|| List of recent Surfactant-related patents
| Additives for improved hiding and paint compositions containing same|
The architectural compositions, such as paints and stains, include an additive comprising a plurality of latex particles added to an existing mixture of opacifying pigments and a film-forming binder as an admixture. Each latex particle is made from a latex polymer copolymerized with a polymerizable surfactant.
Columbia Insurance Company
| Hydrogel and silicone hydrogel devices including polymerized surfactants|
A wettable hydrogel or a silicone hydrogel device includes a polymerized surfactant incorporated into the gel by addition to a gel, on average, of a single ethylenic functionality of the precursor polymerizable surfactant in the polymerization mixture. The attached polymerized surfactant provides improved lubricity to the hydrogel or silicone hydrogel device.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
| Material, preparing same, and uses thereof|
Wherein the droplets of the dispersed phase are covalently bonded by the surfactant having the formula (i). The invention also relating to the method for preparing the same and to the uses thereof..
| Pharmaceutical composition|
Disclosed in the present invention is a pharmaceutical composition, comprising a weight ratio of 1:120 to 1:1000 of camptothecin compound of formula i and β-cyclodextrin or derivatives thereof, and an acidic buffer to adjust the ph=3.5-6.0. The composition can be used to treat solid tumours, such as melanoma, pancreatic cancer, hepatoma etc.
Shanghai Hotmed Sciences Co., Ltd.
| Tear free baby cleanser|
The present application directed to a unique combination of surfactants in concentrated form. In particular certain combinations of alkyl polyglucosides and polyglyceryl fatty acid esters when combined yield a cleansing concentrate which can be diluted to form tear free or mild cleanser..
| Use of oil-soluble surfactants as breaker enhancers for ves-gelled fluids|
Fluids viscosified with viscoelastic surfactants (vess) may have their viscosities reduced (gels broken) by the direct or indirect action of an internal breaker composition that contains at least one mineral oil, at least one polyalphaolefin oil, at least one saturated fatty acid and/or at least one unsaturated fatty acid. The internal breaker may initially be dispersed oil droplets in an internal, discontinuous phase of the fluid.
Baker Hughes Incorporated
| Microemulsions and uses thereof as delivery systems|
Microemulsion compositions include a blend of lecithin and a co-surfactant, and an acidifier. The compositions may further include salts of the acidifier, such as lactic acid or sodium lactate.
Archer Daniels Midland Company
| Compositions and methods using same for flowable oxide deposition|
Described herein are compositions or formulations for forming a film in a semiconductor deposition process, such as without limitation, a flowable chemical vapor deposition of silicon oxide. Also described herein is a method to improve the surface wetting by incorporating an acetylenic alcohol or diol surfactant such as without limitation 3,5-dimethyl-1-hexyn-3-ol, 2,4,7,9-tetramethyl-5-decyn-4,7-diol, 4-ethyl-1-octyn-3-ol, and 2,5-dimethylhexan-2,5-diol, and other related compounds..
Air Products And Chemicals, Inc.
| Reagent for clarifying emulsions and clarification|
A novel reagent for clarification of an emulsion containing a salt and first and second surfactants is used in a method of clarifying emulsions which may contain inorganic, organic or biological particles to be measured. The reagent may be proved as kit of parts for in situ preparation thereof..
Bentley Instruments S.a.r.l.
| Engineered particulate systems for controlled release of pesticides and repellants|
Nanoengineered particulate coatings (npcs) comprise a multiplicity of particulate hosts that are infused with a nanophase comprising a surfactant and at least one guest. The particulate hosts can be clay particles, the surfactant can be a cationic surfactant, and the guest can be an insect repellant.
University Of Florida Research Foundation, Inc.
Emulsifiable granule obtainable by mixing an pesticidal emulsion with solid dispersant and extruding the resulting paste
The present invention relates to a method for preparing an emulsifiable granule comprising the steps of a) emulsifying water with a solution of a pesticide in a water-insoluble solvent, b) contacting the emulsion resulting from step a) and a solid dispersant containing a water-soluble polycarboxylate and a water-soluble anionic surfactant, and c) extruding the paste resulting from step b). The invention further relates to emulsifiable granules containing a water-insoluble solvent, a pesticide, which is dissolved in the water-insoluble solvent, a water-soluble polycarboxylate, and a water-soluble anionic surfactant..
