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Organic salt conditioner, organic salt-containing composition, and uses
The present invention relates to the use of, and a composition containing, at least one non-polymeric organic salt with a melting point of less than 60.degree....
Personal care applications of emulsions containing elastomeric silanes and
siloxanes with nitrogen atoms
Oil-in-water (O/W) and water-in-oil (W/O) emulsions and microemulsions containing elastomeric silanes or siloxanes preferably having quaternary ammonium groups...
Encapsulated colorants for natural skin appearance
The present invention relates to personal care or cosmetic compositions that contain a blend of at least 2 microencapsulated colorants that produces a natural,...
Oral compositions containing biphenol antibacterial compounds
Antiplaque oral compositions are provided that contain an orally acceptable carrier and an antibacterial effective amount of the compound of formula (I). In...
Oral lubricating and stain retarding compositions
An oral lubricant having usefulness for alleviating the symptoms of dry mouth and preventing accumulation of dental stains based on a polyvinyl alcohol polymer...
Dermal penetration enhancers and drug delivery systems involving the same
The invention relates to a method for treatment or prophylaxis of a disease or condition in an animal comprising administering to a mucosal membrane of said...
Preventing airway mucus production by administration of EGF-R antagonists
Hypersecretion of mucus in the lungs is inhibited by the administration of an epidermal growth factor receptor (EGF-R) antagonist. The EGF-R antagonist may be...
Compositions comprising azelastine and methods of use thereof
The present invention provides pharmaceutical compositions comprising azelastine, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt or ester thereof including azelastine...
Cytotoxicity mediation of cells evidencing surface expression of CD44
This invention relates to the staging, diagnosis and treatment of cancerous diseases (both primary tumors and tumor metastases), particularly to the mediation...
Treatment of small pore molecular sieves and their use in the conversion
of oxygenates to olefins
A method is disclosed of treating a porous crystalline molecular sieve having a pore size less than or equal to about 5 Angstroms to decrease its coke...
Titanium dioxide having a variable sintering stability
Provided is a crystalline TiO.sub.2 powder in the form of aggregated primary particles having a variable sintering stability at a BET surface area of 70-100...
Purification of titania
The invention relates to a process for the purification of titania by treating the titania with an aqueous solution having one or more ammonium compounds at...
Process for desulphurization of a gaseous effluent comprising a device for
on-line analysis and control
The invention concerns a process for desulphurization of a gaseous effluent containing hydrogen sulphide using a Claus treatment unit followed by a Claus tail...
Processes for making stable ferric chloride solutions
Processes for forming ferric chloride solutions that are stable at relatively low temperatures and suitable for transportation without precipitation are...
Method and apparatus for improving the quality of diamonds and other
The present disclosure relates to methods for improving the quality of diamonds by eliminating internal defects, such as cracks and vacant volumes, without the...
High density carbon foam composite tooling
Tools for the forming of composite parts from composite forming materials, having tool bodies that comprise, at least in part, high density carbon foam where a...
XLI2MGHN hydrides as hydrogen storage compounds
State-of-the-art electronic structure calculations yield results consistent with the observed compound SiLi.sub.2Mg and provide likelihood of the availability...
Separation of hydrogen from hydrocarbons utilizing zeolitic imidazolate
The present invention relates to the selective separation of hydrogen ("H.sub.2") hydrocarbons in streams containing both hydrogen and hydrocarbons (e.g....
High temperature catalytic process to reduce emissions of carbon monoxide
A method for oxidizing an amount of CO in a CO-containing gas stream, e.g., a combustion stream from fuel combustion, is provided. The method comprises exposing...
Catalyst for an exhaust gas aftertreatment system for internal combustion
The invention relates to a device for the catalytic treatment of exhaust gases of motor vehicles which comprises a catalyst substrate designed as a hollow...
Flue gas control system of coal combustion boiler and operating method
A flue gas control system of a coal combustion boiler comprises an HCl atomizer that sprays hydrogen chloride to flue gas from a coal combustion boiler that...
A chemical reactor for catalytic reactions, comprises a substantially cylindrical shell (2) closed at the opposite ends by respective covers (3 and 4), at least...
Apparatus for transporting biological samples
A container assembly for storing, treating, transporting and stabilizing a biological sample includes a container, a cap and a sample holder removably received...
A microfluidic valve device includes a microfluidic chip including a substrate having a channel, a valve disposed within the channel and configured to change a...
