985721
    Abstract: A cleaning and purifying composition including at least one solvent, an alkaline agent, a deflocculant, at least one surfactant selected from the group comprising an alcohol ethoxylate surfactant, an alkylamino-polyethoxy-sulfate surfactant, a polyether-phosphate ester surfactant, a surfactant that is a phosphate ester of an ethoxylated alcohol, and a surfactant that is a polyethyleneglycol monoaklyl ether, and a bonding agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2011
    Assignee: MWJ, LLC
    Inventors: Michael J. Sanchez, William D. Sanchez
  • Publication number: 20110150788
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a liquid, cleaning and/or cleansing composition comprising abrasive cleaning particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Inventors: Denis Alfred GONZALES, Aicha Dkidak
  • Patent number: 7964544
    Abstract: A cleaning composition concentrate includes about 0.05 wt. % to about 90 wt. % of a surfactant component, about 0.01 wt. % to about 20 wt. % of a dispersant component, and about 0.001 wt. % to about 15 wt. % of a sheeting agent component, wherein the composition comprises less than about 0.1 wt. % volatile organic compound exhibiting a vapor pressure of less than 0.1 mm Hg at 20° C. The cleaning composition can be provided as a use composition as a result of diluting the cleaning composition concentrate with water of dilution at a dilution ratio of cleaning composition concentrate to water of dilution of about 1:1. A method for preparing a cleaning composition is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Kim R. Smith, Keith E. Olson, Tami J. Tadrowski
  • Patent number: 7915210
    Abstract: Aqueous hard surface treatment compositions necessarily comprise an alcohol constituent selected from the group consisting of methanol, ethanol, n-propanol, isopropanol, n-butanol, benzyl alcohol, and mixtures thereof which alcohol constituent comprises from about 40 and 70 weight percent (“% wt”) of the total weight of the composition of which it forms a part. Preferably however the alcohol constituent is present in an amount of from about 50% wt to about 70% wt, more preferably is present in amounts of from about 60% wt to about 70% wt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2011
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser
    Inventors: Mark Timothy Bennett, Andrew Francis Colurciello, Caryn Oryniak, Janette Kumyoung Suh, Laura Jean Vaccaro
  • Publication number: 20110039748
    Abstract: Hard surface cleaning composition particularly suited for the cleaning of kitchen or cooking stove having a cooktop which includes a glass plate which is effective in the cleaning treatment of stained glass plates, and which is especially effective in the treatment of dried or baked on milk stains.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2008
    Publication date: February 17, 2011
    Applicant: Reckitt Benckiser Inc.
    Inventors: Mattia DeDominicis, Jennifer Duran
  • Publication number: 20110030722
    Abstract: Cleaning water for an electronic material which exhibits a remarkably improved cleaning effect in comparison with conventional waters containing dissolved gas is provided. The cleaning water for an electronic material comprises water containing dissolved gas containing oxygen and argon as dissolved gases, and has a concentration of dissolved oxygen being equal to or more than 8 mg/L, and a content of dissolved argon gas being equal to or more than 2 volume % of the total amount of dissolved oxygen gas and dissolved argon gas. A method for cleaning an electronic material with the cleaning water for an electronic material. The cleaning water for an electronic material of the present invention, which comprises water containing dissolved oxygen/argon gas, contains a smaller amount of dissolved gas, can obtain an improved cleaning effect even when a small amount of a chemical is used, and therefore, can be produced safely and easily at a low cost.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2009
    Publication date: February 10, 2011
    Applicant: KURITA Water Industries Ltd.
    Inventors: Junichi Ida, Hiroto Tokoshima
  • Patent number: 7879785
    Abstract: A method for foaming a cleaning composition is provided. The method includes mixing a cleaning composition and air in a mechanical foaming head to generate a foam without the use of a non-air containing propellant. The cleaning composition includes about 0.01 wt. % to about 10 wt. % total amount of surfactant, at least about 80 wt. % water and a glycol ether solvent. The glycol ether solvent includes one or more glycol ethers, each having a HLB value of at least about 6.9 and an OHLB value of between about 12 and about 20. The weight ratio of the glycol ether solvent to the total amount of surfactant is at least about 1:100.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2011
    Assignee: Ecolab Inc.
