US Patent No: 7,407,922

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Deodorizing compositions

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In one aspect of the present invention a deodorizing composition comprising an effective amount of an inorganic salt, at least one odor-counteracting material, and an optional additive is provided. In another aspect of the present invention a method of using an inorganic salt, at least one of a malodor counteractant, an odor absorbent, and an odor-masking agent, and an optional additive in a solid composition for removing a malodor from a textile is provided. In yet another aspect of the present invention, a process for removing a malodor from a textile is provided. The present invention comprises compositions and kits based thereon, and methods for the preparation and use thereof.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
S.C. JOHNSON & SON, INC.RACINE, WI1770

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Leskowicz, James J Racine, WI 7 36

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MSD CONSUMER CARE, INC. (1)
8,336,145 Device for mitigating odor in an article of clothing or footwear 0 2007
 
Robetet, Inc. (1)
8,741,275 Malodor neutralizing compositions comprising undecylenic acid or citric acid 0 2010

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