Emulsion and cosmetic composition
An emulsion is obtained from emulsion polymerization of a mixture of (a) 1-50 wt % of a triorganosiloxysilicic acid and (b) 50-99 wt % of an ethylenically unsaturated monomer in the presence of (c) an emulsion stabilizer which is an anionic surfactant, nonionic surfactant or polyvinyl alcohol. The emulsion is used to formulate a cosmetic composition capable of forming, on drying, a film which has water resistance, oil resistance and toughness and is thus effective for preventing makeup deterioration.
Nissin Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
Siloxane surfactant additives for oil and gas applications
A well treatment additive includes a siloxane surfactant, a solvent and an aqueous phase. The solvent is preferably a terpene hydrocarbon.
Cesi Chemical, Inc.
Disclosed is a waterproofing membrane that comprises a carrier sheet (layer a); a waterproofing adhesive (layer b); a protective coating (layer c), wherein the protective coating is substantially free of surfactant and comprises an acrylic or methacrylic polymer or copolymer, an inorganic filler and a white pigment; and a releasable material (layer d), wherein the releasable material comprises amorphous nanoscale silica and a polymeric binder. The waterproofing membrane does not require a release liner, binds strongly to concrete cast against it (even after uv exposure), tolerates foot traffic, and withstands immersion in water over an extended period..
W. R. Grace & Co. Conn.
Lapping slurry having a cationic surfactant
A lapping slurry and method of making the lapping slurry are provided. The lapping slurry comprises abrasive grains dispersed in a carrier.
Diamond Innovations, Inc.
Ape-free laundry emulsifier
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.
Ecolab Usa Inc.
Adhesive remover compositions and methods of use
The invention is directed to adhesive remover compositions and methods of their use. The adhesive remover compositions generally comprise a glycol ether solvent system comprising an aliphatic glycol ether, an aromatic glycol ether, a hydrophobic glycol ether, and a hydrophilic glycol ether, and a surfactant system.
Ecolab Usa Inc.
Process for the preparation of methionine
The invention relates to a process for the preparation of d,l-methionine, in which carbon dioxide is fed to an aqueous potassium methioninate solution obtained by hydrolysis of 5-(2-methylmercaptoethyl)hydantoin, in order to precipitate out crude methionine, which is separated off and purified, where, for the purposes of purification, an aqueous solution of the separated-off crude methionine is prepared and subjected to a recrystallization, characterized in that the solution from which the recrystallization takes place contains potassium ions and also a crystallization additive, where the crystallization additive is a nonionic or anionic surfactant, or a mixture of different nonionic or anionic surfactants, and that the recrystallization takes place by introducing a 60 to 110° c.-hot methionine solution into a 35 to 80° c.-warm methionine suspension, the temperature of which is lower than that of the introduced solution, the temperature of the methionine suspension being maintained between 35 and 80° c. During the addition..
Evonik Industries Ag
Methods for producing optimal stable nanoemulsions and formulations obtained therefrom
A method for producing stable nanoemulsions having a desired droplet size and functional properties tailored for use in a specific application (which is referred to as substantially optimizing composition) that includes selecting an aqueous phase; the aqueous phase comprising at least one ingredient from water, surfactant, co-surfactant and co-solvent, the aqueous phase being selected such that a stable nanoemulsions having a desired droplet size and functional properties tailored for use in a specific application is obtained, and selecting an organic phase comprising at least two ingredients from lipophilic component, oil, surfactant, co-surfactant and cosolvent, the organic phase being selected such that a stable nanoemulsions having a desired droplet size and functional properties tailored for use in a specific application is obtained, a nanoemulsion being formed when the organic phase is mixed with the aqueous phase.. .
Method for disinfecting a surface
The present invention relates to a method for disinfection involving an antimicrobial composition. It particularly relates to an antimicrobial method for personal cleaning, oral care or hard surface cleaning applications.
Rohm And Haas Company
Adhesive system for preparing lignocellulosic composites
An adhesive system for preparing lignocellulosic composites comprising a) an aqueous primer composition and, b) a polyurethane adhesive composition, wherein said aqueous primer composition comprises: from 0 to 25 wt. %, by weight of the composition, of polyol selected from the group consisting of water soluble polyols, water dispersible polyols, water emulsifiable polyols and mixtures thereof, wherein said polyols have a molecular weight less than 5000 daltons; and, up to 10 wt.
