Carlisle M Herron, David J Cooper: Absorbent structure containing individualized, polycarboxylic acid crosslinked wood pulp cellulose fibers. The Procter & Gamble Cellulose Company, Bart S Hersko, Fredrick H Braun, Richard C Witte, August 11, 1992: US05137537 (407 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are absorbent structures containing individualized, crosslinked fibers. The individualized, crosslinked fibers preferably have a C.sub.2 -C.sub.9 polycarboxylic acid crosslinking agent reacted with the fibers in the form of intrafiber crosslink bonds. Preferably, the crosslinking agent is ...

Robert S Molday: Magnetic iron-dextran microspheres. Canadian Patents and Development, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, June 5, 1984: US04452773 (348 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to colloidal sized particles composed of magnetic iron oxide (Fe.sub.3 O.sub.4) coated with a polysaccharide, preferably dextran, or a derivative thereof having pendant functional groups. The particles have a magnetic moment, are electron dense, and are stable and non-aggregati ...

Peder O Barbesgaard, Georg W Jensen, Poul Holm: Detergent cellulase. Novo Industri, Fidelman Wolffe & Waldron, March 6, 1984: US04435307 (298 worldwide citation)

A harshness reducing, enzymatic additive for a main wash detergent based on a fungal cellulase, i.e., a cellulase produced by means of Humicola insolens. The enzymatic additive can be produced in high yields and has an extraordinarily high activity at alkaline pH values, whereby it is possible to mi ...

Masatomi Sasaki, Shinichi Kaneda, Nobuyoshi Kashiwagi: Medical material containing covalently bound heparin and process for its production. Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, November 24, 1992: US05165919 (244 worldwide citation)

A medical material comprising a high-molecular weight material and a heparin derivative is provided, which high-molecular weight material comprises a high-molecular weight compound having functional groups capable of binding with epoxy groups, a compound having at least two amino groups and a polyme ...

Zenji Hagiwara, Hideo Ohki, Shigetaka Hoshino, Saburo Nohara, Shunya Ida, Kenichi Tagawa: Particle-packed fiber article having antibacterial property. Kanebo, Kanto Chemical Co, Cushman Darby & Cushman, June 25, 1985: US04525410 (150 worldwide citation)

Specific zeolite particles retaining therein a metal ion having a bactericidal activity are packed and retained in a mixed fiber assembly composed of low-melting thermoplastic synthetic fibers and ordinary fibers. The zeolite particles are retained by welding of the low-temperature thermoplastic syn ...

Martin Schulein, Kirsten B o slashed egh Levring: Methods for reducing the harshness of a cotton-containing fabric. Novo Nordisk, Steve T Zelzon Esq, Elias J Lambiris Esq, July 15, 1997: US05648263 (142 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods of reducing the rate at which a cotton-containing fabric becomes harsh or of reducing the harshness of a cotton-containing fabric, comprising treating the cotton-containing fabric with a cellulase preparation obtained from a fungus, wherein the cellulase prep ...

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.- ...

Arvid Christiansen: Hair and fabric conditioning compositions containing polymeric ionenes. The Miranol Chemical Company, Ladas Parry Von Gehr Goldsmith & Deschamps, June 5, 1979: US04157388 (133 worldwide citation)

Novel polycationic or polyguaternary ammonium ionenes, which generally are hygroscopic, and processes for their preparation, are described. The compounds are useful as conditioning agents for skin, hair, textile products and powders.


Kenneth J Schilling: Fabric conditioning compositions. The Procter & Gamble Company, Ronald L Hemingway, Richard C Witte, November 18, 1980: US04234627 (123 worldwide citation)

Fabric conditioning compositions suitable for effectively imparting fabric conditioning agents to fabrics during the home laundering operation via friable microcapsules containing such agents. A method for delivery of the agents is also provided.