For Use In Automatic Dishwasher Patents (Class 510/220)
  • Patent number: 10487294
    Abstract: A method of protecting a colored or dyed substrate from dye transfer during exposure to aqueous cleansing solutions, the method comprising the step of treating said a dyed or colored substrate with a composition comprising a surfactant system, wherein said system comprises a biosurfactant in the range 50-100 wt. % of the total surfactant system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Jordan Todorov Petkov, Paul Simon Stevenson
  • Patent number: 10479959
    Abstract: A surfactant for use in an automatic dishwashing composition is provided, wherein the surfactant is a glycidyl ether-capped ethoxylated alcohol as noted in formula I. Wherein R1 is a linear, saturated C8-24 alkyl group, R2 is a linear or branched saturated C6-20 alkyl group, m has an average value of 10 to 50, and n has an average value of >1 to 2. Also provided are automatic dishwashing compositions comprising said surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignees: Dow Global Technologies LLC, Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Marianne P. Creamer, Edward D. Daugs, Severine Ferrieux, Sara B. Klamo, Paul Mercando, Eric P. Wasserman
  • Patent number: 10400196
    Abstract: A natural laundry detergent, including an emulsifier in an amount of from about 20% to about 40% by weight of the composition, a natural surfactant in an amount of from about 3.0% to about 23% by weight of the composition, water in an amount of less than about 60% by weight of the composition, a saponified oil in an amount of from about 0.50% to about 10.5% by weight of the composition, an organic chelating agent in an amount of from about 0.10% to about 2.5% by weight of the composition, one or more preservative in an amount of from about 0.10% to about 2.0% by weight of the composition, and a polymeric thickening component in an amount of from about 0.05% to about 1.0% by weight of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: FlashDog LLC
    Inventors: Blaine Burgan, Seth Foster
  • Patent number: 10392586
    Abstract: The invention relates to detergent compositions comprising granular non-phosphate builder. The granules comprise an amino acid based builder, preferably MGDA, and s silicate. The composition is housed in a rigid PVOH capsule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: RECKITT BENCKISER FINISH B.V.
    Inventors: Stuart Campbell, Karlheinz Hahn, Laurent Kirchhoffer, Lucia Krubasik, Judith Preuschen, Dietmar Van Loyen
  • Patent number: 10301576
    Abstract: Formulation comprising (A) at least one aminocarboxylate selected from methylglycin diacetate (MGDA), iminodisuccinic acid (IDA) and glutamic acid diacetate (GLDA), and salts thereof, (B) at least one polypropyleneimine which may be alkoxylated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stephan Hueffer, Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christoph Mueller, Alejandra Garcia Marcos
  • Patent number: 10287534
    Abstract: Bleach-containing automatic dishwashing cleaning composition including a new amylase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Neil Joseph Lant, Philip Frank Souter, David John Tarbit, Torsten Bak Regueira, Bitten Plesner, Thomas Holberg Blicher, Anne Dorte Houg, Sofia Arnehed, Lars Lehmann Hylling Christensen, Carsten Andersen, Euan John Magennis
  • Patent number: 10011809
    Abstract: Caustic-free detergent compositions are provided. Detergent compositions including an aminocarboxylate, water conditioning agent, non-caustic source of alkalinity and water beneficially do not require the use of additional surfactants and/or polymers to provide suitable detergency and prevent scale build-up on treated surfaces and enhance protein removal from the treated surfaces. Beneficially the detergent compositions have a concentrate pH less than about 11.5. The detergent compositions are used with a sanitizer to employ the low alkaline detergent compositions are particularly suitable for use as low temperature ware wash detergents that beneficially reduce scale build-up. Methods of employing the low alkaline detergent compositions are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Erin Jane Dahlquist, Steven E. Lentsch, Terrence P. Everson, Carter M. Silvernail
  • Patent number: 10000725
    Abstract: A solid rinse aid composition and methods of making and using the same are described. Applicants have surprisingly found that the crystal modifier sodium xylene sulfonate (short chain alkyl benzene or alkyl naphthalene sulfonates) at higher percentage can act as a solidification agent. The solid rinse aid composition generally includes a short chain alkyl benzene or alkyl naphthalene sulfonates solidification agent and an effective amount of a surfactant which can include a sheeting agent component, defoamer component and/or association disruption agent. The solid rinse aid composition may be phosphate-free, aminocarboxylate-free, and GRAS if desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Victor Fuk-Pong Man, Melissa Hunter
  • Patent number: 9994796
    Abstract: The present invention provides the use of a composition comprising a polyalkyleneimine and/or salts or derivative thereof for the prevention of corrosion of non-metallic in organic items during a washing or rinsing process, in particular during an automatic dishwashing process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: RECKITT BENCKISER FINISH B.V.
