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Leonard J Vinson, Lewis P Cancro: Anticalculus composition. Lever Brothers Company, James J Farrell, Kenneth F Dusyn, Melvin H Kurtz, May 10, 1977: US04022880 (170 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to an improved composition for inhibiting dental plaque and calculus formation, comprising zinc ions and a non-toxic, organoleptically acceptable antibacterial agent in an orally acceptable medium, and to a process for retarding the growth of dental plaque and calculus by appl ...


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Appaya R Naik, Klaus H Todt, Martin A Wells: Fabric treatment materials. Lever Brothers Company, Kenneth P Dusyn, James J Farrell, Melvin H Kurtz, January 30, 1979: US04137180 (141 worldwide citation)

Fabric softening is provided by cationic diesters of the formula: ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 are each an alkyl or hydroxyalkyl group containing from 1 to 4 carbon atoms, or a benzyl group, R.sub.4 and R.sub.5 are each alkyl chains containing from 11 to 23 carbon atoms, and X.sup.- ...


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Jiri Hora, Gerardus A A Kivits: Stabilized enzymatic liquid detergent composition containing a polyalkanolamine and a boron compound. Lever Brothers Company, Michael J Kelly, James J Farrell, Melvin H Kurtz, April 14, 1981: US04261868 (139 worldwide citation)

The storage stability of aqueous enzymatic liquid detergent compositions is improved by the inclusion therein of a stabilizing system comprising a poly-functional amino compound such as triethanolamine and boric acid or a boron-equivalent thereof.


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Nigel J T Melican: Liquid absorption devices. Lever Brothers Company, Michael J Kelly, James J Farrell, Melvin H Kurtz, November 11, 1980: US04232674 (125 worldwide citation)

A liquid absorbent device such as a diaper, sanitary towel or tampon includes one or more layers of a material with capillarity and carries an absorbent deposit in a predetermined pattern, for example parallel stripes, to leave uncovered areas for capillary flow of liquid from saturated to unsaturat ...


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Achintya Kumar Sen Gupta: Process for refining crude glyceride oils by membrane filtration. Lever Brothers Company, Melvin H Kurtz, December 13, 1977: US04062882 (85 worldwide citation)

Crude glyceride oils are refined by membrane filtration under pressure in solutions in organic solvents, particularly to separate phosphatides, which may also be refined according to the invention. The solvents are non-acidic, non-hydroxy solvents, e.g., esters, hydrocarbons and halogenated hydrocar ...


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David C Hooper, George A Johnson, Donald Peter: Deodorant composition. Lever Brothers Company, James J Farrell, Melvin H Kurtz, Irving N Feit, July 14, 1981: US04278658 (79 worldwide citation)

A deodorant skin treatment product comprises a deodorizing amount of a deodorant composition and a cosmetically acceptable vehicle for the composition other than soap or non-soap detergent. The product can be applied to the skin in order to provide prolonged protection against the development of bod ...


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Morton Pader: Dentifrice. Lever Brothers Company, Kenneth F Dusyn, James J Farrell, Melvin H Kurtz, April 4, 1978: US04082841 (68 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed in this specification an improved composition for reducing dental plaque and calculus formation, comprising zinc ions and an organoleptically acceptable enzyme, which may be a protease, carbohydrase, or lipase, or mixtures of these enzymes.


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Hendrik Johan Ringers, Jacobus Cornelis Segers: Degumming process for triglyceride oils. Lever Brothers Company, Melvin H Kurtz, September 20, 1977: US04049686 (68 worldwide citation)

Triglyceride oils are degummed according to a two-stage process, in which in the first step a substantially concentrated solution of an acid or an anhydride, having a pH of at least 0.5 as measured at 20.degree. C in a one molar aqueous solution, is dispersed in the oil, and in a second step 0.2 to ...


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Wilhelmus Gerardus Galesloot: Cleaning of hard surfaces. Lever Brothers Company, James J Farrell, Kenneth F Dusyn, Melvin H Kurtz, April 4, 1978: US04082683 (63 worldwide citation)

An improved dithionite composition suitable for preparing stock solutions comprising a dithionite, e.g., sodium dithionite, and at least 5% by weight of a water-soluble sulphite, e.g., sodium sulphite. The composition may further contain a metal-complexing agent, an activator for the dithionite, a s ...


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Antonius Franciscus van Dam: Emulsions. Lever Brothers Company, Melvin H Kurtz, July 5, 1977: US04034124 (59 worldwide citation)

Emulsions comprising an oil phase, an aqueous phase and a phospholipo-protein which has been subjected to a treatment with phospholipase A as emulsion stabilizer. These emulsions have an increased stability, especially heat stability, compared with emulsions which do not contain such a stabilizer.