Hage Ronald: Bleach activation.. Unilever, Unilever, June 30, 1993: EP0549272-A1 (75 worldwide citation)

Bleach catalysts comprising a complex of formula (I) [L Mn Xp ] Yq (I) wherein Mn is manganese in the II, III or IV oxidation state, X represents a coordinating or bridging species; p is an integer from 1 to 3; Y is a counter-ion the type of which is dependent upon the charge z of the complex which ...

Brandreth Dale A: Water-displacement compositions containing fluorine compound and surfactant. E I Du Pont de Nemours and Company, Costello James A, September 2, 1975: US3903012 (75 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are water-displacement liquid compositions useful for drying water-wet articles. The compositions comprise particular fluorine-containing compounds having from about 0.01 to 5 percent by total weight of one or more selected surfactants dissolved therein.

Michael P Siklosi, Timothy C Roetker: Dry cleaning process. The Procter & Gamble Company, Jerry J Yetter, Jacobus C Rasser, August 20, 1996: US05547476 (73 worldwide citation)

A home dry cleaning process is provided. Thus, a carrier sheet releasably impregnated with solvents such as butoxy propoxy propanol, 1,2-octanediol as a wetting agent, water and an emulsifier is placed in a plastic bag with soiled garments and tumbled in a hot-air clothes dryer. The garments are cle ...


Hage Ronald, Iburg Jan Eric: Bleach activation.. Unilever, Unilever, June 30, 1993: EP0549271-A1 (72 worldwide citation)

A cleaning composition a surface active material and a macrocyclic organic ligand. The composition can, optionally, comprise a source of iron and/or manganese ions and when it also includes a peroxy compound is an effective bleaching composition.

David L Richardson: Peroxyacid bleach compositions. The Procter & Gamble Company, Richard C Witte, Ronald L Hemingway, July 16, 1985: US04529534 (70 worldwide citation)

Surface active peroxyacid bleaches (e.g., perlauric acid) are protected against decomposition caused by presence of magnesium ions in aqueous solutions of said bleaches, by the presence of certain aminophosphonic acid and aminocarboxylic acid chelating agents.

Janet L Coope, Robert W Humphreys, Stephen A Madison: Stable amido peroxycarboxylic acids for bleaching. Lever Brothers Company Division of Conopco, Milton L Honig, December 7, 1993: US05268003 (69 worldwide citation)

An amido peroxyacid compound is provided having the formula: ##STR1## wherein R is selected from the group consisting of C.sub.1 -C.sub.12 alkylene, C.sub.5 -C.sub.12 cycloalkylene, C.sub.6 -C.sub.12 arylene and radical combinations thereof;

William A Hayday, Stephen P Bates: Biodegradable dry cleaning solvent. Rynex Holdings, Synnestvedt & Lechner, March 30, 1999: US05888250 (68 worldwide citation)

A method for dry-cleaning garments which comprises treating them with an azeotropic solvent of propylene glycol tertiary-butyl ether and water.

Mitchell James D, Carty Daniel T, Latham James R: Method and composition using densified carbon dioxide and cleaning adjunct to clean fabrics.. Clorox Co, December 16, 1992: EP0518653-A1 (65 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method and composition for the removal of nonpolar stains from a fabric comprising: contacting said stains with densified carbon dioxide and a cleaning adjunct in mixture with said carbon dioxide.

Wolfgang Beilfuss, Karl Heinz Diehl: Stable aqueous aromatic percarboxylic acid solution. Sterling Drug, Frederik W Stonner, Paul E Dupont, April 17, 1990: US04917815 (65 worldwide citation)

Aqueous solutions of aromatic percarboxylic acids, such as perbenzoic acids, stabilized with at least an equal amount in parts by weight as the amount of aromatic percarboxylic acid of the corresponding aromatic carboxylic acid and an aqueous solution of perglutaric acid stabilized with hydrogen per ...