Polyoxyalkylene Containing Surfactant Devoid Of Covalently Bonded Anionic Substituents Patents (Class 510/421)
  • Patent number: 10266478
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel process for the preparation of a linear monomer alkyl lactyl lactate by a simple esterification reaction of acid with ester in presence of suitable catalysts or reagents. The present invention further relates to a process for the preparation of poly acid from alkyl lactyl lactate by using suitable catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
    Inventors: Yogesh Ramesh Nevare, Susheela Bhaskar Idage, Bhaskar Bhairavnath Idage, Swaminathan Sivaram
  • Patent number: 10221348
    Abstract: Method of recovering oil from a subterranean formation which comprises a step of injecting an aqueous composition comprising alkyl and/or alk(en)yl oligolucoside (ether) carboxylates into the subterranean formation and method of alkali-surfactant flooding and alkali-surfactant-polymer-flooding using such alkyl and/or alk(en)yl oligolucoside (ether) carboxylates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Monika Santa, Ansgar Behler, Thomas Van Der Koelen
  • Patent number: 10179890
    Abstract: An aqueous cleaning composition, which may be suitable for use in cleaning hard surfaces, is described. The aqueous cleaning composition includes an ionic liquid solvent, an amino alcohol, and a substantial amount of water. The cleaning compositions may also include a disinfecting quaternary surfactant, a nonionic surfactant, such as an ethoxylated alcohol and/or alkyl polyglycoside, and/or a chelating agent, such as an aminopolycarboxylate chelating agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventors: Art Daniels Sutton, Jr., Lisa Flugge-Berendes, Michael S. Haas
  • Patent number: 10072340
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a steel sheet using a detergent for a steel sheet having a good washing property for the oil stain even at a low temperature. The method of manufacturing of the present invention is a method of manufacturing a steel sheet, comprising: a washing step of soaking a steel sheet to which a stain is stuck in a detergent for a steel sheet for washing and a rinsing step of rinsing with water the steel sheet that is soaked and washed after the washing step, wherein the detergent for a steel sheet comprises: an alkali agent, one or more organic acid(s) or salt(s) selected from lactic acid, oxalic acid, citric acid, and salts of these, a nonionic surfactant represented by the general formula (1), one or more chelating agent(s) selected from gluconic acid, ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, and salts of these, and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yuta Teruya
  • Patent number: 9771547
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to cleaning compositions and, more specifically, to cleaning compositions containing a polyetheramine that is suitable for removal of stains from soiled materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2017
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Frank Hulskotter, Brian Joseph Loughnane, Stefano Scialla, Sophia Ebert, Bjoern Ludolph, Christof Wigbers, Steffen Maas, Dieter Boeckh, Christian Eidamshaus
  • Patent number: 9670433
    Abstract: Cleaning compositions that include a non-functionalized alkyl polyglycoside, a nonionic surfactant system, and water. In certain embodiments, the cleaning compositions are substantially free of alkyl phenol ethoxylates. Additionally, some embodiments of the invention are substantially free of butyl cellosolve. The cleaning composition is capable of removing both proteinaceous food soils and hydrocarbon-based oily soils. The cleaning compositions include a biorenewable, environmentally friendly alternative to nonyl phenol ethoxylates and exhibit superior cleaning of food soils.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Charles Allen Hodge, Amanda Ruth Blattner, Mark Levitt, Victor Fuk-Pong Man
  • Patent number: 9453184
    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: February 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: ECOLAB USA, INC.
