06228826 is referenced by 38 patents and cites 19 patents.

A method for dry-cleaning articles such as fabrics and clothing in carbon dioxide comprises contacting an article to be cleaned with a liquid dry cleaning composition for a time sufficient to clean the fabric. The liquid dry-cleaning composition comprises a mixture of carbon dioxide, water, and an end-functional polysiloxane surfactant. After the contacting step, the article is separated from the liquid dry cleaning composition. The method is preferably carried out at ambient temperature.

Title
End functionalized polysiloxane surfactants in carbon dioxide formulations
Application Number
9/420137
Publication Number
6228826 (B1)
Application Date
October 18, 1999
Publication Date
May 8, 2001
Inventor
Bernadette Storey Laubach
Durham
NC, US
Gina M Stewart
Durham
NC, US
James P DeYoung
Durham
NC, US
Agent
Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec P A
US
Assignee
MiCell Technologies
NC, US
IPC
C11D 1/82
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