    Inventors: Karlheinz Ulrich Hahn, Karin Werner
  • Patent number: 9963174
    Abstract: A mud flap system provides a quick and convenient way to install and reinstall mud flaps. It includes a mud flap with a wedged top that slides into a lockable mud flap mount. It pulls away from the mount if hit with enough force before the mount bends or breaks. This eliminates the need for tools and complicated instructions to replace damaged mud flaps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Inventor: William M. Cooper
  • Patent number: 9957467
    Abstract: The need for a liquid hard surface cleaning composition which provides improved shine, reduced slipperiness during drying, and also improved drying times is met formulating the composition using a ethoxylated alkoxylated nonionic surfactant, in combination with a detersive surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Gloria Di Capua, Geert Andre Deleersnyder, Stefanos Kantaridis, Felicetta Landi, Stefano Scialla
  • Patent number: 9920274
    Abstract: The present invention provides a lubricant composition having high moisture resistance and having physical properties including low viscosity, low evaporability, low-temperature fluidity, and a high viscosity index. The lubricant composition contains (i) an aliphatic ether compound as a base oil and (ii) an antioxidant made from at least alkylated phenylnaphthylamine and phosphite ester, wherein a sum of individual amounts of the alkylated phenylnaphthylamine and the phosphite ester is a predetermined amount, and the alkylated phenylnaphthylamine and the phosphite ester are used in a predetermined ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: MORESCO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shingo Maruyama
  • Patent number: 9902924
    Abstract: The use of sugars in a stabilization matrix and solid detergent compositions is disclosed along with methods of making and using the solid detergent compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Kiesel, Matthew Zurbey, Dorothy Williams, Michael E. Besse
  • Patent number: 9902921
    Abstract: The invention relates to a bleach catalyst granules containing a metal-containing bleach catalyst, which comprises at least one ligand selected from the group comprising di- or trimethyltriazcyclononanes or derivatives therefrom, and a homo- or copolymer polycarboxylate, salts thereof or partially neutralized having a pH-value of between 3 and 9. Said granules are produced in an anhydrous granulation process, in particular by compacting, the treatment temperature being maintained at below 100° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: WEYLCHEM WIESBADEN GMBH
    Inventors: Gerd Reinhardt, Michael Best, Miriam Ladwig, Andreas Schottstedt, Mathias Groeschen, Sven Gebhard
  • Patent number: 9756855
    Abstract: The invention relates to an antimicrobial particle and to a composition for use in personal or home care products comprising the same. The invention also relates to a process for preparing the antimicrobial particle. The antimicrobial particle comprises thymol and terpineol incorporated in a cage-forming inorganic silicate or aluminosilicate particle which is coated with a coating material selected from a water soluble alkali or alkaline earth metal salt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Shanthi Appavoo, Arpita Bhattacharya, Sudipta Ghosh Dastidar, Maya Treesa Saji
  • Patent number: 9745245
    Abstract: The present invention refers to alpha branched alkanoic and alkenoic acids of formula (I) wherein X and R have the same meaning as given in the description. The invention further refers to perfume compositions and fragrance applications comprising them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: Givaudan S.A.
