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Anthony W Dallmier, William F McCoy: Process to manufacture stabilized alkali or alkaline earth metal hypobromite and uses thereof in water treatment to control microbial fouling. November 4, 1997: US05683654 (68 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method for preparing a stabilized aqueous alkali or alkaline earth metal hypobromite solution. The method comprises the steps of:


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Shunong Yang, William F McCoy, Eric J Allain, Eric R Myers, Anthony W Dallmier: Stabilized bromine solutions, method of manufacture and uses thereof for biofouling control. Nalco Chemical Company, Kelly L Cummings, Thomas M Breininger, August 7, 2001: US06270722 (52 worldwide citation)

Stabilized bromine solutions are prepared by combining a bromine source and a stabilizer to form a mixture, adding an oxidizer to the mixture, and then adding, an alkaline source to adjust the pH of the mixture to at least 13.


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Anthony W Dallmier, William F McCoy: Process to manufacture stabilized alkali or alkaline earth metal hypobromite and uses thereof in water treatment to control microbial fouling. Nalco Chemical Company, Kelly L Cummings, Thomas M Breininger, August 24, 1999: US05942126 (40 worldwide citation)

A stabilized aqueous alkali or alkaline earth metal hypobromite solution is prepared by mixing an aqueous solution of alkali or alkaline earth metal hypochlorite having from about 5 percent to about 70 percent available halogen as chlorine with a water soluble bromide ion source; allowing the bromid ...


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Shunong Yang, William F McCoy, Anthony W Dallmier: Stable oxidizing bromine formulations, method of manufacture and uses thereof for biofouling control. Nalco Chemical Company, Kelly L Cummings, Thomas M Breininger, December 5, 2000: US06156229 (32 worldwide citation)

Stable biocide formulations containing oxidizing bromine are provided for biofouling control in industrial water systems. The formulations contain at least one stable oxidizing bromine compound that is prepared from at least one oxidizing chemical reagent, at least one bromine source and at least on ...


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Shunong Yang, William F McCoy, Anthony W Dallmier: Stable oxidizing bromine formulations, method of manufacture and uses thereof for biofouling control. Nalco Chemical Company, Kelly L Cummings, Thomas M Breininger, September 26, 2000: US06123870 (30 worldwide citation)

Stable oxidizing bromine compounds are prepared by preparing a caustic solution comprising a halogen stabilizer, water and an alkali or alkaline earth metal hydroxide, the halogen stabilizer being selected from the group consisting of R--NH.sub.2, R--NH--R.sup.1, R--SO.sub.2 --NH.sub.2, R--SO.sub.2 ...


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Robert E McCarthy, Anthony W Dallmier, William F McCoy: Composition and method for inhibiting the growth of microorganisms including stabilized sodium hypobromite and isothiazolones. Nalco Chemical Company, Kelly L Cummings, Thomas M Breininger, July 13, 1999: US05922745 (27 worldwide citation)

A synergistic composition and method for inhibiting microbiological growth which comprises a combination of stabilized sodium hypobromite with a mixture of 5-chloro-2-methyl 4-isothiazolin-3-one and 2-methyl-4-isothiazolin-3-one.


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Shunong Yang, William F McCoy, Anthony W Dallmier: Stable oxidizing bromine formulations, method of manufacture and uses thereof for biofouling control. Nalco Chemical Company, Kelly L Cummings, Thomas M Breininger, September 11, 2001: US06287473 (26 worldwide citation)

Stable oxidizing bromine compounds are prepared by preparing a caustic solution comprising a halogen stabilizer, water and an alkali or alkaline earth metal hydroxide, the halogen stabilizer being selected from the group consisting of R—NH


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F Philip Yu, Anthony W Dallmier: Method of removing biofilms from surfaces submerged in a fouled water system. Nalco Chemical Company, Kelly L Cummings, Thomas M Breininger, June 27, 2000: US06080323 (17 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for removing biofilms from surfaces submerged in a fouled water system by adding to the water system an alkyl polyglycoside having the chemical formula: ##STR1## wherein R is a C.sub.8 -C.sub.16 alkyl chain and DP is from 0 to 3 carbohydrate units.