Procter & Gamble Assigned Patent for Specific Branched Aldehydes, Alcohols, Surfactants, and Consumer Products BasedTargeted News Service
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 3 -- Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, has been assigned a patent (8,232,432) developed by Jeffrey John Scheibel, Loveland, Ohio, and Robert Edward Shumate, Hamilton, Ohio, for a "specific branched aldehydes, alcohols, surfactants, and consumer products based thereon."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A process for preparing a detergent alcohol mixture comprising the steps of providing one or more poly-branched poly-olefins, wherein the poly-branched poly-olefins must contain one non-branched terminal olefin and one or more additional branched olefins in the molecule; hydroformylating said poly-branched poly-olefins to produce a poly-branched olefin containing aldehyde product with one or more olefins or mixture thereof; reducing the aldehyde product of step (b) in the presence of hydrogen and a hydrogenation catalyst to form a poly-branched detergent alcohol mixture; and removing said poly-branched alcohol mixture from said catalyst and branched aldehydes, alcohols and surfactants produced from the products of this process."The patent application was filed on Sept. 20, 2011 (13/236,755). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,232,432&OS=8,232,432&RS=8,232,432
Written by Arpi Sharma; edited by Anand Kumar.