Coated Or Encapsulated Solid Material, Or Process Of Preparing Patents (Class 510/441)
  • Patent number: 10722857
    Abstract: An encapsulated perfume composition comprising at least one perfume-containing aminoplast core-shell microcapsule dispersed in an aqueous suspending medium, the microcapsule being characterized in that it bears a positive charge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: GIVAUDAN S.A.
    Inventors: Ian Michael Harrison, Emmanuel Aussant, Frederic Blondel, Guillaume Jeanson
  • Patent number: 10654219
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a three-dimensional object includes steps of: a) providing a digital description of the object as a set of voxels; b) sequentially creating an actual set of voxels corresponding to the digital set of voxels; wherein at least one voxel comprises a composition comprising between about 35 and about 100 wt. % of a polymer selected from the group consisting of nonionic PEG homopolymers, PEG copolymers, and mixtures thereof; the polymer having an average molecular weight of between about 1,000 and about 95,000 AMU; and between about 0 and about 65 wt. % of a filler, wherein the filler is a solid at a temperature of above about 75 C, wherein the composition has a Melt Flow Index of between about 0.1 and about 50 g/10 min when measured at 70 C under a 1.2 kg load using a half-die according to ASTM D1238-13.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter and Gamble Company
    Inventors: Travis Kyle Hodgdon, Freddy Arthur Barnabas, Michael Sean Farrell, Charles John Berg, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9777244
    Abstract: This invention is a hydrogel capsule with a fragrance or odorant encapsulated therein during the polymerization process. The hydrogel capsule is of use in fabric care or personal care formulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC.
    Inventors: Yabin Lei, Xihua Lu, Carol Joyce, Li Xu
  • Patent number: 9295859
    Abstract: The present invention relates to personal care compositions, especially those personal care compositions in the form of a personal care article that is a porous dissolvable solid substrate. The porous dissolvable solid substrate has a surface resident coating comprising a surface resident coating comprising from about 25% to about 70% of a starch derived material, from about 5% to about 60% of a cationic surfactant conditioner, and from about 5% to about 60% of a perfume, that can provide a consumer benefit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Robert Wayne Glenn, Jr., Kathleen Mary Kaufman, Joanne Roberta Willman
  • Patent number: 9290727
    Abstract: Water-soluble pouches comprise water-soluble films coated by a composition. The composition comprises silica flow aid and an absorbent material selected from the group consisting of zeolite; over-dried zeolite; talc; starch; zinc stearate; calcium stearate; micronized calcium carbonate; sodium carbonate; micronized sodium sulphate; and combinations thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Adrian John Wayneforth Angell, Scott William Capeci
  • Publication number: 20150132377
    Abstract: A capsule delivery system. The system has a first capsule containing a first capsule wall encapsulating a first active material and a second capsule containing a second capsule wall encapsulating a second active material. The first and second capsules differ in their wall materials, amounts of wall materials, ratios of wall materials, core modifiers, scavengers, active materials, curing temperatures, heating rates, curing times, or a combination thereof. Also provided is a consumer product containing this capsule delivery system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventors: Henricus Gerardus Maria Reymar, Stephanus Cornelis Maria Otte, Volkert Willem Alexander de Villeneuve, Elizabeth Geertrude Maria Brundel
  • Patent number: 9023783
    Abstract: The present application relates to encapsulated, solid, water soluble benefit agents and products comprising such encapsulates, as well as processes for making and using such encapsulates and products comprising such encapsulates. In one aspect, the present application relates to a melamine formaldehyde and/or urea formaldehyde encapsulation process that offers as solution to the dissolution of solid, water soluble benefit agents during the process's emulsification step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Johan Smets, Susana Fernandez Prieto, Sandra Jacqueline Guinebretiere
  • Publication number: 20150094253
    Abstract: The present invention relates to encapsulated phthalocyanine particles, to a process for the preparation thereof, compositions comprising such particles and washing agent formulations. The encapsulated phthalocyanine particles comprise a) at least one water-soluble phthalocyanine compound, and b) gelatine having a bloom strength of 2 to 80 as encapsulating material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Applicant: BASF SE
    Inventors: Stefan Bruhns, Gunther Schlingloff, Ullrich Menge, Frank Bachmann, Andreas Lindenmaier
  • Publication number: 20150094252