    Inventors: Janel Marie Kieffer, Victor Fuk-Pong Man, Steven E. Lentsch
  • Patent number: 9414593
    Abstract: A liquid herbicidal composition containing pinoxaden and an adjuvant, where the adjuvant is a built-in adjuvant consisting of a trisester of phosphoric acid with aliphatic or aromatic alcohols and/or a bis-ester of alkyl phosphonic acids with aliphatic or aromatic alcohols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC
    Inventors: David Stock, Philip Taylor, Rudolf Schneider
  • Patent number: 9120998
    Abstract: Provided herein are cleaning compositions that are particle-free. The compositions comprises a solution containing one or more alkyl polyglucosides and one or more 2-propylheptanol alkoxylates, wherein the one or more 2-propylheptanol alkoxylates have a relatively low hydrophilic-lipophilic balance value. Also provided are methods of making and using same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2015
    Assignee: Cognis IP Management GmbH
    Inventors: Eduardo Caballero, Stephen F. Gross, James S. Dailey
  • Patent number: 9080079
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a slurry for chemical mechanical polishing, comprising an abrasive; an oxidant; an organic acid; and a polymeric additive comprising polyolefin-polyalkyleneoxide copolymer, wherein the polyolefin-polyalkyleneoxide copolymer comprises a polyolefin repeat unit and two or more polyalkyleneoxide repeat units, and at least one polyalkyleneoxide repeat unit is branched.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: LG CHEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Eun-Mi Choi, Dong-Mok Shin, Seung-Beom Cho
  • Patent number: 9040476
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a skin cleanser composition capable of providing an excellent frictional resistance feeling during rinsing and capable of giving an excellent silky feeling with moisturization to the skin after drying, and to a method for producing the composition. The skin cleanser composition contains a cat ionized hydroxypropyl cellulose (A) and a surfactant (B), and the cationized hydroxypropyl cellulose (A) has an anhydroglucose-derived main chain, and has a degree of substitution with cationized ethyleneoxy group of from 0.01 to 3.0 and a degree of substitution with propyleneoxy group of from 0.01 to 2.9.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryosuke Fujii, Yasuhiro Doi, Masanori Takai, Hiromoto Mizushima, Rie Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9029309
    Abstract: Compositions and methods for improved cleaning using neutral cleaners are disclosed. In particular, neutral pH cleaning compositions according to the invention employ a synergistic combination of water insoluble surfactants and an anionic hydrotropes capable of forming a stable, low-foaming solution. The neutral cleaning solutions provide significant benefits over water insoluble microemulsions traditionally used for neutral cleaning compositions and provide at least equivalent cleaning efficacy as non-neutral cleaning compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Catherine Hanson, Andrew Wold, Traci Gioino, Kim R. Smith, Yvonne Marie Killeen
  • Patent number: 9006166
    Abstract: A composition is described containing a branched nonionic surfactant of Formula (I): (I) wherein x is a real number from 1 to 11, y is a real number from 1 to 20, R 1 is an alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms, R 2 is an alkyl group having 4 to 6 carbon atoms, and a primary 5 alcohol ethoxylate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Dow Global Technologies LLC
    Inventor: Ling Zhong
  • Patent number: 9006165
    Abstract: A cleaning composition for sanitizing and/or disinfecting hard surfaces, comprising: a cationic biocide, surfactant and low levels of VOC solvents. The cleaning composition is adapted to clean a variety of hard surfaces without leaving behind a visible residue and creates low levels of streaking and filming on the treated surface. The cleaning composition contains less than 5% by weight of VOCs. The cleaning composition may be used alone as a liquid or spray formulation or in combination with a substrate, for example, a pre-loaded cleaning wipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: The Clorox Company
    Inventors: Diana Mitchell, Sarah Coulter, Ashish Kumar Jha, William Ouellette, Gregory VanBuskirk
  • Patent number: 9006167
    Abstract: Provided is an aqueous cleaning composition comprising at least one surfactant, xanthan gum, and a carbonate salt, wherein the composition has a turbidity of less than 16 NTU. Also provided is a method of cleaning a substrate by applying the cleaning composition to the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Georges Yianakopoulos, Jacques Noiret
  • Patent number: 8999910