The present invention relates to an antimicrobial composition and a method for disinfection involving the antimicrobial composition. It particularly relates to an antimicrobial composition for personal cleaning, oral care or hard surface cleaning applications.
Rohm And Haas Company
Fluid pumping systems, devices and methods
Embodiments of the present invention relate generally to certain types of reciprocating positive-displacement pumps (which may be referred to hereinafter as “pods,” “pump pods,” or “pod pumps”) used to pump fluids, such as a biological fluid (e.g., blood or peritoneal fluid), a therapeutic fluid (e.g., a medication solution), or a surfactant fluid. The pumps may be configured specifically to impart low shear forces and low turbulence on the fluid as the fluid is pumped from an inlet to an outlet.
Deka Products Limited Partnership
Nano-sized zinc oxide particles for fuel
A fuel composition contains a liquid fuel and a specific amount of nano-sized zinc oxide particles and a surfactant that does not contain sulfur atoms. The nano-sized zinc oxide particles can be used to either improve combustion or increase catalytic chemical oxidation of fuel..
James K. And Mary A. Sanders Family, Llc
Disposable premoistened multilayered cleaning wipe
A premoistened cleaning wipe having a longitudinal axis and a transverse axis intersecting and orthogonal to the longitudinal axis and in plane with the wipe the longitudinal axis being longer than the transverse axis, the wipe having: a liquid permeable first layer joined in facing relationship to a liquid permeable second layer; a free liquid cleaning composition having between about 0.001% to about 10% by weight of the liquid cleaning composition of surfactant, the cleaning composition releasably absorbed in the wipe; and a plurality of edges, the wipe extending to pairs the edges; wherein a least one intersection between a pair of the edges has an arced portion and at least one intersection between a pair of the edges has an angled portion.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company
Composition for affixing a colorant to a surface, protecting a surface, and providing wear resistance to a surface
A composition includes a first solvent, a second solvent, a first surfactant for maintaining a dispersion of at least one of the first solvent and the second solvent, a first film forming polyurethane dispersion, a second film forming polyurethane dispersion, and a second surfactant for maintaining at least one of the first film forming polyurethane dispersion and the second film forming polyurethane dispersion.. .
S.c. Johnson & Son, Inc.
Hydrating composition, use of a composition and cosmetic formulation containing a hydrating composition
The present invention describes a new moisturizing composition comprising a mixture of esters of one or more alkoxylated polyols and finds use in the formulation of cosmetics for the skin. The composition of the present invention can be in the solid form or in the liquid form, in which case is also comprises one or more surfactants, emollients and, optionally, water.
Oxiteno S.a. IndÜstria E ComÉrcio
The present invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising ritonavir premix, a water soluble polymer and a surfactant and process for preparing the same. More particularly, the present invention relates to hot-melt extrusion process for preparing solid oral compositions of ritonavir premix..
Hetero Research Foundation
Compositions controlling ph range of release and/or release rate
And (ii) at least one kind of ingredient selected from the group consisting of a water-soluble polymer, an enteric polymer, a water-insoluble polymer and a porous polymer and/or a surfactant, as well as a production method thereof.. .
Controlled release compositions and their methods of use
The present invention relates to a composition, the composition including a therapeutically effective amount of at least one active agent, and a base including, an amount of colloidal silica; at least one oil; and at least one surfactant, wherein the viscosity of the composition is below 1000 mpas at a shear rate of 100 l/s and at a temperature of 20° c.. .
Bayer New Zealand Ltd
Non-aqueous pesticidal macrolide compositions are provided which comprise (a) a major amount of at least one non-aqueous solvent selected from a glycol ether and a lactimide; (b) a minor amount of a mixture of (i) at least one pesticide selected from abamectin and emamectin benzoate, and (ii) optionally, at least one surfactant. In one embodiment, the at least one pesticide selected from abamectin and emamectin benzoate is present in the composition in an amount of at least 7% by weight.
Syngenta Participations Ag
Bacillus sp. biosurfactants, composition including same, obtaining same, and use thereof
Biosurfactants produced by a strain of bacillus sp and to uses thereof. A composition comprising the biosurfactants, and a method for producing the biosurfactants.
