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12/31/15 / #20150380723

Active cathode material and its use in rechargeable electrochemical cells

. . The present invention relates to an active cathode material of the general formula (i) mxniam1bm2c02 (i) in which the variables are each defined as follows: m is an alkali metal, m1 is v, cr, mn, fe or co, m2 is ge, sn, ti or zr, x is in the range from 0.7 to 1.3, a is in the range from 0.15 to 0.4, b is in the range from 0.2 to 0.7, c is in the range from 0.15 to 0.4, wherein a+b+c=1. The present invention further relates to an electrode material comprising said active cathode material, to electrodes produced from or using said electrode material and to a rechargeable electrochemical cell comprising at least one electrode. ... Basf Se

12/31/15 / #20150380660

Novel heterocyclic fluorescent dyes and method of production thereof

The invention relates to novel compounds of formula (iii) that can be used as heterocyclic dyes of unique structure and properties. These compounds can be obtained in a three-step synthesis from simple substrates. ... Basf Se

12/31/15 / #20150380263

Chemical-mechanical polishing compositions comprising one or more polymers selected from the group consisting of n-vinyl-homopolymers and n-vinyl copolymers

Described is a chemical-mechanical polishing (cmp) composition comprising the following components: (a) surface modified silica particles having a negative zeta potential of −15 mv or below at a ph in the range of from 2 to 6 (b) one or more polymers selected from the group consisting of n-vinyl-homopolymers and n-vinyl copolymers (c) water (d) optionally one or more further constituents, wherein the ph of the composition is in the range of from 2 to 6.. . ... Basf Se

12/31/15 / #20150376726

Production of leather

In a method of producing leather comprising a plurality of steps, methanesulfonic acid is used in at least one step.. . ... Basf Se

12/31/15 / #20150376663

Recombinant microorganism for improved production of fine chemicals

The present invention relates to a recombinant nucleic acid molecule, a recombinant microorganism, to a method for producing alanine and to the use of the recombinant nucleic acid molecule or the recombinant microorganism for the fermentative production of alanine.. . ... Basf Se

12/31/15 / #20150376471

Method for coagulating polymer dispersions using expandable microspheres

Method for coagulating an aqueous polymer dispersion, where the aqueous polymer dispersion comprises at least one polymer in dispersion in aqueous phase, and also comprises thermally expandable, thermoplastic microspheres, the polymer dispersion is coagulated by energy input, and the coagulated composition is delivered via an outlet aperture, preferably in the form of a nozzle.. . ... Basf Se

12/31/15 / #20150376318

Method for producing water-absorbing polymer particles with high swelling rate and high centrifuge retention capacity with simultaneously high permeability of the swollen gel bed

A process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles having high free swell rate and high centrifuge retention capacity with simultaneously high permeability of the swollen gel bed by polymerization of an aqueous monomer solution in a polymerization reactor having at least two shafts (kneaders) which rotate in an axially parallel manner, subsequent extrusion at high temperatures and thermal surface postcrosslinking.. . ... Basf Se

12/31/15 / #20150376215

Method of producing phospholene oxide

A method of producing a phospholene oxide is disclosed. A dihalohydrocarbylphosphine, 2-methyl-1,3-butadiene, and a halogenated hydrocarbon solvent are combined to form an adduct via an addition reaction in a homogenous system wherein the ratio of the 2-methyl-1,3-butadiene to the dihalohydrocarbylphosphine is from 1.0 to 2.0 and wherein the solvent is present in an amount of greater than 200 ml per mole of dihalohydrocarbylphosphine. ... Basf Se

12/31/15 / #20150376111

Method for producing nitroalkanes in a microstructured reactor

The invention relates to a process for preparing nitroalkanes by reaction of at least one alkane with at least one nitrating agent in the gas phase, wherein the nitration is carried out in a microstructured reaction zone having parallel channels having hydraulic diameters of less than 2.5 mm and a total specific internal surface area of more than 1600 m2/m3 and the alkane and the nitrating agent are conveyed under a pressure of from 1 bar to 20 bar through the reaction zone and reacted at a temperature of from 150° c. To 650° c. ... Basf Se

12/31/15 / #20150373980

Fungicidal pyrimidine compounds

The present invention relates to fungicidal pyrimidine compounds, to their use and to methods for combating phytopathogenic fungi. The present invention also relates to seeds treated with at least one such compound. ... Basf Se

12/24/15 / #20150368588

Compounds, their preparation, and uses

. . The current invention is directed towards compounds of the general formula (i), wherein the integers are defined as follows: r1 is —(ch2)nch(ch3)2, r2 is —(ch2)n+2ch(ch3)2, g1 selected from monosaccharides with 4 to 6 carbon atoms, x in the range of from 1.1 to 4, n is a number in the range of from zero to 3.. . ... Basf Se

12/24/15 / #20150368409

Method for producing polymer powders that can be easily redispersed in water

The present invention relates to a process for the preparation of a readily water-redispersible polymer powder by spray drying of an aqueous polymer b dispersion, wherein the spray drying of the aqueous polymer b dispersion is effected in the presence of a polymer a, wherein polymer a has a glass transition temperature ≧60° c., a weight average molecular weight mw≧1000 and ≦25000 g/mol, a polydispersity index ≦5 and is composed of ≧5 and ≦50 wt % of at least one α,β-monoethylenically un-saturated mono- or dicarboxylic acid and/or anhydride (monomer a1), and ≧50 and ≦95 wt % of at least one other ethylenically un-saturated compound which is copolymerizable with the monomers a1 (monomer a2), in polymerized form, wherein the monomer amounts a1 and a2 sum up to 100 wt %.. . ... Basf Se

12/24/15 / #20150368284

Surfactant

Described is an di(alkyl-glycoside) sulfomethylsuccinate having the formula r1—o—sn—r2—sn—o—r1 wherein r1 is an alkyl radical having 6 to 30 carbon atoms, s is a monosaccharide moiety, and r2 is a sulfomethylsuccinate moiety. Furthermore, described is a process for making this di(alkyl-glycoside) sulfomethylsuccinate and to an di(alkyl-glycoside) itaconate which is a useful intermediate for use in this process. ... Basf Se

12/24/15 / #20150368236

2-(pyridin-3-yl)-5-hetaryl-thiazole compounds carrying an imine or imine-derived substituent for combating invertebrate pests

The present invention relates to 2-(pyridin-3-yl)-5-hetaryl-thiazole compounds carrying an imine or imine-derived substituent on the 5-hetaryl ring which are useful for combating or controlling invertebrate pests, in particular arthropod pests and nematodes, and to a method for producing them. The invention also relates to a method for controlling invertebrate pests by using these compounds and to plant propagation material and to an agricultural and a veterinary composition comprising said compounds.. ... Basf Se

12/24/15 / #20150368115

Process for preparing a titanium-containing zeolitic material having an mww framework structure

A process for the preparation of a titanium-containing zeolitic material having an mww framework structure, the process comprising (i) providing a zeolitic material having an mww framework structure comprising sio2 and b2o3, (ii) incorporating titanium into the zeolitic material provided in (i) comprising (ii.1) preparing an aqueous synthesis mixture containing the zeolitic material provided in (i), an mww template compound and a titanium source, (ii.2) hydrothermally synthesizing a titanium-containing zeolitic material having an mww framework structure from the aqueous synthesis mixture prepared in (ii.1), obtaining a mother liquor comprising the titanium-containing zeolitic material having an mww framework structure; (iii) spray-drying the mother liquor obtained from (ii.2) comprising the titanium-containing zeolitic material having an mww framework structure.. . ... Basf Se

12/24/15 / #20150366184

Method for producing aqueous suspension concentrate formulations

The present invention relates to a method for producing an aqueous suspension concentrate formulation and novel suspension concentrate formulations of the compound of formula i. The method comprises the steps a) to d) as described hereinafter: a) providing an aqueous slurry of the compound of the formula i containing the compound of formula i in the form of coarse particles dispersed in a solution of the at least one surfactant in water; b) comminuting the coarse particles in the slurry of the compound of formula i to obtain an aqueous suspension of the compound of the formula i, wherein the particles of the compound of the formula i have an volume average particle size in the rage from 3 to 10 μm, as determined by light scattering; c) keeping the suspension of step b) at a temperature in the range of 20 to 95° c., d) subjecting the suspension of step c) to a further comminution to obtain an aqueous suspension of the compound of the formula i, wherein the particles of the compound of the formula i have an volume average particle size of below 3 μm, as determined by light scattering.. ... Basf Se

12/17/15 / #20150366076

A method of encapsulating an electric component

. . . . . . . . An encapsulated electronic assembly comprises an electronic component and a foamed thermoplastic shell disposed about the electronic component. The foamed thermoplastic shell is formed from a thermoplastic encapsulant comprising a thermoplastic resin and a filler and is foamed with a foaming agent. ... Basf Se

12/17/15 / #20150361381

Aqueous formulations, their manufacture, and their use in hard surface cleaning

The present invention is directed towards aqueous formulations comprising (a) at least one alkoxylated polypropylenimine, (b) at least one non-ionic surfactant, selected from (b1) alkyl polyglycosides and (b2) alkoxylated c8-c14-guerbet alcohols.. . ... Basf Se

12/17/15 / #20150361331

A proppant

A proppant comprises a particle and a polyoxazolidone isocyanurate coating disposed about the particle. The polyoxazolidone isocyanurate coating comprises the reaction product of a glycidyl epoxy resin and an isocyanate in the presence of a catalyst. ... Basf Se

12/17/15 / #20150361325

Method for recovering oil

The present invention relates to a process for recovering oil from a subterranean formation by injecting both solid particles and water into the formation. An oil-in-water emulsion that is stabilized by solid particles is formed in the pores of the formation. ... Basf Se

12/17/15 / #20150361262

New uses of condensation resins

The present invention relates to new uses of condensation resins made from urea, formaldehyde, and ch-acidic aldehydes.. . ... Basf Se

12/17/15 / #20150361208

Hybrid latex comprising polymeric particles having core-shell structure and its preparation method

The invention relates to a hybrid latex comprising polymeric particles having core-shell structure, wherein: (1) the comonomers of the core comprise: (a) monovinyl aromatic compounds, and (b) unsaturated carboxylic acid esters; (2) the comonomers of the shell comprise: (a) monovinyl aromatic compounds, and (b) conjugated dienes; wherein the glass transition temperature of the core is in the range of −50° c. To 50° c., and the glass transition temperature of the shell is in the range of −50° c. ... Basf Se

12/17/15 / #20150360210

Process for the oxidation of hydrogen chloride over a catalyst having a low surface roughness

The invention relates to a process for the catalytic oxidation of hydrogen chloride by means of oxygen to form chlorine in a fluidized-bed process in the presence of a catalyst comprising ruthenium on a particulate support composed of alpha-aluminum oxide having an average particle size of from 10 to 200 μm, wherein the catalyst support has a low surface roughness and can be obtained from a used catalyst which has been used in a fluidized-bed process for at least 500 hours of operation.. . ... Basf Se

12/17/15 / #20150360178

Base metal catalyst

Described are base metal catalysts that comprise a base metal material in an amount effective to generate an exotherm over a temperature range of 300° c. To 650° c. ... Basf Se

12/17/15 / #20150359688

Water absorbent storage layers

The present invention relates to improved water-absorbing storage layers for use in hygiene articles, the water-absorbing storage layers being essentially free of cellulose fibers.. . ... Basf Se

12/10/15 / #20150354332

Process for treating subterranean oil-bearing formations comprising carbonate rocks

. . . . . . . . Process for treating subterranean oil-bearing formations comprising carbonate rocks with an aqueous composition comprising cationic ammonium salts comprising four hydrocarbon radicals wherein at least one of the hydrocarbon radicals is substituted by an oh-group. The process may be a process for enhanced oil recovery, fracturing, acidizing or antiscale treatment.. ... Basf Se

12/10/15 / #20150353818

Process for producing mineral oil using surfactants based on a mixture of c32 guerbet-, c34 guerbet-, c36 guerbet-containing alkyl alkoxylates

The present invention relates to a process for mineral oil extraction by means of winsor type iii microemulsion flooding, in which an aqueous surfactant formulation comprising at least three ionic surfactants which are different with regard to the alkyl moiety (r1)(r2)—ch—ch2— and are of the general formula (r1)(r2)—ch—ch2—o-(d)n-(b)m-(a)l-xya−a/bmb+ is injected through injection boreholes into a mineral oil deposit, and crude oil is withdrawn from the deposit through production boreholes. The invention further relates to surfactant formulations of ionic surfactants of the general formula.. ... Basf Se

12/10/15 / #20150353815

Method of fracturing subterranean formations

Method of fracturing subterranean formations using aqueous compositions comprising at least an aqueous base fluid, proppants, a viscosifier, at least one flowback aid and removing at least a portion of the aqueous fracturing fluid from the formation after fracturing. The flowback aid is selected from the group of alkyl or alkenyl polyglucosides, carboxylated alkyl or alkenyl polyglucosides and alkoxylated branched alcohols.. ... Basf Se

12/10/15 / #20150353672

Rigid foam

A rigid foam having increased flame retardance comprises the reaction product of an isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive component. The isocyanate component and an isocyanate-reactive component are reacted in the presence of an isocyanurate catalyst component and a carbodiimide catalyst component. ... Basf Se

12/10/15 / #20150353491

2,6-bis-(aminomethyl)piperidine derivatives

The present invention relates to 2,6-bis(aminomethyl)piperidine derivatives as such (in the following text abbreviated to “2,6-bamp derivatives”) which are defined by the general formula (i) shown in the following text. In addition, the present invention relates to a process for preparing such 2,6-bamp derivatives by hydrogenation of the corresponding 2,6-dicyanopiperidine derivatives (hereinafter abbreviated to “2,6-dcp derivatives”) in the presence of a catalyst. ... Basf Se

12/10/15 / #20150351382

Method for producing a liquid emulsifiable formulation comprising a pyripyropene pesticide

The present invention relates to a method for producing a liquid non-aqueous emulsifiable formulation comprising a pyripyropene pesticide of the formula (i) as defined below which is dissolved in an aromatic hydrocarbon or hydrocarbon mixture containing surfactants, which stabilize the emulsion upon dilution with water, which method comprises the steps i) and ii) as described hereinafter: i) dissolving the at least one surfactant and the compound of formula (i) in the organic solvent or solvent mixture to obtain a clear solution of the at least one surfactant and the compound of the formula (i); ii) heating the solution to a temperature of at least 40° c.. . ... Basf Se

12/10/15 / #20150351376

System and method for applying liquid mixtures

The present invention relates to a system for dispensing liquid mixtures, having a main stream line 23 for passage of a main stream of a carrier liquid, a secondary stream line 3, which branches off from the main stream line 23 at a first junction 25 and leads back into the main stream line 23 at a second junction 26, and at least one tank 1 for accommodating a mixture component, the tank 1 comprising a discharge opening 31 connected to the secondary stream line 3. The system according to the invention is characterized in that the tank 1 comprises a metering pump 2 for delivering the mixture component located in the tank 1 through the discharge line 32 into the secondary stream line 3 and in that the system comprises a drive unit 8, 28, 29, which is coupled detachably to the metering pump 2 to drive the metering pump 2. ... Basf Se

12/03/15 / #20150349310

Polymer for use as protective layers and other components in electrochemical cells

. . . . . . . . Polymers for use as protective layers and other components in electrochemical cells are provided. In some embodiments, the electrochemical cell is a lithium-based electrochemical cell.. ... Basf Se

12/03/15 / #20150345081

Process for the manufacture of paper and paperboard

Process for the manufacture of paper and paperboard the present invention relates to a process of making paper or paperboard in which a cellulosic thin stock is provided and subjected to one or more shear stages and then drained and a moving screen to form a sheet which is dried, wherein the process employs a retention system which is applied to the thin stock, said retention system comprising as components i) a blend of different cationic polymers and ii) a microparticulate material, in which the blend of cationic polymers comprises, a) a cationic polymer having a charge density of from 0.5 and below 3 meq per gram and a molar mass of greater than 700,000 da, which cationic polymer is selected from polymers containing vinyl amine units and polyethylenimine, b) a cationic polymer having a charge density of below 3 meq per gram and an intrinsic viscosity of at least 3 dl/g, wherein one of the components of the retention system is dosed into the thin stock after the final shearing stage and the other is dosed into the thin stock before the final shearing stage.. . ... Basf Se

12/03/15 / #20150344806

Lubricant compositions comprising trimethoxyboroxines and sterically hindered amines to improve fluoropolymer seal compatibilty

A lubricant composition including a boroxine compound is disclosed. A lubricant composition and additive package including a boroxine compound and a sterically hindered amine compound are also disclosed. ... Basf Se

12/03/15 / #20150344677

Effect pigments

A high chroma effect pigment includes a platelet substrate and an optical coating formed on the platelet substrate. The optical coating includes a first high refractive index layer, a second high refractive index layer on the first high refractive index layer, and a diffused third material having a range of diffusion between 100% to partial diffusion in the first high refractive index layer, the second high refractive index layer, or both the first and the second high refractive index layers. ... Basf Se

12/03/15 / #20150344661

Polyurethane-based expandable polymer particles

Expandable-polymer-particle material comprising at least one thermoplastic polyurethane (tpu) with vicat softening point (in accordance with iso 306/aso) below 80° c. And from 5 to 95% by weight of at least one polymer obtainable via free-radical polymerization, based on the entirety of tpu and of the polymer obtainable via free-radical polymerization, where the polymer obtainable via free-radical polymerization has been bonded to the tpu in a manner that gives a comb polymer, graft polymer, or copolymer, is suitable for the production of moldings, in particular for use as insulation material.. ... Basf Se

12/03/15 / #20150344394

Process for preparing acrylic acid using an alkali metal-free and alkaline earth metal-free zeolitic material

A process for preparing acrylic acid, comprising (i) providing a stream s4 comprising a formaldehyde source and acetic acid; (ii) contacting stream s4 with an aldol condensation catalyst comprising a zeolitic material comprising aluminum in the framework structure to obtain a stream s6 comprising acrylic acid, the framework structure of the zeolitic material in (ii) comprising yo2 and al2o3, and y being a tetravalent element; where the total content of alkali metal and alkaline earth metal in the zeolitic material in (ii), calculated as alkali metal oxide and alkaline earth metal oxide, is from 0% to 0.1% by weight, based in each case on the total weight of the zeolitic material, and where the aldol condensation catalyst in (ii) comprises, outside the framework structure of the zeolitic material present therein, from 0% to 1% by weight of vanadium, based on vanadium as vanadium(v) oxide.. . ... Basf Se

12/03/15 / #20150344317

Post-treatment of deboronated zeolite beta

A process for the post-treatment of a zeolitic material having a bea framework structure, the process comprising (i) providing a zeolitic material having a bea framework structure, wherein the framework structure of the zeolitic material comprises x2o3 and yo2, wherein y is a tetravalent element and x is a trivalent element and wherein the molar ratio x2o3:yo2 is greater than 0.02:1; (ii) treating the zeolitic material provided in (i) with a liquid solvent system thereby obtaining a zeolitic material having a molar ratio x2o3:yo2 of at most 0.02:1, and at least partially separating the zeolitic material from the liquid solvent system; (iii) treating the zeolitic material obtained from (ii) with a liquid aqueous system having a ph in the range of 5.5 to 8 and a temperature of at least 75° c.. . ... Basf Se

12/03/15 / #20150343433

Catalyst and method for producing maleic anhydride

The invention relates to a catalyst molded body for preparing maleic anhydride by gas-phase oxidation of a hydrocarbon having at least four carbon atoms using a catalytically active composition containing vanadium, phosphorus and oxygen. The shaped catalyst body has an essentially cylindrical body having a longitudinal axis. ... Basf Se

12/03/15 / #20150343431

Process for preparing acrylic acid using an aluminum-free zeolitic material

The present invention relates to a process for preparing acrylic acid comprising (i) providing a stream comprising a formaldehyde source and acetic acid and (ii) contacting this stream with an aldol condensation catalyst comprising a zeolitic material, wherein the framework structure of the zeolitic material in (ii) includes si and o, and has a molar al:si ratio of 0:1 to 0.001:1, and wherein the framework structure of the zeolitic material in (ii), in addition to si and any al, comprises one or more elements selected from the group consisting of tetravalent elements y other than si and trivalent elements x other than al.. . ... Basf Se

