06855173 is referenced by 58 patents and cites 151 patents.

The present invention relates to the use of absorbent materials for separating water from an emulsion comprising water and lipophilic fluid. The methods, systems, and compositions of the present invention expose the emulsion to absorbent materials such that water is absorbed out of the emulsion in order to facilitate the recovery of the lipophilic fluid.

Title
Use of absorbent materials to separate water from lipophilic fluid
Application Number
9/849554
Publication Number
6855173 (B2)
Application Date
May 4, 2001
Publication Date
February 15, 2005
Inventor
Jean Wevers
Steenhuffel
BE
Arseni V Radomyselski
Hamilton
OH, US
Paul Amaat France
West Chester
OH, US
Bruno Johannes Ehrnsperger
Bad Soden
DE
Agent
Kim W Zerby
C Brant Cook
Caroline Wei Berk
Assignee
Procter & Gamble Company
OH, US
IPC
D06B 009/06
B01D 015/00
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