    Inventors: Kim R. Smith, Keith E. Olson
  • Publication number: 20110021399
    Abstract: The present invention relates to cleaning compositions and methods employing a water soluble magnesium compound. Such compositions can be used for reducing scale, rinsing, hard surface cleaning, ware washing, and corrosion inhibition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2010
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Applicant: ECOLAB USA INC.
    Inventors: Kim R. Smith, Brenda L. Tjelta, Lisa M. Sanders, Keith E. Olson
  • Publication number: 20100298189
    Abstract: An organic cleaning composition includes effective amounts of citric acid, acetic acid and malic acid. The acids are mixed into a carrier. Optionally glycerin and soybean oil may also be added to the mixture. Preferably the acids are mixed with water wherein the water is about ninety-six point five percent (96.5%) to about ninety-seven point five percent (97.5%) by weight of the mixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2010
    Publication date: November 25, 2010
    Applicant: GREENOLOGY PRODUCTS, INC
    Inventors: Adam McCarthy, David Andrew Gordon
  • Patent number: 7829513
    Abstract: An organic cleaning composition includes effective amounts of citric acid, acetic acid and malic acid. The acids are mixed into a carrier. Optionally glycerin and soybean oil may also be added to the mixture. Preferably the acids are mixed with water wherein the water is about ninety-six point five percent (96.5%) to about ninety-seven point five percent (97.5%) by weight of the mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2010
    Assignee: Greenology Products, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam McCarthy, David Andrew Gordon
  • Publication number: 20100267192
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to methods and related cleaning solutions (116) for cleaning a glass substrate (10, 112), such as for removing metal ion contaminates from a glass substrate (10, 112) having a transparent conductive oxide layer (12). One method includes: providing a glass substrate (10, 112) having a transparent conductive oxide (TCO) layer (12); and exposing the glass substrate (10, 112) to a cleaning solution (116) that includes 0.5% to 5% organic acid, wherein the organic acid used includes citric acid, acetic acid, or oxalic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2009
    Publication date: October 21, 2010
    Applicant: Applied Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: FANG MEI, David Tanner
  • Publication number: 20100234262
    Abstract: The present invention relates to cleaning compositions and methods employing a water soluble magnesium compound. Such compositions can be used for reducing scale, rinsing, hard surface cleaning, ware washing, and corrosion inhibition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2010
    Publication date: September 16, 2010
    Applicant: ECOLAB INC.
    Inventors: Kim R. Smith, Michael E. Besse, Brenda L. Tjelta, Lisa M. Sanders, Keith E. Olson
  • Patent number: 7741261
    Abstract: A cleaning composition contains all natural ingredients and is both environmentally safe and hypoallergenic. One embodiment of natural glass cleaner contains white vinegar, natural aloe vera gel, fresh rosemary, filtered water, pure eucalyptus oil, lauryl glucoside, green food color, and a preservative. One embodiment of natural scrub wash multi-purpose cleaner contains lemon juice, fresh rosemary, lauryl glucoside, filtered water, fresh peppermint and a preservative. One embodiment of natural shine furniture cleaner contains lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, pure orange oil, pure lemon oil, pure eucalyptus oil, filtered water, and a preservative.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2010
    Inventor: Ivania Guerrero
  • Patent number: 7718010
    Abstract: The present invention related to a method for treating a surface with a gel, as well as to a treatment gel. The treatment may be a decontamination, etching or surface degreasing treatment, for example. The method comprises in this order, the following steps: applying the treatment gel on the surface to be treated, maintaining the treatment gel on the surface to be treated at a temperature and relative humidity such that the gel dries by breaking up and that it has the time to treat the surface before forming a dry and solid residue, and removing the dry and solid residue from the treated surface by suction or brushing. The gel comprises a viscosing agent, a treatment agent and optional an oxidizing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2010
    Assignees: Commissariat a L'Energie Atomique, Compagnie Generale des Matieres Nucleaires
    Inventors: Sylvain Faure, Bruno Fournel, Paul Fuentes, Yvan Lallot
  • Patent number: 7713357