12/03/15 / #20150342887

Production of inorganic-organic composite materials by reactive spray-drying

A composite material comprising at least one amorphous hydrophobic active ingredient in an amorphous salt matrix with a solubility in the neutral aqueous medium of less than 0.02 mol/l, obtained by a reactive spray-drying process, where a liquid phase a, which comprises inorganic cations, and a liquid phase b, which comprises anions which, with the inorganic cations, form a salt that is insoluble in the mixture of the liquid phases are sprayed together using at least one multi-substance nozzle, and where at least one hydrophobic active ingredient is present in dissolved form in at least one liquid spraying phase, and where the salt formed from the cations of phase a and the anions of phase b has a solubility of less than 0.02 mol/l in the neutral aqueous medium.. . ... Basf Se

11/26/15 / #20150337086

Block copolymers having a polydimethylsiloxane block

. . . . . . . . The present invention relates to novel block copolymers of general formula (i). The invention further relates to a method for producing such block copolymers and to the use of such block copolymers, particularly as additives in liquid coating-agent compositions. ... Basf Se

11/26/15 / #20150337085

Method for producing low-halogen polybiphenylsulfone polymers

The present invention relates to a process for the production of low-halogen-content polybiphenyl sulfone polymers, to the resultant polybiphenyl sulfone polymers, to polybiphenyl sulfone polymers having less than 400 ppm content of polymer-bonded halogen, to thermoplastic molding compositions comprising these polybiphenyl sulfone polymers, and to their use for the production of moldings, of fibers, of films, of membranes, or of foams.. . ... Basf Se

11/26/15 / #20150336858

Method for producing acetylenes and syngas

The invention relates to a continuous method for producing acetylenes and syngas by partially oxidizing hydrocarbons with oxygen. A first feed stream (1) containing one or more hydrocarbons and a second feed stream (2) containing oxygen are mixed in a ratio of the mass flows of the second feed stream (2) to the first feed stream (1) corresponding to an oxygen number of less than or equal to 0.31, said streams being heated separately from each other, and fed to a combustion chamber (fr) via a burner block (br), the partial oxidation of the hydrocarbons being carried out in said combustion chamber, thereby obtaining a first cracked gas stream ig. ... Basf Se

11/26/15 / #20150336795

Parallel preparation of hydrogen, carbon monoxide and a carbon-comprising product

The invention relates to a process for the parallel preparation of hydrogen, carbon monoxide and a carbon-comprising product, wherein one or more hydrocarbons are thermally decomposed and at least part of the pyrolysis gas formed is taken off from the reaction zone of the decomposition reactor at a temperature of from 800 to 1400° c. And reacted with carbon dioxide to form a gas mixture comprising carbon monoxide and hydrogen (synthesis gas).. ... Basf Se

11/19/15 / #20150333265

Functionnalized benzodithiophene polymers for electronic application

. . . . . . . . The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula (i), and their use as organic semiconductor in organic electronic devices, especially in organic photovoltaics and photodiodes, or in a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention can have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. ... Basf Se

11/19/15 / #20150330721

Heat exchanger beds composed of thermomagnetic material

Provided is a packed heat exchanger bed composed of thermomagnetic material particles having a mean particle diameter of 50 μm to 1 mm. The packed bed has porosity of 30-45%. ... Basf Se

11/19/15 / #20150330019

Biocatalytic hydrophilization of polyolefines

A new process for enhancing the hydrophilicity of the surface of a polyolefin or polyolefin copolymer article is characterized in that the surface is treated with an enzyme selected from oxidoreductases, especially of the cytochrome p450 family or enzymes classified as ec 1.13 or ec 1.14. The process is especially useful for the treatment of polypropylene films, fibres, or fabrics, inter alia for use in sanitary articles, threads, yarns, fabrics, textiles, garments, technical or household articles, printed or dyed cover films or packaging films.. ... Basf Se

11/19/15 / #20150329805

Alkaline detergent composition containing a carboxylic acid terpolymer for hard water scale control

A highly alkaline detergent is described which includes the use of a carboxylic acid terpolymer in combination with an alkali metal hydroxide. The detergent maintains cleaning functions and also prevents hard water scaling at application temperatures, for example at temperatures of between about 145-180 degrees fahrenheit and, for example, at a ph of 9.5 to about 13.. ... Basf Se

11/19/15 / #20150329804

Alkaline detergent composition containing a carboxylic acid/polyalkylene oxide copolymer for hard water scale control

An alkaline detergent is described which includes the use of a copolymer in combination with an alkali metal hydroxide. The detergent maintains cleaning functions and also prevents hard water scaling, for example at application temperatures of between 145-180 degrees fahrenheit and with a ph of 9.5 to about 13.. ... Basf Se

11/19/15 / #20150329669

Process for preparing a macromonomer

The present invention relates to a process for preparing hydrophobically associating macromonomers m and to the novel macromonomers prepared by means of the process according to the invention. The macromonomers m comprise a copolymerizable, ethylenically unsaturated group and a polyether structure in block form, the latter consisting of a polyethyleneoxy block and a hydrophobic polyalkyleneoxy block consisting of alkyleneoxy units having at least 4 carbon atoms. ... Basf Se

11/19/15 / #20150329660

Water-soluble, hydrophobically associating copolymers having novel hydrophobically associating monomers

The present invention relates to water-soluble hydrophobically associating copolymers which are obtained in the presence of a nonpolymerizable surface-active compound and which comprise novel hydrophobically associating monomers. The monomers comprise an ethylenically unsaturated group and a polyether block, the polyether block comprising a hydrophilic polyethyleneoxy block and a hydrophobic polyalkyleneoxy block consisting of alkyleneoxy units having at least 4 carbon atoms. ... Basf Se

11/19/15 / #20150329368

Post-treatment of deboronated mww zeolite

A process for the post-treatment of a zeolitic material having an mww framework structure, the process comprising (i) providing a zeolitic material having an mww framework structure, wherein the framework structure of the zeolitic material comprises x2o3 and yo2, wherein y is a tetravalent element and x is a trivalent element and wherein the molar ratio x2o3:yo2 is greater than 0.02:1; (ii) treating the zeolitic material provided in (i) with a liquid solvent system thereby obtaining a zeolitic material having a molar ratio x2o3:yo2 of at most 0.02:1, and at least partially separating the zeolitic material from the liquid solvent system; (iii) treating the zeolitic material obtained from (ii) with a liquid aqueous system having a ph in the range of 5.5 to 8 and a temperature of at least 75° c.. . ... Basf Se

11/19/15 / #20150328588

Filtration systems and membranes with enhanced flux and method for their preparation

Filtration system comprising at least one membrane, wherein at least one component or at least one part of a component of the filtration system has been obtained by a process comprising the following steps: a) treatment of a said component or part of a component with at least one organoborane-amine complex, b) treatment of a said component or part of a component with a composition comprising at least one radically polymerizable compound, c) optional treatment with a deblocking agent.. . ... Basf Se

11/19/15 / #20150328141

Microorganisms inhibiting the formation of foot malodor

Described are microorganisms which are able to inhibit the formation of foot malodor by skin microorganisms. Also described are compositions comprising such microorganisms as well as the use of such microorganisms in cosmetic, prophylactic or therapeutic applications.. ... Basf Se

11/12/15 / #20150323871

Use of compositions comprising a surfactant and a hydrophobizer for avoiding anti pattern collapse when treating patterned materials with line-space dimensions of 50 nm or below

. . In a method of treating a substrate including patterns having line-space dimensions of 50 nm or below, the substrate is rinsed by an aqueous composition including at least one non-ionic surfactant a and at least one hydrophobizer b. The at least one surfactant a has an equilibrium surface tension of 10 mn/m to 35 mn/m, determined from a solution of the at least one surfactant a in water at the critical micelle concentration. ... Basf Se

11/12/15 / #20150322453

Herbicide-metabolizing cytochrome p450 monooxygenases

The present invention refers to method for producing a transgenic plant with increased herbicide tolerance or resistance as compared to a corresponding non-transformed wild type plant, comprising transforming a plant cell or a plant cell nucleus or a plant tissue with a nucleic acid molecule encoding an alopecurus cytochrome p450 monooxygenase, as well as to the nucleic acid, and plants with increased herbicide tolerance or resistance comprising the nucleic acid of the invention. Furthermore, the present invention refers to methods of controlling weeds at a locus which contains a plant with increased herbicide tolerance or resistance comprising the nucleic acid of the invention.. ... Basf Se

11/12/15 / #20150322289

Catalysts for polyurethane coating compounds

The present invention relates to new catalysts for curing solventborne or solvent-free coating compositions, such as 2-component polyurethane coating materials or 2-component polyurethane adhesives.. . ... Basf Se

11/12/15 / #20150322236

Pvc compositions of high impact strength

The invention relates to a composition, which comprises a chlorine containing thermoplastic polymer (pvc) as the substrate and a combination of a fischer-tropsch (ft)-wax with oxidized polyethylene wax.. . ... Basf Se

11/12/15 / #20150322188

Method for removal of residual monomers from water-absorbing polymer particles

A process for removing residual monomers from water-absorbing polymer particles by thermally aftertreating the water-absorbing polymer particles in a mixer with rotating mixing tools at a temperature of at least 60° c. In the presence of water and of a surfactant.. ... Basf Se

11/12/15 / #20150320659

Polyoxyalkylene substituted alkylene diamines and their use on skin and hair

This application is directed to hair and skin conditioning compositions which contain specific polyoxyalkylene substituted alkylene diamines. The polyoxyalkylene substituted alkylene diamines function as conditioning agents on hair and skin via cloud point deposition. ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150318539

Electrode fabrication methods and associated systems and articles

. . . . Sulfur-based electrodes, and associated systems and methods for their fabrication, are generally described. Certain embodiments relate to sulfur-based electrodes with smooth external surfaces. ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150318501

Phenoxasiline based compounds for electronic application

Organic electronics applications, especially an organic light-emitting diode (oled), an organic solar cell (organic photovoltaics) or a switching element such as an organic transistor, for example an organic fet (field effect transistor) and an organic tft (thin film transistor), comprising at least one substituted phenoxasiline derivative, a organic semiconductor layer, a host material, electron/hole/exciton blocking material or electron/hole injection material comprising at least one substituted phenoxasiline derivative, the use of a substituted phenoxasiline derivative in organic electronics applications, an organic light-emitting diode, wherein at least one substituted phenoxasiline derivative is present in the electron/hole/exciton blocking layer, the electron/hole injection layer and/or the light-emitting layer, a light-emitting layer, an electron/hole/exciton blocking layer and an electron/hole injection layer comprising at least one substituted phenoxasiline derivative and a device selected from the group consisting of stationary visual display units, mobile visual display units; illumination units; keyboards; garments; furniture and wallpaper comprising at least one organic light-emitting diode, at least one light-emitting layer, at least one electron/hole/exciton blocking layer and/or at least one electron/hole injection layer according to the present invention.. . ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150318496

Heteroacene compounds for organic electronics

The present invention provides compounds of formula (1) wherein o is 1, 2 or 3, p is 0, 1 or 2, n is 0, 1 or 2, m is 0, 1 or 2, and a is a mono- or polycyclic ring system, which may contain at least one heteroatom, and an electronic device comprising the compounds as semiconducting material.. . ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150315458

A proppant

A proppant includes a surface treatment comprising an antistatic component and a hydrophilic component. The antistatic component comprises a quaternary ammonium compound. ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150315343

Process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles

The invention relates to a process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles, comprising polymerization and drying the resulting polymer gel on a through-circulation belt dryer having at the end of the belt in transport direction a means for guiding the dried polymer gel down towards a means for crushing the dried polymer gel.. . ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150315309

Process for preparing functionalized polyisobutenes and derivatives thereof

What is described is a process for preparing functionalized polyisobutenes, in which isobutene or an isobutene-containing monomer mixture is polymerized in the presence of a lewis acid and of an initiator, and the polymerization is terminated with a mixture of a phenol and a lewis acid and/or a brønsted acid. The terminal phenol groups can be derivatized or reduced to cyclohexanol systems.. ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150315212

Substituted 1,4-dithiine derivatives and their use as fungicides

The present invention relates to substituted 1,4-dithiine derivatives of formula i as defined in the description, and the n-oxides, and salts thereof, their preparation and intermediates for preparing them. The invention also relates to the use of these compounds for combating harmful fungi and seed coated with at least one such compound and also to compositions comprising at least one such compound.. ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150314034

Process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles

A process for preparing water-absorbing polymer particles, comprising polymerisation of a foamed monomer solution or suspension, drying, grinding, classification and spray-coating the water-absorbing polymeric particles with an elastic film-forming polymer in a fluidised bed reactor in the range from 0° c. To 50° c. ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150313817

Composition of menthol and menthyl lactate, its preparation and its use as a cooling, flavouring and/or fragrance agent

The present invention relates to a method of preparing liquid compositions essentially consisting of menthol and menthyl lactate and the use of such compositions as a cooling agent, flavouring agent and/or fragrance agent, products containing such compositions and methods of providing a physiological cooling effect by applying such compositions.. . ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150313227

Fungicidal mixtures based on prothioconazole and a strobilurin derivative

Disclosed is a fungicidal mixture containing (1) 2-[2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-3-(2-chlorophenyl)-2-hydroxypropyl]-2,4-dihydro[1,2,4]-triazole-3-thion of formula (i) or the salts or adducts thereof, and at least one additional fungicidal compound or the salts or adducts thereof, selected among (2) trifloxystrobin of formula (ii), (3) picoxystrobin of formula (iii), (4) pyraclostrobin of formula (iv), (5) dimoxystrobin of formula (v), and (6) a strobilurin derivative of formula (vi), in a synergistically active quantity.. . ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150313226

Fungicidal mixtures based on prothioconazole and a strobilurin derivative

Disclosed is a fungicidal mixture containing (1) 2-[2-(1-chlorocyclopropyl)-3-(2-chlorophenyl)-2-hydroxypropyl]-2,4-dihydro-[1,2,4]-triazole-3-thion of formula (i) or the salts or adducts thereof, and at least one additional fungicidal compound or the salts or adducts thereof, selected among picoxystrobin of formula (iii) and pyraclostrobin of formula (iv), in a synergistically active quantity.. . ... Basf Se

11/05/15 / #20150313225

Compositions comprising a triazole compound

The present invention relates to compositions comprising, 1) as component i a compound of formula i, as defined in the claims and description, and 2) as component ii an active ingredient, selected from the groups a) to o) defined in the claims and description.. . ... Basf Se

10/29/15 / #20150307807

Use of polyesters as lubricants

. . . . . . The presently claimed invention is directed to the novel use of polyester obtainable by reacting a mixture comprising cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylic acid and an alcohol mixture comprising 1-nonanol, monomethyloctanols, dimethylheptanols and monoethylheptanols and subsequent hydrogenation of said total mixture as lubricants and a lubricant composition comprising these polyesters.. . ... Basf Se

10/29/15 / #20150307716

Use of aqueous polymer dispersion in coating agents for improving colour retention

The present invention provides the use of aqueous polymer dispersions comprising (a) at least two monomers m1 having a glass transition temperature≧25° c., (b) at least two monomers m2 having a glass transition temperature<25° c., and also further monomers m3, as binders in coating materials for improving the shade stability (color retention).. . ... Basf Se

10/29/15 / #20150307460

Substituted triazoles and imidazoles and their use as fungicides

The present invention relates to new substituted triazoles and imidazoles compounds of formula i as defined in the description, and the n-oxides, and salts thereof, their preparation and intermediates for preparing them. The invention also relates to the use of these compounds for combating harmful fungi and seed coated with at least one such compound and also to compositions comprising at least one such compound.. ... Basf Se

10/29/15 / #20150307459

Substituted 2-[phenoxy-phenyl]-1-[1,2,4]triazol-1-yl-ethanol compounds and their use as fungicides

The present invention relates to substituted 2-[phenoxy-phenyl]-1-[1,2,4]triazol-1-yl-ethanol compounds of formula i as defined in the description, and the n-oxides, and salts thereof, their preparation and intermediates for preparing them. The invention also relates to the use of these compounds for combating harmful fungi and seed coated with at least one such compound and also to compositions comprising at least one such compound.. ... Basf Se

10/29/15 / #20150306272

Odour-inhibiting superabsorber

Superabsorbents comprising 1,2-decanediol exhibit reduced odor formation.. . ... Basf Se

10/29/15 / #20150305372

Feed intake of ruminants using green fodder flavors

The invention relates to the use of natural or synthetic green fodder flavors as feed additive for livestock, in particular for affecting the eating behavior of livestock, corresponding methods for affecting the eating behavior of livestock, and also feedstuff additives usable therefor.. . ... Basf Se

10/29/15 / #20150305338

Agroformulation comprising copolymer of vinyllactam, n-alkyl acrylamide, and alkyl (meth)acrylate

The present invention provides a composition comprising a pesticide and a copolymer, which contains in polymerized form a n-vinyllactam (monomer a); an acrylamide (monomer b) selected from n—c1-c6-alkyl acrylamide and n,n-di-c1-c6-alkyl acrylamide; and a c1-c4-alkyl (meth)acrylate (monomer c). Further on, it provides a process for preparing said composition by contacting the pesticide and the copolymer; a method for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or unwanted plant growth and/or unwanted insect or mite infestation and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein said composition is caused to act on the respective pests, their habitat or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, to the soil and/or to unwanted plants and/or the crop plants and/or their habitat; and a plant propagation material comprising said composition.. ... Basf Se

10/29/15 / #20150305331

Pesticidal mixtures comprising jasmonic acid or a derivative thereof

The present invention relates to mixtures comprising as active components, one fungicidal compound ia or one insecticidal compound or one antifungal biocontrol agents and plant bioactivators ic and one compound ii selected from jasmonic acid, salts or derivatives thereof.. . ... Basf Se

10/22/15 / #20150299725

Plants having increased tolerance to herbicides

. . The present invention refers to a method for controlling undesired vegetation at a plant cultivation site, the method comprising the steps of providing, at said site, a plant that comprises at least one nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type or a mutated protoporphyrinogen oxidase (ppo) which is resistant or tolerant to a ppo-inhibiting herbicide by applying to said site an effective amount of said herbicide. The invention further refers to plants comprising wild-type or mutated ppo enzymes, and methods of obtaining such plants.. ... Basf Se

10/22/15 / #20150299607

Use of polyesters as lubricants

The presently claimed invention is directed to the novel use of polyester obtainable by reacting a mixture comprising adipic acid and an alcohol mixture comprising 1-nonanol, monomethyloctanols, dimethylheptanols and monoethylheptanols as lubricants and a lubricant composition comprising these polyesters.. . ... Basf Se

10/22/15 / #20150299413

Thermoformable melamine resin foam with particulate filler material

The present invention relates to a thermoformable melamine-formaldehyde foam comprising from 0.1 to 50 wt % of at least one particulate filling material, wherein the wt % are based on the total weight of filling material plus melamine-formaldehyde precondensate used for foam production, wherein the at least one particulate filling material has a melting point no higher than 220° c. And an average particle diameter in the range from 5 μm to 750 μm, to a process for producing the thermoformable melamine-formaldehyde foam and also to the use of the melamine-formaldehyde foam for acoustical or thermal insulation in building construction, in automobile, ship and track vehicle construction, the construction of spacecraft, in the upholstery industry or for insulating pipework lines.. ... Basf Se

10/22/15 / #20150299404

Process for producing surface- postcrosslinked water-absorbent polymer particles

The present invention relates to a process for producing surface-postcrosslinked water-absorbent polymer particles by coating of water-absorbent polymer particles having a content of residual monomers in the range from 0.03 to 15% by weight with at least one surface-postcrosslinker and thermal surface-postcrosslinking at temperatures in the range from 100 to 180° c.. . ... Basf Se

10/22/15 / #20150299347

Method for producing superabsorbers based on renewable raw materials

A process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles, comprising the steps of thermal cracking of bionaphtha in the presence of steam, removing propene and at least some of the propane, gas phase oxidation to give acrylic acid and polymerization to give water-absorbing polymer particles.. . ... Basf Se