The movement and mixing of microdroplets through microchannels is described employing silicon-based microscale devices, comprising microdroplet transport...
Water treatment techniques
Exemplary systems and techniques for treating contaminated water are described. In one instance a plant or system includes a membrane filtration mechanism...
Microfluidic magnetophoretic device and methods for using the same
A microfluidic device may employ one or more sorting stations for separating target species from other species in a sample. The separation is driven by...
A dispensing apparatus includes a dispensing arm, a driving motor, and a transmitting/buffering unit. The dispensing arm is rotatable and conveys a fluid drawn...
Fluid handling assembly with valve position control based on fluid amount
An assembly for handling a fluid, comprising a valve and a controller. The valve has at least one revolving valve element and a coupling device. The coupling...
Portable sample analyzer cartridge
A sample analyzer cartridge for use at a point of care of a patient such as in a doctor's office, in the home, or elsewhere in the field. By providing a...
Ergonomic pipette tip and adapters
An ergonomically designed pipette tip that can be securely mounted to a barrel of a pipetter yet is designed to substantially reduce the axial force necessary...
Pipette tip, pipetting device, pipette tip actuating device and method for
pipetting in the NL range
A changeable pipette tip includes a first end having a fluid opening and a second end having a pipe elastic in the radial direction having an orifice. The...
Test element with nanofibers
The invention concerns test elements, in particular diagnostic test elements, for determining the presence or concentration of biological, medical or...
Centerpipe design for radial flow reactor
A device is presented for use as a centerpipe in a radial flow reactor, or for a radial flow adsorption bed. The device includes a plurality of stacked slotted...
System and process for gas sweetening
A method for removing hydrogen sulfide from a sour gas stream comprising hydrogen sulfide by oxidizing hydrogen sulfide in a converter by contacting the sour...
A reformer includes first and second reforming units which are stacked together. A first hole is formed at the center of a first receiver member of the first...
Processes for the isomerization of paraffins of 5 and 6 carbon atoms with
In an isomerization process where the isomerization effluent (108) is fractionated in a deisohexanizer (116) to provide an overhead (118) containing...
Electrode cap for electrical discharge reactor
An electrode cap having a horseshoe-shaped conductor clip that has an opening at a closed end for receiving an electrode, the conductor clip fitted over a tube...
Method and apparatus for application of electrostatic charges to compounds
held within containers
A method and apparatus for application of electrostatic charges to compounds to change the physical characteristics of the compounds. The compound is located...
Potassium electric generator and chemical synthesizer
Alkaline metal fuel technology is applied to the design and construction of an electrolytic fuel cell. Highly exothermic chemical reactions and vigorous kinetic...
Low shear mounting mat for pollution control devices
A mounting mat for an exhaust gas treatment device including high temperature resistant ceramic fibers containing alumina and/or high temperature resistant...
Multilayer mounting mats and pollution control devices containing same
A multilayer mat (10) for mounting a pollution control element (40) in a pollution control device (60). The mat comprises at least one non-intumescent layer...
Progressive catalyst loading for integrated particulate filter and
selective catalytic reduction unit
The present invention relates to an emission control system for reducing gases from the exhaust of a combustion engine. In at least one embodiment, the emission...
Catalytic devices for converting urea to ammonia
Described are apparatuses, systems, and methods for treating exhaust. The described apparatus and systems typically include a catalytic device for converting...
Mercury reduction system
A mercury reduction system includes an NH.sub.4Cl supplying unit that sprays an NH.sub.4Cl solution into a flue of the boiler, a reduction denitration apparatus...
Microfluidic radiosynthesis system for positron emission tomography
Methods and devices for a fully automated synthesis of radioactive compounds for imaging, such as by positron emission tomography (PET), in a fast, efficient...
Rotary fluidized bed device and method for using said device
The present invention relates to a device with a rotating fluidized bed in one or a succession of cylindrical chambers, in which injectors (12), distributed...
Horizontal fluidised bed reactor
A reactor for contacting a fluid with a granular solid, the reactor including: a reactor housing including a reaction zone in which the fluid and the granular...
System and method for manufacturing organopolysiloxane
The invention discloses a method and a system for manufacturing organopolysiloxane. The system comprises N raw material tanks, N gauging tanks, a first reactor,...
Device for in situ calibrated potentiometric pH measurements
A device for the precise and accurate potentiometric pH measurements in situ. Embodiments of a potentiometric device according to the invention consist of one...