    Abstract: An industrial cleaning composition comprises (a) from 5 to 50% by volume of an anionic surfactant having a log10P value in the range 5 to 7, (b) from 5 to 50% by volume of a first non-ionic surfactant having a log10P value in the range 0.1 to 3 and having the general formula, R?-(A0)n-OH wherein R? is C9 to C20 alkyl, each AO unit is either —OCH2CH2— or—OCH2CH(CH3)—; the molar ratio [—OCH2CH(CH3)—]/[—OCH2CH2—] is in the range up to 8 and n is greater than 6 and (c) from 5 to 50% by weight of a second non-ionic surfactant having a log10P value in the range 0.1 to 3 having the general formula, R?—(OCH2CH2)n—OH wherein R? is C9 to C20 alkyl, and n is less than 6, each of said volume percentages being with respect to the total volume of (a), (b) and (c). Corresponding cleaners derived therefrom by water dilution are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: OTI Greentech Group AG
    Inventors: Jawahar Wakhloo, Alan Keasey, Caroline Kelly
  • Patent number: 8993502
    Abstract: A composition for treating a hard surface. The composition has: (a) at least one adhesion promoter; (b) at least one surfactant selected from the group consisting of: anionic, non-ionic, cationic, amphoteric, zwitterionic, and combinations thereof; (c) mineral oil; (d) a blend of linear primary alcohols, wherein each alcohol of said blend includes a carbon chain containing 9 to 17 carbons or an ethoxylated blend thereof; (e) water; (f) optionally, at least one solvent; and wherein the composition is self-adhering upon application to a surface to be treated, and wherein the composition provides a wet film to said surface when water passes over said composition and surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael E. Klinkhammer, Russell B. Wortley, Thomas A. Strash
  • Patent number: 8987184
    Abstract: The present invention is directed, in certain embodiments, to compositions useful for the removal of grease, lime scale, soap scum, feces, rust or other soils from surfaces such as those found in bathrooms, toilets and kitchens. Methods of removing soils and preventing soil adhesion are also contemplated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Michele Davister, Nathalie Dastbaz, Alain Jacques, Germaine Zocchi
  • Patent number: 8987179
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions containing a) 45 to 65 wt. % of one or more secondary paraffin sulfonates with 8 to 22 carbon atoms, b) 1 to 10 wt. % of one or more alcohol alkoxylates which are produced from the reaction of alcohols R—OH, wherein R is an alkyl group with 4 to 8 carbon atoms, with alkoxylating agents selected from ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, or mixtures thereof and which contain on average 1 to 10 mol of structural units derived from the alkoxylating agents per 1 mol of structural units derived from the alcohols, and c) 25 to 52 wt. % water, in relation to the total weight of the composition in each case. The compositions can be used in an advantageous manner for producing washing and cleaning agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Weylchem Switzerland AG
    Inventors: Johannes Himmrich, Wolfgang Walther
  • Patent number: 8980818
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aqueous composition comprising three components. The first component is a primary detergent, non-ionic surfactant with a critical packing parameters (CPP) of ?0.95. The second component is a inorganic particle whose surface has been modified to improve stability. The third necessary component is a secondary surfactant with a CPP of ?0.85. The secondary surfactant can function to improve the overall cleaning performance, the streaking performance and provide overall formulation stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel Chemicals International B.V.
    Inventors: Julia Mary Wates, Maurice O. Dery, Alberto Slikta, Boen Ho O
  • Patent number: 8980813
    Abstract: A composition for treating a hard surface. The composition has: (a) at least one adhesion promoter; (b) at least one surfactant selected from the group consisting of: anionic, non-ionic, cationic, amphoteric, zwitterionic, and combinations thereof; (c) mineral oil; (d) water; (e) optionally, at least one solvent; and wherein the composition is self-adhering upon application to a surface to be treated, and wherein the composition provides a wet film to said surface when water passes over said composition and surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael E. Klinkhammer, Thomas A. Strash, John R. Wietfeldt, Russell B. Wortley
  • Patent number: 8968482
    Abstract: The need for a method for hand washing dishes by direct application of an easily pourable liquid detergent composition, that delivers great grease cleaning with an excellent sudsing profile, is met by a liquid hand dishwashing detergent composition comprising small amounts of a branched alkoxylated nonionic surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Karl Ghislain Braeckman, Ikram El Idrissi, Ashmita Randhawa, Gang Si
  • Patent number: 8961700
    Abstract: Disclosed are aqueous, concentrated dilutable liquid cleaning compositions comprising one or more anionic surfactants, one or more non-ionic surfactants, and an electrolyte, preferably in combination with one or more amphoteric surfactants, having a total active matter higher than 45 wt % based on the sum of the surfactants above that exhibit a controllable viscosity profile that is satisfactory to the consumer while being easy to dilute, providing fast enough a diluted, a medium diluted or a highly diluted cleaning composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: KAO Corporation S.A.
