WIPO logo
Mobile | Deutsch | Español | Français | 日本語 | 한국어 | Português | Русский | 中文 | العربية |

Search International and National Patent Collections
World Intellectual Property Organization
Machine translation
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2000/028874    International Application No.:    PCT/US1999/027201
Publication Date: 25.05.2000 International Filing Date: 16.11.1999
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    18.05.2000    
A47L 15/13 (2006.01), A47L 17/04 (2006.01), B08B 3/12 (2006.01)
Applicants: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY [US/US]; One Procter & Gamble Plaza Cincinnati, OH 45202 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
MCKENZIE, Kristen, Lynne [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
SCHEPER, William, Michael [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
THOEN, Christiaan, Arthur, Jacques, Kamiel [BE/US]; (US) (For US Only).
KASTURI, Chandrika [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: MCKENZIE, Kristen, Lynne; (US).
SCHEPER, William, Michael; (US).
THOEN, Christiaan, Arthur, Jacques, Kamiel; (US).
KASTURI, Chandrika; (US)
Agent: REED, T., David; The Procter & Gamble Company 5299 Spring Grove Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45217-1087 (US)
Priority Data:
60/108,629 16.11.1998 US
Abstract: front page image
(EN)The present invention relates to a hand held ultrasonic cleaning device comprising a housing, said housing comprising a griping means; a cleaning head adapted to rest on and be moved over surface to be cleaned, wherein said cleaning head is adapted to be removably mounted to said housing and the minimum surface area of said cleaning head to rest on said surface is greater than 6.25 cm squared; A transducer means mounted in said housing for oscilating said cleaning head at an ultrasonic frequency; and a power for supplying direct current to said transducer means, wherein said power supply means is associated with said device. Further disclosed is a method of removing tough food soil from a hard surface comprising the steps of: (i) contacting said soil with a cleaning composition; (ii) contacting said soil with said cleaning head of said ultrasonic cleaning device; (iii) rinsing said hard surface with an aqueous solution. Further the invention relates to an ultrasonic cleaning product comprising: (a) a cleaning composition comprising a cleaning agent; and (b) the hand held ultrasonic cleaning device.
(FR)La présente invention concerne un dispositif de nettoyage à ultrasons.
Designated States: AE, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, CA, CH, CN, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TR, TT, UA, UG, US, UZ, VN, YU, ZA, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)