    Abstract: A dry-to-the-touch fibrous structure containing a surfactant paste composition, surfactant paste composition used therewith, and methods for making same are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: Oscar Augusto Cuyubamba, Michael Scott Prodoehl, Fei Wang, Steven Lee BARNHOLTZ, Michael Donald SUER, Timothy Duane SMITH
  • Publication number: 20150080285
    Abstract: The present application relates to encapsulated benefit agents, compositions comprising such encapsulated benefit agents and processes for making and using compositions comprising such encapsulated benefit agents that do not require or require a reduced amount of scavenger materials. Such encapsulated benefit agents, compositions comprising such encapsulated benefit agents are processed such that no or lower levels of scavenger materials are required.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Jiten Odhavji Dihora, Walter Franciscus Joanna Vanderveken, Sanford Theodore Kirksey, JR., John Charles DeBraal, Robert Stanley Bobnock, Adam Keith Druckrey, Gary Thomas Hart
  • Publication number: 20150072915
    Abstract: Pouches, for example pouches that contain one or more active agents, such as a fabric care active agent or dishwashing active agent and/or detergent compositions, and more particularly pouches employing an apertured film wall material and methods for making same, are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Andreas Josef DREHER, Mark Robert SIVIK, Gregory Charles GORDON, Hailing (NMN) BAO, Paul Dennis TROKHAN, Paul Thomas WEISMAN
  • Patent number: 8974547
    Abstract: The present application relates to encapsulated benefit agents, compositions comprising such encapsulated benefit agents and processes for making and using compositions comprising such encapsulated benefit agents that do not require or require a reduced amount of scavenger materials. Such encapsulated benefit agents, compositions comprising such encapsulated benefit agents are processed such that no or lower levels of scavenger materials are required.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2015
    Assignee: Appvion, Inc.
    Inventors: Jiten Odhavji Dihora, Walter Franciscus Joanna Vanderveken, Sanford Theodore Kirksey, Jr., John Charles DeBraal, Robert Stanley Bobnock, Adam Keith Druckrey, Gary Thomas Hart
  • Patent number: 8969281
    Abstract: According to the present invention there is provided a pearlescent liquid treatment composition suitable for use as a laundry or hard surface cleaning composition comprising a rheology modifier providing a pouring viscosity at 20 sec?1 of from 50 to 700 cps, a viscosity at constant low stress of 0.1 Pa which is at least 300 cps, preferably 500 cps and a pearlescent agent, said pearlescent agent having D0.99 volume particle size of less than 60 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Rajan Keshav Panandiker, Kerry Andrew Vetter, David Scott Dunlop, David Gladney, Jr., Stephen Joseph Hodson, Karl Ghislain Braeckman, Karel Jozef Maria Depoot, Gayle Marie Frankenbach
  • Publication number: 20150038398
    Abstract: The present invention provides lenticular or disc detergent particles comprising surfactant, inorganic salts and pigment, wherein the inorganic salts are present on the detergent particles as a coating and the surfactant and the pigment are present as a core. The particles show reduced staining.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Applicant: CONOPCO, INC., D/B/A UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman Batchelor, Andrew Paul Chapple, Stephen Thomas Keningley
  • Patent number: 8940678
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a solid with sufficiently low hygroscopicity which comprises glutamic acid-N,N-diacetic acid (GLDA) or derivatives and/or salts thereof, and a method for its production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventor: Andreas Baranyai
  • Patent number: 8927481
    Abstract: In a washing or cleaning agent that contains a solid enzyme formulation, the intention is to improve shelf stability in terms of enzymatic activity. This is achieved by a washing or cleaning agent comprising an enzyme granulate, the granulate comprising, besides the enzyme, the following components: (a) 68 to 90 wt % (w/w) sulfate, in particular alkali metal sulfate, particularly preferably sodium sulfate, (b) 0.1 to 10.5 wt % (w/w) polyethylene glycol, (c) 0.5 to 14.5 wt % (w/w) granulation adjuvant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Timothy O'Connell, Susanne Tondera, Hendrik Hellmuth, Thomas Weber, Thomas Eiting, Johannes Bongaerts
  • Publication number: 20140378369
    Abstract: The invention provides a benefit agent delivery particle having an average diameter of less than 50 micron comprising; at least one shell formed by a step-growth polymerisation reaction, preferably involving an isocyanate monomer, more preferably a urethane and/or a urea, interior said shell, at least one region formed by chain-growth polymerisation reaction (preferably a free-radical polymerisation) which does not involve an isocyanate, c) optionally, a benefit agent interior to said shell, and/or a deposition aid exterior to said shell. The invention further provides a process for the preparation of such particles wherein the shell is formed prior to the chain-growth polymerisation of the at least one region interior of the shell, preferably be forming the shell at a temperature at which the chain-growth reaction is inhibited.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2014
