Nitrogen In Organic Surfactant Devoid Of Covalently Bonded Anionic Substituents Patents (Class 510/433)
  • Patent number: 10570217
    Abstract: Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose having a high thermal gel strength even at a low viscosity is provided and utilized. Specifically provided is hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose having such properties that a 2% by weight aqueous solution of the hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose has a viscosity at 20° C. of 300 to 2,000 mPa·s and a storage elastic modulus at 85° C. of 2,000 to 4,500 mPa. Also provided is a food comprising the hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose. Further provided is a method for producing the hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose, the method comprising a step of depolymerizing, with an acid, high-viscosity hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose having such a property that a 2% by weight aqueous solution of the high-viscosity hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose has a viscosity at 20° C. of 70,000 to 100,000 mPa·s to obtain the hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Yamashita, Akira Kitamura, Atsushi Yamamoto, Mitsuo Narita
  • Patent number: 10233285
    Abstract: Fluorinated silane compounds, compositions containing the fluorinated silane compounds, and articles prepared using the fluorinated silane compounds and compositions are described. The fluorinated silane compounds can be soluble or dispersible in aqueous media, such as water, and can be used to coat articles, such as glass articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
    Inventors: Yu Yang, Katherine A. Gibney, Suresh S. Iyer, Ingrid N. Haugan, Chetan P. Jariwala, Yifan Zhang
  • Patent number: 9546346
    Abstract: Liquid abrasive cleanser compositions sprayable through conventional manual trigger sprayers comprise a polyalkylene glycol, a nonionic surfactant, a pH adjusting agent, an abrasive, and water, wherein sprayability is made possible by the addition of the polyalkylene glycol. The compositions that are sprayable and acceptable as hard surface cleaners comprise polyethylene glycol as the polyalkylene glycol. The addition of polyethylene glycol having molecular weight of from about 4,000 to about 1,000,000 dramatically increases the sprayer output volume of liquid abrasive compositions having greater than or equal to 10 wt. % calcium carbonate. Addition of polyethylene glycol of molecular weight of from about 4,000 to about 100,000 converts otherwise non-sprayable liquid abrasive compositions into reliably sprayable compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: The Dial Corporation
    Inventors: Mick Bjelopavlic, Joan M. Bergstrom, Felix Ayala-Fierro
  • Patent number: 9018150
    Abstract: Disclosed is a cleansing composition containing from about 6% to about 20% of at least one nonionic surfactant; from about 3% to about 10% of at least one amphoteric surfactant; from about 2% to about 8% of at least one anionic surfactant; and from about 0.1% to about 5% of at least one cationic conditioning surfactant, cationic conditioning amine, or a mixture thereof; wherein the amount of nonionic surfactant present in the final composition is greater than the amount of the amphoteric surfactant, and the ratio of the nonionic surfactant (a) to anionic surfactant (c) is at least about 1.9 as much as the anionic surfactant, based on the weight percent of each surfactant in the final composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Kirolos Rizk
  • Patent number: 9006162
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a cleansing composition containing: (a) from about 6% to about 20% of at least one nonionic surfactant; (b) from about to about 10% of at least one amphoteric surfactant; (c) from about 2% to about 8% of at least one anionic surfactant; and (d) from about 0.01% to about 5% of at least one cationic conditioning polymer; wherein the amount of nonionic surfactant (a) present in the final composition is greater than the amount of the amphoteric surfactant (b), and the ratio of nonionic surfactant (a) to anionic surfactant (c) is at least 1.9, based on the weight percent of each surfactant in the final composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Kirolos Rizk
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 8802607
    Abstract: A composition comprising a) a surfactant comprising an anionic surfactant; b) at least 8 weight % of the composition of a C12-18 fatty alcohol, and c) water. A cleansing method includes applying the composition to skin or hair and washing, and optionally rinsing with water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company
    Inventors: Aixing Fan, Jeffrey Mastrull, Edward Simpson
  • Patent number: 8785363
    Abstract: The invention discloses synergistic combinations of surfactants blends and cleaning composition. In certain embodiments a surfactant system is disclosed which includes extended anionic surfactants, linker surfactants, and a multiply charged cation component. This system forms emulsions with, and can remove greasy and oily stains, even those comprised of non-trans fats. In another embodiment anionic surfactants are combined with a solvent, and amine oxide to remove sunscreen stains. The compositions may be used alone, as a pre-spotter or other pre-treatment or as a part of a soft surface or hard surface cleaning composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Victor Fuk-Pong Man, Michael Charles DeNoma, Yvonne Marie Killeen, Steven E. Lentsch
  • Patent number: 8778093
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a coating removal composition comprising at least one weak metal binding agent, a solvent system comprising at least one alcohol or ester, and a corrosion inhibition system. A method of removing a coating from an intentionally colored concrete floor is also disclosed. Utilization of the method results in at least 70% retention of colorant component after stripping a coating from an intentionally colored concrete surface, such as a floor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Diversey, Inc.