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for treating a surface with a gel, as well as to a treatment gel. The treatment may be a decontamination, etching or surface degreasing treatment, for example. The method comprises in this order, the following steps: applying the treatment gel on the surface to be treated, maintaining the treatment gel on the surface to be treated at a temperature and relative humidity such that the gel dries by breaking up and that it has the time to treat the surface before forming a dry and solid residue, and removing the dry and solid residue from the treated surface by suction or brushing. The gel comprises a viscosing agent, a treatment agent and optionally an oxidizing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2010
    Assignees: Commissariat a l'Energie Atomique, Compagnie Generale des Matieres Nucleaires
    Inventors: Sylvain Faure, Bruno Fournel, Paul Fuentes, Yvan Lallot
  • Patent number: 7696142
    Abstract: A method for providing a ready to use cleaning composition is provided. The method includes diluting a concentrate with water of dilution. The concentrate includes an anionic surfactant, an alkanolamine and a water hardness anti-precipitant mixture. The water hardness anti-precipitant mixture includes a maleic anhydride/olefin co-polymer and an EO-PO co-polymer. The EO-PO co-polymer having the formula: (EO)x(PO)y(EO)x (PO)y(EO)x(PO)y (PO)y(EO)x(PO)y(EO)x(PO)y EO is an ethylene oxide group, PO is a propylene oxide group, x is between about 10 to about 130 and y is between about 15 to about 70.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2010
    Assignee: Ecolab Inc.
    Inventors: Kim R. Smith, Mark D. Levitt, Stephen Engel, David J. Falbaum, Jerry D. Hoyt
  • Patent number: 7666826
    Abstract: A foam cleaning composition is provided that includes about 0.05 wt. % to about 10 wt. % total amount of surfactant, at least about 80 wt. % water, and a foam-boosting solvent having a HLB value of at least about 6.9 and an OHLB value of between about 12 and about 20. The foam-boosting solvent is provided at a weight ratio of the foam-boosting solvent to the total amount of surfactant of at least about 1:100. The foam cleaning composition exhibits at least 50 wt. % foam according to a 15 second vertical separation test. A foam dispenser and a method for foaming a cleaning composition are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2010
    Assignee: Ecolab Inc.
    Inventors: Kim R. Smith, Keith E. Olson
  • Patent number: 7618930
    Abstract: A foamable composition comprising: a) at least one anionic surfactant chosen from a salt of an alkyl sulfate and a salt of an alkyl ether sulfate in an amount of about 0.01 to about 1% by weight of the composition; b) at least one glycol ether in an amount of about 0.1 to about 1.5% by weight of the composition; c) at least one alcohol in an amount of about 2 to about 6% by weight of the composition; and d) water. Also, a foamable composition comprising: a) at least one anionic surfactant chosen from a salt of an alkyl sulfate and a salt of an alkyl ether sulfate; b) at least one glycol ether; c) at least one alcohol; and d) water, wherein the composition has a run down time of greater than about 15 seconds on a vertical glass surface across a distance of 10 cm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2009
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Patrick Diet, Isabelle Léonard
  • Patent number: 7608570
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process of treating a hard surface with a composition comprising polyalkoxylate trisiloxane. More specifically, it relates to a process of treating an inclined or vertical hard surface, wherein a composition comprising polyalkoxylate trisiloxane is applied onto said hard surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2009
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Vincenzo Tomarchio, Robby Renilde François Keuleers, Thomas Delaere, Mercedes Labiano Ros, Christopher Andrew Morrison
  • Publication number: 20090264330
    Abstract: An aqueous cleaning composition for hard surfaces which is applied to the surface to be cleaned in the form of a foam by means of a spray dispenser comprises a fatty alcohol sulfate and/or a fatty acid sarcosinate, and also isopropanol and butylglycol. The composition can be used in a process for streak-free cleaning of hard surfaces, especially glass. In the course of use as intended for cleaning hard surfaces, the decomposition of the cleaning foam is acoustically perceptible in the form of a crackling noise.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2006
    Publication date: October 22, 2009
    Applicant: Henkel KGaA
    Inventors: Erik Bruckner, Stefan Karsten, Jurgen Noglich
  • Patent number: 7592301
    Abstract: A cleaning composition is provided. The cleaning composition includes an anionic surfactant and a water hardness anti-precipitant mixture. The water hardness anti-precipitant mixture includes a dispersant and at least one of a sheeting agent and a humectant. The weight ratio of the dispersant to the total amount of the sheeting agent and the humectant can be at least about 1:75 and less than about 75:1. Methods for providing and using a ready to use cleaning composition are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2009
    Assignee: Ecolab Inc.