Universite Lille 1-sciences Et Technologies-ustl
Microemulsion-based cleaning agent
The present invention relates to an aqueous microemulsion, comprising a) one or more liquid carboxylic acid esters, b) one or more water-soluble salts having one or more cations, preferably selected from the group comprising sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and ammonium, c) one or more salts of sulphosuccinic acid ester, d) one or more nonionic surfactants selected from alkoxylated sorbitan ester and alkoxylated vegetable oil, and e) one or more boosters.. .
Forschungszentrum Julich Gmbh
Compositions for delivering perfume to the skin
A cleansing composition comprising at least 5% of a surfactant, at least about 25% water, a cyclodextrin complex comprising a perfume, wherein 80% of the plurality of perfume raw materials comprise a fdv of at least 0.69.. .
The Procter & Gamble Company
Total weed control of non-agricultural areas
A herbicide composition for controlling weeds in non-agricultural areas. The composition comprises an aqueous infusion of the natural henna plant at a concentration of 14 to 18%, expressed in weight percent relative to the total weight of the composition, at least one non-ionic surfactant.
Protein compositions for plant treatment
Disclosed herein are methods of accelerating root growth in a plant, the method comprising applying to the plant root a composition comprising a) a mixture of proteins and polypeptides, and b) a surfactant, whereby root growth is accelerated as compared to an untreated plant. Also disclosed herein are methods of improving the foliar uptake of a biologically active compound by a plant, the method comprising applying to the plant foliage a composition comprising a) a mixture of proteins and polypeptides, and b) a surfactant, whereby root growth is accelerated as compared to an untreated plant..
Advanced Biocatalytics Corporation
Method for quantifying cholesterol in high density lipoprotein 3
Disclosed is the provision of a method for quantifying hdl3 in a test sample without requiring a laborious operation. The method for quantifying cholesterol in high-density lipoprotein 3 comprises allowing a surfactant(s) which specifically react(s) with a high-density lipoprotein 3 to react with a test sample and quantifying cholesterol, and the surfactant(s) is(are) at least one selected from the group consisting of polyoxyethylene polycyclic phenyl ether and polyoxyethylene styrenated phenyl ether..
Denka Seiken Co., Ltd
Carbon fiber surface oil changing method
A changing method includes the steps of supplying a carbon fiber material with a surface covered by a thermosetting resin oil, performing a desizing step to remove the thermosetting resin oil from the surface of the carbon fiber material, performing a surfactant coating step to coat a surfactant onto the surface of the carbon fiber material, and performing a sizing step to cover a surface of the surfactant by a thermosetting resin oil, so as to obtain a carbon fiber material with a thermosetting resin oil coated onto the surface of the carbon fiber material.. .
Uht Unitech Co., Ltd.
Resilient ion exchange membranes prepared by polymerizing ionic surfactant monomers
A method for making a resilient ion exchange membrane comprising polymerizing a composition containing at least an ionic surfactant monomer having an ethylenic group and a long hydrophobic alkyl group filling the pores of and covering the surfaces of a porous substrate. The hydrophobic long alkyl group in the ionic surfactant monomer provides ion exchange membranes with improved mechanical properties, and good chemical stability..
Saltworks Technologies, Inc.
Sulfate-free structured liquid surfactants
An aqueous structured surfactant composition comprising water, one or more sulfate free anionic surfactants, one or more hydroxysultaines and one or more amphodiacetates, which is capable of suspending water insoluble or partially water soluble components. A sulfate-free structured liquid surfactant composition for use in personal care formulations allows for high level of vegetable oil and/or fragrance oil in end formula without negatively affecting stability and foam properties..
Ferrous nanoparticle oil extraction
Ferrous nanoparticle oil extraction is the process of introducing ferrous nanoparticles coated in an oleophilic surfactant into oil reservoirs and implementing a magnetic force within the oil to supplement the traditional suctioning forces to extract oil. The nanoparticles, once in the oil, are allowed to disperse by brownian motion and bind to the oil particles.