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., D/B/A UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stuart Anthony Barnett, Criag Warren Jones, Adam John Limer, James Merrington, Jeremy Nicholas Winter
  • Publication number: 20140366295
    Abstract: Polymer-containing articles of manufacture that provide one or more superior properties, such as soil adsorption properties, mirror cleaning properties, and/or absorption properties, compared to known polymer-containing articles of manufacture, are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Charles William NEAL, Charles Allen REDD, Jeffrey Glen SHEEHAN, Steven Daryl SMITH, Robert Joseph McCHAIN
  • Patent number: 8901064
    Abstract: The invention relates to detergents or cleaning agents which comprise capsules that are low in formaldehydes and/or free from formaldehyde, are storage stable and thus prevent a contamination of the detergent or cleaning agent with formaldehyde, comprising microcapsules, the capsule wall of which contains a resin which is obtained by reacting at least one aromatic alcohol or ether or derivative thereof and at least one aldehydic component which comprises at least two C-atoms per molecule, and optionally at least one (meth)acrylate-polymer, and builders and/or surfactants. Said detergent or cleaning agents enable, during application, a targeted and durable release of liquid active agents, such as, in particular scents, to the treated objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Ursula Huchel, Andreas Bauer, Matthias Sunder
  • Patent number: 8889611
    Abstract: The invention relates to compounds in solid form, containing a) one or more manganese complex compounds of the general formula (1), where M is independently selected from manganese in the III or IV oxidation state, X is independently a co-ordinating or bridging species selected from H2O, O22?, O2?, O2?, OH?, HO2?, SH?, S2?, SO, Cl?, N3?, SCN?, N3?, RCOO?, NH2? and NR3, where R is a radical selected from H, alkyl and aryl, L are independently organic ligands, each of which contains at least two nitrogen atoms co-ordinated on manganese, z is an integer from ?4 to +4, Y is a monovalent or multivalent counter-ion selected from chloride, sulphate, hydrogen sulphate, nitrate and acetate, which leads to charge neutrality of the complex, and q is an integer from 1 to 4, and b) one or more salts of the general formula R?—C6H4—SO3Me, where R? is CH3 or C2H5 and denotes Me, Na, K, Ca or Mg, characterized in that the molar ratio of the manganese complex compound of the general formula (1) to salt of the general formula R
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2014
    Assignee: Clariant International Ltd
    Inventors: Gerd Reinhardt, Michael Best
  • Patent number: 8883702
    Abstract: A packaged particulate detergent composition, wherein the composition comprises greater than 40 wt % detergent surfactant, at least 70% by number of the particles comprising a core, comprising mainly surfactant, and around the core, a water soluble coating in an amount of from 10 to 45 wt % based on the coated particle, each coated particle having perpendicular dimensions x, y and z, wherein x is from 0.2 to 2 mm, y is from 2.5 to 8 mm, and z is from 2.5 to 8 mm, the packaged particles being substantially the same shape and size as one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Judith Maria Bonsall, Stephen Thomas Keningley
  • Patent number: 8883703
    Abstract: The present invention relates to encapsulated phthalocyanine particles, to a process for the preparation thereof, compositions comprising such particles and washing agent formulations. The encapsulated phthalocyanine particles comprise a) at least one water-soluble phthalocyanine compound, and b) gelatine having a bloom strength of 2 to 80 as encapsulating material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Patrick Christopher Stenger, Gregory Scot Miracle, Andrew Phillip Moon, Michael McDonnell, Stefan Bruhns, Gunther Schlingloff, Ulrich Menge, Frank Bachmann, Andreas Lindenmaier
  • Publication number: 20140329428
    Abstract: The personal care compositions of the present invention are in the form of an Article comprising a dissolvable fibrous web structure. The fibers of the dissolvable fibrous web structure comprise a surfactant; a water soluble polymeric structurant; and a plasticizer. Additionally the ratio of the water soluble water soluble polymeric structurant to the active agent in the fiber is 3.5 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2014
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Inventors: Robert Wayne Glenn, JR., Rajeev Chhabra, William Maxwell Allen, JR., Jonathan Paul Brennan
  • Publication number: 20140323384
    Abstract: A particulate material comprising a bleach catalyst wherein the particles of the bleach catalyst have a coating and the weight ratio of the coating to the bleach catalyst is in the range of from 10-60 wt %. The particulate material exhibits good stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Inventors: Kai HEPPERT, Stefan FREY, Ralf WIEDEMANN, Ralf HOFSAESS, Christian SCHNEEWEISS