    Inventors: Elisabet Moragas Arjant, Blanca Nogues Lopez
  • 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: 8957008
    Abstract: Agent for obtaining a stable aqueous composition comprising an association: of a polymer constituted by: at least one A monomer of acrylic acid and/or methacrylic acid and/or any of their salts, at least one B monomer of alkyl acrylate and/or methacrylate, and At least one crosslinking D monomer, and with at least one C compound corresponding to the following formulae (I): R1-O-[(EO)n(PO)n?(BO)n?]—Z??(I) in which: R1 represents an ethyl, isopropyl or sec-butyl radical, [(EO)n(PO)n?(BO)n?] represents a polyalkoxylated chain constituted of alkoxylated units, distributed into blocks, alternatively or statistically, chosen from among EO ethoxylated units, PO propoxylated units and BO butoxylated units, representing, independently from each other, 0 or a whole number between 1 and 150, the sum of n, n? and n? not being null, and Z represents a fatty chain, linear or branched, of at least 16 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Coatex
    Inventors: Renaud Souzy, Yves Kensicher, Olivier Guerret
  • Patent number: 8951952
    Abstract: Water-soluble solvent compositions, including from about 10% to about 60% by weight of an aromatic ester; from about 30% to about 60% by weight of an aliphatic ester; from 0% to about 15% by weight of a co-solvent; from 0% to about 20% of one of a cyclic terpene and a terpenoid; from 0% to about 1% by weight of an odor-masking agent; and from 0% to about 20% by weight of a nonionic surfactant, for removing petroleum residue from a substrate, and methods of use thereof. The composition can further comprise water. The composition also can comprise an aqueous solution. The method for removing petroleum residue from a substrate can further comprise recycling the solvent composition by using a countercurrent separation column charged with compressed ammonia and/or carbon dioxide and a spinning band distillation column to separate the solvent composition from the petroleum residue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: Troxler Electronic Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: Nael Naguib Zaki, Robert Ernest Troxler
  • Patent number: 8951951
    Abstract: Water-soluble solvent compositions, including from about 10% to about 60% by weight of an aromatic ester; from about 30% to about 60% by weight of an aliphatic ester; from 0% to about 15% by weight of a co-solvent; from 0% to about 20% of one of a cyclic terpene and a terpenoid; from 0% to about 1% by weight of an odor-masking agent; and from 0% to about 20% by weight of a nonionic surfactant, for removing petroleum residue from a substrate, and methods of use thereof. The composition can further comprise water. The composition also can comprise an aqueous solution. The method for removing petroleum residue from a substrate can further comprise recycling the solvent composition by using a countercurrent separation column charged with compressed ammonia and/or carbon dioxide and a spinning band distillation column to separate the solvent composition from the petroleum residue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: Troxler Electronic Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventors: Nael Naguib Zaki, Robert Ernest Troxler
  • Patent number: 8951955
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of (oxidized) thioethers of alcohol alkoxylates in washing and cleaning compositions, especially in dishwashing compositions, and to washing and cleaning compositions, especially dishwashing compositions, which comprise (oxidized) thioethers of alcohol alkoxylates. These (oxidized) thioethers are especially suitable as surfactants with rinse aid function (rinse aid surfactants). “Oxidized” relates to the sulfur atom in the thioether, which may be present in oxidized form as sulfoxide (SO) or sulfonyl (SO2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Sophie Maitro-Vogel, Jürgen Tropsch, Wolfgang Spiegler, Roman Benedikt Raether, Christian Bittner
  • Patent number: 8933006
    Abstract: The invention provides a contact lens cleaning composition comprising at least two nonionic surfactants and optionally including a non-Newtonian viscosity enhancing excipient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Premium Ocular Solutions LLC.