Method and system for floation separation in a magnetically controllable and steerable medium
The present invention provides new techniques related to magnetically controllable and/or steerable froth for use in separation processes of mineral-bearing ore and bitumen. Apparatus is provided featuring a processor configured to contain a fluidic medium having a material-of-interest and also having a surfactant with magnetic properties so as to cause the formation of a froth layer that contains at least some of the material-of-interest and is magnetically responsive; and a magnetic field generator configured to generate a magnetic field and provide non-mechanical mixing and steering/driving of the froth layer in the processor.
Cidra Corporate Services Inc.
Cement slurry compositions and methods
A cement slurry composition is described as having cement, water, and organic polymer particles. The composition also includes non-ionic surfactants, which may contain ethoxylate groups or contain both ethoxylate groups and propoxylate groups in the hydrophilic part.
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
Tunable surfactants in dampening fluids for digital offset ink printing applications
A dampening fluid useful in offset ink printing applications contains water and a surfactant whose structure can be altered. The alteration in structure aids in reducing accumulation of the surfactant on the surface of an imaging member.
Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated
Rinse-off skin care compositions containing cellulosic materials
The compositions and methods of this invention relate to a rinse-off skin care composition containing hydrophobic, linear cellulose particles having an average length of from about 1 to about 1000 μm, a particle aspect ratio from about 1000 to about 2 and a thickness of from about 1 to about 500 μm; at least one cleansing agent selected from the group consisting of a saponified fat and a surfactant; and a cosmetically acceptable carrier.. .
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc.
Carbon fiber surface oil changing device
A changing device includes a feed component, a winder, a desizing oven, a coating component and a sizing component, and the feed component is provided for supplying a carbon fiber material, and a thermosetting resin oil is covered onto a surface of the carbon fiber material, and a desizing oven is provided for removing the thermosetting resin oil form the surface of the carbon fiber material, and then the coating component coats a surfactant onto the surface of the carbon fiber material, and finally the sizing component is used to coat a thermoplastic resin oil onto a surface of the surfactant to form a carbon fiber product to be wound onto a rewinding part of the winder, so as to produce a carbon fiber product with a thermoplastic resin oil coated onto a surface of the carbon fiber product.. .
Uht Unitech Co., Ltd.
Free-flowing slurries of small particles of an alkali or alkaline earth metal borohydride
A method for dispersing an alkali or alkaline earth metal borohydride having median particle size less than 30 microns in an organic solvent. The method comprises combining the alkali or alkaline earth metal borohydride, the organic solvent and a surfactant..
Rohm And Haas Company
Method for treating skin cancer
A method for treating skin cancer including the steps of applying an isothiocyanate functional surfactant to an area affected by skin cancer, wherein the isothiocyanate functional surfactant comprises at least one isothiocyanate functional group associated with an aliphatic and/or aromatic carbon atom of the isothiocyanate functional surfactant.. .
Method for treating eczema
A method for treating eczema including the steps of applying an isothiocyanate functional surfactant to an area affected by eczema, wherein the isothiocyanate functional surfactant comprises at least one isothiocyanate functional group associated with an aliphatic and/or aromatic carbon atom of the isothiocyanate functional surfactant.. .
Instantly wettable oral film dosage form without surfactant or polyalcohol
An instantly wettable and rapidly disintegrating oral film dosage form without a surfactant and without a polyalcohol was achieved by combining at least one water soluble polymer that is not a copolymer of vinylpyrrolidone, at least one active agent, a copolymer of vinylpyrrolidone and titanium dioxide. In certain embodiments, the film comprises hydroxypropyl cellulose or a combination of hydroxypropyl cellulose and a polymer or copolymer of vinylpyrrolidone or a substituted vinylpyrrolidone as the water soluble polymer(s).
Laundry detergent particle
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..
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever
Method of making granular detergent compositions comprising surfactants
D) adding the emulsion from step c) to at least a portion of said plurality of spray-dried detergent particles.. .
Laundry detergent particles
The present invention provides lenticular or disc detergent particles comprising (i) surfactant, (ii) inorganic salts and (iii) dye, wherein the inorganic salts and the dye are present on the detergent particle as a coating and the surfactant is present as a core. The dye containing coating gives reduced staining..