  • Patent number: 8871697
    Abstract: A substrate such as a fabric may be provided with a fragrance during washing or rinsing process by the addition to the wash water of a free-flowing solid fragrance-providing composition that comprises a fragrance deposited on a particulate carrier along with a water soluble salt of an alkali metal or an alkaline earth metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Givaudan SA
    Inventors: Venkateswara Kumar Vedantam, Tee Yong Tan
  • Patent number: 8859480
    Abstract: Detergent compositions containing high efficiency lipase enzymes and specific detergent formulations comprising less than 10 wt % zeolite and phosphate builder are described. Preferred formulations comprise surfactants selected from alkyl benzene sulphonates in combination with alky ethoxylated sulfates or MES or non-ionic surfactants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Neil Joseph Lant, Steven George Patterson
  • Patent number: 8859481
    Abstract: A dry wiper for use with disinfectant solutions having synthetic fibers and a disinfectant releasing treatment that makes the wiper active disinfectant stable is disclosed. Particularly, the wiper is stable for use in both quaternary ammonium disinfectant solutions and bleach disinfectant solutions. A method for producing such a wiper is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc.
    Inventors: James William Clark, Philip Shi Hung Hui, James J. Detamore
  • Patent number: 8828919
    Abstract: A cleaning compound for cleaning surfaces that includes at least one container, with each container including a peroxide and/or an alkaline reactant therein. The alkaline reactant is selected to raise the pH of the cleaning compound into the alkaline range when the peroxide and the alkaline reactant are mixed together. The cleaning compound may be a liquid or dry compound, which is applied to the surface to be cleaned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Inventor: William E. Spindler
  • Patent number: 8822402
    Abstract: The present application relates to encapsulated, solid, water soluble benefit agents and products comprising such encapsulates, as well as processes for making and using such encapsulates and products comprising such encapsulates. In one aspect, the present application relates to a melamine formaldehyde and/or urea formaldehyde encapsulation process that offers as solution to the dissolution of solid, water soluble benefit agents during the process's emulsification step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Johan Smets, Susana Fernandez Prieto, Sandra Jacqueline Guinebretiere
  • Publication number: 20140220087
    Abstract: A personal care composition that comprises: a) a sugar infused with at least one additive, in particular, hair and/or skin benefit agent, wherein the infused sugar is coated with a hydrocarbon layer of selected viscosity and melting point; b) at least 10 wt % water, based on the total weight of the composition, wherein the infused and coated sugar is suspended in the composition as a disperse particle phase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2013
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: Conopco Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Hongjie Liu, Lin Yang, Georgia Shafer
  • Patent number: 8759275
    Abstract: The present application relates to high efficiency particles and compositions, such as consumer products, comprising such high efficiency particles as well as processes for making and using such high efficiency particles and compositions comprising such high efficiency particles. Such high efficiency particles and compositions provide enhanced benefit agent delivery to a situs that is treated with such high efficiency particles and compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: The Proctor & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Johan Smets, Pascale Claire Annick Vansteenwinckel, Yonas Gizaw, Frank Hulskotter, Dieter Boeckh, Hans-Joachim Haehnle
  • Patent number: 8754022
    Abstract: This invention relates to compositions and methods to provide an effervescent garbage disposal cleaner. The compositions are contained in a water-soluble film and include encapsulated technologies to isolate ingredients that are sensitive to temperature and humidity fluctuations, and are also prone to react with each other, which would result in comprising the overall product performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2014
    Assignee: The Clorox Company
    Inventors: Wenyu Zhang, Elizabeth L. Donald
  • Publication number: 20140134242
    Abstract: The present application relates to encapsulated benefit agents, compositions comprising such encapsulated benefit agents and processes for making and using compositions comprising such encapsulated benefit agents that do not require or require a reduced amount of scavenger materials. Such encapsulated benefit agents, compositions comprising such encapsulated benefit agents are processed such that no or lower levels of scavenger materials are required.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2013