    Inventor: Gerald Horn
  • Patent number: 8933009
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of membrane separation processes and clean in place compositions for cleaning such membranes. The cleaning compositions can remove proteins, fats, and other food, beverage, and brewery based soils and offer an environmentally friendly alternative surfactant system to NPE. According to the invention, surfactants and polymers useful for this process are unpredictable and specific surfactants, polymers, and combinations of the same are disclosed for use alone, as part of a cleaning composition. Methods of use of the same are also included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Schacht, Jeffrey Weilage, Eric Schmidt, Joseph P. Curran, Ralf Krack, Victor Fuk-Pong Man, Charles Allen Hodge
  • Patent number: 8927479
    Abstract: An aqueous aerosol bathroom cleaner includes a surfactant, a water-soluble or dispersible organic solvent, a chelating agent and a propellant that comprises n-butane. Comparative data demonstrate that the presence of n-butane in the composition enhances the rate of bathroom soap scum removal relative to aerosol compositions that do not contain n-butane in the propellant. The amount of surfactant present is sufficient so that the composition develops a stable foam upon being dispensed onto a soiled bathroom hard surface. The foam collapses after 10 to 60 seconds to deliver the cleaning components onto the surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: The Clorox Company
    Inventor: Kristina Perlas
  • Patent number: 8927474
    Abstract: An aqueous compressed gas aerosol formulation in combination with a lined steel can, which may also optionally be tin plated, to provide corrosion stability, fragrance stability and color stability. An aerosol formulation of particular advantage for use is an air and/or fabric treatment formulation. The combination provides a compatibility which allows for the ability to use a broader fragrance pallet for the air and/or fabric treatment formulation which is aqueous based in major proportion. The formulation includes, in addition to an aqueous carrier, a fragrance, nonionic surfactant(s) or a blend of nonionic surfactant(s) and cationic surfactant(s), a compressed gas propellant(s), pH adjuster(s), and corrosion inhibitor(s). The formulation has a pH of about 8 to less than 10. The corrosion inhibitor(s) is(are) mild in strength and used in a minor amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
    Inventor: Bhaveshkumar Shah
  • Patent number: 8921302
    Abstract: Provided is an aqueous hair cleansing composition, including the following components (A) to (D) and water, in which the aqueous hair cleansing composition has a pH of from 2 to 5 when diluted 20-fold: (A) an anionic surfactant; (B) a cationized hydroxypropyl cellulose having a main chain derived from an anhydroglucose, and having a degree of substitution with cationized ethyleneoxy groups of from 0.01 to 2.9 and a degree of substitution with propyleneoxy groups of from 0.1 to 4.0; (C) an organic solvent selected from (C1) and (C2): (Cl) an aromatic alcohol; and (C2) a polypropylene glycol having a molecular weight of from 200 to 1,000; and (D) a hydroxy monocarboxylic acid or a dicarboxylic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Mizushima, Azusa Kasuga, Eiji Terada
  • Patent number: 8921297
    Abstract: The need for a liquid hand dishwashing detergent composition, having excellent low temperature stability and delivering good cleaning and long-lasting suds, is met by incorporating a branched, alkoxylated nonionic surfactant, in combination with ethoxylated anionic surfactants having little or no branching, into the composition. Surprisingly, such a combination also provides an excellent sudsing profile during direct application dishwashing methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Karl Ghislain Braeckman, Roel Krols, Jean-Luc Philippe Bettiol
  • Patent number: 8921295
    Abstract: A biodegradable concentrated neutral detergent composition comprises various chelate compounds, various corrosion inhibitors, an alkaline compound, at least one sequestrant, various surfactants and hydrotropes, and water. The detergent can be highly concentrated, has a good long term shelf life, and when diluted is very effective in cleaning metals such as surgical instruments and prevents corrosion resistance of the metal even in a hard water environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: American Sterilizer Company