10/22/15 / #20150299042

Hardening accelerator composition

The invention relates to a process for the preparation of a hardening accelerator composition by reacting a calcium source selected from calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide with a water-soluble silicate compound in the presence of at least one water-soluble polymeric dispersing agent and the hardening accelerator composition obtainable by said process. The composition has a low content of anions and of alkali cations and is therefore broadly applicable in building material mixtures.. ... Basf Se

10/22/15 / #20150298983

Organotemplate-free solid-state synthetic method for zeolite molecular sieves

Described is a preparation method for zeolite molecular sieves by means of solid-state reactions without the usage of organic templates. The method comprises the following steps: grinding and mixing the solid raw materials comprising the silicon source, the aluminum source and the alkali source, transferring the obtained mixture into an autoclave, conducting the crystallization for a period of 5 hours-20 days at a temperature of 50-200° c. ... Basf Se

10/22/15 / #20150296801

Pesticidal mixtures

The present invention relates to pesticidal mixtures comprising one biological compound selected from the group consisting of beauveria bassiana ppri 5339, metarhizium anisopliae fi-1045, metarhizium anisopliae var. Acridum fi-985 and metarhizium anisopliae var. ... Basf Se

10/01/15 / #20150280277

Gel electrolytes and electrodes

. . . . Gel electrolytes, especially gel electrolytes for electrochemical cells, are generally described. In some embodiments, the gel electrolyte layers comprise components a) to c). ... Basf Se

10/01/15 / #20150280247

Process for producing a carbon-supported nickel-cobalt-oxide catalyst and its use in rechargeable electrochemical metal-oxygen cells

The present invention relates to a process for producing carbon-supported nickel-cobalt-oxide catalysts, to carbon-supported nickel-cobalt-oxide catalysts obtainable or obtained by the process according to the invention, to gas diffusion electrodes comprising said carbon-supported nickel-cobalt-oxide catalysts and to electrochemical cells comprising said gas diffusion electrodes.. . ... Basf Se

10/01/15 / #20150280235

Active cathode material and its use in rechargeable electrochemical cells

The present invention relates to an active cathode material of the general formula (i): mxniam1bm2coc (i) in which the variables are each defined as follows: m is an alkali metal, m1 is v, cr, mn, fe or co, m2 is ge, sn, ti or zr, x is in the range from 0.5 to 0.8, a is in the range from 0.1 to 0.4, b is in the range from 0.05 to 0.6, c is in the range from 0.05 to 0.6, wherein a+b+c=1. The present invention further relates to an electrode material comprising said active cathode material, to electrodes produced from or using said electrode material and to a rechargeable electrochemical cell comprising at least one electrode. ... Basf Se

10/01/15 / #20150275248

Gene cluster for biosynthesis of cornexistin and hydroxycornexistin

The invention pertains to the field of production of natural products and, in particular, in the field of production of cornexistin and hydroxycornexistin. It provides polynucleotides encoding polypeptides involved in the biosynthesis of cornexistin and hydroxycornexistin as well as vectors and recombinant microorganisms comprising such polynucleotides. ... Basf Se

10/01/15 / #20150275116

Use of a reaction product of carboxylic acids with aliphatic polyamines for improving or boosting the separation of water from fuel oils

Use of a reaction product of saturated or unsaturated aliphatic mono- or polycarboxylic acids with aliphatic polyamines for improving or boosting the separation of water from fuel oils which comprise additives with detergent action. A fuel additive concentrate comprising the said reaction product, certain additives with detergent action and optionally dehazers, cetane number improvers and solvents or diluents.. ... Basf Se

10/01/15 / #20150274958

Thermoplastically processable transparent blends of thermoplastic polyurethane and poly(meth)acrylates

The present invention relates to compositions comprising at least one thermoplastic polyurethane and at least one poly(meth)acrylate, where the at least one thermoplastic polyurethane is a polyurethane based on hexamethylene 1,6-diisocyanate (hdi), on at least one diol, and on at least one chain extender, selected from the group consisting of ethylene 1,2-glycol, 1,2-propanediol, 1,3-propanediol, 1,4-butanediol, 2,3-butanediol, 1,5-pentanediol, 1,6-hexanediol, diethylene glycol, dipropylene glycol, 1,4-cyclohexanediol, 1,4-dimethanolcyclohexane, and neopentyl glycol. The present invention further relates to moldings comprising the compositions of the invention, and also to the use of the compositions of the invention for producing a foil and for coating a molding.. ... Basf Se

10/01/15 / #20150274891

Membranes with improved flux and method for their preparation

Polymer, comprising i) at least one oxazoline according to formula wherein r1, r2, r3 and r4 independently denote a hydrogen atom, a halogen atom, an alkyl group, an aralkyl group, a phenyl group, or a substituted phenyl group, and r5 denotes a noncyclic organic group having an unsaturated bond reactive in radical polymerization, ii) optionally at least one antiadhesive monomer, iii) optionally at least one biocidal monomer, iv) optionally at least one further monomer, wherein said polymer comprises at least one monomer selected from monomers ii) and iii).. . ... Basf Se

10/01/15 / #20150274629

Process for recharging the reaction tubes of a tube bundle reactor with a new fixed catalyst bed

A process for recharging the reaction tubes of a tube bundle reactor with a new fixed catalyst bed, in which a heterogeneously catalyzed partial gas phase oxidation of an organic compound had been performed beforehand in a preceding fixed catalyst bed comprising mo-comprising multielement oxide active compositions to form a steam-comprising product gas mixture, in which, before the recharge, solid deposit which had been deposited on the tube inner walls and comprises molybdenum oxide and/or molybdenum oxide hydrate is brushed away with the aid of a brush.. . ... Basf Se

10/01/15 / #20150274540

Process for the production of a zeolitic material employing elemental precursors

The present invention relates to a process for the production of a zeolitic material having a framework structure comprising yo2, wherein said process comprises: (1) preparing a mixture comprising one or more tetravalent elements y in elemental form, one or more organic hydroxide salts, and one or more protic solvents; (2) reacting the mixture obtained in step (1) for converting at least part of the one or more tetravalent elements y into an oxidic form thereof containing one or more y—o single bonds and/or one or more y═o double bonds; and (3) crystallizing a zeolitic material from the mixture obtained in step (2).. . ... Basf Se

10/01/15 / #20150274350

Paper and cardboard packaging with barrier coating

Described is paper or cardboard packaging produced from mineral oil contaminated, (e.g., recycled) paper, wherein the packaging includes a barrier layer obtainable by applying an aqueous polymer dispersion comprising a copolymer obtainable by emulsion polymerization of c1-c4 alkyl (meth)acrylates, acid monomers, e.g., acrylic acid or methacrylic acid, 0-20 wt % of acrylonitrile and 0 to 10 wt % of further monomers in an aqueous medium in the presence of a carbohydrate compound, preferably in the form of a degraded starch, wherein the glass transition temperature of the copolymer is in the range from +10 to +45° c. The barrier layer may be situated on one of the surfaces of the packaging or form one of multiple layers of a multilayered packaging coating or be situated as a coating on one side of an inner bag situated within the packaging.. ... Basf Se

09/24/15 / #20150266808

Quaternized ammonium salts of hydrocarbyl epoxides and use thereof as additives in fuels and lubricants

. . . . . . The present invention relates to novel quaternized ammonium salts of hydrocarbyl epoxides, to the preparation thereof and to the use thereof as a fuel additive and lubricant additive, such as, more particularly, as a detergent additive; for reducing or preventing deposits in the injection systems of direct injection diesel engines, especially in common rail injection systems, for reducing the fuel consumption of direct injection diesel engines, especially of diesel engines with common rail injection systems, and for minimizing power loss in direct injection diesel engines, especially in diesel engines with common rail injection systems; and as an additive for gasoline fuels, especially for operation of disi engines.. . ... Basf Se

09/24/15 / #20150266275

Interception device made from thermoplastic polyurethane

The invention relates to an interception device for moving articles or persons based on thermoplastic polyurethane which is obtained via the reaction in each case of at least one of the following starting materials: (a) diisocyanate, (b) compound which is reactive toward isocyanate and which has a number-average molar mass (mw) of from 0.500×103 g/mol to 10×103 g/mol, (c) chain extender which has a molar mass of from 50 g/mol to 499 g/mol, and also optionally (d) with use of catalyst, of conventional auxiliaries and/or (f) of additives, where the interception device comprises a foil or a network made of the thermoplastic polyurethane and retention devices between which the foil or the network has been stretched flat, and the thermoplastic polyurethane is transparent. The invention further relates to the use of thermoplastic urethane for producing interception devices, and to a production process for an interception device made of thermoplastic polyurethane.. ... Basf Se

09/17/15 / #20150263386

Lithium ion secondary battery comprising a silicon anode

. . A lithium ion secondary battery comprising: (i) a cathode comprising a cathode active material that can reversibly oclude and release lithium ions wherein the upper cut-off voltage for the cathode during charging against li/li+ is of at least 4.4 v, preferably of at least 4.5 v and more preferred of at least 4.6 v; (ii) an anode comprising an anode active material selected from silicon; and (iii) a non-aqueous electrolyte comprising at least one lithium salt and at least one non-aqueous organic solvent selected from fluorinated carbonates.. . ... Basf Se

09/17/15 / #20150259713

Process for preparing sebacic acid

A process for preparing sebacic acid by reacting in a first step (i) linoleic acid with water catalyzed by an oleate hydratase to form 10-hydroxy-12-octadecenoic acid, in a second step (ii) pyrolysing the 10-hydroxy-12-octadecenoic acid to 1-octene and 10-oxo-decanoic acid and in a third step (iii) oxidizing the 10-oxo-decanoic acid to sebacic acid.. . ... Basf Se

09/17/15 / #20150259618

Acid-free quaternized nitrogen compounds and use thereof as additives in fuels and lubricants

The present invention relates to novel acid-free quaternized nitrogen compounds, to the preparation thereof and to the use thereof as a fuel and lubricant additive, more particularly as a detergent additive, as a wax antisettling additive (wasa) or as an additive for reducing internal diesel injector deposits (idid); to additive packages which comprise these compounds; and to fuels and lubricants thus additized. The present invention further relates to the use of these acid-free quaternized nitrogen compounds as a fuel additive for reducing or preventing deposits in the injection systems of direct-injection diesel engines, especially in common-rail injection systems, for reducing the fuel consumption of direct-injection diesel engines, especially of diesel engines with common-rail injection systems, and for minimizing power loss in direct-injection diesel engines, especially in diesel engines with common-rail injection systems.. ... Basf Se

09/17/15 / #20150259568

Radiation-curable aqueous polyurethane dispersions

The present invention relates to aqueous polyurethane dispersions that are curable with uv radiation, to a process for preparing them, and to the use thereof.. . ... Basf Se

09/17/15 / #20150259559

Compositions containing derivatized polyamines

Disclosed herein are aqueous coating compositions containing an anionically stabilized polymer, one or more derivatized polyamines, and a volatile base. Coating compositions can further include one or more additional copolymers, which may or may not be anionically stabilized, and/or additional additives, including pigments, defoamers, pigment dispersing agents, thickeners, surfactants, and combinations thereof. ... Basf Se

09/17/15 / #20150259280

Ethylenically unsaturated oligomers

Disclosed are functional polyallophanate oligomers comprising ethylenically unsaturated groups and polymer stabilizer groups selected from hindered amine light stabilizers, ultraviolet light absorbers, antioxidants and dihydrocarbylhydroxylamines. The ethylenically unsaturated groups and the polymer stabilizer groups are bound to the polyallophanate oligomers through allophanate and/or carbamate groups. ... Basf Se

09/17/15 / #20150258870

Jounce bumper

A jounce bumper is used in a suspension system of a vehicle. The jounce bumper comprises an outer member comprising a base portion and a sidewall extending from said base portion. ... Basf Se

09/10/15 / #20150255800

Mesoporous carbon materials comprising bifunctional catalysts

. . . . . . . . . . The present application is directed to mesoporous carbon materials comprising bi-functional catalysts. The mesoporous carbon materials find utility in any number of electrical devices, for example, in lithium-air batteries. ... Basf Se

09/10/15 / #20150252486

Methods and systems for controlling impurity metal concentration during metallurgic processes

Reagent compositions, methods and systems for reducing concentrations of impurity metals during metallurgic processes. Certain methods and systems in particular pertain to control of iron concentration in copper electrowinning electrolyte solutions.. ... Basf Se

09/10/15 / #20150252379

Plants having increased tolerance to herbicides

The present invention refers to a method for controlling undesired vegetation at a plant cultivation site, the method comprising the steps of providing, at said site, a plant that comprises at least one nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type or a mutated protoporphyrinogen oxidase (ppo) which is resistant or tolerant to a benzoxazinone-derivative herbicide by applying to said site an effective amount of said herbicide. The invention further refers to plants comprising wild-type or mutated ppo enzymes, and methods of obtaining such plants.. ... Basf Se

09/10/15 / #20150252277

Quaternized polyether amines and their use as additive for fuels and lubricants

The present invention relates to novel quaternized polyetheramines and to the preparation thereof. The present invention further relates to the use of these compounds as a fuel and lubricant additive. ... Basf Se

09/10/15 / #20150252163

Hybrid systems consisting of foamed thermoplastic elastomers and polyurethanes

The present invention relates to a hybrid material comprising a matrix of polyurethane and foamed particles of thermoplastic polyurethane comprised therein and also a process for producing such hybrid materials and the use of these hybrid materials as bicycle saddles, upholstery and shoe soles.. . ... Basf Se

09/10/15 / #20150252140

Viscoelastic polyurethane foam

The subject disclosure provides a viscoelastic polyurethane foam and a method of forming the viscoelastic polyurethane foam. The viscoelastic polyurethane foam comprises the reaction product of a toluene diisocyanate and an isocyanate reactive component. ... Basf Se

09/10/15 / #20150250695

Stabilization of cosmetic compositions

Disclosed is the use of uv absorbers selected from (a1) diphenylacrylates; (a2) hydroxyphenyl triazines of formula (1), in which r1, r2 and r3 independently of one another, are c1-c18alkyl; (a3) benzotriazole derivatives of formula (2), wherein r4 is a random statistical mixture of at least three isomeric branched secondary alkyl groups each having 8 to 30 carbon atoms and having the formula (2a); e1 is a straight-chain c1-c14alkyl; e2 is a straight-chain c4-c15alkyl; wherein the total number of carbon atoms in e1 plus e2 is from 7 to 29; and r5 is c1-c5alkyl; and (a4) dialkyl naphthalate; for stabilizing cosmetic compositions comprising (b) symmetrical triazine derivatives of formula (3), wherein a is a radical of formula (3a); or (3b) r6 and r10 independently from each other are hydrogen; c1-c18alkyl; or c6-c12aryl; r7, r8 and r9 independently from each other are hydrogen; or a radical of formula (3c), wherein, in formula (3a), at least one of the radicals r7, r8 and r9 are a radical of formula (3c); r11, r12, r13 and r14 independently from each other are hydrogen; hydroxy; halogen; c1-c18alkyl; c1-c18alkoxy; c6-c12aryl; biphenylyl; c6-c12aryloxy; c1-c18alkylthio; carboxy; —coom; c1-c18-alkylcarboxyl; aminocarbonyl; mono- or di-c1-c18alkylamino; c1-c10acylamino; or —cooh; m is an alkali metal ion; x is 1 or 2; and y is a number from 2 to 10; and a uv-absorber selected from (c1) cinnamic acid derivatives; and (c2) dibenzoylmethane derivatives.. . ... Basf Se

09/03/15 / #20150249258

Apparatus and method for producing electrochemical cells

. . The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for producing electrochemical cells, preferably li-ion cells. The apparatus comprises at least one placing location (13, 15, 17, 19), at least one assembly location (2, 4), a robot system (3) with gripper (150), an automated pipetting machine (5) with cleaning station, a tool for sealing cell stacks and at least one tray with depressions for accommodating components, the number of depressions being in total greater than or equal to two, preferably greater than or equal to four and particularly preferably greater than or equal to six. ... Basf Se

09/03/15 / #20150247601

Method and system for heating natural gas

The invention relates to a method and a system for heating natural gas, comprising the following method steps: a) supplying natural gas, which has a temperature in the range between −10 deg c and 50 deg c and a pressure of at least 30 bar, from a natural gas supply line to a first hollow chamber system of a heat exchanger, b) supplying a heating medium, which has a temperature in the range between 30 deg c and 60 deg c, to a second hollow chamber system of the heat exchanger, the first and the second hollow chamber systems being sealed from each other and relative to the surroundings, c) heating the natural gas in the first hollow chamber system to a temperature in the range between 20 deg c and 150 deg c by means of the heating medium in the second hollow chamber system, a plate heat exchanger being used as the heat exchanger and comprising at least two pairs of heat exchanging plates, at least the outer edges of the heat exchanging plates of each pair of heat exchanging plates being completely welded together, and d) leading away the heated natural gas from the first hollow chamber system to at least one further treatment step.. . ... Basf Se

09/03/15 / #20150247076

Polymers comprising a polyurethane backbone endcapped with reactive (meth)acrylic terminating groups and their use as adhesives

A description is given of a polymer comprising a polyurethane backbone which is endcapped with reactive (meth)acrylic terminating groups, wherein the polyurethane backbone contains polymerized residues of at least one poly(meth)acrylate polyol. The polymer can be used as an adhesive, especially as a pressure-sensitive adhesive or for producing adhesive compositions. ... Basf Se

09/03/15 / #20150247043

Polyurethanes, dispersions thereof, their preparation and use

The present invention relates to polyurethanes (a) being obtainable by reaction of (a) 15% to 70% by weight of di- or polyisocyanate comprising on average from 1 to 10 allophanate groups and on average from 1 to 10 c—c double bonds per molecule, and optionally (b) 0% to 60% by weight of further di- or polyisocyanate, with (c) 5% to 50% by weight of compounds having at least two isocyanate-reactive groups, comprising at least one polycarbonate diol with a molecular weight from 500 to 3000 g/mol weight % ages being based on total polyurethane (a), with the proviso that the total is 100%.. . ... Basf Se

09/03/15 / #20150246901

Multicomponent crystalline system comprising nilotinib and selected co-crystal formers

The present invention relates to crystalline materials comprising nilotinib and a carboxylic acid, carboxylic acid ester, carboxylic acid amide or sulfonic acid as a co-crystal former, and to pharmaceutical compositions comprising said materials. The invention also relates to processes for preparing said crystalline materials and to methods of using said crystalline materials to treat a disease condition in which tyrosine kinase inhibition is beneficial.. ... Basf Se

09/03/15 / #20150246343

Oxidation catalyst with saddle-shaped support body

The invention relates to an oxidation catalyst comprising at least one inorganic, oxidic or ceramic, shaped support body having a bet surface area of less than 0.5 m2/g, based on the support, which is at least partly coated with a catalytically active multielement oxide, the catalyst being precious metal-free and the shaped support body having the form of a saddle whose saddle surface is curved oppositely in the two principal directions, to a process for producing it, to its use in various catalytic gas phase oxidations, and to corresponding processes for catalytic gas phase oxidation.. . ... Basf Se

08/27/15 / #20150243912

Transition metal complexes with carbene ligands and the use thereof in oleds

. . The palladium and platinum complexes with one bidentate carbene ligand have the general formula (i). The oleds (organic light-emitting diodes) comprise the said complexes. ... Basf Se

08/27/15 / #20150243907

Azadibenzofurans for electronic applications

The present invention relates to compounds of formula (i), which are characterized in that they substituted by benzimidazo[1,2-a]benzimidazo-5-yl and/or benzimidazo[1,2-a]benzimidazo-2,5-ylene groups and in that at least one of the substituents b1, b2, b3, b4, b5, b6, b7 and b8 represents n; a process for their production and their use in electronic devices, especially electroluminescent devices. When used as host material for phosphorescent emitters in electroluminescent devices, the compounds of formula i may provide improved efficiency, stability, manufacturability, or spectral characteristics of electroluminescent devices.. ... Basf Se

