METHODS FOR BIOBASED DERIVATIZATION OF CELLULOSIC SURFACES

USPTO Patent Application US 2018/0066073 A1
Application Date: Mar. 8th, 2018

ABSTRACT

The present invention describes tunable methods of treating cellulosic materials with a composition that provides increased hydrophobicity and/or lipophobicity to such materials without sacrificing the biodegradability thereof. The methods as...
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Application Number:
15/693,186
International Classification:
C08B 17/02 (20060101); C09D 101/14 (20060101); C11C 3/04 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed:

1. A composition comprising a saccharide fatty acid ester (SFAE) bound cellulose-based material, wherein said SFAE is present at a sufficient concentration to cause the bound cellulose-based material to exhibit a water contact angle of equal to or greater than 90°, and wherein said water contact angle is effected in...

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CROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

This application claims benefit under 35 U.S.C. § 119(e) to U.S. Provisional Application Nos. 62/382,690, filed Sep. 1, 2016; 62/432,133, filed Dec. 9, 2016; and 62/468,229, filed Mar. 7, 2017, each of which is incorporated by reference herein in their entireties.
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