    Inventors: Ann Maria Kneipp, Nancy-Hope E. Kaiser, Althea Noel Johnson
  • Patent number: 8916512
    Abstract: A surfactant component and a composition comprising the same are provided. The surfactant component comprises a first surfactant, a second surfactant, and water. The first surfactant comprises an alcohol alkoxylate having a high degree of alkoxylation of greater than 30 to 150. The first surfactant is present in an amount of from 1% to 50% by weight based on the total weight of the surfactant component. The second surfactant is present in an amount of at least 5% by weight based on the total weight of the surfactant component. Water is present in an amount of from 20% to 90% by weight based on the total weight of the surfactant component. The second surfactant enables higher concentrations of the first surfactant in water to be achieved without gelling than what has been accomplished to date.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Richard J. Holland, Mary A. Kinsella, Mark Thompson
  • Patent number: 8911560
    Abstract: The present invention relates to formulations for cleaning hard surfaces and leaving a glossy, streak-free finish thereon, the formulations comprising one or more liquid solvents, one or more film-forming polymers and one or more polymer surfactants comprising polymerized units derived from ethylene oxide and butylenes oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Inventors: Valerie Perdigon, Theodore Tysak
  • Patent number: 8901057
    Abstract: The present invention includes methods and compositions control hard water in an alkaline environment. According to the invention, a unique combination of polymers has been developed which helps to completely control and eliminate hard water. The composition includes a maleic polymer, a hydroxypolycarboxylic acid, and a starch based polymer in a unique synergistic combination that can be used alone, or in combination with standard alkaline detergents in any cleaning regime (laundry, warewash, etc.) where hard water conditions exist.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventor: Altony Miralles
  • Patent number: 8901059
    Abstract: A hand dishwashing detergent composition comprising a chelant and branched surfactants to provide superior grease cleaning and shine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Marc Francois Theophile Evers, Tania Patricia Maddox
  • Patent number: 8901063
    Abstract: A detergent emulsifier for laundry and other hard surface cleaning using an APE-free surfactant blend is disclosed. The emulsifier system is efficacious for removal of oily soils and greasy food removal. The compositions according to the invention include linear and branched fatty alcohol ethoxylates and ethoxylate propoxylate block copolymers. Methods of using the same are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Sukhwan Soontravanich, Stephan Hubig, Yang Zhang
  • Patent number: 8895492
    Abstract: This application relates to a dilutable aqueous liquid cleaning composition, typically a dishwashing liquid, which comprises a plurality of surfactants, the surfactants including surfactant active components comprising from greater than 30% to up to 55% by weight, based on the weight of the composition, wherein the composition has a viscosity of 100 to 500 mPas as measured at 25° C., and the composition is dilutable with water to form a non-gelling diluted composition having up to six times the volume of the undiluted composition and a viscosity within the range of 100 to 1600 mPas as measured at 25° C. at any dilution up to the six times dilution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Jiashi Tarng, Joan Gambogi
  • Publication number: 20140342971
    Abstract: A liquid cleaning composition containing alkyl polyglycoside surfactants, an alkylated vegetable oil, water and a sodium-containing base provides excellent cleaning soil removal capabilities. The carbon materials from which it is manufactured are all renewable, and the composition is readily biodegradable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventors: Chris Shell, Benjamin P. Shell
  • Patent number: 8883706