08/27/15 / #20150241845

Security elements and method for their manufacture

The present invention relates to complex security elements based on recording materials for optical elements with refractive index modulation, in particular, holograms, which are subsequently coated with specific metallic nano-shaped metal particles, a method for their manufacture, in particular on a paper or on a plastic substrate and a security product obtainable using the security element. A further aspect of the invention is the use of such a security element for the prevention of counterfeit or reproduction of a document of value.. ... Basf Se

08/27/15 / #20150240076

Aerogel-containing polyurethane composite material

The present invention relates to a composite material comprising nanoporous particles and at least one binder constructed from at least one isocyanate and at least one polymer p selected from the group consisting of polyvinylamine, poly(meth)acrylic acid, poly(meth)acrylic ester, polyvinyl alcohol, polyvinylthiol and mixtures thereof, wherein said at least one binder is used in an amount of 0.1 to 20 wt %, based on the amount of nanoporous particles, a composition for producing a composite material of this type, a process for producing a composite material of this type, shaped articles comprising said composite material and the use of said composite material for thermal and/or acoustical insulation.. . ... Basf Se

08/27/15 / #20150239315

Damper

A damper absorbs energy generated between a first component and a second component. The second component is spaced from and moveable toward the first component along a jounce axis. ... Basf Se

08/27/15 / #20150239222

Use of aqueous polyurethane dispersions for laminating molded articles

The use of aqueous polyurethane dispersions is described for the lamination of moldings, where the polyurethane comprises units derived from at least one amorphous polyester polyol and comprises units derived from at least one polycarbonate.. . ... Basf Se

08/27/15 / #20150237823

Stall floor covering made of expanded thermoplastic polyurethane particle form

The invention relates to a stall floorcovering comprising a foam mat comprising expanded thermoplastic polyurethane-bead foam, to processes for producing same, and also to the use of expanded thermoplastic polyurethane-bead foam for producing the stall floorcovering.. . ... Basf Se

08/20/15 / #20150236380

Use of fluoroisopropyl derivatives as additives in electrolytes

. . . . An electrolyte composition (a) containing (i) at least one aprotic organic solvent; (ii) at least one conducting salt; (iii) at least one compound of formula (i) wherein a1, a2, a3, a4, a5, and a6 are independently from each other selected from h and f, wherein at least one of the group a1, a2, a3, a4, a5, and a6 is f; r is selected from r1, and c(o)or1, and r1 is selected from c1-c6 alkyl, c3-c6 cycloalkyl, c2-c6 alkenyl, c3-c6 cycloalkenyl, c5-c7 (hetero)aryl, and c2-c6 alkinyl, wherein alkyl, cycloalkyl, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, (hetero)aryl, and alkinyl may be substituted by one or more f; and (iv) optionally at least one further additive.. . ... Basf Se

08/20/15 / #20150236320

Electrode protection using a composite comprising an electrolyte-inhibiting ion conductor

Composite structures including an ion-conducting material and a polymeric material (e.g., a separator) to protect electrodes are generally described. The ion-conducting material may be in the form of a layer that is bonded to a polymeric separator. ... Basf Se

08/20/15 / #20150233247

Method and system for generating energy during the expansion of natural process gas

The present invention relates to a method for generating energy during the expansion of natural process gas (p) prior to the supply of said natural gas to an acetylene production plant (h), which method comprises the method steps: a) supplying the natural process gas (p) from a natural process gas supply line at a temperature of −10° c. And 50° c. ... Basf Se

08/20/15 / #20150232682

Surfactants for aqueous based coatings

Disclosed are aqueous coating compositions comprising a branched alkyl alcohol ethoxylate oligomer of formula where m is 1 to 3 and where n is an average number such that mn is from about 1030 to about 2400, at least one latex polymer and water. The compositions also preferably comprise at least one pigment such as titanium dioxide. ... Basf Se

08/20/15 / #20150232631

Rigid polyurethane foams with reduced shrinkage

A rigid polyurethane foam obtainable by mixing a) isocyanates, b) compounds having groups which are reactive toward isocyanates, c) a blowing agent, d) a catalyst, e) one or more foam stabilizer, and optionally, f) further additives to form a reaction mixture, applying the reaction mixture to a reinforcing material and curing the reaction mixture, wherein the isocyanates (a) have a viscosity of not more than 600 mpas at 25° c. And the compounds (b) having groups which are reactive toward isocyanates comprise (b1) 45-70 wt-% (based on the total weight of (b) of an aromatic polyester polyol having a functionality of 2.5 or less and a hydroxyl number of more than 220 mg koh/g (b2) 20-40 wt.-% (based on the total weight of (b) of a polyether polyol having a functionality of 4 or more and a hydroxyl number of more than 400 mg koh/g, and (b3) more than 15 wt.-% (based on the total weight of (b) one or more low molecularweight chain extender and/or one or more crosslinker and/or one or more o-toluene diamine initiated polyether polyol (“tda polyol”), and wherein the blowing agent comprises 1-chloro-3,3,3-trifluoropropene shows low thermal conductivity values and little shrinkage and its liquid reaction mixture fast wetting and penetration into a stack of several glass fiber mat layers.. ... Basf Se

08/20/15 / #20150232605

Process for producing polycarbodiimide

A process for producing a polycarbodiimide, comprising polymerizing a diisocyanate in the presence of a carbodiimidization catalyst in a reaction vessel in liquid phase at a temperature in the range of from 20 to 250° c., at a pressure in the range of from 20 to 800 mbar and in the presence of at least one inert gas, wherein the at least one inert gas is introduced into the liquid phase in the reaction vessel with a flow rate in the range of from 0.1 x/h to 100 x/h, x being the volume of the reaction vessel.. . ... Basf Se

08/20/15 / #20150232600

Process for producing polymers

A process for preparation of a polymer product comprising the steps of i) feeding an aqueous mixture comprising a monoethylenically unsaturated monomer or a mixture of monoethylenically unsaturated monomers into a first reactor device (2) through at least one inlet; ii) partially polymerising the monomer or monomers and transferring the polymerising monomer or mixture of monomers from the inlet to an outlet (3) of the first reactor device (2) to provide a partially polymerised product; iii) flowing the partially polymerised product out of the outlet (3), in which no more than 60% of the monomer or mixture of monomers has been polymerised in the partially polymerised product as it exits the outlet (3) of first reactor device (2), and transferring it to a further reactor device (5), in which the further reactor device (5) has an inlet and an outlet (6); iv) continuing the polymerisation in the further reactor device (5) and removing the polymer product from the outlet (6) of the further reactor device (5), characterised in that the first reactor device (2) comprises a positive displacement pump.. . ... Basf Se

08/20/15 / #20150230470

Pyrethroid insecticide for protecting plants and seed

The present invention relates to pyrethroid insecticides and the stereoisomers thereof and to compositions comprising the same. The invention also relates to the use of the insecticides or compositions comprising such insecticides for combating invertebrate pests. ... Basf Se

08/20/15 / #20150230461

Agroformulations containing a lactone based alkoxylate

The present invention relates to composition comprising a pesticide and an alkoxylate of the formula (i) as defined below. The invention further relates to said alkoxylate. ... Basf Se

08/13/15 / #20150225606

Radiation-curing, water-dispersible polyurethane (meth)acrylates

. . The present invention describes radiation-curable, water-dispersible polyurethane acrylates which feature good grain highlighting, their use, and the method for producing them.. . ... Basf Se

08/13/15 / #20150225605

Water-emulsible isocyanates having improved gloss

The invention relates to a process for the preparation of water-emulsifiable isocyanates and to their use.. . ... Basf Se

08/13/15 / #20150225544

Water-dispersible polyisocyanates

The present invention relates to improved water-dispersible polyisocyanates with enhanced gloss, more particularly for two-component polyurethane coating materials.. . ... Basf Se

08/13/15 / #20150225532

Precipitating nanoparticles in monomers for producing hybrid particles

The present invention relates to a process for producing hybrid nanoparticles comprising at least one inorganic material and at least one polymeric organic material, comprising at least the steps of (a) providing an emulsion comprising a disperse phase (i) comprising at least one pre-cursor compound of the at least one polymeric organic material and at least one compound which brings about the precipitation of the at least one inorganic material, a continuous aqueous phase (ii), and optionally at least one compound which brings about the polymerization of the at least one precursor compound, this being present in the disperse phase (i), in the continuous aqueous phase (ii) or in both phases (i) and (ii), (b) adding at least one precursor compound of the at least one inorganic material to the emulsion from step (a), so as to form the at least one inorganic material by precipitation in the disperse phase, (c) optionally adding at least one compound which brings about the polymerization of the at least one precursor compound of the at least one polymeric organic material if this has not been done in step (a), and (d) polymerizing the at least one precursor compound of the at least one polymeric organic material. The present invention additionally relates to nanoparticles producible by the process according to the invention, and to the use of inventive nanoparticles in optical, electronic, chemical, agro-chemical, medical, pharmaceutical and/or biotechnological systems or for the administration of at least one active ingredient.. ... Basf Se

08/13/15 / #20150225357

Bleach catalysts

The present disclosure relates to specific acylhydrazone compounds, their use as oxidation catalysts and to a process for removing stains and soil on textiles and hard surfaces. The compounds are substituted with a specific cyclic ammonium group adjacent to the acyl group.. ... Basf Se

08/13/15 / #20150225339

Fluorinated polymerizable compound

The invention relates to a polymerizable compound of formula (i), where rf represents a monovalent fluorinated organic radical of 1 to 18 carbon atoms and 35 to 85 wt % of fluorine, r1 represents a moiety from the group consisting of cyclic or acyclic alkylene of 5 to 14 carbon atoms, arylene, diarylenealkane and dialkylene-substituted aryl, b represents —o— or —n(r2)—, r2 represents hydrogen, an aliphatic hydrocarbyl moiety of 1 to 12 carbon atoms or a monovalent fluorinated organic radical of 1 to 18 carbon atoms and 35 to 85 wt % of fluorine, x represents a polymeric polyol having two or more repeating units and after removal of two oh groups, e represents —o— or —n(r3)—, r3 represents a hydrocarbyl moiety of 1 to 12 carbon atoms or a hydrogen atom, y represents a chemical bond or a divalent moiety of 2 to 20 carbon atoms, and z represents an organic moiety comprising a polymerizable building-block group. The invention further discloses a process for forming this compound, polymers comprising the polymerizable compound of the invention and the use of said polymers for coating a surface.. ... Basf Se

08/13/15 / #20150225336

Process for the purification of a polycarbodiimide

A process for purifying a polycarbodiimide comprising (a) providing a mixture comprising a polycarbodiimide and a carbodiimidization catalyst; (b) separating carbodiimidization catalyst from the polycarbodiimide by subjecting the mixture according to (a) to a first distillation, (c) adding an entrainer to the first bottom product obtained from (b) to obtain a mixture; (d) further separating carbodiimidization catalyst from the polycarbodiimide by subjecting the mixture obtained from (c) to a second distillation.. . ... Basf Se

08/13/15 / #20150224480

Process for producing sn-comprising catalysts

The present invention relates to a process for producing a supported tin-comprising catalyst, wherein a solution (s) comprising tin nitrate and at least one complexing agent is applied to the support, where the solution (s) does not comprise any solid or has a solids content of not more than 0.5% by weight based on the total amount of dissolved components.. . ... Basf Se

08/06/15 / #20150218408

Radiation-curable formulations with high adhesion

. . . . . . . . . . Described are radiation-curable formulations which produce coatings having high adhesion to sheets and low contraction. Also described is use of the radiation-curable formulations, and processes for coating sheets by means of these formulations.. ... Basf Se

08/06/15 / #20150218393

Stable uv absorber composition

The invention relates to a novel stabilizer mixture comprising certain uv absorbers and specific (meth)acrylates, which are stable during storage and which are easily miscible with radiation curable coatings.. . ... Basf Se

08/06/15 / #20150218328

Rubber material with barrier material made of cycloolefin copolymers

The use of a certain copolymer is described for reducing the gas-permeability of rubber material. A rubber material provided with a barrier material in the form of the copolymer is also described. ... Basf Se

08/06/15 / #20150217923

Use of protected n-hydroxyimide derivates and transition metal as oxygen scavenger system in transparent polyolefin films

An oxygen-scavenging composition containing (i) a polymeric resin, (ii) an organic oxidation additive based on a cyclic oxyimide, (iii) a metal salt, preferably a transition metal salt, (iv) a sacrificial oxidizable substrate, and optionally, (v) an additional component; wherein components (i) and (iv) are different.. . ... Basf Se

08/06/15 / #20150216914

Microorganisms inhibiting the formation of axillary malodor

Described are microorganisms which are able to suppress the production of malodorous compounds by axillary bacteria. Also described are compositions comprising such microorganisms as well as the use of such microorganisms in cosmetic, prophylactic or therapeutic applications.. ... Basf Se

07/30/15 / #20150214526

Electrochemical cells comprising reaction products of polyimides

. . . . . . Electrochemical cell comprising (a) at least one anode as component (a), (b) at least one cathode as component (b), (c) at least one non-aqueous electrolyte as component (c), (d) at least one separator positioned between anode (a) and cathode (b), as component (d), characterized in that separator (d) is manufactured from at least one polyimide selected from reaction products of (a) at least one polyimide selected from condensation products of (α) at least one polyisocyanate having on average at least two isocyanate groups per molecule and (β) at least one polycarboxylic acid having at least 3 cooh groups per molecule or an anhydride or ester thereof, and (b) at least one diol or triol, and subsequently optionally reacted with (c) at least one polyisocyanate having on average at least two isocyanate groups per molecule.. . ... Basf Se

07/30/15 / #20150211017

Herbicide-resistant sunflower plants and methods of use

Novel herbicide-resistant sunflower plants designated as mut31 and herbicide-resistant descendents thereof are provided. The mut31 sunflower plants and the herbicide-resistant descendents thereof comprise increased resistance to at least one imidazolinone herbicide, when compared to wild-type sunflower plants. ... Basf Se

07/30/15 / #20150210956

Lubricant composition comprising acyclic hindered amines

A lubricant composition including an acyclic amine compound. A method of lubricating a system including a fluoro-polymer seal with the lubricant composition is also provided. ... Basf Se

07/30/15 / #20150210952

Lubricant composition comprising hindered cyclic amines

A lubricant composition includes a base oil and a cyclic amine compound. A method of lubricating a system including a fluoropolymer seal with the lubricant composition is also provided. ... Basf Se

07/30/15 / #20150210817

Melamine resin foam material comprising an anorganic filler material having a high density

A melamine-formaldehyde foam comprises from 80% to 98% by weight of at least one inorganic filling material, based on the total weight of the at least one inorganic filling material plus melmine-formaldehyde precondensate used for foam production, wherein the at least one inoganic filling material has a density of at least 3 g/cm3.. . ... Basf Se

07/30/15 / #20150210804

Hyperbranched phosphoric acid esters

The present invention is directed to a process for preparing hyperbranched phosphoric acid esters as well as a hyper-branched phosphoric acid ester, its use for dispersing solid substances and in the production of water- and/or solvent-based coatings and paints, printing inks and/or plastics such as unsaturated polyesters, pvc or plastisols and a pigment dispersion comprising the at least one hyperbranched phosphoric acid ester or salt thereof and its use as a component in paints or lacquers.. . ... Basf Se

07/30/15 / #20150210723

Low volatile amine salts of anionic pesticides

The present invention relates to a salt comprising an anionic pesticide and a cationic polyamine of the formula (a) or (b) as described in the description. The invention further relates to an agrochemical composition comprising said salt. ... Basf Se

07/30/15 / #20150210551

Graphite nanoplatelets and compositions

Disclosed are graphite nanoplatelets produced by a process which comprises thermal plasma expansion of intercalated graphite to produce expanded graphite followed by exfoliation of the expanded graphite, where the exfoliation step is selected from ultrasonication, wet milling and controlled caviation and where greater than 95% of the graphite nanoplatelets have a thickness of from about 0.34 nm to about 50 nm and a length and width of from about 500 nm to about 50 microns. The intercalated graphite is intercalated for example with a mixture of sulfuric and nitric acids. ... Basf Se

07/30/15 / #20150209739

Method and device for feeding at least one chemical substance into a main process stream

The present invention concerns a method and a device for feeding at least one chemical substance into a main process stream. The method of the invention comprises the steps of providing a concentrated stream of said chemical substance, mixing said concentrated stream with a diluent stream to provided a diluted stream of said chemical substance, injecting said diluted stream of said chemical substance into said main process stream, wherein said mixing of said concentrated stream with said diluent stream is effected by injecting a jet of either one of said concentrated stream or said diluent stream into the respective other stream. ... Basf Se

07/23/15 / #20150203935

Metal leach and recovery process

. . The present invention relates to a metal leach and recovery process. The process involves subjecting a metal bearing material to a reactive process by combining said metal bearing material with a leaching agent to liberate at least one metal value and forming a first aqueous leach pulp. ... Basf Se

07/23/15 / #20150203783

Polymer for lubricant compositions and method of forming the same

A polymer comprises a polymeric backbone, at least one piperidine ester moiety extending from the polymeric back-bone, and generally at least one c8 to c22 ester moiety extending from the polymeric backbone. The polymer is useful for adjusting the total base number and viscosity index of a lubricant composition. ... Basf Se

07/23/15 / #20150203735

Antifreeze concentrate with corrosion protection and aqueous coolant composition produced therefrom

Antifreeze concentrate with corrosion protection which is suitable for coolants and heat transfer fluids and comprises freezing point-lowering liquids and also particular sulfur-comprising organic compounds, inorganic molybdate salts, inorganic phosphate salts and aliphatic, cycloaliphatic or aromatic monocarboxylic, dicarboxylic or tricarboxylic acids as corrosion inhibitors. Aqueous coolant compositions which are suitable for cooling an internal combustion engine whose cooling apparatus has been made of aluminum using a soldering process using a fluoroaluminate flux can be obtained therefrom.. ... Basf Se

07/16/15 / #20150197776

Novel microbial succinic acid producers and purification of succinic acid

. . The present invention relates to bacterial strains, capable of utilizing glycerol as a carbon source for the fermentative production of succinic acid, wherein said strains are genetically modified so that they comprise a deregulation of their endogenous pyruvate-formate-lyase enzyme activity, as well as to methods of producing organic acids, in particular succinic acid, by making use of such microorganism. The present invention also relates to the downstream processing of the produced organic acids by cation exchange chromatography.. ... Basf Se

07/16/15 / #20150197617

Combination foam

The combination foam comprises a matrix composed of polyurethane foam and foamed particles of thermoplastic polyurethane comprised therein, where matrix and particles are each made up of polyol components and polyisocyanate components, wherein at least 50% by weight of the basic building blocks forming the polyol component of the matrix and particles are identical and at least 50% by weight of the basic building blocks forming the polyisocyanate component of the matrix and particles are identical.. . ... Basf Se

07/16/15 / #20150197599

Process for organocatalytic ring-opening polymerization

The present invention relates to a process for organocatalytic ring-opening polymerization of at least one monomer m suitable for ring-opening polymerization, or of mixtures thereof, wherein, in a step (i), at least one n-heterocyclic compound is subjected in the presence of at least one zerevitinov-active compound z1 to a temperature of at least 80° c. For a period of at least 30 seconds and, in a step (ii), the monomer m is added and reacted.. ... Basf Se

07/16/15 / #20150196031

Screening assay for insecticides

The present invention relates to polypeptides, preferably from drosophila melanogaster (dmshal) as target for insecticides.. . ... Basf Se

07/09/15 / #20150192854

Composition for manufacturing integrated circuit devices, optical devices, micromachines and mechanical precision devices

. . . . . . . . A composition comprising a quaternary ammonium compound for developing photoresists applied to semiconductor substrates is provided. A method for manufacturing integrated circuit devices, optical devices, micromachines and mechanical precision devices is also provided. ... Basf Se

07/09/15 / #20150191673

Lubricating oil compositions containing a halide seal compatibility additive and a second seal compatibility additive

This disclosure is directed to an additive package for a lubricant composition that provides improved fluoropolymer compatibility. The additive package comprises a halide seal compatibility additive and a second seal compatibility additive. ... Basf Se