    Inventor: Jean-Pierre Bachmann
  • Patent number: 9611451
    Abstract: Compositions and methods useful for the removal of organic substances from substrates, for example, electronic device substrates, are provided. A method is presented which uses a minimum amount of solid form concentrate that is diluted into water, introduced into a manufacturing tool and heated, applied to said substrate for a sufficient time to allow penetration and removal of an organic substance, and immediately rinsed with water to achieve complete removal. These compositions and methods are particularly suitable for removing and completely dissolving photoresists of the positive variety most commonly used in the manufacture of a flat panel display (FPD) and other electronic substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Inventor: John Moore
  • Patent number: 9506014
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a quick rinse detergent cleaner. The detergent contains high levels of salt that immediately collapse soap bubbles, so that less rinsing (and re-rinsing) of utensils is required. This allows for greater portability and applications relative to existing cleaning solutions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Inventors: Mohamed Rustom Ashry, Mohammed Ragab Elshaer
  • Patent number: 9476011
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing liquor comprising: a) from about 0.5 to about 10 ppm of orthophosphate expressed as elementary phosphorous; b) from about 40 to about 600 ppm of a first polymer comprising: i) carboxylic acid monomers; ii) monomers comprising a sulfonic acid group wherein the monomers comprising a sulfonic acid group represent 10% or less of the polymer on a molar basis; c) from about 15 to about 150 ppm of a phosphonate; d) a bleach system comprising bleach and a bleach catalyst; and e) less than 30 ppm of polyphosphate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Nathalie Sophie Letzelter, Alexander Charles Hollingsworth, Fernando Solache Leon, Victoria Wray, Neil Bradley
  • Patent number: 9453187
    Abstract: A detergent composition comprising; a subtilisin variant having the amino acid sequence set forth in SEQ ID NO 1, and at least one additional ingredient selected from; i) bleaches selected from percarbonates, persulphates and organic peracids, ii) aminocarboxylates, or iii) sulphonated polymers, or iv) organophosphonic acids or salts thereof and mixtures thereof is provided. Also provided is a detergent composition comprising a subtilisin variant having the amino acid sequence set forth in SEQ ID NO 1, wherein, the detergent composition is at least partially enveloped in a water soluble or water dispersible package. The compositions exhibit good performance on proteinaceous stains, even when formulated at alkaline pHs. A method of removing proteinaceous stains from surfaces comprising such stains is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: RECKITT BENCKISER FINISH B.V.
    Inventors: Lucia Krubasik, Frank Dierkes, Steffen Lingler, Jörg Pflug
  • Patent number: 9222176
    Abstract: Composition for cleaning surfaces which are susceptible to corrosion in alkaline liquids, comprising at least one alkalinity source, at least one inorganic salt containing at least one cation selected from the elements of the second or third main group of the periodic table of the elements, and whereby the composition is free of any triazole and/or any alkali metal borate, aqueous concentrate comprising the composition, use solutions comprising the composition or the aqueous concentrate and method of cleaning surfaces which are susceptible to corrosion in alkaline liquids using the above aqueous concentrate or any of the above use solutions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventor: Thomas Tyborski
  • Patent number: 9175251
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing detergent composition in unit dose form wherein the composition comprises at least about 0.2 mg of active starch degrading enzyme per gram of composition and wherein the weight of the composition is less than about 25 grams.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Penny Sue Dirr, Corrine Nichol Case, Kathleen Anne Perry, Pamala Gail Begley
  • Publication number: 20150148277
    Abstract: The invention relates to fluid washing or cleaning products which are present as combination products comprising a packaging means and at least two fluid washing or cleaning compositions A and B that are located in said packaging means and that are separate from each other, wherein the two compositions A and B comprise A: 10 to 75 wt % of builder material(s); 0.1 to 10 wt % of enzyme preparation; 24.9 to 89.9 wt % of water; and B: less than 0.1 wt % of enzyme preparation; 0.5 to 90 wt % of water and at least one further ingredient of washing or cleaning products, and which fluid washing or cleaning products have an improved stability if the viscosity of the compositions A and B is above 1500 mPas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventors: Konstantin Benda, Nina Mußmann, Thomas Eiting, Brigitte Kempen, Thorsten Bastigkeit, Peter Schmiedel
  • Publication number: 20150111285
    Abstract: The objective of the present invention is in the field of cleaning agent in particular detergents. In particular, it relates to a novel detergent formulation for an automatic dishwashing. The formulation provides excellent cleaning and finishing; it is environmentally friendlier than traditional compositions and allows for a more energy efficient automatic dishwashing process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Applicant: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
    Inventors: Raja Noor Zaliha Raja Abdul Rahman, Abu Bakar Salleh, Mahiran Basri, Izuddin Abdul Rahman
  • Patent number: 8980817
    Abstract: A dosage element to be consumed in use in a ware washing machine, the dosage element comprises a container, whereby the container encloses a non-consolidated particulate composition and a gel in direct contact with one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser N.V.