Conopco, Inc., D/b/a Unilever
Anionic micelles with cationic polymeric counterions systems thereof
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 Clorox Company
Aqueous cleaning compositions including an alkyl 3-hydroxybutyrate
Cleaning compositions and methods of making and using the same are provided. The cleaning compositions of the present invention may include at least one alkyl 3-hydroxybutyrate and water, optionally including at least one surfactant and one or more additional additives.
Eastman Chemical Company
Granulated foam control agent for the rinse cycle using siloxane wax
A granulated antifoam composition comprising an antifoam, a siloxane wax binder, and a carrier. The antifoam includes a hydrophobic fluid wherein the hydrophobic fluid has a surface tension which is greater than or approximately equal to the dynamic surface tension of an aqueous dispersion of the detergent at above the critical micelle concentration of the surfactant and less than about 62 mn/m.
Dow Corning Corporation
Activated carbon and coal combustion residue treatment system and method
A method for treating powdered activated carbon (pac) and/or coal combustion residues (ccrs) by heating at least one of a spent pac and/or a ccr to separate at least one heavy metal from the at least one of the spent pac and/or the ccr to create a clean stream and a heavy metal stream, combining the heavy metal stream with a water soluble alkaline-earth metal sulfide to create a combined stream, and removing at least a portion of the at least one heavy metal from the combined stream. The heating may further include heating the at least one of the spent pac and/or the ccr in an inert atmosphere.
Method of fabricating a superlattice structure
A method of fabricating a superlattice structure requires that atoms of a first iii-v semiconductor compound be introduced into a vacuum chamber such that the atoms are deposited uniformly on a substrate. Atoms of at least one additional iii-v compound are also introduced such that the atoms of the two iii-v compounds form a repeating superlattice structure of alternating thin layers.
Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, Llc
Method for producing saccharide
The invention provides a method for producing saccharide, the method including the following steps (1) and (2). In step (1), a cellulose raw material is heated in the presence of one or more additives selected from the group consisting of a nonionic surfactant and polyethylene glycol; and water, at a ph lower than 7, to thereby prepare a heat treatment product.
Method for manufacturing photoreceptor layers
The present teachings describe a process of forming a charge transport layer (ctl) coating dispersion. The process includes mixing a surfactant and a first organic solvent until the surfactant is completely solubilized.
Method for fabricating core-shell particles and core-shell particles fabricated by the method
The present application provides a method for fabricating core-shell particles, including: forming a first solution by adding a first metal salt and a first surfactant to a first solvent; forming core particles including a first metal included in the first metal salt by adding a first reducing agent to the first solution; forming a second solution by adding the core particles, a second metal salt, and a second surfactant to a second solvent; and forming core-shell particles by adding a second reducing agent to the second solution and forming shells on the surface of the core particle, in which the first surfactant and the second surfactant are polyoxyethylene, polyoxyethylene sorbitan monolaurate or polyoxyethylene oleyl ether, and core-shell particles fabricated by the method.. .
Lg Chem, Ltd.
Image recording method
An image recording method includes applying an ink containing a pigment and polymer particles to a region of a recording medium, and applying a liquid composition capable of destabilizing the dispersion of the pigment in the ink to the recording medium so as to cover at least part of the region of the recording medium. The liquid composition contains 6.0% by mass or more of at least one surfactant selected from the group consisting of the compounds expressed by general formula (1) and the compounds expressed by general formula (2) relative to the total mass of the liquid composition.
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Poultry farm practices
The present invention relates to methods of improving the environment within a poultry farming facility including reducing ammonia production in a poultry facility, inhibiting urease enzymes in poultry litter, reducing levels of pathogenic bacteria in poultry litter, improving productivity of poultry farms, reducing or preventing pododermatitis in poultry reared in mass production poultry facilities and controlling pests in poultry litter. Compositions, suitable for use in such methods, comprising at least one microorganism of the genus bacillus and at least one biosurfactant wherein the biosurfactant is present in an amount of 2 mg/l to 7000 mg/l are also described..
Gfs Corporation Aus Pty Ltd.
Method of producing biosurfactants
The present invention relates to a method of producing biosurfactants, such as surfactin, comprising culturing at least one biosurfactant-producing microbe in a liquid culture medium comprising vinasse as a carbon source. Methods of using the crude biosurfactant containing culture broth in tertiary oil recovery and as antibacterial compositions in tertiary oil recovery are also described.