    Inventors: Charles A. Crawford, Carmine Savaglio, Lance D. Brown
  • Patent number: 8741831
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to the use of hydrophilic terpolymers in hard surface cleaners which provide easier cleaning for surface soils such as hard water stains, soap scum, limescale, mud, food, toilet stains, oil, grease, particulates and the like as well as anti-fog effects on hard surfaces such as glass, mirrors, ceramic and plastic by causing water droplets to coalesce into a film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Bingham Scott Jaynes, Zhiqiang Song, Xian-Zhi Zhou, Yingxia He
  • Publication number: 20140144456
    Abstract: A cleansing composition comprising (A) an anion surfactant, (B) a glyceryl ether having an alkyl group or alkenyl group with from 4 to 12 carbon atoms, (C) a cationized hydroxypropyl cellulose represented by the following formula (1) wherein R1, R2 and R3 each independently represent a substituent having a cationized ethyleneoxy group and a propyleneoxy group and n represents a number of from 20 to 5000, which represents an average polymerization degree of anhydroglucose, and wherein the substitution degree of the cationized ethyleneoxy group is from 0.01 to 3, and the substitution degree of the propyleneoxy group is from 0.01 to 5, and (D) water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2012
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mayuko Hirahara, Izumi Katsuta, Hiroki Mizushima, Azusa Kasuga, Eiji Terada
  • Patent number: 8709169
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of an alkyl di(lower alkyl)mono(polyoxyethylene) quaternary ammonium compound as a hydrotrope in 5 aqueous solutions for a nonionic surfactant, preferably a C8-C18-alcohol alkoxylate containing 1-20 ethyleneoxy units and 0-5 propyleneoxy units. It also relates to a composition comprising said quaternary ammonium compound and said nonionic surfactant. The cationic surfactant has the formula 10 R2+R(1)N(CH2CH2O)n H X R1 wherein R?C6-C22 alkyl; R1 and R2 are independently a C1-C4 alkyl group; n=8-25; and X? is an anion. The compositions may be used for the cleaning of hard surfaces, for example for vehicle cleaning or machine dishwashing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: Akzo Nobel N.V.
    Inventors: Mahnaz Company, Kornelis Overkempe, Adrianus Marinus Groenewegen
  • Patent number: 8703689
    Abstract: The present invention provides an aqueous bleaching composition comprising from about 1.0% to 10.0% by weight of alkali metal hypochlorite, from about 0.05% to 5.0% by weight of alkali metal hydroxide to provide the composition with a pH in the range of from about 9 to 14; from about 0.02% to 5.0% by weight of a metal silicate or mixtures of metal silicates; from about 0.0001% to 0.2% by weight of a metal periodate; and water. The compositions reliably protect the fabric against yellowing and weakening while providing protection to stainless steel metal parts of the washing machine and metal garment decors such as buckles, buttons, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: KIK Custom Products Inc.