    Inventors: Ralf Wiedemann, Pavlinka Roy, Frederic Moreux
  • Patent number: 8980816
    Abstract: Fibrous structures containing one or more particles, and methods for making same are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Andreas Josef Dreher, Mark Robert Sivik, Alyssandrea Hope Hamad-Ebrahimpour, Gregory Charles Gordon, Brian Patrick Croll, Paul Dennis Trokhan, Paul Thomas Weisman
  • Patent number: 8962543
    Abstract: A dishwasher detergent composition comprising from 0.05 to 7.5 wt % of a surfactant and from 0.1 to 90 wt % of a compound of Formula 1; wherein R is selected from the group consisting of —H, —CH3, —CnH2nCH3, —CnH2nOH, —CnH2nCOOH, —CnH2nSO3H, —CnH2nNH2, —CnH2nNHR?, —CnH2nNR?2, —NHC(?O)—R? and —CnH2nPO(OR?)2; wherein n?1; and R? is H, alkyl or aryl, and further wherein the composition comprises a bleach selected from inorganic peroxy compounds, organic peracids and salts derived therefrom. The compound of Formula 1 is biodegradable, stable to bleach and yet is an effective builder. The compositions of the invention can be readily formulated as tablet compositions if desired as the compound of Formula 1 is not overly hygroscopic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser N.V.
    Inventors: Steffen Lingler, Judith Preuschen
  • Patent number: 8957011
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to rinse aid compositions and methods for making and using the rinse aid compositions. The compositions of the invention include a sheeting agent, a defoaming agent, and an association disruption agent. The rinse aid compositions of the present invention result in a faster draining/drying time on most substrates compared to conventional rinse aids. The rinse aid compositions of the present invention are especially suitable for use on plastic substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Victor Fuk-Pong Man, Steven E. Lentsch
  • Patent number: 8951953
    Abstract: A cleaning fluid comprising glycerin and a culture of micro-organisms, said culture comprising lactic acid bacteria, actinomycetes, photosynthetic bacteria, yeast and fungi.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: My Safe Spray (Holding) Ltd.
    Inventors: Gillian Susan Avery, Michael Peter Vernon, William Michael Crockett, Laura Dawn McLean
  • Patent number: 8946138
    Abstract: A cartridge, in particular for use in water-conveying household appliances, encompassing an enzyme-containing preparation that contains at least one enzyme protein and has a specific heat capacity cp at 20° C. of less than 3.8 J/(g*K), preferably less than 3.0 J/(g*K), and is stocked in a cartridge or cartridge chamber having an internal volume of between 20 and 500 ml and an average wall thickness of between 0.1 and 2 mm, and the cartridge material has a specific heat capacity cp at 20° C. of between 1 and 2 J/(g*K), preferably between 1.15 and 1.9 J/(g*K), particularly preferably between 1.5 and 1.8 J/(g*K).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Arnd Kessler, Thorsten Bastigkeit, Christian Nitsch, Salvatore Fileccia, Erik Brueckner
  • Patent number: 8940676
    Abstract: A water-soluble pouch suitable for use in machine dishwashing and which comprises a plurality of compartments in generally superposed or superposable relationship, each containing one or more detergent active or auxiliary components, and wherein the pouch has a volume of from about 5 to about 70 ml and a longitudinal/transverse aspect ratio in the range from about 2:1 to about 1:8, preferably from about 1:1 to about 1:4. The water-soluble pouch allows for optimum delivery of dishwashing detergent. A process for the manufacture of multi-compartment pouches and a pack to contain the pouches are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Tanguy Marie Louis Alexandre Catlin, Rachid Ben Moussa, Timothy Bernard William Kroese, Charles Rupert Gillham, James Iain Kinloch, David John Smith, Alison Lesley Main, Helen Varley
  • Publication number: 20150023889
    Abstract: Disclosed are compounds, compositions, and methods relating to fluoride aptamers, fluoride-responsive riboswitches, fluoride-regulated expression constructs, fluoride transporters, nucleic acids encoding fluoride transporters, expression constructs encoding fluoride transporters, and cells containing or including any combination of these.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2012
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Ronald Breaker, Jenny Baker, Narasimhan Sudarsan, Zasha Weinberg, Adam Roth, Tyler Ames, James Nelson
  • Patent number: 8927478
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of manganese oxalates in detergents and cleaning agents, in particular in cleaning agents containing peroxy compounds for hard surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Clariant International Ltd.