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Jiten Odhavji DIHORA, Walter Franciscus Joanna VANDERVEKEN, Sanford Theodore KIRKSEY, JR., John Charles DEBRAAL, Robert Stanley BOBNOCK, Gary Thomas HART, Adam Keith DRUCKREY
  • Patent number: 8697623
    Abstract: An automatic dishwashing detergent composition comprising by weight of the composition: a) at least 9% of coated bleach particles the particles having a coating comprising at least 5% by weight of the particle of an efflorescent material; b) at least 0.5% of granulates containing active enzyme wherein the granulates comprise efflorescent material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 15, 2014
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Philip Frank Souter, Nigel Patrick Somerville Roberts, Michelle Meek, Jose David Baez Chavez, Mohammed Badrulhisham Bahari
  • Patent number: 8680032
    Abstract: The invention relates to microencapsulated colorant granules consisting of a core (A) and a shell (B), whereby the core (A) has a diameter of between 1 and 1000 micrometer and comprises a) a colorant (I), b) microcrystalline cellulose, c) a polyol; and whereby the shell (B) has a thickness of between 1 to 500 micrometer and comprises d) a polymer selected from the group consisting of polycarboxylic acids, vinyl polymers, styrene-(meth)acrylic copolymers, cellulose and cellulose derivatives. The invention further relates to cleansing compositions, such as hand soaps, containing said microencapsulated colorant granules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Clariant Finance (BVI) Limited
    Inventors: Angela Lachmann, Harald Oswald, Sambit Roy, Sharmad Chandratre
  • Patent number: 8673277
    Abstract: Disclosed are multi-staged acrylic based core-shell polymers comprising a linear core polymer and at least one subsequently polymerized shell polymers is crosslinked. The core-shell polymers surprisingly provide desirable rheological, clarity, and aesthetic properties in aqueous surfactant containing compositions, particularly at low pH.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Krishnan Tamareselvy, Deborah S. Filla, Steven J. Smith, David L. Dashiell, Gary Gray, Yi Yang, John J. Mullay
  • Patent number: 8664173
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a premoistened, disposable, cleaning substrate to improve dirt pick-up and to retard redeposition of the dirt back onto the cleaned leather surface. The said substrate is incorporated therein with a cleaning composition to improve cleaning and impart protection and/or preservation of the leather surface or article. The said substrate is further incorporated therein with UV absorbers to further protect the leather surface, improve appearance and durability. The impregnated substrate can be employed to clean leather surfaces such as furniture, clothing, shoes, belts, automobile upholstery and the like. In addition, a method of preserving a leather surface or article by contacting said surface with said substrate is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: BASF SE
    Inventors: Andress K. Johnson, Stephen E. Minter
  • Publication number: 20140057825
    Abstract: A functionalized substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2013
    Publication date: February 27, 2014
    Applicant: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Frank William DENOME, Tania Edmee BERGES CABRERA, Errol Hoffman WAHL, Jodi Lee BROWN, Renae Dianna FOSSUM, Vincenzo CATALFAMO, Yonas GIZAW, Lois Jean BOEKLEY
  • Patent number: 8653017
    Abstract: A portable cleaning article includes a coated capsule and cleaning agent, in which the cleaning agent is contained within the coated capsule, the characteristic in that: the coated capsule having a thin-film layer and an oil layer that is coated over the surface of the thin-film layer to form a portable cleaning article. When the coated capsule is brought into contact with water by the user, the coated capsule dissolves in water for the cleaning agent to exert its cleaning function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2014
    Inventor: Yun-Chun Lo
  • Patent number: 8648028
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a capsule having a core and a shell surrounding the core. The shell comprises a polymeric material produced by reacting a component (A) with a component (B). Component (A) comprises a polysiloxane bearing one or more amino groups and component (B) comprises one or more polyisocyanates. The disclosure also relates to processes for producing the capsules, methods of using the capsules, and to products containing the capsules.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Symrise AG
    Inventor: Jan Looft
  • 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: 8633148
    Abstract: The present application relates to encapsulated, solid, water soluble benefit agents and products comprising such encapsulates, as well as processes for making and using such encapsulates and products comprising such encapsulates. In one aspect, the present application relates to a melamine formaldehyde and/or urea formaldehyde encapsulation process that offers as solution to the dissolution of solid, water soluble benefit agents during the process's emulsification step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2014