    Inventor: Hedeliza Malonzo Mercado
  • Patent number: 8685912
    Abstract: A detergent composition for metal according to the present invention contains a specific non-ionic surfactant, a specific nitrogen-containing organic compound, a specific carboxylic acid or salt thereof, and a specific alkanol amine, and has a pH of at least 9 that is measured at 25° C. when the detergent composition is diluted to 1% by mass of an aqueous solution. According to the present invention, the detergent composition for metal having excellent corrosion inhibition properties, excellent effluent treatment properties, excellent foaming suppressing properties and excellent liquid stability in addition to high detergent properties for metal, can be provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Assignee: Lion Corporation
    Inventors: Shigeru Maeyama, Kei Tamura, Akira Shinohara, Keita Someya
  • Publication number: 20140080708
    Abstract: The invention relates to agrochemical compositions comprising new biodegradable bisaminopropylamides of formula (I) or of formula (II) and to their uses in detergent compositions. In the agrochemical compositions the bisaminopropylamides act as adjuvant for the agrochemically active compounds such as pesticides, growth regulators or fertilizers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2012
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: TAMINCO
    Inventors: Kurt Buyse, Kristof Moonen
  • Patent number: 8637440
    Abstract: A personal cleansing composition includes a surfactant, a thickener, emulsifier and at least one particulate dispersed in the thickener, the at least one particulate being formed of a substantially biodegradable substance. The at least one particulare may include a soy meal based polymer. The soy meal based polymer is both stable and biodegradable. The at least one particulate includes a group of suspended particles added to mechanically scrub the skin of a user or used as a textural ingredient to modify the feel, spreadability or slip of a product. The soy meal based polymer is useful in personal cleansing compositions as an exfoliant, a scrub, a film former or as a filler. The half-life of the composition may be modified as necessary based on the shelf-life of the product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Inventor: Kim Cervino
  • Patent number: 8609602
    Abstract: Disclosed are cleaning solutions. More particularly, non-toxic solutions of base, water, alcohol and detergent, that effectively and surprisingly eliminate contaminating aliphatic acids in aqueous solutions. When present as a foam or even a contaminating film remaining on various parts and surfaces, aliphatic acid contaminants can be present a large and costly problem in manufacturing operations, cleaning tasks, personal hygiene. The need to remove such contaminants arises in a myriad environments and situations, such as during the manufacture of detergents, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, coring and core analysis, manipulation of oils, fuels, fermentation applications, manufacture of emollients, moisturizers, liquors, foods such as seafood, milk, butter and other dairy products, water processing, paper products, tissue culture, reusable clinical equipment, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Anatrace Products, LLC
    Inventors: Benjamin R. Travis, Ritesh Mittal, Seth M. Huff, Lijun M. Huang, Liang Tang
  • Publication number: 20130303425
    Abstract: A liquid detergent composition having a modified polyethyleneimine polymer and a surfactant to provide improved shine on hard surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Inventors: Stefano Scialla, Frank Hulskotter, Gloria DiCapua, Patrick Firmin August Delplancke, Marc François Theophile Evers, Rainer (Anton) Dobrawa, Sophia Ebert
  • Publication number: 20130303426
    Abstract: A liquid detergent composition having a modified polyethyleneimine polymer and a surfactant to provide improved shine on hard surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Inventors: Stefano Scialla, Frank Hulskotter, Gloria DiCapua, Patrick Firmin August Delplancke, Marc François Theophile Evers, Rainer Anton Dobrawa, Sophia Ebert
  • Patent number: 8580724
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a metal loss inhibitor concentrate is provided which contains water, (A) a component of dissolved organic compounds and polymers that contain at least two hydroxy moieties per molecule and an average of at least 0.4 hydroxy moieties per carbon atom; (B) a thiourea component; and (C) a dissolved component containing aryl and quaternary ammonium moieties; and, optionally: (D) a wetting agent, such as a component of an ethoxylate of an alcohol. Such solutions form useful inhibitor concentrates when combined with aqueous chelating cleaning solutions, wherein such solutions, when contacted with a metal surface, are effective in removing scale, smut and other deposits from the metal surface but exhibit a reduced tendency to attack or unduly etch the metal itself, or to inhibit the subsequent desired oxidation and dissolution of metallic copper deposits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: David R. McCormick, Ronald F. Dubs