    Inventors: Gerd Reinhardt, Michael Best, Joachim Erbes
  • Publication number: 20150005218
    Abstract: A composition includes a polysaccharide graft polymer composition. In one embodiment, the polysaccharide graft polymer composition includes a polysaccharide residue present in an amount from about 5% to about 90% by weight of the polysaccharide graft polymer composition and a residue of at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer present in an amount from about 10% to about 75% by weight of the polysaccharide graft polymer composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2014
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: Carter M. Silvernail, Erik C. Olson, Klin Rodrigues
  • Publication number: 20150005215
    Abstract: Organic cleaner/detergent compositions, formulations and solutions, and methods of cleaning using such compositions, formulations and solutions and manufacturing such compositions, formulations and solutions are disclosed. More particularly, compositions; formulations and solutions used for the cleaning and/or cleansing of a variety of industrial, domestic and/or communal hard surfaces, fiber/soft surfaces, including all natural, organic, synthetic and blended fibers, and organic surfaces, including, but not limited to, human skin and hair and animal skin and hair are disclosed. Such compositions, formulations and solutions are useful as laundry detergents, automatic dishwasher detergents, hard surface cleaners, hand soaps, human shampoos, and animal shampoos.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2014
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: Adam McCarthy, David Andrew Gordon
  • Publication number: 20150005217
    Abstract: A composition includes a polysaccharide hybrid polymer composition. In one embodiment, the polysaccharide hybrid polymer composition includes a polysaccharide residue present in an amount from about 5% to about 90% by weight of the polysaccharide hybrid polymer composition and a residue of at least one ethylenically unsaturated monomer present in an amount from about 10% to about 75% by weight of the polysaccharide hybrid polymer composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2014
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: Carter M. Silvernail, Erik C. Olson, Klin Rodrigues
  • Patent number: 8921301
    Abstract: This invention relates to non-bleeding, non-staining colored speckles for use in granular or powdered detergents such as laundry detergents and automatic dishwashing detergents. The colored speckles are comprised of a salt or salt-containing carrier and a coloring agent and are characterized as being substantially uniformly colored throughout the cross-sectional volume of the speckle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventors: Steven Spanhove, Gregory Eduard Fernandes
  • Patent number: 8906839
    Abstract: Solid block alkaline detergent compositions are disclosed comprising a source of alkalinity, and other detergent additives including sequestrants. The solid block detergents of the invention used a mixed inorganic and organic sequestrant composition that successfully softens service water used in manufacturing aqueous detergents from the composition, but also obtains substantially improved organic soil removal on dishware or flatware. The solid block detergents of the invention comprise large masses of the chemical ingredients having a weight of greater than about 500 grams in a solid block product format that is typically dispensed using a spray on water dispenser that creates an aqueous concentrate that is used in a washing machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Steven E. Lentsch, Keith E. Olson
  • Publication number: 20140345064
    Abstract: A process for making a detergent water-soluble pouch having a plurality of compartments the process comprising the steps of: e) making a first web of open or closed pouches in a first pouch making unit having a forming surface; f) making a second web of open or closed pouches in a second pouch making unit having a forming surface; g) combining the first and second webs of pouches wherein the forming surfaces bring the web of pouches into contact and preferably exert pressure on them to seal the webs; and h) cutting the resulting web of pouches to produce individual pouches having a plurality of compartments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Piotr KOCH, Dirk Boysen
  • Publication number: 20140335032
    Abstract: A consumer product comprises silane-modified oil comprising a hydrocarbon chain selected from the group consisting of: a saturated oil, an unsaturated oil, and mixtures thereof; and at least one hydrolysable silyl group covalently bonded to the hydrocarbon chain. The consumer product further comprises a hydroxyl functional organic species and is substantially free of silica particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Rajan Keshav PANANDIKER, Beth Ann SCHUBERT, John August WOS, Luke Andrew ZANNONI, Nathan Ray Whitely
  • Patent number: 8877699
    Abstract: A dishwasher detergent composition comprising: a compound of formula 1; a liquid non-ionic surfactant; and at least one solid non-ionic surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited
    Inventors: Judith Preuschen, Andrea Stein
  • Patent number: 8876982
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of washing ware in an automatic institutional warewashing machine wherein the method includes contacting ware with a cleaning composition containing a surfactant and further includes contacting the washed ware in a rinse step with a potable aqueous rinse, the aqueous rinse being substantially free of an intentionally added rinse agent. A surfactant is employed in the wash step in an amount not to exceed 15 wt % based on weight of the detergent. The amount of surfactant is sufficient to provide a layer of surfactant on the ware so as to afford a sheeting action in an aqueous rinse step without any added rinse agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Diversey, Inc.
