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Patent Awarded to P&G For Functional Perfume Components

February 13, 2013

• US Patent No. 8,338,346 B2; P&G has been awarded a patent covering perfume compositions comprising functional perfume components.

The composition is comprised of an active agent; a non-functional perfume component; and a FPC mixture comprising iso-nonyl acetate and a second FPC selected from the group consisting of dihydro myrcenol, linalool, geraniol, d-limonene, benzyl acetate, isopropyl mystristate, and combinations thereof, wherein said FPC mixture is present in an amount from about 15% to about 95%, by weight of said composition.

The composition is substantially free of a VOC having a vapor pressure greater than 0.2mm Hg at 20°C. The composition is selected from the group consisting of an air freshener and a fabric refresher, according to P&G.

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