  • Patent number: 8580727
    Abstract: The invention discloses synergistic combinations of surfactants blends and cleaning composition. In certain embodiments a surfactant system is disclosed which includes extended anionic surfactants, linker surfactants, and a multiply charged cation component. This system forms emulsions with, and can remove greasy and oily stains, even those comprised of non-trans fats. In another embodiment anionic surfactants are combined with a solvent, and amine oxide to remove sunscreen stains. The compositions may be used alone, as a pre-spotter or other pre-treatment or as a part of a soft surface or hard surface cleaning composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Victor Fuk-Pong Man, Michael Charles DeNoma, Yvonne Marie Killeen, Steven Eugene Lentsch
  • Patent number: 8575084
    Abstract: A hard surface cleaning solution having improved cleaning and descaling properties. In an embodiment, the cleaning solution comprises an organic acid, a surfactant, a solvent and a diluent. The first organic acid is a carboxylic acid, preferably lactic acid, while the surfactant is selected from the group consisting amine oxides, and the solvent is an alkoxylated alcohol, preferably selected from the propylene glycol ether class of compounds. The cleaning solutions may also include other components such as colorants, fragrance enhancers, corrosion inhibitors, nonionic surfactants or other additives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2013
    Assignee: Jelmar, LLC
    Inventor: Rosemary Gaudreault
  • Patent number: 8569220
    Abstract: A hard surface cleaning solution having improved cleaning and descaling properties. The cleaning solution includes the following components: a first organic acid, a second organic acid, a surfactant, a solvent and a diluent. The first organic acid is a carboxylic acid, preferably lactic acid, while the second organic acid is also a carboxylic acid, preferably gluconic acid. The surfactant is selected from the group consisting of amine oxides, preferably lauramine oxide. The solvent may be an alkoxylated alcohol, preferably selected from the propylene glycol ether class of compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Jelmar, LLC
    Inventor: Rosemary Gaudreault
  • Publication number: 20130274170
    Abstract: An aqueous viscoelastic composition is provided comprising at least one viscoelastic surfactant, and at least one hydrophobically modified polymer, which is formed from polymerization of ethylenically unsaturated monomers; has a number average molecular weight of from 1,000 to 100,000 Da; and to a level of at least 0.1 mole %, based on the amount of monomer units in the polymer, contains monomeric units each covalently bonded to a pendant, optionally alkoxylated, hydrocarbyl group having from 6 to 40 carbon atoms, said pendant, optionally alkoxylated, hydrocarbyl group being connected to the backbone of said hydrophobically modified polymer via a non-ester containing linking group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventors: Qingwen Wendy Yuan-Huffman, Klin Aloysius Rodrigues, Jian Zhou, Stuart Peter Robert Holt, Elliot Isaac Band
  • Patent number: 8512480
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a light duty liquid detergent composition comprising a low molecular weight hydrophobically modified cellulosic polymer, to provide improved foaming properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Maria Angeles Gomez Ruiz, Polina Zosimova, Bahar Koyuncu
  • Patent number: 8454709
    Abstract: The invention discloses synergistic combinations of surfactants blends and cleaning composition. In certain embodiments a surfactant system is disclosed which includes extended anionic surfactants, linker surfactants, and a multiply charged cation component. This system forms emulsions with, and can remove greasy and oily stains, even those comprised of non-trans fats. The compositions may be used alone, as a pre-spotter or other pre-treatment or as a part of a soft surface or hard surface cleaning composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2013
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Victor Fuk-Pong Man, Michael Charles DeNoma, Susan Maloney Viall, Steven E. Lentsch, Yvonne Marie Killeen
  • Patent number: 8410036
    Abstract: The present application is directed to an oil-in-glycol lamellar gel, which comprises (a) at least one glycol, (b) at least one fatty alcohol, (c) at least one cationic surfactant, (d) at least one non-ionic surfactant and (e) at least one amino acid, for application as an addictive for permanent or semi-permanent keratin fiber color products, being the said lamellar gel able to improve dispersion of colorant agents in the color composition and the distribution, diffusion, interaction and maintenance of the colorant agents in the keratin fibers, which results in greater color vitality and retardation of the discoloring process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: ISP Investments Inc.
