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Title: Long lasting decontamination foam

Abstract

Compositions and methods for decontaminating surfaces are disclosed. More specifically, compositions and methods for decontamination using a composition capable of generating a long lasting foam are disclosed. Compositions may include a surfactant and gelatin and have a pH of less than about 6. Such compositions may further include affinity-shifting chemicals. Methods may include decontaminating a contaminated surface with a composition or a foam that may include a surfactant and gelatin and have a pH of less than about 6.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [1]
  1. Idaho Falls, ID
  2. Pocatello, ID
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1011407
Patent Number(s):
7846888
Application Number:
11/349,815
Assignee:
Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (Idaho Falls, ID)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A62 - LIFE-SAVING A62D - CHEMICAL MEANS FOR EXTINGUISHING FIRES OR FOR COMBATING OR PROTECTING AGAINST HARMFUL CHEMICAL AGENTS
A - HUMAN NECESSITIES A61 - MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE A61L - METHODS OR APPARATUS FOR STERILISING MATERIALS OR OBJECTS IN GENERAL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC07-99ID13727; AC07-05ID14517
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Demmer, Ricky L, Peterman, Dean R, Tripp, Julia L, Cooper, David C, and Wright, Karen E. Long lasting decontamination foam. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Demmer, Ricky L, Peterman, Dean R, Tripp, Julia L, Cooper, David C, & Wright, Karen E. Long lasting decontamination foam. United States.
Demmer, Ricky L, Peterman, Dean R, Tripp, Julia L, Cooper, David C, and Wright, Karen E. Tue . "Long lasting decontamination foam". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1011407.
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abstractNote = {Compositions and methods for decontaminating surfaces are disclosed. More specifically, compositions and methods for decontamination using a composition capable of generating a long lasting foam are disclosed. Compositions may include a surfactant and gelatin and have a pH of less than about 6. Such compositions may further include affinity-shifting chemicals. Methods may include decontaminating a contaminated surface with a composition or a foam that may include a surfactant and gelatin and have a pH of less than about 6.},
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year = {2010},
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