    Inventors: Antonius Maria Neplenbroek, Bouke Suk, Petrus Adrianus Angevaare, Perrino Marie Portier, Bérengère Idelon
  • Patent number: 8871699
    Abstract: Detergent compositions effective for controlling hard water scale accumulation are disclosed. Detergent compositions employing phosphinosuccinic acid and mono-, bis- and oligomeric phosphinosuccinic acid (PSO) derivatives with alkali metal carbonate and/or alkali metal hydroxide reduce had water scale accumulation on treated surfaces at alkaline conditions between about pH of 9 and 12.5. Methods employing the detergent compositions and preventing hard water scale accumulation are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Carter Martin Silvernail, Erik C. Olson
  • Patent number: 8859484
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a detergent composition containing an amphiphilic graft polymer based on water-soluble polyalkylene oxides (A) as a graft base and side chains formed by polymerization of a vinyl ester component (B), where the polymer has a broad polarity distribution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Frank Hulskotter, Darren Rees, Brian Joseph Loughnane, Faissal-Ali El-Toufaili, Rainer Anton Dobrawa
  • Patent number: 8846593
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations comprising (A) at least one aminocarboxylate, selected from methylglycine diacetate (MGDA), iminodisuccinic acid (IDA) and glutaminic acid diacetate (GLDA), and salts and derivatives thereof, and (B) at least one alkyleneimine polymer which is covalently modified with at least one carboxylic acid or at least one derivative of a carboxylic acid or at least one derivative of carbonic acid, where up to at most 75 mol % of the nitrogen atoms of the primary and secondary amino groups of the alkyleneimine polymer have been reacted with carboxylic acid or derivative of carboxylic acid or carbonic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stephan Hueffer, Alejandra Garcia Marcos, Markus Hartmann, Heike Weber, Mario Emmeluth
  • Patent number: 8841245
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising: a) an alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine said alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine comprising a polyalkyleneimine backbone, alkoxy chains and quaternization groups wherein the alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine has a degree of quaternization of at least 5% and wherein: i) the polyalkyleneimine backbone represents from 0.5% to 40% by weight of the alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine; ii) the alkoxy chains represent from 60% to 99% by weight of the alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine; and b) a bleach system comprising bleach and optionally a bleach enhancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Stefano Scialla, Michael Stanford Showell, Frank Hulskotter, Anju Deepali Massey Brooker, Phan Shean Lim, Melissa Cuthbertson, Glenn Steven Ward, Rainer Anton Dobrawa
  • Patent number: 8840731
    Abstract: A composition for machine dishwashing that includes a one copolymer obtainable by copolymerization of N-vinylamide, vinyl acetate, polyether, and alkoxylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sonja Fischer, Juergen Tropsch, Heike Weber, Roland Ettl
  • Publication number: 20140261561
    Abstract: Automatic dishwashing detergent compositions comprising ethercarboxylic acids or their salts, which are free of nonionic surfactants The present invention relates to automatic dishwashing detergent compositions comprising a) one or more compounds of the formula (I) wherein R is a linear or branched saturated alkyl group comprising from 8 to 30 carbon atoms or a linear or branched unsaturated alkenyl group with one or more double bonds and comprising from 8 to 30 carbon atoms, n is a number from 1 to 20, and M is a counter ion, and b) one or more builder substances, and which are characterized in that the automatic dishwashing detergent compositions are free of nonionic surfactants. The inventive automatic dishwashing detergent compositions in particular possess an advantageous anti-spotting behavior.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: CLARIANT INTERNATIONAL LTD.
    Inventors: George Italo Pitombeira NUNES, Carsten COHRS
  • Publication number: 20140261563
    Abstract: A dishwashing composition which is a mixture of vinegar powder and lemon powder, or a mixture of vinegar powder, lemon powder and salt, for use in a dishwashing machine or for other cleaning purposes. The vinegar powder, lemon powder and, when present, salt can be mixed in any of a variety of proportions. The lemon powder, vinegar powder, and optional salt are non-toxic to humans and pets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventors: George A. Gorra, Leila R. Gorra
  • Publication number: 20140251385
    Abstract: A method of cleaning dishware in a low temperature fill-and-dump dishwashing machine wherein the detergent composition doused in the wash cycle comprises sanitizer mitigator and enzymes, and the rinse cycle comprises sanitizer and rinse aid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Kristin Marie KELLY-MURRAY, Alan Edward SHERRY