07/09/15 / #20150191620

Fast-drying, radiation-curable coating compounds

Described are low-viscosity radiation-curable coating compositions, which dry at a relatively low temperature to give coatings featuring high scratch resistance and flexibility. Also described are processes for producing the low-viscosity radiation-curable coating compositions, and the use thereof.. ... Basf Se

07/09/15 / #20150191606

Use of vanadium-containing particles as a biocide

The use of vanadium-containing particles, in particular vanadium pentoxide particles and/or vanadyl acetylacetonate particles, as a biocide is herewith suggested. Moreover, a biocidal composition comprising such vanadium-containing particles, a method for preventing biofouling of a substrate and a method of imparting biocidal properties to the surface of a substrate are suggested.. ... Basf Se

07/09/15 / #20150191377

Concentration of suspensions

A process of concentrating an aqueous suspension of solid particles, whereby an aqueous suspension of solid particles is introduced into a vessel, an organic polymeric flocculant is added to the aqueous suspension of solid particles thereby forming flocculated solids, the flocculated solids are allowed to settle to form a bed of solids in suspension at the lower end of the vessel, and the bed of solids are flowed from the vessel as an underflow, in which a portion of the bed of solids or underflow is transferred as a recycle stream to the vessel into or above the bed of solids. Furthermore, an active agent is added to the solids in the recycle stream. ... Basf Se

07/02/15 / #20150183989

Thermoplastic polyurethane composition

. . . . A thermoplastic polyurethane composition includes a thermoplastic polyurethane (tpu) and a polyoxymethylene. The thermoplastic polyurethane composition comprises 50 to 95 parts by weight of the tpu and 5 to 50 parts by weight of the polyoxymethylene, per 100 parts by weight of the thermoplastic polyurethane composition. ... Basf Se

07/02/15 / #20150183955

Black colorant mixture

A black colorant mixture comprising a bis-oxodihydro-indolylene-benzodifuranone colorant and a perylene colorant is disclosed which provides high blackness and nir transparency combined with low conductivity for organic coating films used in display devices. Especially, a black matrix for color filter applications and black column spacers are described used in lcd devices. ... Basf Se

07/02/15 / #20150183283

Valve for an inflatable hose section

Valve for an inflatable flexible tube section comprising a tubular shaft, and also a valve base, connected adhesively and around the entire periphery to an end of the shaft, wherein the valve base has been manufactured from a thermoplastic polyurethane.. . ... Basf Se

06/25/15 / #20150180037

Polymer for use as protective layers and other components in electrochemical cells

. . . . Polymers for use as protective layers and other components in electrochemical cells are provided. In some embodiments, the electrochemical cell is a lithium-based electrochemical cell.. ... Basf Se

06/25/15 / #20150175936

Use of alkoxylated non-ionic surfactants as additive in aqueous membrane cleaning compositions

The object of the present invention relates to the use of an branched alkoxylated non-ionic surfactant as an additive to an aqueous membrane cleaning composition, wherein the surfactant has an hlbd value of 9 to 12.5 and an average degree of branching bs≧1.5 and wherein the surfactant has the following formula: (i), wherein r is a c8-c18 linear or branched hydrocarbon chain, x is o or n, r1, r2 and r3 independently of one another are hydrogen, methyl, ethyl, propyl, isopropyl, or a mixture of these, n has a value of from 1 to 8, m has a value of from 1 to 8, p has a value of from 0 to 8.. . ... Basf Se

06/25/15 / #20150175845

Process for the manufacture of semiconductor devices comprising the chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) of iii-v material in the presence of a cmp composition comprising a specific non-ionic surfactant

A process for the manufacture of semiconductor devices comprising the chemical-mechanical polishing of a substrate or layer containing at least one iii-v material in the presence of a chemical-mechanical polishing composition (q1) comprising (a) inorganic particles, organic particles, or a mixture or composite thereof, (b) at least one amphiphilic non-ionic surfactant having (b1) at least one hydrophobic group; and (b2) at least one hydrophilic group selected from the group consisting of polyoxyalkylene groups comprising (b22) oxyalkylene monomer units other than oxyethylene monomer units; and (m) an aqueous medium.. . ... Basf Se

06/25/15 / #20150175544

Multicomponent crystalline system comprising deferasirox and isonicotinamide and a process for the preparation thereof

The present invention refers to a multicomponent crystalline system (co-crystal) comprising a compound of formula (1) (4-[3,5-bis(2-hydroxyphenyl)-1h-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl]benzoic acid; inn: deferasirox) formula (1) and a compound of formula (2) (isonicotinamide; pyridine-4-carboxamide) formula (2), as well as to a process for obtaining the same.. . ... Basf Se

06/25/15 / #20150174564

Pt-pd diesel oxidation catalyst with co/hc light-off and hc storage function

A diesel oxidation catalyst for the treatment of exhaust gas emissions, such as the oxidation of unburned hydrocarbons (hc), and carbon monoxide (co) and the reduction of nitrogen oxides (nox) is described. More particularly, the present invention is directed to a washcoat composition comprising high silica to alumina zeolite and platinum and palladium such that the zeolite minimizes negative interactions of these platinum group metals with the zeolite.. ... Basf Se

06/25/15 / #20150174556

Process for producing a supported silver catalyst

Process for producing a supported silver catalyst, which comprises (a) reacting oxalic acid with an alkali metal base in a solvent, preferably water, to the second equivalence point of oxalic acid to give alkali metal oxalate; (b) reacting the alkali metal oxalate obtained according to (a) with silver salt in a solvent, preferably water, to give silver oxalate; (c) forming a complexation of the silver oxalate obtained according to (b) with a diamine compound in a solvent, preferably water, to give a diamine-silver oxalate complex.. . ... Basf Se

06/25/15 / #20150173354

Aqueous composition comprising dicamba and a drift control agent

The present invention relates to an aqueous composition comprising dicamba and a drift control agent; to a method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting water and said composition, and optionally further pesticides; to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or unde-sired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment; and finally to a use of the alkoxylate of the formula (i) as defined below for reducing the wind drift of an aqueous composition comprising a pesticide.. . ... Basf Se

06/25/15 / #20150173349

Agroformulation comprising copolymer of an amide, polyalkylene glycol (meth)acrylate, and alkyl (meth)acrylate

The present invention provides a composition comprising a pesticide and a copolymer, which contains in polymerized form an amide (monomer a) containing at least one of n-vinyllactame, n—c1-c6 alkyl acrylamide and n,n-di-c1-c6 alkyl acrylamide; a poly(c2-6 alkylene glycol) (meth)acrylate and/or a mono c1-22 alkyl terminated poly(c2-6 alkylene glycol) (meth)acrylate (monomer b); and a c1-c8 alkyl (meth)acrylate (monomer c). Further on, it provides a process for preparing said composition by contacting the pesticide and the copolymer; a method for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or unwanted plant growth and/or unwanted insect or mite infestation and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein said composition is caused to act on the respective pests, their habitat or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, to the soil and/or to unwanted plants and/or the crop plants and/or their habitat; and a plant propagation material comprising said composition.. ... Basf Se

06/18/15 / #20150171350

Dinuclear metal complexes comprising carbene ligands and the use thereof in oleds

. . . . The present invention relates to dinuclear metal-carbene complexes comprising a central atom selected from platinum and palladium, where both metal atoms are cyclometalated to the same aromatic group, to oleds (organic light-emitting diodes) which comprise such complexes, to a device selected from the group consisting of illuminating elements, stationary visual display units and mobile visual display units comprising such an oled, to the use of such a metal-carbene complex in oleds, for example as emitter, matrix material, charge transport material and/or charge or exciton blocker.. . ... Basf Se

06/18/15 / #20150167139

Method for coating light alloy rims

The present invention relates to a method for coating light alloy rims, to coating materials for use in this method, and to the coated light alloy rims obtained in this way.. . ... Basf Se

06/18/15 / #20150166926

Use of carboxylic acid esters as lubricants

The presently claimed invention is directed to the use of carboxylic acid esters which are obtained by reacting aliphatic dicarboxylic acids and a mixture of structurally different monoalcohols having 10 carbon atoms as lubricants and a process for their preparation.. . ... Basf Se

06/18/15 / #20150166769

Flame-retardant thermoplastic polyurethane based on metal hydroxides and polyesterols

The present invention relates to compositions comprising at least one thermo-plastic polyurethane, at least one metal hydroxide, and at least one phosphorus-containing flame retardant, where the thermoplastic polyurethane is a thermo-plastic polyurethane based on at least one diisocyanate and on at least one polyesterdiol, and has a weight-average molar mass in the range from 50 000 g/mol to 200 000 g/mol, measured by means of gpc. The present invention further relates to the use of compositions of this type for producing cable sheathing.. ... Basf Se

06/18/15 / #20150166702

Hydrophilic, low acid content polymers as stabilizers for water-based emulsions

A hydrophilic low acid content resin includes a polymerization product of a mixture including at least one (meth)acrylate and at least one (meth)acrylic acid; wherein the resin is water soluble; and the resin exhibits an acid value from 0 to about 120.. . ... Basf Se

06/18/15 / #20150166461

Process for the preparation of nitrated aromatics and mixtures thereof

A process for the preparation of mononitroaromatics and dinitroaromatics, in which a hydrate melt of at least one metal nitrate m(no3)3 is used as a nitrating medium, it being possible for m to be the metals fe, cr, y, la, ce, al, bi and in, and the metal nitrate having a water content of from 4 to 9 mol of water per m(no3)3, leads to simplifications of the process and improved yields.. . ... Basf Se

06/18/15 / #20150166455

Extraction column and process for extracting a constituent from a fluid

The present invention relates to an extraction column 1 having a vertically aligned column body 2 which is cylindrical at least in sections and forms a column cavity 3 having a horizontal maximum extent, with provision in the column body 2 of at least one first feed 4 for an extractant, at least one second feed 5 for the fluid to be extracted and at least one outlet 6 for the extract mixture and at least one outlet for the raffinate. In the inventive extraction column 1, a vertically aligned divider 7 arranged within the column cavity 3 subdivides the column cavity 3 into a plurality of vertically aligned and horizontally divided regions, the horizontal maximum extent of each region being less than the horizontal maximum extent of the column cavity 3. ... Basf Se

06/18/15 / #20150166270

Method for transporting expanded thermoplastic polymer particles

The invention relates to a method for transporting foamed thermoplastic polymer particles (3) from a container (5, 9) through at least one pipe (7, 11), wherein, for transporting the foamed thermoplastic polymer particles (3), a gas stream is applied through the pipe (7, 11). The foamed thermoplastic polymer particles (3) are wetted with a water comprising lubricant.. ... Basf Se

06/18/15 / #20150165250

Method for diluting and/or ejecting clouds of flammable gases

The invention relates to the use of a gas or liquid-jet curtain generated by spraying non-flammable gases or liquids for diluting and/or ejecting clouds of flammable gases, the density of which does not exceed the density of air, from containments that have one or more outer openings, and also to a method for diluting and/or ejecting clouds of flammable gases, the density of which does not exceed the density of air, from containments that have one or more outer openings, wherein, by spraying non-flammable gases or liquids at at least one outer opening, a gas or liquid-jet curtain is generated that dilutes the clouds of flammable gases situated in the containment or bears them in the direction of the at least one outer opening and thus ejects them.. . ... Basf Se

06/11/15 / #20150159103

Quaternized nitrogen compounds and use thereof as additives in fuels and lubricants

. . The present invention relates to novel quaternized nitrogen compounds, to the preparation thereof and to the use thereof as a fuel and lubricant additive, more particularly as a detergent additive; to additive packages which comprise these compounds; and to fuels and lubricants thus additized. The present invention further relates to the use of these quaternized nitrogen compounds as a fuel additive for reducing or preventing deposits in the injection systems of direct-injection diesel engines, especially in common-rail injection systems, for reducing the fuel consumption of direct-injection diesel engines, especially of diesel engines with common-rail injection systems, and for minimizing power loss in direct-injection diesel engines, especially in diesel engines with common-rail injection systems.. ... Basf Se

06/11/15 / #20150159073

Biodegradable anti-accretion additive for water-based drilling fluids

The use of gelatin-based copolymers containing at least one grafted side chain formed from ethylenically unsaturated compounds as an anti-accretion additive is proposed for water-based drilling fluids in the development, exploitation and completion of underground mineral oil and natural gas deposits and in deep wells. These copolymers are water-soluble and have good biodegradability.. ... Basf Se

06/11/15 / #20150159050

Chemical mechanical polishing composition comprising polyvinyl phosphonic acid and its derivatives

A chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition comprising: (a) inorganic particles, organic particles, or a mixture or composite thereof, (b) at least one type of an organic polymeric compound as a dispersing agent or charge reversal agent comprising a phosphonate (p(═o)(or1)(0r2) or phosphonic acid (p(═o)(oh)2) moiety or their deprotonated forms as pendant groups, wherein r1 is alkyl, aryl, alkylaryl, or arylalkyl, r2 is h, alkyl, aryl, alkylaryl, or arylalkyl, and (c) an aqueous medium.. . ... Basf Se

06/11/15 / #20150158781

Encapsulated particle

An encapsulated particle includes a core particle and a polyurethane layer. The polyurethane layer is disposed about the core particle and includes the reaction product of an isocyanate and a polyol component. ... Basf Se

06/11/15 / #20150158323

Method for manufacturing security elements and holograms

The present invention relates to a method for forming a surface relief microstructure, especially an optically variable image (an optically variable device) on a transparent or translucent substrate and a product obtainable using the method. A further aspect of the invention is the use for the prevention of counterfeit or reproduction of a document of value and a method of forming a coating showing an angle dependent color change.. ... Basf Se

06/11/15 / #20150158011

Thermal separation process

A thermal separation process between a gas ascending in a separating column and a liquid descending in the separating column, which comprise (meth)acrylic monomers, wherein the separating column comprises a sequence of crossflow mass transfer trays, the crossflow mass transfer trays of which have passage orifices for the ascending gas in crossflow direction both in front of and beyond a downcomer for the descending liquid, and such crossflow mass transfer trays and one such crossflow mass transfer tray in a sequence of crossflow mass transfer trays present in a separating column.. . ... Basf Se

06/11/15 / #20150157012

Highly concentrated aqueous formulation comprising an anionic pesticide and a base

The present invention relates to an aqueous composition comprising at least 200 g/l of an anionic pesticide and at least 50 g/l of an inorganic base. It further relates to a method for preparing the composition comprising the step of contacting the anionic pesticide and the inorganic base; a method of combating harmful insects and/or phytopathogenic fungi, which comprises contacting plants, seed, soil or habitat of plants in or on which the harmful insects and/or phytopathogenic fungi are growing or may grow, plants, seed or soil to be protected from attack or infestation by said harmful insects and/or phytopathogenic fungi with an effective amount of the composition; and to a method of controlling undesired vegetation, which comprises allowing a herbicidal effective amount of the composition to act on plants, their habitat or on seed of said plants.. ... Basf Se

06/04/15 / #20150152349

Polytetrahydrobenzoxazines and bistetrahydrobenzoxazines and use thereof as a fuel additive or lubricant additive

. . . . Polytetrahydrobenzoxazines and bistetrahydrobenzoxazines, obtainable by (a) reacting at least one diamine of the formula h2n-a-nh2 with a c1- to c12-aldehyde and a c1- to c8-alkanol at 20 to 80° c. With elimination and removal of water, (b) reacting the condensation product from (a) with a phenol which bears a long-chain substituent at 30 to 120° c., and optionally (c) heating the reaction product from (b) to 125 to 280° c. ... Basf Se

06/04/15 / #20150152045

Reactive ionic liquids

The invention relates to reactive ionic liquids containing organic cations with groups or substituents which are susceptible to electrochemical reduction and anions obtained from fluoroalkyl phosphates, fluoroalkyl phosphinates, fluoroalkyl phosphonates, acetates, triflates, imides, methides, borates, phosphates and/or aluminates, for use in electrochemical cells, such as lithium ion batteries and double-layer capacitors.. . ... Basf Se

06/04/15 / #20150151278

Supported noble metal-comprising catalyst for oxidative dehydrogenation or epoxidation

Supported noble metal-comprising catalysts which can be obtained by a1) application of a noble metal compound, optionally in admixture with additives acting as promoters, to a support material, then drying, and a2) application of a reducing agent to a support material, then drying, wherein steps a1) and a2) are repeated simultaneously or in alternating turns, or wherein either of the compounds is applied entirely and then the other one is applied entirely, b) optionally afterwards drying of the resulting product, and c) subsequent calcination, its use, especially for oxidative dehydrogenation and a process for producing it.. . ... Basf Se

06/04/15 / #20150150249

Drift control agent comprising polypropylene glycol and a triblock polymer

The present invention relates to a method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting a pesticide formulation, water, and a tank mix adjuvant which comprises a polypropylene glycol and a triblock polymer comprising at least one polyethyleneoxide moiety and at least one polypropyleneoxide moiety; to the tank mix adjuvant; to a pesticide formulation comprising the tank mix adjuvant: to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the tank mix is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment, and to a use of the tank mix adjuvant or reducing the wind drift of a pesticide formulation.. . ... Basf Se

05/28/15 / #20150148464

Flame retardant compositions of phosphinic acid salts and nitroxyl derivatives

. . The present invention relates to flame retardant polymer compositions which comprise mixtures of salts of phosphinic acids and 2,2,6,6-tetraalkylpiperidines. The mixtures are especially useful for the manufacture of flame retardant compositions based on thermoplastic polymers.. ... Basf Se

05/28/15 / #20150147800

Malonate decarboxylases for industrial applications

The present invention relates to a method for the enzymatic decarboxylation of malonic acid (propanedioic acid) derivatives catalyzed by enzymes structurally and/or functionally related to arylmalonate decarboxylase (amdase) as isolated from microorganisms of the genus bordetella. The present invention also relates to novel enzymes with a decarboxylase activity, useful for performing the claimed method, mutants thereof, corresponding coding sequences and expression systems, methods of preparing said novel enzymes, and screening methods for obtaining further suitable enzymes also having said decarboxylase activity.. ... Basf Se

05/28/15 / #20150147493

Nir-inert substrates comprising bis-oxodihydroindolylen-benzodifuranones

A method for producing infra-red inert substrates, including moulded polymeric articles, films, fibers and coatings and other organic and inorganic materials, by incorporating into the substrate or onto the surface of the substrate an effective amount of a dispersed bis-oxodihydroindolylen-benzodifuranone colourant. The thus obtained, also claimed substrates so produced are reflective and transparent to much of the near infra red radiation not reflected. ... Basf Se

05/28/15 / #20150147362

Easily formulated zinc oxide powder

The present disclosure relates to polymeric siloxane coated zinc oxide powders having a mean particle size number distribution (d50) ranging from about 300 nm to about 600 nm and their use in sunscreen compositions. The relatively high surface area (in relation to particles of <100 nm) avoids agglomeration resulting in ease of formulation and high dispersal of the particles which tends toward less light scatter and hence better transparency in formulations. ... Basf Se

05/28/15 / #20150144192

Solar cell structure

The invention relates to a solar cell structure (10) having at least one transparent photovoltaic cell (42), in particular having a dye solar cell or a thin-film semiconductor cell. It comprises at least one polymer layer (36) which is provided with a fluorescent material, or a mixture of a plurality of fluorescent materials, and covers the at least one transparent photovoltaic cell (42).. ... Basf Se

05/21/15 / #20150141702

Process for hydroformylation of olefins

. . In the hydroformylation of olefins having 6 to 20 carbon atoms in the presence of a cobalt catalyst in the presence of an aqueous phase with thorough mixing in a reactor, a hydroformylation products-containing first stream is withdrawn at the top of the reactor and an aqueous phase-containing second stream is withdrawn from the bottom of the reactor. The flow rate of the second stream is controlled in accordance with a temperature which is measured at a point in the bottom of the reactor or in a line leading out of the bottom of the reactor. ... Basf Se