    Abstract: The invention relates to a polymer-micelle complex. The polymer-micelle complexes include a negatively charged micelle that is electrostatically bound to a water-soluble polymer bearing a positive charge. The polymer does not comprise block copolymer, latex particles, polymer nanoparticles, cross-linked polymers, silicone copolymer, fluorosurfactant, or amphoteric copolymer. The compositions do not form a coacervate, and do not form a film when applied to a surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: The Clorox Company
    Inventors: David R. Scheuing, Travers Anderson, William L. Smith, Erika Szekeres, Rui Zhang
  • Patent number: 8883705
    Abstract: The invention relates to polymer-micelle complex. The polymer-micelle complexes include a positively charged micelle selected from the group consisting of a monomeric quaternary ammonium compound, a monomeric biguanide compound, and mixtures thereof. The positively charged micelle is electrostatically bound to a water-soluble polymer bearing a negative charge. The polymer does not comprise block copolymer, latex particles, polymer nanoparticles, cross-linked polymers, silicone copolymer, fluorosurfactant, or amphoteric copolymer. The compositions do not form a coacervate, and do not form a film when applied to a surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: The Clorox Company
    Inventors: David R. Scheuing, Travers Anderson, William L. Smith, Erika Szekeres, Rui Zhang
  • Patent number: 8877702
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the detergent composition, containing (a) a nonionic surfactant represented by the formula (1); and (b) a sulfuric acid ester salt represented by the formula (2): R—O-(EO)m—(PO)n-(EO)m?—H??(1) wherein, R represents a hydrocarbon group having 6 to 24 carbon atoms; EO represents an ethyleneoxy group; PO represents a propyleneoxy group; m=0.1 to 25; m?=0 to 24.9; m+m?=0.5 to 25; and n=0.1 to 10; with the proviso that (EO)m, (PO)n, and (EO)m? are arranged in a block addition mode in this order; R1—O—(PO)x-(EO)y—SO3M??(2) wherein, R1 represents a hydrocarbon group having 6 to 24 carbon atoms; x=0.1 to 10; y=0 to 30; (PO)x and (EO)y are arranged in any order in any addition mode, being a block addition or a random addition, M is a counter ion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Masato Nomura, Katsuhisa Inoue, Hisato Fukuda
  • 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: 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: 8871700
    Abstract: The present invention relates to cleaning and disinfecting liquid detergent compositions and, in one embodiment, liquid hand dishwashing compositions, comprising a metal salt, preferably a divalent metal salt, preferably Zn2+-salt and linear alkyl nucleophilic surfactant, preferably a linear alkyl chain amine oxide. The present invention further relates to methods of disinfecting dishware and/or dishwashing implements and/or skin using such a liquid detergent compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jamila Tajmamet, Jean-Luc Philippe Bettiol, Robby Renilde Francois Keuleers
  • Patent number: 8871704
    Abstract: An industrial cleaning composition is provided that includes: (a) from 5 to 50% by volume of an anionic surfactant having a log10P value in the range 5 to 7; (b) from 5 to 50% by volume of a first non-ionic surfactant having a log10P value in the range 0.1 to 3 and having the general formula, R?—(A0)n—OH, wherein R? is C9 to C20 alkyl, each AO unit is either —OCH2CH2— or —OCH2CH(CH3)—, the molar ratio [—OCH2CH(CH3)—]/[—OCH2CH2—] is in the range up to 8 and n is greater than 6; and (c) from 5 to 50% by volume of a second non-ionic surfactant having a log10P value in the range 0.1 to 3 having the general formula, R?—(OCH2CH2)n—OH wherein R? is C9 to C20 alkyl, and n is less than 6, each of said volume percentages being with respect to the total volume of (a), (b) and (c). Corresponding cleaners derived therefrom by water dilution are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: OTI Greentech Group AG
    Inventors: Jawahar Wakhloo, Alan Keasey, Caroline Kelly
  • Patent number: 8845817
    Abstract: Provided herein is an aqueous, non-toxic, non-flammable, non-explosive, biodegradable, hypoallergenic cleaning composition. Also provided are pre-loaded wipes containing the cleaning solution, kits, and methods of cleaning surfaces using the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Green Way Laboratories
    Inventors: Thomas Bakehorn, Guy Roland Adams