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1. (WO2013163362) COMPOSTING APPLIANCE COMPRISING AN ODOR SENSOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/163362    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/038093
Publication Date: Fri Nov 01 00:59:59 CET 2013 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 26 01:59:59 CEST 2013
IPC: C05F 17/00
C05F 17/02
Applicants: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
Inventors: DEVINE, Jennifer, Melissa, Ross
SPEILLER, Rusell, Lance
NEERGAARD, Arthur, Hampton
Title: COMPOSTING APPLIANCE COMPRISING AN ODOR SENSOR
Abstract:
Composting Appliance comprising at least a first container capable of containing compostable materials; and an odor sensor configured to sense malodor emitted from the first container. The odor sensor is in electrical communication to a perfume dispenser, wherein the perfume dispenser is configured to dispense perfume composition. A method of composting comprising the steps: (a) providing a home composter comprising: (i) at least a first container capable of containing compostable materials; (ii) an odor sensor configured to sense malodor emitted from the first container; (iii) a perfume dispenser capable of dispensing a perfume composition, wherein the odor sensor and the perfume dispenser are configured to be in electrical communication; and (iv) a vial containing the perfume composition, wherein the vial is configured such that the perfume dispenser is in fluid communication with the perfume composition contained in the vial; (b) containing compostable materials in the first container; (c) composting the compostable materials contained in the first container; (d) emitting malodor in airspace from the compostable materials contained in the first container; (e) sensing malodor emitted from the first container in the airspace using the odor sensor; (f) dispensing the perfume composition contained in the vial in response to the sensed malodor emitted from the first container.