05/21/15 / #20150141691

Method for producing carboxylic acid esters

The invention relates to a method for producing carboxylic esters by converting a carboxylic acid or a carboxylic acid anhydride or a mixture thereof with an alcohol in a reaction system comprising one or more reactors, wherein reaction water is distilled as alcohol-water-azeotrope with the vapors, the vapors are at least partially condensed, the condensate is separated into an aqueous phase and an organic phase and said organic phase is supplied at least partially back into said reaction system. Components boiling lower than the alcohol are at least partially removed from said returned organic phase such as wherein components boiling lower than alcohol are evaporated and/or distilled off. ... Basf Se

05/21/15 / #20150141253

Crystalline form b of 1,5-dimethyl-6-thioxo-3-(2,2,7-trifluoro-3-oxo-4-(prop-2-ynyl)-3,4-dihydro-2h-benzo[b][1,4]oxazin-6-yl)-1,3,5-triazinane-2,4-dione

The present invention relates to a novel crystalline form b of 1,5-dimethyl-6-thioxo-3-(2,2,7-trifluoro-3-oxo-4-(prop-2-ynyl)-3,4-dihydro-2h-benzo[b][1,4]oxazin-6-yl)-1,3,5-triazinane-2,4-dione the invention also relates to a process for the production of this crystalline form and formulations for plant protection which contains the novel crystalline form of 1,5-dimethyl-6-thioxo-3-(2,2,7-trifluoro-3-oxo-4-(prop-2-ynyl)-3,4-dihydro-2h-benzo[b][1,4]oxazin-6-yl)-1,3,5-triazinane-2,4-dione.. . ... Basf Se

05/21/15 / #20150141242

Liquid concentrate formulation containing a pyripyropene insecticide ii

The present invention relates to a liquid concentrate formulation comprising a pyripyropene pesticide of the formula i as defined below and an alkoxylated aliphatic alcohol as an adjuvant. Moreover, the invention relates to the use of the formulations for the treatment of plants and seed and to corresponding methods.. ... Basf Se

05/21/15 / #20150137504

Printing diffraction gratings on paper and board

A method and an apparatus for forming a surface relief microstructure, especially an optically variable image on a paper substrate are provided, the method comprising the steps of: a) applying a curable composition to at least a portion of the frontside of the paper substrate; b) contacting at least a portion of the curable composition with surface relief microstructure, especially optically variable image forming means; c) curing the composition by using at least one uv lamp (1, 2, 3) which is arranged on the backside of the paper substrate; d) optionally depositing a layer of a transparent high refractive index material and/or a metallic layer on at least a portion of the cured composition, wherein the lamp (1, 2, 3) having emission peak(s) in the uv-a and near vis range and the curable composition comprises at least a photoinitiator which absorbs in the uv-a region and preferably in the near vis range. A paper product obtainable uses the method and an apparatus for forming a surface relief microstructure on a paper substrate. ... Basf Se

05/07/15 / #20150126751

Phenacene compounds for organic electronics

Phenacene compounds of formula (i) are disclosed. All the variables in the formula are the same as defined in the description. ... Basf Se

05/07/15 / #20150126639

Use of aqueous hybrid binders and alkyd systems for coating agents

The present invention relates to aqueous hybrid binders comprising an aqueous polymer dispersion (pd), and also 0.01%-5% by weight of a photoinitiator, and also to aqueous alkyd systems comprising a water-soluble alkyd resin or an aqueous alkyd or polyurethane emulsion or dispersion, and also 0.01%-5% by weight of a photoinitiator, and to the use thereof in coating compositions, more particularly in coating materials.. . ... Basf Se

05/07/15 / #20150126560

Pesticidal mixtures

The present invention relates to a mixture comprising [(3s,4r,4ar,6s,6as,12r,12as,12bs)-3-(cyclopropanecarbonyloxy)-6,12-dihydroxy-4,6a,12b-trimethyl-11-oxo-9-(pyridin-3-yl)-1,2,3,4,4a,5,6,6a,12a,12b-decahydro-11h,12h-benzo[f]pyrano[4,3-b]chromen-4-yl]methyl cyclopropanecarboxylate and a fungicidal compound ii in synergistic effective amounts, to the use of this mixture for controlling pests and for improving the plant health and to plant propagation material comprising this mixture.. . ... Basf Se

05/07/15 / #20150126520

Multicomponent crystals comprising imatinib mesilate and selected co-crystal formers

Novel solid forms of imatinib mesilate comprising as active ingredient 4-[(4-methyl-1-piperazinyl)methyl]-n-[4-methyl-3-[[4-(3-pyridinyl)-2-pyrimidinyl]amino]-phenyl]-benzamide methanesulfonic acid salt and as co-crystal former benzoic acid, fumaric acid or succinic acid are described. The said multi-component crystalline forms possess improved physical and biological properties with respect to the crystalline forms of the active pharmaceutical ingredient previously known.. ... Basf Se

05/07/15 / #20150126371

Pyrazolopyrans having herbicidal and pharmaceutical properties

The present invention relates to a pyrazolopyran of the general formula i wherein the variables are defined according to the description, including a tautomer, salt, cleavable prodrug, or mixtures thereof, in particular to said pyrazolopyran for use as a medicament and/or an inhibitor of the enzyme serinehydroxymethyltransferase (shmt). The invention also relates to a process the preparation of a pyrazolopyran of the formula i, to compositions comprising said compound and processes for the preparation of these compositions. ... Basf Se

05/07/15 / #20150126363

Agroformulation comprising copolymer of acrylic acid, poly(alkylene glycol) (meth)acrylate, and alkyl (meth)acrylate

The present invention provides a composition comprising a pesticide and a copolymer, which contains in polymerized form acrylic acid and/or methacrylic acid (monomer a); a mono c12-c22 alkyl terminated poly(c2-6 alkylene glycol)(meth)acrylate (monomer b); and a c1-c8 alkyl(meth)acrylate (monomer c). Further on, it provides a process for preparing said composition by contacting the pesticide and the copolymer; a method for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or unwanted plant growth and/or unwanted insect or mite infestation and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein said composition is caused to act on the respective pests, their habitat or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, to the soil and/or to unwanted plants and/or the crop plants and/or their habitat; and a plant propagation material comprising said composition.. ... Basf Se

05/07/15 / #20150125936

Laccases for bio-bleaching

Provided herein are isolated laccase enzymes and nucleic acids encoding them. Also provided are mediators for laccase reactions. ... Basf Se

05/07/15 / #20150124268

Detector for optically detecting at least one object

A detector (110) for optically detecting at least one object (112) is proposed. The detector (110) comprises at least one optical sensor (114). ... Basf Se

05/07/15 / #20150123090

Method for the deposition of an organic material

The present invention relates to a method for the deposition of at least one layer of an organic material on a substrate by (a) providing a source of a solid organic material in an atmosphere at a pressure comprised between 50 and 200 kpa, (b) heating said organic material to a first temperature to produce a vapor of said organic material, (c) exposing at least one surface of a substrate having a second temperature lower than said first temperature to said vapor to deposit organic material from said vapor onto said at least one surface of said substrate.. . ... Basf Se

05/07/15 / #20150123025

Heat carrier medium for magnetocaloric materials

What is described is the use of alcohols, alcoholamines, diols, polyols or mixtures thereof in heat carrier media or as heat carrier media which are in contact with magnetocaloric materials.. . ... Basf Se

05/07/15 / #20150122418

Pressure-sensitive adhesives comprising low molecular weight acid-functional acrylic resins and methods of making and using same

Disclosed herein are compositions comprising a first copolymer derived from monomers comprising a (meth)acrylate monomer, an acid monomer, and optionally at least one additional monomer selected from the group consisting of styrene, α-methyl-styrene, vinyl toluene, and mixtures thereof, wherein the first copolymer is derived in the absence of a molecular weight regulator and wherein the first copolymer has a weight average molecular weight of less than 10,000 daltons, and methods of making the same. The compositions and methods disclosed can be used, for instance, in pressure-sensitive adhesive applications.. ... Basf Se

04/30/15 / #20150119531

Method for producing water-absorbent polymer particles with improved properties

. . . . . . . . The present invention relates to a process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles having an improved profile of properties, comprising thermal surface postcrosslinking in the presence of a salt of a polyvalent metal cation and a complexing anion and subsequent aftertreatment, the aftertreatment comprising coating with a salt of a polyvalent metal cation and a non-complexing anion, and remoisturization with further drying.. . ... Basf Se

04/30/15 / #20150119485

Method for producing low-chlorine polybiphenyl sulfone polymers

The present invention relates to a process for the production of low-chlorine-content polybiphenyl sulfone polymers, to the polybiphenyl sulfone polymers obtainable in this way, to polybiphenyl sulfone polymers with less than 800 ppm content of organically bonded chlorine, to thermoplastic molding compositions and moldings, fibers, films, membranes, or foams comprising the polybiphenyl sulfone polymers mentioned, and also to their use for the production of moldings, of fibers, of films, of membranes, or of foams.. . ... Basf Se

04/30/15 / #20150119249

Substituted n-(tetrazol-5-yl)- and n-(triazol-5-yl)pyridin-3-yl-carboxamide compounds and their use as herbicides

N-(tetrazol-5-yl)- and n-(triazol-5-yl)pyridin-3-yl-carboxamides of formula i and their use as herbicides, formula i. The invention relates to n-(tetrazol-5-yl)- and n-(triazol-5-yl)pyridin-3-yl-carboxamides of formula i and their use as herbicides. ... Basf Se

04/30/15 / #20150119239

Agrochemical compositions

The present invention related to an agrochemical composition comprising at least one protoporphyrinogen-ix oxidase inhibitor as defined in the claims and description and at least one inhibitor of complex ii of the respiratory chain as defined in the claims and description. The invention further relates to the use of this composition for controlling undesired vegetation, for the desiccation and/or defoliation of plants, for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and for increasing the health of plants. ... Basf Se

04/30/15 / #20150118845

Chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition comprising two types of corrosion inhibitors

A chemical-mechanical polishing (“cmp”) composition (p) comprising (a) inorganic particles, organic particles, or a mixture or composite thereof, (b) at least one type of a/-heterocyclic compound as corrosion inhibitor, (c) at least one type of a further corrosion inhibitor selected from the group consisting of: (c1) an acetylene alcohol, and (c2) a salt or an adduct of (c2a) an amine, and (c2b) a carboxylic acid comprising an amide moiety, (d) at least one type of an oxidizing agent, (e) at least one type of a complexing agent, and (f) an aqueous medium.. . ... Basf Se

04/30/15 / #20150118733

Alpha-amylase variants stabilized against dimerization and/or multimerization, method for the production thereof, and detergents and cleansers containing these alpha-amylase variants

The present invention relates to α-amylase variants that are stabilized to dimerization and/or multimerization, in particular at elevated temperatures or high ph, by point mutagenesis of positively polarized or charged or neutral surface amino acids to give more negatively polarized or charged amino acids. The invention further relates to methods of increasing the stability of an α-amylase to dimerization and/or multimerization brought about by electrostatic interactions whereby at least one amino acid residue on the surface of the starting molecule, which makes a neutral or positively polar or charged contribution to the electrostatic potential of said molecule, is replaced with a more negatively polar or negatively charged amino acid residue. ... Basf Se

04/30/15 / #20150113864

Use of a complex ester to reduce fuel consumption

The use of a complex ester obtainable by esterification reaction between aliphatic linear or branched c2- to c12-dicarboxylic acids, aliphatic linear or branched polyhydroxy alcohols with 3 to 6 hydroxyl groups, and, as chain stopping agents, aliphatic linear or branched c1- to c30-monocarboxylic acids or aliphatic linear or branched monobasic c1- to c30-alcohols, as an additive in a fuel for reducing fuel consumption in the operation of an internal combustion engine with this fuel.. . ... Basf Se

04/30/15 / #20150113859

Use of polyalkylene glycol to reduce fuel consumption

The use of a polyalkylene glycol of formula ho—(a—o)p—(ch2ch2—o)m—(a—o)q—h wherein a is a c3- to c20-alkylene group or a mixture of such alkylene groups, m is a number of from 2 to 100 and p and q are each numbers of from 1 to 100, as an additive in a fuel for reducing fuel consumption in the operation of an internal combustion engine with this fuel.. . ... Basf Se

04/23/15 / #20150112031

Process for preparing a block copolymer

. . The present invention relates to a process for preparing a block copolymer comprising polyarylene ether and polyalkylene oxide blocks, comprising the reaction of an ho-terminated polyarylene ether with a monomeric alkylene oxide. The present invention also relates to a block copolymer obtainable from this process. ... Basf Se

04/23/15 / #20150111337

Phenanthro[9,10-b]furan polymers and small molecules for electronic applications

Phenanthro[9,10-b]furan polymers and small molecules for electronic applications. The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula (i), (ii), (viii), (ix) and compounds of formula (viii), or (ix), wherein y, y15, y16 and y17 are independently of each other a group of formula (i), or (ii), and their use as organic semiconductor in organic electronic devices, especially in organic photovoltaics and photodiodes, or in a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. ... Basf Se

04/23/15 / #20150110556

Compositions comprising asphalt and electrically neutral copolymer dispersions

A composition is provided for use in a pavement surface, comprising (a) asphalt in an amount of from 40 to 70 parts by weight; (b) an electrically neutral copolymer in an amount of from greater than 0 to 10 parts by weight; (c) an emulsifier in an amount of from 0.1 to 4 parts by weight; (d) an acid or a base in an amount of from 0.1 to 4 parts by weight; and (e) water in an amount of from 25 to 60 parts by weight. A method of making a composition, a method of applying a composition, and a paved surface is also disclosed.. ... Basf Se

04/23/15 / #20150108415

Quinolinium dyes with fluorinated counter anion for dye sensitized solar cells

The present invention relates to an electrode layer comprising a porous film made of oxide semiconductor fine particles sensitized with a quinolinium dye having a fluorinated counteranion. Moreover the present invention relates to a photoelectric conversion device comprising said electrode layer, a dye sensitized solar cell comprising said photoelectric conversion device and to novel quinolinium dyes having a fluorinated counteranion.. ... Basf Se

04/23/15 / #20150107753

Method for producing a composite body comprising a particle foam molded part connected to a hollow body in a force-closed manner

The invention relates to a process for producing a composite structure comprising a main structure and an external shell connected to the main structure, where the main structure comprises a molded foam obtainable from prefoamed foam particles and the external shell comprises a hollow structure open at one end or at two opposite ends, and where a frictional connection is formed between the molded foam and the hollow structure.. . ... Basf Se

04/16/15 / #20150105479

Catalytically active body for the synthesis of dimethyl ether from synthesis gas

. . . . . . The invention relates to a catalytically active body for the synthesis of dimethyl ether from synthesis gas. In particular, the invention relates to an improved catalytically active body for the synthesis of dimethyl ether, whereby the components of the active body comprise a methanol active component and an acid component comprising a zeolitic material being crystallized by means of one or more alkenyltrialkylammonium cation r1r2r3r4n+-containing compounds as structure directing agent. ... Basf Se

04/16/15 / #20150104851

Method for the biocatalytic cyclization of terpenes and cyclase mutants employable therein

The present invention relates to novel mutants with cyclase activity and use thereof in a method for biocatalytic cyclization of terpenes, such as in particular for the production of isopulegol by cyclization of citronellal; a method for the preparation of menthol and methods for the biocatalytic conversion of further compounds with structural motifs similar to terpene.. . ... Basf Se

04/16/15 / #20150104573

Process for preparing metal oxide coated aluminium effect pigments

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a coloured effect pigment, comprising: (i) coating aluminium-based substrate particles in an aqueous coating medium with at least one metal oxide layer, wherein the metal oxide is selected from a titanium oxide, an iron oxide, or any mixture thereof, (ii) providing a mixture of the coated aluminium-based substrate particles and a particulate inorganic non-metallic material in the aqueous coating medium by adding the particulate inorganic non-metallic material to the aqueous coating medium, and (iii) separating the mixture of the coated aluminium-based substrate particles and the particulate inorganic non-metallic material from the aqueous coating medium and subjecting the separated mixture to a thermal drying step so as to obtain a dry coloured effect pigment material.. . ... Basf Se

04/16/15 / #20150104487

Formulation and use thereof

A formulation is claimed, which contains at least one protective substance that is active with respect to cellulose-containing materials, such as wood-containing building materials in the form of solid wood or wood-based materials, and at least one specific compound with dispersing properties. The dispersants are branched comb-shaped polymers with polyether side chains, naphthalene-sulfonate-formaldehyde condensation products, melamine-sulfonate-formaldehyde condensation products and phosphatized polycondensation products. ... Basf Se

04/09/15 / #20150099843

Aqueous binder compositions

The present invention relates to aqueous binder compositions which are based on aqueous multistage polymer dispersions, to the uses of such binder compositions, and to coating compositions comprising them. The aqueous binder composition comprises: a) a polymer p in the form of an aqueous multistage polymer dispersion of dispersed polymer particles, where the polymer particles comprise a first polymer having a glass transition temperature of at least 30° c. ... Basf Se

04/09/15 / #20150099631

Crystalline form a of 1,5-dimethyl-6-thioxo-3-(2,2,7-trifluoro-3-oxo-4-(prop-2-ynyl)-3,4-dihydro-2h-benzo[b][1,4]oxazin-6-yl)-1,3,5-triazinane-2,4-dione

The present invention relates to a novel crystalline form a of 1,5-dimethyl-6-thioxo-3-(2,2,7-trifluoro-3-oxo-4-(prop-2-ynyl)-3,4-dihydro-2h-benzo[b][1,4]oxazin-6-yl)-1,3,5-triazinane-2,4-dione. The invention also relates to a process for the production of this crystalline form and formulations for plant protection which contains the novel crystalline form of 1,5-dimethyl-6-thioxo-3-(2,2,7-trifluoro-3-oxo-4-(prop-2-ynyl)-3,4-dihydro-2h-benzo[b][1,4]oxazin-6-yl)-1,3,5-triazinane-2,4-dione.. ... Basf Se

04/09/15 / #20150099361

Process for the manufacture of semiconductor devices comprising the chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) of iii-v material in the presence of a cmp composition comprising a compound containing an n-heterocycle

A process for the manufacture of semiconductor devices is provided. The process comprises the chemical-mechanical polishing of a substrate or layer containing at least one iii-v material in the presence of a chemical-mechanical polishing composition (q1) comprising (a) inorganic particles, organic particles, or a mixture or composite thereof, (b) a polymer comprising at least one n-heterocycle, and (m) an aqueous medium and whereas q1 has a ph of from 1.5 to 4.5.. ... Basf Se

04/09/15 / #20150099196

Sodium-oxygen cells

The present invention relates to sodium oxygen cells comprising (a) at least one anode comprising sodium, (b) at least one gas diffusion electrode comprising at least one porous support, and (c) a liquid electrolyte comprising at least one aprotic glycol diether with a molecular weight mn of not more than 350 g/mol. The present invention further relates to the use of the invention sodium oxygen cells and to a process for preparing sodium supperoxide of formula nao2.. ... Basf Se

04/09/15 / #20150097136

Non-aqueous sound-absorbing compound with a solvent-free polyacrylate binder

A description is given of a nonaqueous sound deadener composition comprising (a) a nonpulverulent, solvent-free polyacrylate binder having a k value in the range from 10 to 35, measured as a 1% strength solution in tetrahydrofuran; and (b) inorganic fillers. Also described is a method for damping oscillations or vibrations of components of vehicles and machines, using the sound deadener composition of the invention.. ... Basf Se

04/02/15 / #20150090934

Odor-inhibiting compositions

. . . . . . The present invention relates to odor-inhibiting compositions comprising water-absorbing polymer particles and metal peroxides, and to the production thereof.. . ... Basf Se

04/02/15 / #20150090088

Method and system for extracting buds from a stalk of a graminaceous plant

The present invention relates to a method for extracting buds 8 from a stalk 1 of a graminaceous plant. The method comprises the steps of obtaining at least one stalk half 7 by cutting the stalk 1 in longitudinal direction l of the stalk 1, automatically detecting a bud 8 on the stalk half 7 and cutting out a vegetal tissue comprising the bud 8 based on the detected position of the bud 8. ... Basf Se

03/26/15 / #20150087796

New cationic polymers

. . . . . . . . New water soluble cationic copolymers derived from n-vinyl amide monomers and ethylenically unsaturated compounds bearing cationic groups.. . ... Basf Se