Gfs Corporation Aus Pty Ltd
Organopolysiloxane emulsion composition
An organopolysiloxane emulsion composition produced by the emulsion polymerization of an emulsion that comprises (a) an organopolysiloxane containing a silanol group or an organooxy group, (b) a nonionic surfactant represented by formula (2): r2o(eo)a(po)br3 (wherein r2 represents an alkyl group or r4(co)—; r4 represents an alkyl group; r3 represents an alkyl group or r5(co)—; r5 represents an alkyl group; eo represents an ethylene oxide group; po represents an alkylene oxide group; and a and b independently represent 0 to 100, wherein a+b >0 and the sequence of eo and po may be random or in the form of a block) and (c) a surfactant other than the component (b), and may additionally comprise (d) a polymerization catalyst and (e) water if required. According to the present invention, it becomes possible to produce an extremely stable organopolysiloxane emulsion composition without inhibiting polymerization during the emulsion polymerization of an organopolysiloxane having condensation reactivity.
Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd
Phthalocyanine dye-containing contrast agent for photoacoustic imaging
To provide a particle promoting hydrophobic metal phthalocyanine aggregation, having absorption in a wavelength region suitable for a photoacoustic imaging method and having a high molar absorbance coefficient per particle by increasing the weight percentage of the dye in the particle. The particle of the present invention is a particle having a hydrophobic metal phthalocyanine and a surfactant, wherein the weight percentage of the hydrophobic metal phthalocyanine is 6% or more..
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Contrast agent for photoacoustic imaging
Provided is a particle having a large photoacoustic signal per unit dye, the particle including: one of a hydrophobic metal naphthalocyanine dye and a hydrophobic metal phthalocyanine dye; one of an oil, a fatty acid, and a fatty acid ester as a matrix material; and a surfactant, in which a ratio of the weight of the matrix material to the weight of the particle is 50% or more.. .
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Dispersion and retrieval of de-bundled nanotubes
A method for dispersing nanotubes, comprising forming a nanocomposite solution with associated nanotubes and nanoplatelets, mixing a surfactant to the nanocomposite solution, separating the nanocomposite in solution, wherein the nanotubes remain suspended in the surfactant solution, and isolating the nanotubes in solution. In certain instances, the method further comprises functionalizing the nanotubes in solution..
The Texas A&m University System
Image recording method
An image recording method includes applying an ink containing a pigment in a dispersion to a region of a recording medium, and applying a liquid composition capable of destabilizing the dispersion of the pigment in the ink to the recording medium so as to cover at least part of the region of the recording medium. The ink further contains polymer particles, and at least one surfactant selected from the group consisting of the compounds expressed by general formula (1) and the compounds expressed by general formula (2).
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
Inkjet recording method and inkjet recording device
An inkjet recording method including applying stimuli to inkjet recording ink to make the ink jet onto recording medium, wherein the recording medium includes support, and surface layer provided on at least one surface of the support, where transfer amount of pure water with contact time of 100 ms determined by measuring the surface of the recording medium to which the surface layer is provided by dynamic scanning absorptometer is 1 to 10 ml/m2, the recording medium is surface-treated through corona discharge or plasma treatment, the ink contains water-dispersible colorant, organic solvent, surfactant, and water, the organic solvent contains at least one polyhydric alcohol having equilibrium moisture content of 30% by mass or greater at 23° c. And 80% rh, and dynamic surface tension of the ink, as measured by maximum bubble pressure method with surface lifetime of 15 ms, is 35 mn/m or lower at 25° c..
Ink and printing process
An ink comprising an encapsulated particulate solid and a liquid vehicle wherein: i) the encapsulated particulate solid comprises a particulate solid encapsulated with a cross-linked dispersant shell; and ii) the ink comprises the components: a.from 0.1 to 20 parts of the encapsulated particulate solid; b.from 20 to 40 parts of glycerol; c.from 1 to 30 parts of ethylene glycol; d.from 0 to 20 parts of 2-pyrrolidone; e.from 0.01 to 3 parts of surfactant; f.from 0 to 10 parts of water-soluble polymer; g.from 0 to 20 parts of polymer particles; h.from 0 to 2 parts of biocide; i.from 20 to 75 parts of water; wherein all the parts are by weight and the sum of the components a. To i.
Fujifilm Imaging Colorants, Inc.