    Inventors: Alexandra Bazito Agarelli, Nelson Luis Perassinoto, Maria Regina Bartuccio Raponi, Ligia Vairoletto, Liliana Calore Brenner
  • Publication number: 20130053295
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an easy-to-handle, before and after dilution with water, concentrated liquid cleanser composition and a production method thereof. A concentrated cleanser composition of the present invention is characterized by comprising: (A) an anionic surfactant, (B) an amphoteric surfactant, (C) 5 to 15 mass % of a monohydric or dihydric alcohol, (D) 8 to 18 mass % of a nonionic surfactant with the IOB value of 0.8 to 1.1 and the molecular weight of 500 or lower, and (E) 45 mass % or less of water, wherein the sum of (A) and (B) is 40 to 60 mass %; wherein the blending ratio (C):(D) is 3.5:1 to 1:2.5; and wherein the viscosity at 30° C. is 300 mPa·s or higher when the composition is diluted until the concentration of (A) and (B) becomes 15 mass %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2010
    Publication date: February 28, 2013
    Applicant: SHISEIDO COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Koichi Kinoshita, Kenji Kurokawa
  • Patent number: 8382912
    Abstract: A biofilm-removing agent which effectively removes biofilms is provided. A biofilm-removing agent containing a basic amino acid derivative represented by the following formula (1) or a salt thereof: (wherein R1 represents a linear- or branched-alkyl group having 4 to 18 carbon atoms or a linear- or branched-alkenyl group having 4 to 18 carbon atoms; X and Y each represent a group selected from the groups represented by the following formulas: and m represents an integer from 1 to 5).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: KAO Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Isobe, Yuji Okauchi
  • Patent number: 8343905
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aqueous detergent composition comprising the following elements in the indicated amounts expressed as percentage by weight: a) 0.1-15% of at least one alkyl ether carboxylate of formula (I): R—O—(CH2CH2O)m—CH2—COOX wherein, —R represents a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated alkyl or alkenyl group containing between 3 and 10 carbon atoms, —m represents a number comprised between 0.5 and 20, and —X represents hydrogen or a suitable cation, selected from an alkaline metal, an alkaline earth metal, ammonium, alkylamino, alkanolamino or glucammonium, b) 0.1-15% of at least one amine oxide, c) 0.1-40% of at least one alkyl ether sulfate type anionic surfactant with a hydrocarbon chain containing between 10 and 18 carbon atoms, d) water up to 100%; said detergent composition is particularly suitable for manual dishwashing, for washing kitchen utensils, as well as in certain domestic cleaning applications of general use, such as the cleaning of hard surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Kao Corporation, S.A.
    Inventors: Carmen Ma Pey Gutiérrez, Blanca Nogués López, María José Bermejo Oses, Hiroshi Abe
  • Patent number: 8343903
    Abstract: There is disclosed a cleaning composition comprising (i) 0.1 to 10 percent by weight of the cleaning composition of a biofilm removing detergent solution comprising a combination of an alkyl (C8-18) polysaccharide, a non-ionic surfactant and a nitrogen containing surfactant-biocide (ii) 2 to 80 percent by weight of the cleaning composition of one or more polar solvent (iii) 0.5 to 15 percent by weight of the cleaning composition of one or more primary amine (iv) two or more chelating agents (v) 0.1 to 5.0 percent by weight of the cleaning composition of an alkaline buffer system providing a pH of about 11.5 to 13.3 in aqueous solution (vi) 0.005 to 5.0 percent by weight of the cleaning composition of an alkoxyaminosilane. Also disclosed is a process of cleaning, decontaminating and/or passivating metallic surgical instruments and/or equipment using the composition of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Whiteley Holdings Pty Ltd
    Inventor: Reginald Keith Whiteley
  • Patent number: 8343906
    Abstract: An alkaline liquid hand dish washing detergent composition to provide superior stain removal and superior stability during storage and use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jean-Luc Philippe Bettiol, Salua Morabet, Stefano Scialla
  • Patent number: 8329628
    Abstract: A personal cleansing composition includes a surfactant, a thickener, emulsifier and at least one particulate dispersed in the thickener, the at least one particulate being formed of a substantially biodegradable substance. The at least one particular may include a soy meal based polymer. The soy meal based polymer is both stable and biodegradable. The at least one particulate includes a group of suspended particles added to mechanically scrub the skin of a user or used as a textural ingredient to modify the feel, spreadability or slip of a product. The soy meal based polymer is useful in personal cleansing compositions as an exfoliant, a scrub, a film former or as a filler. The half-life of the composition may be modified as necessary based on the shelf-life of the product.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Inventor: Kim Cervino
  • Patent number: 8329633
    Abstract: A cleaning composition including a poly quaternary functionalized alkyl polyglucoside, a water conditioning agent, an acid source, a solvent, and water. In one embodiment, the cleaning composition is substantially free of alkyl phenol ethoxylates. The cleaning composition is capable of removing soils including up to 20% proteins. The cleaning compositions include a biorenewable, environmentally friendly alternative to nonyl phenol ethoxylates and exhibit superior cleaning of food soils.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Charles Allen Hodge, Erin Jane Dahlquist, Amanda Ruth Blattner