03/26/15 / #20150087755

Isoindolo[2, 1-a]quinazoline derivatives for stabilization of organic materials

The present invention relates to a composition, which comprises a) an organic material susceptible to oxidative, thermal or light-induced degradation, which is a polymer, an oligohydroxy compound, a wax, a fat or a mineral oil, with the proviso that the polymer is not a polypeptide, agar-agar or a component of agar-agar and the oligohydroxy compound is not glucose or a component of agar-agar; and b) a compound of formula (i) n is 1, 2, 3 or 4; when n is 1, r5 is h, c1-c30-alkyl, c3-c10-cycloalkyl, c6-c10-aryl, which is unsubstituted or substituted by c1-c8-alkyl, c1-c8-alkoxy, halogen or one phenyl, c7-c13-aralkyl, c2-c22-alkenyl, c3-c12-alkinyl, oh, c1-c30-alkyloxy, c3-c10-cycloalkyloxy, c6-c12-aryloxy, c7-c13-aralkyloxy, hydroxy-c1-c8-alkyl, carboxy-c1-c12-alkyl, c1-c12-alkoxycarbonyl-c1-c12-alkyl, c2-c30-alkyl, which is interrupted by one or more oxygen atoms, c2-c16-alkyl, which is interrupted by one sulfur atom, or nr′1r′2; when n is 2, r5 is c1-c12-alkane-diyl, c6-c14-arylene, c4-c8-cycloalkane-bis-(c1-c4-alkylene), c6-c14-arene-bis-(c1-c4-alkylene), c4-c24-alkane-diyl, which is interrupted by one or more oxygen atoms, c4-c20-alkane-diyl, which is interrupted by one or more —nh—, —n(c1-c8-alkyl)- or —n(hydroxy-c1-c8-alkyl)-, piperazine-n,n′-bis-(c1-c4-alkylene) or c2-c10-alkane-diyl, which is interrupted by one sulfur atom; r1 to r4 and r6 to r9 are each independently from each other h, c1-c12-alkyl, c3-c10-cycloalkyl, c3-c22-alkenyl, c1-c12-alkoxy, c1-c12-alkylsulfanyl, hydroxy-c1-c8-alkyl, halogen, nr″1r″2, no2, cn, phenyl, phenyloxy or r1 and r2 or r2 and r3 or r3 and r4 or r6 and r7 or r7 and r8 or r8 and r9 are linked together to form a five- or 6-membered alicylic, aromatic or heterocyclic ring together with their 2 corresponding carbons atoms, to which they are attached.. . ... Basf Se

03/26/15 / #20150087657

Multicomponent crystalline system of voriconazole with fumaric acid

A novel solid form of voriconazole comprises the active ingredient (2r,3s)-2-(2,4-difluorophenyl)-3-(5-fluoropyrimidin-4-yl)-1-(1h-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl)butan-2-ol and fumaric acid. The solid composition comprising the two components shows improved properties such as water solubility, crystallization behavior and stability.. ... Basf Se

03/26/15 / #20150087511

Pesticidal mixtures

The present invention relates to synergistic mixtures comprising, as active components one insecticidal compound i selected from the group of acrinathrin, allethrin, alpha-cypermethrin, beta-cypermethrin, bifenthrin, cycloprothrin, cyfluthrin, cypermethrin, cyphenothrin, deltamethrin, dimefluthrin, esfenvalerate, etofenprox, fenpropathrin, fenvalerate, flucythrinate, imiprothrin, permethrin, prallethrin, profluthrin, pyrethrin i, pyrethrin ii, resmethrin, silafluofen, tau-fluvalinate, tetramethrin, theta-cypermethrin, tralomethrin, transfluthrin and zeta-cypermethrin; and one fungicidal compound ii selected from the group of azoxystrobin, coumethoxystrobin, coumoxystrobin, dimoxystrobin, enestroburin, fluoxastrobin, kresoxim-methyl, metominostrobin, orysastrobin, picoxystrobin, pyraclostrobin, pyrametostrobin, pyraoxystrobin, pyribencarb, trifloxysstrobin, 2-(ortho-((2,5-dimethylphenyl-oxymethylen)phenyl)-3-methoxy-acrylic acid methyl ester, 2-(2-(3-(2,6-dichlorophenyl)-1-methyl-allylideneaminooxymethyl)-phenyl)-2-methoxyimino-n-methyl-acetamide in synergistic effective amounts.. . ... Basf Se

03/26/15 / #20150087109

Dyketopyrrolopyrrole polymers for use in organic semiconductor devices

The present invention relates to polymers comprising one or more (repeating) unit(s) of the formula *a-d* (i), or a polymer of formula *a-dxb-dy* (ii), or *a-drb-dsa-etb-eu (iii), and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially in organic photovoltaics (solar cells) and photodiodes, or in a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. ... Basf Se

03/26/15 / #20150086734

Use of aqueous polyanion-polyethyleneimine solutions for producing polymer films with oxygen-barrier properties

The use of an aqueous solution comprising at least one polyanion and at least one high molecular weight polyethyleneimine is described, for providing oxygen barrier properties to a polymer film. The polyanion is a polymer comprising acid groups neutralized with a base selected from the group consisting of inorganic bases and monovalent organic bases and having a weight average molecular weight of at least 10000 g/mol.. ... Basf Se

03/26/15 / #20150086491

Use of physiological cooling active ingredients, and agents containing such active ingredients

The invention relates to a trpm8 modulator for achieving a cooling effect on the skin or a mucous membrane.. . ... Basf Se

03/26/15 / #20150083604

Thiazole compounds as additives in electrolyte solutions in electrochemical cells and batteries

The present invention relates to an electrolyte solution comprising at least one solvent as component a, at least one electrolyte as component b and from 0.1 to 20% by weight, based on the total electrolyte solution, of at least one heteroaromatic compound of the general formula (i) as component c, the use of such a compound in electrolyte solutions, the use of such an electrolyte solution in an electrochemical cell or for metal plating, and also electrochemical cells comprising a corresponding electrolyte solution.. . ... Basf Se

03/26/15 / #20150082695

Method and system for extracting buds from a stalk of a graminaceous plant

The present invention relates to a method for extracting buds 8 from a stalk 1 of a graminaceous plant comprising the steps of automatically detecting a bud 8 on the stalk 1 and cutting out a vegetal tissue comprising the bud 8 based on the detected position of the bud 8. According to the method the step of detecting the bud 8 on the stalk 1 comprises obtaining the longitudinal position of the bud 8 in the longitudinal direction of the stalk 1 and the circumferential angle position of the bud 8 on a cross section of the stalk 1, said longitudinal position and circumferential angle position defining the position of the bud 8. ... Basf Se

03/19/15 / #20150080600

Process for preparing isocyanates

. . . . The present invention relates to gas phase phosgenation of amines for preparation of isocyanates. In the present invention, phosgene is prepared by reacting chlorine with an excess of carbon monoxide in a gas phase. ... Basf Se

03/19/15 / #20150080217

Granules obtainable by milling pesticide and silica, addition of adjuvant, and fluidized bed granulation

The present invention relates to a method for preparing granules comprising the steps of a) preparing an adjuvanted slurry by milling an aqueous composition al containing a pesticide and a silica absorbent to yield a pesticidal slurry, and adding an adjuvant to the pesticidal slurry; and b) granulating the adjuvanted slurry, wherein the granulation comprises a fluidized bed granulation or sprouted bed granulation. It further relates to granules obtainable be said method comprising 1 to 30 wt % of the pesticide, 10 to 35 wt % of the adjuvant, 8 to 30 wt % of the silica absorbent, and wherein the weight ratio of the silica gel to the adjuvant is from 2/1 to 1/3,5, and finally to a method for controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired plant growth and/or undesired attack by insects or mites and/or for regulating the growth of plants, where the granules obtainable by said method are allowed to act on the particular pests, their habitat or the plants to be protected from the particular pest, the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the useful plants and/or their habitat.. ... Basf Se

03/19/15 / #20150079412

Tinted clear coatings uv stabilized with 2-hydroxy phenyl triazine

The present invention pertains to tinted clear coating compositions comprising (a) a 2-hydroxy phenyl triazine uv absorber, (b) a pigment, and (c) a binder and to coatings obtained by applying such compositions to a substrate.. . ... Basf Se

03/19/15 / #20150076784

Jounce bumper assembly

A striker compresses a bumper of a jounce bumper assembly. The striker includes a contact surface configured to face the bumper of the jounce bumper assembly. ... Basf Se

03/12/15 / #20150072863

Process for producing nanoparticles and their use in the production of high-temperature superconductors

. . Known processes for the production of nanoparticles of compounds of the transition metals zr, ti, ta, rare earths (re), mn, and fe via microemulsions lead to products that contain impurities from the reactants, particularly water, which make the further use of said nanoparticles difficult, for instance in high-temperature super conductors (htsc). It is proposed that the nanoparticles be produced via anhydrous microemulsions having an outer phase composed of a nonpolar solvent and inner phase composed of a polar anhydrous solvent. ... Basf Se

03/12/15 / #20150072856

Adjuvants based on optionally alkoxylated reaction products of glycerol carbonate and alkylamines

The present invention relates to a composition comprising a pesticide and an adjuvant selected from a carbamate of the formula (i), a carbamate of the formula (ii), or a polymer, which is obtainable by polymerization of at least one alkylene oxide and a carbamate of the formula (i) and/or (ii) as defined below. The invention further relates to a method of preparing said composition by bringing the adjuvant and the pesticide into contact; to a polymer, which is obtainable by the polymerization as defined below, and which consists of the compounds of the formula (iii) or (iv) as defined below; to a method of preparing said polymer by first reacting a glycerol carbonate and an amine of the formula r—nh2 yielding the carbamate of the formula (i) and/or (ii); followed by polymerization of at least one alkylene oxide and the carbamate of the formula (i) and/or (ii); to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired plant growth and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein said composition is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the crop plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or on the crop plants and/or on their environment; and to seed containing said composition.. ... Basf Se

03/12/15 / #20150072153

Biodisintegratable composite foils

The use of an aqueous polyurethane dispersion adhesive is described for producing biodisintegratable composite foils where at least two substrates are adhesive-bonded to one another with use of the polyurethane dispersion adhesive, where at least one of the substrates is a biodisintegrable polymer foil. At least 60% by weight of the polyurethane is composed of diisocyanates, polyesterdiols, and at least one bifunctional carboxylic acid selected from dihydroxycarboxylic acids and diaminocarboxylic acids.. ... Basf Se

03/12/15 / #20150071867

Hair cosmetic composition which comprises a plant lecithin

Described is a hair cosmetic composition which comprises at least one plant lecithin, at least one anionic surfactant, and at least one fatty alcohol.. . ... Basf Se

03/05/15 / #20150065677

Process for producing aromatic polyether sulfones

. . . . . . The process for producing aromatic polyether sulfones via reaction of a dichlorodiphenyl sulfone component with a bisphenol component as monomers in the presence of alkali metal carbonate in the melt in the absence of solvents and diluents comprises carrying out the reaction in a mixing kneader which is operated with a shear rate in the range from 5 to 500 s−1.. . ... Basf Se

03/05/15 / #20150065594

Process for producing water-absorbing polymer particles

A process for preparing water-absorbing polymer particles, comprising polymerisation of a foamed aqueous monomer solution or suspension, drying, grinding and classification, whereas the process further comprising adjusting the amount of foaming agent in the aqueous monomer solution by admixing the aqueous monomer solution with a foaming agent of 1% to 15% by weight based on the amount of ethylenically unsaturated monomer and keeping the solution on a pressure of 6 bar to 15 bar and then expanding the solution.. . ... Basf Se

03/05/15 / #20150065343

Acrylamide compounds for combating invertebrate pests

The present invention relates to acrylamide compounds which are useful for combating or controlling invertebrate pests, in particular arthropod pests and nematodes, and to a method for producing them. The invention also relates to a method for controlling invertebrate pests by using these compounds and to plant propagation material and to an agricultural and a veterinary composition comprising said compounds.. ... Basf Se

03/05/15 / #20150064624

Oxime ester photoinitiators

Oxime ester compounds of the formula i, ii, iii, iv or v, wherein z is for example (formula a); z1 for is no2, unsubstituted or substituted c7-c20aroyl or unsubstituted or substituted c4-c20heteroaroyl; provided that at least one z1 is other than no2; z2 is for example unsubstituted or substituted c7-c20aroyl; r1, r2, r3, r4, r5 and r6 for example are hydrogen, halogen, or unsubstituted or substituted c1-c20alkyl, unsubstituted or substituted c6-c20aryl, or unsubstituted or substituted c4-c20heteroaryl; r9, r10, r11, r12 and r13 for example are hydrogen, halogen, or16, unsubstituted or substituted c1-c20alkyl; provided that r9 and r13 are neither hydrogen nor fluorine; r14 is for example unsubstituted or substituted c6-c20aryl or c3-c20heteroaryl q is for example c6-c20arylene or c3-c20heteroarylene; q1 is —c1-c20alkylene-co—; q2 is naphthoylene; q3 is for example phenylene; l is for example o-alkylene-o—; r15 is for example hydrogen or c1-c20alkyl; r20 is for example hydrogen, or unsubstituted or substituted c1-c20alkyl; are effective photoinitiators.. . ... Basf Se

03/05/15 / #20150064599

Membrane electrode units for high temperature fuel cells with improved stability

The present invention relates to membrane electrode units (meu) for high temperature fuel cells having an improved stability and a process for their manufacture.. . ... Basf Se

03/05/15 / #20150064551

Lithium silicates

The invention relates to lithium perfluoroalkylfluorosilicates, to their preparation, and to their use as conductive salts in electrochemical cells, more particularly in lithium batteries, lithium ion batteries or lithium ion capacitors, and also to electrolytes or electrochemical cells comprising these lithium perfluoroalkylfluorosilicates.. . ... Basf Se

02/26/15 / #20150057388

Antistatic polyurethane

. . The invention relates to an antistatic polyurethane which comprises an antistatic additive comprising an ionic liquid and a process for producing such an antistatic polymer. The invention further relates to an antistatic shoe sole comprising an antistatic polyurethane according to the invention and the use of an ionic liquid as antistatic additive for polyurethane.. ... Basf Se

02/26/15 / #20150057208

Tear free baby cleanser

The present application directed to a unique combination of surfactants in concentrated form. In particular certain combinations of alkyl polyglucosides and polyglyceryl fatty acid esters when combined yield a cleansing concentrate which can be diluted to form tear free or mild cleanser.. ... Basf Se

02/26/15 / #20150056746

Diketopyrrolopyrrole polymers for use in organic field effect transistors

The present invention relates to polymers comprising a repeating unit of the formula i, or iii and their use as organic semiconductor in organic devices, especially an organic field effect transistor (ofet), or a device containing a diode and/or an organic field effect transistor. The polymers according to the invention have excellent solubility in organic solvents and excellent film-forming properties. ... Basf Se

02/26/15 / #20150056257

Emulsifiable granule obtainable by mixing an pesticidal emulsion with solid dispersant and extruding the resulting paste

The present invention relates to a method for preparing an emulsifiable granule comprising the steps of a) emulsifying water with a solution of a pesticide in a water-insoluble solvent, b) contacting the emulsion resulting from step a) and a solid dispersant containing a water-soluble polycarboxylate and a water-soluble anionic surfactant, and c) extruding the paste resulting from step b). The invention further relates to emulsifiable granules containing a water-insoluble solvent, a pesticide, which is dissolved in the water-insoluble solvent, a water-soluble polycarboxylate, and a water-soluble anionic surfactant.. ... Basf Se

02/19/15 / #20150051078

Glyphosate tank mix adjuvant comprising a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate

The present invention relates to a method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting a glyphosate formulation, water, and a tank mix adjuvant, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises a base selected from a carbonate or an alkali salt of a phosphate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of an aqueous liquid, which contains at least 50 g/l of the base, or in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base, wherein the tank mix has a tank mix acidity of at least ph 8.0, and wherein the tankmix contains at least 50 wt % water. The invention also relates to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the tank mix is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment.. ... Basf Se

02/19/15 / #20150051077

Liquid or particulate tank mix adjuvant comprising a base selected from a mixture of carbonate and hydrogencarbonate

The present invention relates to q method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting a pesticide formulation, water, and a tank mix adjuvant, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises a base, which contains a mixture of an alkali salt of carbonate and an alkali salt of hydrogencarbonate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of an aqueous liquid, which contains at least 50 g/l of the base, or in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base. The invention also relates to a use of a tank mix adjuvant for increasing the efficacy of a pesticide, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises a base, which contains a mixture of an alkali salt of carbonate and an alkali salt of hydrogencarbonate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of an aqueous liquid, which contains at least 50 g/l of the base, or in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base; to a tank mix adjuvant which comprises an auxiliary and a base, which contains a mixture of an alkali salt of carbonate and an alkali salt of hydrogencarbonate, wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of an aqueous liquid, which contains at least 50 g/l of the base; to a tank mix adjuvant which comprises an auxiliary and a base, which contains a mixture of an alkali salt of carbonate and an alkali salt of hydrogencarbonate, wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base; and to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the tank mix is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment.. ... Basf Se

02/19/15 / #20150051076

Solid particulate tank mix adjuvant comprising a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate

The present invention relates to q method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting a pesticide formulation, water, and a tank mix adjuvant, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base. The invention also relates to a use of a tank mix adjuvant for increasing the efficacy of a pesticide, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base; to a tank mix adjuvant which comprises an auxiliary and a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate, wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base; and to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the tank mix is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment.. ... Basf Se

02/12/15 / #20150045493

Radiation-curable coating compositions

. . Described are radiation-curable coating compositions which combine good hardness with high flexibility and enhanced tensile strength, as well as good tensile-at-break. The radiation-curable coating compositions comprise at least one urethane(meth)acrylate (a) having a molar mass mn of 100 to 500 g/mol and two ethylenically unsaturated double bonds per molecular and at least one monoethtlyenically unsaturated reactive diluent (b) which contains at least one cycloaliphatic or heterocyclic group.. ... Basf Se

02/12/15 / #20150045262

Lubricant compositions comprising trimethoxyboroxines and amine compounds to improve fluoropolymer seal compatibility

A lubricant composition including a boroxine compound is disclosed. An additive package including the boroxine compound is also disclosed. ... Basf Se

02/12/15 / #20150045261

Lubricant compositions comprising trimethoxyboroxine to improve fluoropolymer seal compatibility

A lubricant composition including a boroxine compound is disclosed. An additive package including the boroxine compound is also disclosed. ... Basf Se

02/12/15 / #20150044839

Photoresist stripping and cleaning composition, method of its preparation and its use

A photoresist stripping and cleaning composition free from n-alkylpyrrolidones and added quaternary ammonium hydroxides comprising a component (a) which comprises the polar organic solvents n-methylimidazole, dimethylsulfoxide and 1-aminopropane-2-ol.. . ... Basf Se

02/12/15 / #20150044702

Means and methods for assessing disorders related to impaired iron adsorption or energy metabolism

The present invention pertains to the field of diagnostics for iron adsorption disorder or impaired energy metabolism and toxicological assessments for risk stratification of chemical compounds. Specifically, it relates to a method for diagnosing iron adsorption disorder or impaired energy metabolism. ... Basf Se

02/12/15 / #20150044548

Electrode materials for electrical cells

The present invention relates to electrode materials for electrical cells, containing, as component (a), at least one polymer including polymer chains formed from identical or different monomer units selected from substituted and unsubstituted vinyl units and substituted and unsubstituted c2-c10-alkylene glycol units and containing at least one monomer unit -m1- including at least one thiolate group —s− or at least one end of a disulfide or polysulfide bridge —(s)m— in which m is an integer from 2 to 8, the thiolate group or the one end of the disulfide or polysulfide bridge —(s)m— in each case being bonded directly to a carbon atom of the monomer unit -m1-, and, as component (b), carbon in a polymorph containing at least 60% sp2-hybridized carbon atoms. The present invention also relates to electrical cells containing the inventive electrode material, to specific polymers, to processes for preparation, and to uses of the inventive cells.. ... Basf Se

