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Beat Muller: Photocrosslinked polymers. Ciba Geigy Corporation, Edward McC Roberts, R Scott Meece, April 16, 1996: US05508317 (133 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a novel process for the manufacture of mouldings, especially contact lenses, in which a soluble prepolymer comprising crosslinkable groups is crosslinked in solution, and also to mouldings, especially contact lenses, obtainable in accordance with that process. The present in ...


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Richard D Auten, Barbara L Heyl: Process for sterilizing articles and providing sterile storage environments. Edward McC Roberts, R Scott Meece, Michael U Lee, April 8, 1997: US05618492 (126 worldwide citation)

A process for producing a sterile article in a sealed container during a continuous production process. In a preferred embodiment, a contact lens is immersed in an ozone-containing solution within a container during a continuous lens packaging process, and the lens and container are subsequently sub ...


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Beat Muller: Photocrosslinked polymers. Ciba Geigy Corporation, Edward McC Roberts, R Scott Meece, Michael U Lee, December 10, 1996: US05583163 (85 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a novel process for the manufacture of mouldings, especially contact lenses, in which a soluble prepolymer comprising crosslinkable groups is cross-linked in solution, and also to mouldings, especially contact lenses, obtainable in accordance with that process. The present i ...


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Christopher W Roberts: Needle guard. Edward McC Roberts, March 6, 1990: US04906235 (81 worldwide citation)

A needle guard for use with a hypodermic syringe comprising a substantially cylindrical hollow body, having a first end that is open and a second end that is closed, wherein said guard has attached to an external surface thereof and projecting therefrom a grasping tab adapted so that the user can ho ...


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Elmar Sturm, Robert W Lang, Odd Kristiansen: Substituted benzoylphenylureas compounds useful as pesticides. Ciba Geigy Corporation, Kevin T Mansfield, Edward McC Roberts, July 11, 1989: US04847258 (75 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to novel N-benzoyl-N,-4-(5-phenylpyrimid-2-yloxy)phenylureas of formula ##STR1## wherein X.sub.1 is hydrogen, halogen, C.sub.1 -C.sub.3 alkoxy or C.sub.1 -C.sub.3 alkylthio,


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Karl F Mueller, Walter L Plankl: Fluorine and/or silicone containing poly(alkylene-oxide)-block copolymer hydrogels and contact lenses thereof. Ciba Geigy Corporation, Edward McC Roberts, Robert Scott Meece, August 2, 1994: US05334681 (74 worldwide citation)

Fluorine and/or silicone containing block copolymers are described which are the copolymerization product of mono; di- or trivinyl substituted poly(ethylene oxide) prepolymers (A) and fluoroalkyl-alkylene acrylates or methacrylates (B1), oligosiloxy-silyl alkyl-acrylates or methacrylates (B2), ether ...


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Peter Chabrecek, Dieter Lohmann: Functionalized photoinitiators, macromers thereof, and the use thereof. Ciba Geigy Corporation, Edward McC Roberts, R Scott Meece, June 18, 1996: US05527925 (70 worldwide citation)

Compounds of formula I: ##STR1## are disclosed. The compounds are photoinitiators which can be functionalized by means of ethylenic groups or can be bonded to H-active substances, in order, for example, to modify surfaces by means of photopolymerizable substances. The compounds are especially useful ...


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Gerhard Reinert, Kurt Burdeska: Process for improving the photochemical stability of dyeings on polyester fibre materials. Ciba Geigy Corporation, Edward McC Roberts, May 16, 1989: US04831068 (70 worldwide citation)

A process is described for improving the photochemical stability of dyeings on polyester fibre materials by means of UV absorbers of the formula ##STR1## in which R is lower alkyl, lower alkoxy, halogen or hydroxyl, R.sub.1 and R.sub.2 independently of one another alkyl which is substituted by hydro ...


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Robert A Falk: Method of improving fluorinated surfactants. Ciba Geigy Corporation, Edward McC Roberts, Michael W Glynn, Prabodh I Almaula, May 16, 1978: US04089804 (69 worldwide citation)

Surface properties of solutions of fluorinated surfactants are improved by employing a fluorinated synergist (R.sub.f).sub.n T.sub.m Z wherein R.sub.f is a perfluorinated aliphatic group, T is alkylene, arylene, alkylenethio alkylene, alkyleneoxyalkylene or alkyleneiminoalkylene, Z is a neutral or a ...


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Adolf Hubele: Use of quinoline derivatives for the protection of cultivated plants from herbicides. Ciba Geigy Corporation, Kevin T Mansfield, Edward McC Roberts, February 20, 1990: US04902340 (69 worldwide citation)

In the method of protecting cultivated plants from the harmful effects of agrochemicals, quinoline derivatives of the formula ##STR1## in which R.sub.1, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 independently of one another are hydrogen, halogen, nitro, cyano, alkyl or alkoxy, R.sub.4, R.sub.5 and R.sub.6 independently o ...



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