  • Patent number: 8283385
    Abstract: Reversible switchable surfactants are provided. A surfactant is the salt of an amidine or guanidine: having at least one R group that is a hydrophobic moiety selected from the group consisting of higher aliphatic moiety, higher siloxyl moiety, higher aliphatic/siloxyl moiety, aliphatic/aryl moiety, siloxyl/aryl moiety, and aliphatic/siloxyl/aryl moiety. The other R groups are smaller moieties such as H, C1 to C4 aliphatic or the like. The surfactant is turned on by a gas that liberates hydrogen ions, such as, for example, carbon dioxide, which liberates hydrogen ions in the presence of water. The surfactant is turned off by exposure to a flushing gas and/or heating. When “on” the surfactants are useful to stabilize emulsions, and when “off” they are useful to separate immiscible liquids or a liquid and a solid. The surfactants find uses in polymerization and in the oil industry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2012
    Assignee: Queen's University at Kingston
    Inventor: Philip G. Jessop
  • Publication number: 20120181473
    Abstract: A composition comprising a fluorinated pyridinium cationic compound of formula (I) wherein Rf is R1(CH2CH2)n—, R1 is a C7 to C20 perfluoroalkyl group interrupted by at least one catenary oxygen atom, each oxygen bonded to two carbon atoms, n is an integer of 1 to 3, and R is H, C1 to C5 linear or branched alkyl, or C1 to C5 linear or branched alkoxy, having surfactant properties for lowering surface tension in an aqueous medium or solvent medium, and for use as a foaming agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2012
    Publication date: July 19, 2012
    Applicant: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
    Inventors: SHENG PENG, Allison Mary Yake, Cheryl Lynn Iaconelli
  • Publication number: 20120149621
    Abstract: Disclosed is a liquid cleaning mixture used to remove DMSO and other solvents and compounds that may build up on the surface of dielectric barrier material in a plasma cleaning device, where the DMSO, solvent and compounds have become contaminants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2010
    Publication date: June 14, 2012
    Applicant: IONFIELD SYSTEMS, LLC
    Inventor: Paul F. Hensley
  • Publication number: 20120122999
    Abstract: The present invention comprises a compound of a compound of Formula 1 wherein Rf is a C2 to C12 perfluoroalkyl optionally interrupted by one to four moieties each independently selected from the group consisting of —CH2—, —O—, —S—, —S(O)—, and —S(O)2—; n is 1 to 6; m is 0 to 2, provided that m is less than or equal to n. X and Y are each independently O or NR, R is hydrogen or C1 to C6 alkyl; R1, and R2 are each independently C1 to C6 alkyl, optionally containing one or more oxygen atoms and may form a ring selected from the group of piperidine, pyrrolidine, and morpholine; and R3 is O?, (CH2)pC(O)O?, (CH2)pCH(OH)(CH2)SO3?, and (CH2)qSO3?; p is 1 to 4; and q is 2 to 4 which is useful as a surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2010
    Publication date: May 17, 2012
    Applicant: E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
    Inventors: PETER MICHAEL MURPHY, Anilkumar Raghavanpillai, Allison Mary Yake
  • Patent number: 8177857
    Abstract: There is provided a laundry composition comprising i) at least one laundry component selected from the group consisting of surfactants, softening agents, and mixtures thereof and ii) at least one ampholytic polymer comprising, as polymerized units, a) 20% to 90% by weight, based on the solid weight of said ampholytic polymer, at least one cationic monomer, b) 10% to 70% by weight, based on the solid weight of said ampholytic polymer, at least one anionic monomer, and c) 0% to 90% by weight, based on the solid weight of said ampholytic polymer, at least one nonionic monomer; wherein the equivalent ratio of said monomer a) to said monomer b) is from 0.33:1 to 1.2:1; and wherein said ampholytic polymer has weight-average molecular weight of 50,000 or less. Further provided is a method of laundering textiles comprising treating said textiles with such laundry compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2012
    Assignee: Rohm and Haas Company
    Inventors: Marianne Patricia Creamer, Joseph Manna, Jan Edward Shulman
  • Patent number: 8173585
    Abstract: The present invention relates to liquid acidic hard surface cleaning composition which are effective against common stains encountered on hard surfaces, methods for cleaning such hard surfaces as well as methods for the manufacture of said liquid acidic hard surface cleaning compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Limited
    Inventors: Victoria Heather Cobb, James Young
  • Patent number: 8173586
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a coating removal composition comprising at least one weak metal binding agent, a solvent system comprising at least one alcohol or ester, and a corrosion inhibition system. A method of removing a coating from an intentionally colored concrete floor is also disclosed. Utilization of the method results in at least 70% retention of colorant component after stripping a coating from an intentionally colored concrete surface, such as a floor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Diversey, Inc.