02/12/15 / #20150044509

Sulfonium compounds, their preparation and use

Compounds of the formula (i), (ia) or (ib) wherein a1, and a− is for example (ii) is 1 or 2; x is c1-c4 alkylene or co; y is for example o, o(co), o(co)o, r1 is for example hydrogen, d-dsalkyl, c3-c30cycloalkyl, phenyl, naphthyl, anthracyl, phenanthryl, biphenylyl, fluorenyl or c3-c20heteroaryl, all of which optionally are substituted; r2 and r3 for example are c1-c10haloalkylene which is optionally substituted, or r2 and r3 are phenylene, which optionally is substituted; r4 is a group (a) or a group (b); r5 and r6 for example are c1-c20alkyl; or r4 and r5 or r4 and r6 together form a straight-chain c2-c6alkylene, r5 and r6 together form a straight-chain c2-c6alkylene; r7, r8, r9 and r10 ifor example are c1-c20alkyl; m for example is c1-c20alkylene, c2-c20alkenylene, c2-c20alkynylene; r25 and r26 are for example hydrogen, c1-c20alkyl; r27, r28, r29, r30 and r31 are for example hydrogen, c1-c20alkyl, c2-c20alkenyl, c3-c20cycloalkyl, or two radicals r27 and r28, r28 and r29, r29 and r30 and/or r30 and r31 together form a straight-chain c2-c6alkylene, or r25 and r27 together form 1,2-phenylene, r33 and r34 for example are hydrogen, c1-c20alkyl; r35, r36 and r37 for example are hydrogen, c1-c20alkyl; are suitable as thermo-acid generators.. . ... Basf Se

02/05/15 / #20150038668

Branched polyesters based on citric acid, their preparation and use

. . Branched polyesters obtained by polycondensation of citric acid with at least one poly-alcohol having at least two hydroxyl groups and, if desired, further polycarboxylic acid components, the molar ratio of citric acid to polyalcohol being 2.4:1 to 1:3.. . ... Basf Se

02/05/15 / #20150038656

Process for preparing polymers and reactor for performing the process

The invention relates to a process for preparing polymers from monomers and/or oligomers by adding a liquid comprising the monomers and/or oligomers dropwise to a continuous liquid phase in a reactor, the continuous liquid phase being immiscible with the liquid comprising the monomers and/or oligomers, and the monomers and/or oligomers reacting in the continuous liquid phase to give the polymer. The liquid comprising the monomers and/or oligomers is shaped to droplets outside the continuous liquid phase, which are subsequently introduced into the continuous liquid phase. ... Basf Se

02/05/15 / #20150038640

Novel polymer dispersants

The present invention relates to novel polymer dispersants and to a liquid compositions containing solid fine particles, such as organic or inorganic pigments and fillers, and the polymer dispersants. The polymer dispersants have at least one functional moiety of the formula i, which is bound to one of the termini or to the backbone of the polymer: (i) where # indicates the point of attachment to the terminus and/or to the polymer backbone; k is 0, 1, 2, 3 or 4, m is 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9, a is a chemical bond or a divalent moiety selected from the group consisting of c1-c6 alkylene, —o—(c2-c6 alkylene), —c(═o—o—(c2-c6 alkylene), —nr3—(c2-c6 alkylene) and c(═o)—nr3—(c2-c6 alkylene), where the c2-c6 alkylene part is attached to q; q is a divalent moiety selected from the group consisting of —o—, —nh— and —s—; r1 is independently selected from the group consisting of —oh, —cooh, —cooch3, —nh2, —nh(c1-c6 alkyl), —n(c1-c6 alkyl)2, —no2, —s(═o)2r4, c1-c20 alkyl, c1-c4 alkoxy, halogen, aryloxy, aryl, heteroaryl; r2 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, —s(═o)2r4, c1-c20 alkyl, c3-c10 cycloalkyl, aryl, heteroaryl, aryl-c1-c4-alkyl and heteroaryl-c1-c4-alkyl; r3 is selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, —s(═o)2r4, c1-c20 alkyl, c3-c10 cycloalkyl, aryl and heteroaryl; r4 is selected from the group consisting of oh, —nh2, —nh(c1-c6 alkyl), —n(c1-c6 alkyl)2, c1-c4 alkyl, c1-c4 alkoxy, aryl and heteroaryl.. ... Basf Se

02/05/15 / #20150037825

Means and methods for assessing hematopoietic toxicity

The present invention pertains to the field of diagnostics for hematopoietic toxicity and toxicological assessments for risk stratification of chemical compounds. Specifically, it relates to a method for diagnosing hematopoietic toxicity. ... Basf Se

02/05/15 / #20150037306

Adjuvant containing polyorganosiloxane and organic solvent for preparing a larvicidal tank mix

The present invention relates to a method for controlling insects comprising the steps of preparing a tankmix by mixing a larvicide and a liquid adjuvant, wherein the adjuvant is essentially free of the larvicide and contains at least 1 wt % polyorganosiloxane, and at least 20 wt % synthetic organic solvent; and applying the tankmix on a water surface. The invention further relates to a liquid adjuvant for preparing a larvicidal tankmix, wherein the adjuvant is essentially free of a larvicide and contains at least 1 wt % polyorganosiloxane, and at least 20 wt % synthetic organic solvent. ... Basf Se

02/05/15 / #20150035270

Thin aluminium flakes

The present invention relates to aluminium flakes having a thickness between 7 and 9 nm, coating compositions containing them and the use of the coating compositions for forming (security) products. When the compositions of the present invention are used in coating a hologram the obtained products show an extremely bright ovd image and extremely strong rainbow effect, high purity and contrast.. ... Basf Se

02/05/15 / #20150033987

Thin aluminum flakes

Described are thin plane-parallel aluminum flakes illustrated in fig. 1 having a thickness of up to 200 nm and comprising an inner layer of oxidized aluminium having a thickness of 0.5-30 nm, a process for the manufacture thereof and the use thereof, e.g. ... Basf Se

01/29/15 / #20150031879

Process for the synthesis of n-alkoxyamines

. . . . . . The present invention relates to novel processes for the preparation of sterically hindered amine ethers by the transformation of a corresponding oxo-piperidin to a hydroxy or amino substituted sterically hindered amine ether and the preparation of a n-propoxy or n-propenoxy substituted sterically hindered amine and some novel compounds obtainable by these processes. The compounds made by these processes are particularly effective in the stabilization of polymer compositions against harmful effects of light, oxygen and/or heat and as flame-retardants for polymers.. ... Basf Se

01/29/15 / #20150031590

Compositions comprising granules of phthalocyanines

The present invention relates to compositions comprising granules of phthalocyanine compounds, to a process for the preparation thereof, and to the use thereof in washing agent and additive formulations. The composition comprises a) at least one water-soluble phthalocyanine compound; b) at least one cross-linked polyvinylpyrrolidone component; c) at least one hydrophilic binding agent; and, optionally, d) further additives suitable for the preparation of solid agglomerates; and may be liquid, solid, paste-like or gel-like.. ... Basf Se

01/29/15 / #20150031572

Means and methods for assessing neuronal toxicity

The present invention pertains to the field of diagnostics for neuronal toxicity and toxicological assessments for risk stratification of chemical compounds. Specifically, it relates to a method for diagnosing neuronal toxicity. ... Basf Se

01/29/15 / #20150031539

Tank mix adjuvant comprising an alkyl polyglucoside and a base

The present invention relates to a method for preparing a tank mix, which comprises the step of contacting a pesticide formulation, water, and a tank mix adjuvant, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises an alkyl polyglucoside and a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of an aqueous liquid, which contains at least 50 g/l of the base, or in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base. The invention also relates to a use of a tank mix adjuvant for increasing the efficacy of a pesticide, wherein the tank mix adjuvant comprises an alkyl polyglucoside and a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate, and wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of an aqueous liquid, which contains at least 50 g/l of the base, or in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base; to a tank mix adjuvant which comprises an auxiliary, an alkyl polyglucoside and a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate, wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form of an aqueous liquid, which contains at least 50 g/l of the base; to a tank mix adjuvant which comprises an auxiliary, an alkyl polyglucoside and a base selected from a carbonate and/or a phosphate, wherein the tank mix adjuvant is present in form in form of a particulate solid, which contains at least 10 wt % of the base; and to a method of controlling phytopathogenic fungi and/or undesired vegetation and/or undesired insect or mite attack and/or for regulating the growth of plants, wherein the tank mix is allowed to act on the respective pests, their environment or the plants to be protected from the respective pest, on the soil and/or on undesired plants and/or the crop plants and/or their environment.. ... Basf Se

01/29/15 / #20150031535

Liquid concentrate formulation containing a pyripyropene insecticide iii

The present invention relates to a liquid concentrate formulation comprising a pyripyropene pesticide of the formula i as defined below and an alkoxylated aliphatic alcohol as an adjuvant. Moreover, the invention relates to the use of the formulations for the treatment of plants and seed and to corresponding methods.. ... Basf Se

01/29/15 / #20150030521

Ammonia oxidation reactor with internal filter element

A reaction vessel for oxidation of ammonia to nitrogen monoxide in the presence of a catalyst is provided. The catalyst can become dislodged during the oxidation. ... Basf Se

01/29/15 / #20150029638

Polyimides as dielectrics

Polyimides derived from a primary aromatic diamine and aromatic dianhydride mono-mer moieties, wherein one or more of said moieties contain at least one substituent on the aromatic ring selected from propyl and butyl, especially from isopropyl, isobutyl, tert.butyl, show good solubility and are well suitable as dielectric material in electronic devices such as capacitors and organic field effect transistors.. . ... Basf Se

01/29/15 / #20150027650

Process for the manufacture of paper and paperboard

The present invention concerns a process of making paper, board or paperboard in which a cellulosic thin stock is provided and subjected to one or more shear stages and then drained on a moving screen to form a sheet which is dried, wherein the process employs a treatment system which is applied to the thin stock, said treatment system comprising as components, a) a cationic organic polymer of charge density of at least 3.0 meq/g with a molar mass mw of up to 3 million daltons or poly aluminium chloride (pac), b) a cationic polymer having an average molar mass mw of at least 500,000 daltons and a charge density not exceeding 4.0 meq/g; c) a microparticulate material; in which components (b) and (c) are added to the cellulosic thin stock after the last shear stage before the head box and component (a) is added to the cellulosic thin stock before the said last shear stage.. . ... Basf Se

01/22/15 / #20150025169

Polymer-bound bisacylphosphine oxides

The invention pertains to an oligomer or polymer substituted by one or more bisacylphosphine oxide moieties, characterized in that said bisacylphosphine oxide moiety is linked via the phosphorous atom, optionally via a spacer group, to the oligomer or polymer backbone; as well as to specifically functionalized bisacylphosphine oxides, suitable to prepare said polymers or oligomers.. . ... Basf Se

01/22/15 / #20150020712

Process for preparing an effect pigment

The present invention relates to a process for preparing a coloured effect pigment, comprising the steps of (a) preparing in an aqueous coating medium at least one layer of a hydroxyl-containing metal oxide on a substrate, thereby obtaining in the aqueous coating medium a first coloured pigment material cpm1 comprising the substrate coated with the hydroxyl-containing metal oxide, wherein the substrate is made of aluminium or aluminium alloy which optionally comprises at least one passivating layer, and wherein the hydroxyl-containing metal oxide is a hydroxyl-containing iron oxide or a hydroxyl-containing titanium oxide or a mixture thereof, (b) providing the first coloured pigment material cpm1 in a liquid post-treatment medium comprising one or more high boiling organic liquids, and (c) heating the liquid post-treatment medium to a temperature of at least 90° c. So as to convert the first coloured pigment material cpm1 to a second coloured pigment material cpm2.. ... Basf Se

01/15/15 / #20150018544

Process for preparing transition metal-carbene complexes

. . . . . . . . Process for preparing cyclometallated transition metal-carbene complexes comprising at least one carbene ligand, which comprises reacting a ligand precursor with a base, an auxiliary reagent and a metal complex comprising at least one metal m1 (route a) or reacting the ligand precursor with a basic auxiliary reagent and a metal complex comprising at least one metal m1 (route b). The present invention further relates to the use of an auxiliary reagent selected from among salts comprising at least one metal selected from the group consisting of ag, hg, sb, mg, b and al together with a base in a process for preparing cyclometallated metal complexes.. ... Basf Se

01/15/15 / #20150018476

Fluorinated acrylate block copolymers with low dynamic surface tension

The present invention relates to a composition, comprising a binder resin, a block copolymer which comprises at least a block a and a block b, wherein the block a comprises monomer units derived from a compound selected from (meth)acrylic acid, a (meth)acrylic acid ester, a (meth)acrylamide, a vinyl aromatic compound, or any mixture thereof, the block b comprises monomer units derived from a compound selected from a fluorinated (meth)acrylic ester having the following formula (i): h2c═c(r1)(c(0)orf-1), wherein r1 is h or methyl; and rf-1 is an organic residue containing a perfluorinated c4-6alkyl group, a fluorinated alpha-olefin having the following formula (ii): h2c═ch(rf-2) (ii) wherein rf-2 is an organic residue containing a perfluorinated c4-6 alkyl group, i.e. —(cf2)3-5—cf3 or any mixture thereof.. ... Basf Se

01/15/15 / #20150018392

Liquid concentrate formulation containing a pyripyropene insecticide i

The present invention relates to a liquid concentrate formulation comprising a pyripyropene pesticide of the formula i as defined below and an alkoxylated aliphatic alcohol as an adjuvant. Moreover, the invention relates to the use of the formulations for the treatment of plants and seed and to corresponding methods.. ... Basf Se

01/15/15 / #20150018261

Post chemical-mechanical-polishing (post-cmp) cleaning composition comprising a specific sulfur-containing compound and a sugar alcohol or a polycarboxylic acid

A post chemical-mechanical-polishing (post-cmp) cleaning composition comprising: (a) at least one compound comprising at least one thiol (—sh), thioether (—sr1) or thiocarbonyl (>c═s) group, wherein r1 is alkyl, aryl, alkylaryl or arylalkyl, (b) at least one sugar alcohol which contains at least three hydroxyl (—oh) groups and does not comprise any carboxylic acid (—cooh) or carboxylate (—coo—) groups, and (c) an aqueous medium.. . ... Basf Se

01/15/15 / #20150018244

Means and methods for assessing hyperthyroidism

The present invention pertains to the field of diagnostics for hyperthyroidism and toxicological assessments for risk stratification of chemical compounds. Specifically, it relates to a method for diagnosing hyperthyroidism. ... Basf Se

01/15/15 / #20150018237

Means and methods for assessing bone disorders

The present invention pertains to the field of diagnostics for bone disorders and toxicological assessments for risk stratification of chemical compounds. Specifically, it relates to a method for diagnosing a bone disorder. ... Basf Se

01/15/15 / #20150018216

Composition comprising a pesticide and an alkoxylate of 2-propylheptylamine

The present invention relates to a composition comprising a pesticide and an alkoxylate. Moreover, the invention relates to the alkoxylate, to a process for its preparation and to its use as adjuvant in pesticide-comprising spray mixtures. ... Basf Se

01/15/15 / #20150017707

Storage-stable liquid dishwashing detergent containing protease and amylase

In a liquid dishwashing detergent comprising a protease and amylase, storage stability is to be improved. This is achieved through the use of a protease comprising an amino acid sequence having at least 70% identity over its total length with the amino acid sequence specified in seq id no. ... Basf Se

01/15/15 / #20150017667

Means and methods for assessing liver disorders

The present invention pertains to the field of diagnostics for liver disorders and toxicological assessments for risk stratification of chemical compounds. Specifically, it relates to a method for diagnosing liver disorders. ... Basf Se

01/15/15 / #20150017454

Chemical mechanical polishing (cmp) composition comprising a protein

Chemical mechanical polishing composition is provided. The composition comprises (a) inorganic particles, organic particles, or a mixture or composite thereof, (b) a protein, and (c) an aqueous medium.. ... Basf Se

01/08/15 / #20150011792

Process for preparing polyester alcohols

The invention relates to a process for preparing polyester alcohols by catalytic reaction of at least one at least polyfunctional carboxylic acid with at least one polyfunctional alcohol and/or by catalytic ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters in the presence of catalysts, wherein a zeolite is used as catalyst.. . ... Basf Se

01/08/15 / #20150011423

Means and methods for assessing kidney toxicity

The present invention pertains to the field of diagnostics for kidney toxicity and toxicological assessments for risk stratification of chemical compounds. Specifically, it relates to a method for diagnosing kidney toxicity. ... Basf Se

01/08/15 / #20150010928

Means and methods for assessing an endocrine disease or disorder

The present invention pertains to the field of diagnostics for an endocrine disease or disorder and assessments for risk stratification of chemical compounds. Specifically, it relates to a method for diagnosing an endocrine disease or disorder. ... Basf Se

01/08/15 / #20150007992

Use of terpolymers as fluid loss additives in well cementing

What is proposed is the use of a terpolymer comprising 5-95 mol % of 2-acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid, 5-95 mol % of n,n-dimethylacrylamide and 5-12 mol % of acrylic acid as a fluid loss additive in well cementing.. . ... Basf Se

01/08/15 / #20150007809

Method of digesting lignocellulosic material

A method of digesting lignocellulosic material includes the steps of providing the lignocellulosic material and a caustic composition having a ph of at least about 10. The caustic composition includes water, an alkaline- or alkaline earth-metal hydroxide, and up to about 1 percent by weight based on a total weight of the composition of a branched digestion additive. ... Basf Se

01/01/15 / #20150005497

Metal complexes with dibenzo[f,h]quinoxalines

. . This invention relates to electroluminescent metal complexes of the formula electronic devices comprising the metal complexes and their use in electronic devices, especially organic light emitting diodes (oleds). The metal complexes of formula (i) show high emission efficiency, excellent vaporizability, thermal stability, processing stability, high charge carrier mobilities, low turn-on voltage and high temperature stability of the emission color.. ... Basf Se

01/01/15 / #20150005168

Plants having increased tolerance to herbicides

The present invention refers to a method for controlling undesired vegetation at a plant cultivation site, the method comprising the steps of providing, at said site, a plant that comprises at least one nucleic acid comprising a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase or a mutated hydroxyphenyl pyruvate dioxygenase (mut-hppd) which is resistant or tolerant to a coumarone-derivative herbicide and/or a nucleotide sequence encoding a wild-type homogentisate solanesyl transferase or a mutated homogentisate solanesyl transferase (mut-hst) which is resistant or tolerant to a coumarone-derivative herbicide, and applying to said site an effective amount of said herbicide. The invention further refers to plants comprising mut-hppd, and methods of obtaining such plants.. ... Basf Se

01/01/15 / #20150004424

Coating system

A coating formed on a substrate is provided which coating comprises (a) an organic nir-transparent pigment and/or an inorganic nir-reflective pigment; (b) a dye having a transmittance of at least 75% in the range of from 700 to 2500 nm; and (c) optionally an effect pigment; wherein said coating exhibits a total solar reflectance (tsr) of (i) ≧40%, if 60<l*<100, or (ii) ≧30%, if 30<l*≧60, or (iii) ≧20%, if 0<l*≦30, wherein l* is the lightness. The coating is suitable for an exterior-use coating like an industrial coating or a coating for vehicles, especially an automotive finish, having improved jetness.. ... Basf Se

01/01/15 / #20150004109

Composition comprising active ingredient, oil and ionic liquid

The present invention relates to a liquid composition comprising a) an organic active ingredient which is sparingly water-soluble and sparingly oil-soluble, in dissolved form, b) an oil which is soluble in water at 20° c. To at most 20 g/l, and c) an ionic liquid comprising a cation and an anion as described below. ... Basf Se

01/01/15 / #20150000706

Method for cleaning deposits from equipment that have accumulated during a method for recovering nmp, by the introduction of hot water and agitation

A process is proposed for cleaning an apparatus to remove deposits from a process for the recovery of purified n-methylpyrrolidone (nmp) by evaporating nmp from a contaminated nmp stream which is obtained in a process for the extractive separation of acetylene from the reaction mixture of a partial oxidation of hydrocarbons after expulsion of the acetylene as a gas, wherein hot water is passed into the apparatus and is stirred.. . ... Basf Se








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