    Inventors: Kim R. Smith, Mark D. Levitt, Stephen Engel, David J. Falbaum, Jerry D. Hoyt
  • Patent number: 7585828
    Abstract: Disclosed are windshield washer compositions comprising a nonionic amino-modified silicone-polyalkyl copolymer, said copolymer being water dispersible and hydrophilic. In one embodiment, the disclosed washer compositions are ready to use washer fluids. In another embodiment, the disclosed windshield washer compositions are additive concentrates. Also disclosed is a method of treating a glass surface comprising applying the disclosed compositions to a glass surface. In one embodiment, a suitable glass surface is the windshield of a transportation vehicle such as an automobile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2009
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Laurie A. Gallagher, Andrew E. Fenwick
  • Patent number: 7578862
    Abstract: The present invention provides an abrasive compound suitable for polishing the surface of a glass substrate for an optical disk platter or a magnetic disk platter. More specifically, the present invention provides an abrasive compound for a glass hard disk platter, characterized as comprising a stable slurry having water and, dispersed therein as an abrasive, cerium(IV) oxide particles having an average secondary particle size of 0.1 to 0.5 ?m and containing CeO2 in a concentration of 0.2 to 30 wt %. Preferably, the present invention provides the above abrasive compound in which cerium amounts for 95% or more in terms of oxides of the total amount of rare earth elements in the abrasive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2009
    Assignee: Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Isao Ota, Tohru Nishimura, Kenji Tanimoto
  • Publication number: 20090152275
    Abstract: A vehicle washer tank including a solid washer agent accommodated in the washer tank. The washer agent contains an undiluted washer fluid component and dissolves in water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2008
    Publication date: June 18, 2009
    Applicant: ASMO CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20090025851
    Abstract: A method for cleaning the surfaces of panes, in particular to remove silicone compounds from the surface of panes including a composition with at least one carrier and at least one silicic acid and/or at least one silicate. The composition additionally can include at least one adhesion promoter composition. A method for using such compositions to efficiently remove silicone compounds from glass or glass ceramic surfaces without damaging the glass or glass ceramic surface. A method of cleaning a surface prior to bonding the surface with a second surface. A composition with at least one solvent, at least one adhesion promoter substance, at least one substance selected from among the group consisting of silicic acid and/or silicate and at least one additive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2006
    Publication date: January 29, 2009
    Applicant: SIKA TECHNOLOGY AG
    Inventor: Wolf-Rudiger Huck
  • Patent number: 7459417
    Abstract: An aqueous hair conditioner composition comprising: a) a cationic conditioning surfactant, b) discrete, dispersed droplets comprising a water-insoluble conditioning oil and c) a block copolymer with a mean molecular weight of 1000 unified atomic mass units or more, comprising polyethyleneoxide and polypropyleneoxide blocks selected from the group consisting of (i) poloxamers according to formula (I), wherein the mean value of (y) is from 18 to 60 and the mean value (x) is from 7 to 140 such that the mean value of the ratio (x/y) is from 0.4 to 3.0 and (ii) poloxamines according to formula (II), wherein the mean value of (a) is 2 or more and the mean value of (b) is 2 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2008
    Assignee: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA division of Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Leo Derici, Paul David Jenkins, Andrew Malcolm Murray, Neil Scott Shaw
  • Patent number: 7365045
    Abstract: A cleaning solution is provided for cleaning metal-containing microelectronic substrates, particularly for post etch, via formation and post CMP cleaning. The cleaning solution consists of a quaternary ammonium hydroxide, an organic amine, and water. A preferred cleaning solution consists of tetramethylammonium hydroxide, monoethanolamine, and water. The pH of cleaning solution is greater than 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2008
    Assignee: Advanced Tehnology Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Elizabeth L. Walker, Jeffrey A. Barnes, Shahriar Naghshineh, Kevin P. Yanders