    Inventors: Charles A. Crawford, Carmine Savaglio, Lance D. Brown
  • Patent number: 8168005
    Abstract: A stable liquid detergent composition having a pH comprised between 7.5 and 8.4 and comprising an alkyl ethoxy sulfate surfactant, an amine oxide surfactant and a polyethyleneimine polymer to provide improved grease cleaning and sudsing and to reduce solution slipperiness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2012
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventor: Johanna Borne
  • Patent number: 8163687
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a liquid composition, having a pH between 3 and 7, comprising a non ionic surfactant or a mixture thereof, an amine oxide or a mixture thereof, a glycol ether solvent, a chelant and a cationic polymer. The composition of the present invention does not contain any anionic surfactant. The present invention also encompasses a process of treating hard-surfaces, including delicate hard-surfaces located in bathrooms, wherein a liquid composition according to the present invention is applied onto said surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2012
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Fabienne Riou, Marina Jozefa Hermie
  • Patent number: 8153571
    Abstract: The present invention has for object an oil-in-glycol lamellar gel, which comprises (a) at least one glycol, (b) at least one fatty alcohol, (c) at least one cationic surfactant, (d) at least one non-ionic surfactant and (e) at least one amino acid, for application as an addictive for permanent or semi-permanent keratin fiber color products, being the said lamellar gel able to improve dispersion of colorant agents in the color composition and the distribution, diffusion, interaction and maintenance of the colorant agents in the keratin fibers, which results in greater color vitality and retardation of the discoloring process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Inventors: Alexandra Bazito Agarelli, Nelson Luis Perassinoto, Maria Regina Bartuccio Raponi, Ligia Vairoletto, Liliana Calore Brenner
  • Patent number: 8133855
    Abstract: A dilutable concentrated hard surface cleaning composition which comprises (preferably consists essentially of): a detersive nonionic surfactant based on an alcohol alkoxylate; a detersive surfactant based on glucoside surfactants; an alkanolamine; water in an amount of at least 75% wt., preferably at least about 80% wt., and optionally one or more further optional constituents, including a polyacrylate polymer, fragrances, colorants, etc. with the proviso that the compositions exclude one or more of: (a) organic acids, (b) inorganic acids, (c) organic solvents selected from glycols, glycol ethers, ether acetates, and alcohols, (d) thickeners, and (e) chelating agents based on nitrogen containing organic compounds which include a plurality of carboxylic acid groups, preferably the compositions of the invention expressly exclude two or more, preferably three or more and yet more preferably exclude four or five of (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2012
    Assignee: Reckitt Benckiser LLC
    Inventors: Lisa Dreilinger, Angelina Lorraine Kulbick
  • Patent number: 8129326
    Abstract: The present invention relates to polymers obtainable by condensation of N-(hydroxy-alkyl)amines and reacting the remaining hydroxy and/or secondary amino groups of the condensation product with alkylene oxides and to derivatives obtainable by quaternization, protonation, sulphation and/or phosphation of said polymers, as well as to a process for preparing said polymers and a process for preparing said derivatives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andrea Misske, Sophia Ebert, Stefan Frenzel, Dieter Boeckh, Frank Huelskoetter, James Danziger