(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 23 November 2018 (23.11.2018)

Information valid as of: 03 June 2019 (03.06.2019)

Report generated on: 19 July 2019 (19.07.2019)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2019/06731104 April 2019 (04.04.2019) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2018/05210221 September 2018 (21.09.2018) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
15/717,264 (US)27 September 2017 (27.09.2017) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
B01D 15/00 (2006.01); B01D 1/00 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
RJ LEE GROUP, INC. [US/US]; 350 Hochberg Road Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146 (US) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
LEVINE, Alan M.; 339 Coleman Drive Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146 (US)
MONACO, Steven J.; 114 Grouse Ct. Venetia, Pennsylvania 15367 (US)
LEE, Richard J.; 3498 Meadowgate Drive Murrysville, Pennsylvania 15668 (US)

(74) Agent(s):
SILVERMAN, Arnold B.; Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC 600 Grant Street, 44th Floor Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219 (US)

(54) Title (EN): METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR CLARIFICATION OF PYROLYSIS OILS
(54) Title (FR): PROCÉDÉS ET APPAREIL DE CLARIFICATION D'HUILES DE PYROLYSE

(57) Abstract:
(EN): The present invention provides a method and apparatus for processing to improve the properties of pyrolysis oil and, as a result, the commercial value of the same. The net result is creation of an oil with a much lighter color in lieu of the black color, reducing or elimination the undesired sulfury/amine aroma and reducing the amount of PAH which is believed to be a carcinogen.
(FR): La présente invention concerne un procédé et un appareil de traitement permettant d'améliorer les propriétés d'une huile de pyrolyse et, par conséquent, sa valeur commerciale. Le résultat obtenu est la création d'une huile de couleur beaucoup plus claire que sa couleur généralement noire, la réduction ou l'élimination de l'odeur soufrée/aminée indésirable et la réduction de la quantité de PAH suspecté d'être carcinogène.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 07 March 2019 (07.03.2019) [US]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DJ, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JO, JP, KE, KG, KH, KN, KP, KR, KW, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM

Declarations:
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to claim the priority of the earlier application, where the applicant is not the applicant who filed the earlier application or where the applicant's name has changed since the filing of the earlier application (Rules 4.17(iii) and 51bis.1(a)(iii))