    Assignee: The procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Johan Smets, Susana Fernandez Prieto, Sandra Jacqueline Guinebretiere
  • Patent number: 8586521
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of laundering fabric comprising the step of contacting a laundry detergent composition to water to form a wash liquor, and laundering fabric in said wash liquor, wherein the wash liquor has a temperature of above 0° C. to 20° C., and wherein the laundry detergent composition comprises greater than 1 wt % detersive surfactant and other detergent ingredients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Alan Thomas Brooker, Philip Frank Souter
  • Publication number: 20130303427
    Abstract: The invention is directed to microcapsule compositions comprising a pH tuneable di-amido gellant and a surfactant, fluid laundry detergent compositions comprising the microcapsule compositions, and methods for preparing the compositions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Inventors: SUSANA FERNANDEZ PRIETO, JOHAN SMETS
  • Patent number: 8551934
    Abstract: A cleaning compound for cleaning surfaces in a food processing environment includes at least one container, with each container including a peroxide and/or an alkaline reactant therein. The alkaline reactant is selected to raise the pH of the cleaning compound into the alkaline range when the peroxide and the alkaline reactant are mixed together. The cleaning compound may be a liquid or dry compound, which is applied to the surface to be cleaned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Inventor: William E. Spindler
  • Publication number: 20130259913
    Abstract: Particles containing at least two incompatible materials, such as a hydrophilic agent and a lipophilic agent, and particles from gas saturated solution (PGSS) processes for making such particles are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2012
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Inventors: Holly Balasubramanian Rauckhorst, Qing Stella, Andreas Josef Dreher
  • Patent number: 8535392
    Abstract: This invention relates to solid forms of polymeric colorants and the methods and processes for manufacturing the solid colorants. These solid polymeric colorants may be provided in the form of a free-flowing powder and may be useful for coloring solid pucks, tablets, powder detergents, soaps, fertilizers, personal care products, adhesives, sealants, thermoplastic polymers, thermosetting polymers, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2013
    Assignee: Milliken & Company
    Inventors: Xiaoyong M Hong, Dominick J Valenti
  • Publication number: 20130209806
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a coated particle containing a particle and a coating, wherein the particle contains glutamic acid N,N-diacetic acid or a partial salt thereof of the formula HnYm-GLDA, wherein Y is a cation, selected from the group of sodium, potassium and mixtures thereof, n+m=4, and wherein the coating contains at least one salt that contains as a cation at least one of sodium, potassium or lithium and as anion at least one of silicate sulfate, carbonate, chloride, nitrate, percarbonate, glycolate, oxalate, citrate, stearate, lactate, succinate, malonate, maleate, diglycolate, and fumarate, to a process to prepare such a particle, and, to the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2011
    Publication date: August 15, 2013
    Applicant: AKZO NOBEL CHEMICALS INTERNATIONAL B.V.
    Inventors: Cornelis Elizabeth Johannus Van Lare, Martin Heus
  • Patent number: 8497234
    Abstract: A solid textile care composition having a water-soluble carrier, a water-soluble polymer, a textile care compound and a perfume. A solid textile care composition in which the water-soluble carrier is present in particulate form and has an envelope composed of the water-soluble polymer, the textile care compound and the perfume. Also textile care washing or cleaning compositions comprising the textile care composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2013
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Konstanze Mayer, Karl-Heinz Scheffler, Rene-Andres Artiga-Gonzalez, Hubert Harth, Mario Sturm, Tobias Segler, Daniel Tigges
  • Patent number: 8486881
    Abstract: The invention relates to co-granules containing a granule core and a sheath or coating layer surrounding the granule core. Said co-granules are characterized in that the granule core contains a) at least one bleach activator, a2) between 0 and 20 wt. % of the total quantity of at least one bleach catalyst contained in the co-granule, and c) at least one binding agent, and the sheath or coating layer contains d) between 80 and 100 wt. % of the total quantity of the at least one bleach catalyst contained in the co-granule, and e) at least one coating agent. The co-granules are advantageously suitable for producing cleaning products and detergents and especially products for washing crockery in a machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Assignee: Clariant Finance (BVI) Limited
    Inventors: Georg Borchers, Gerd Reinhardt, Andreas Schottstedt