Industrial Organic Chemistry
Highly creative Organic Chemist with more than 18 years industrial research experience in solving complex problems and driving programs to successful conclusions.
Method for enhanced recovery of catmint oil
A high yielding method is described for recovery of catmint oil from catmint plants of the genus Nepeta by improved separation of a catmint oil containing phase from the condensed steam distillate of catmint plants. Catmint oil may be obtained in quantitative yields for use in insect repellent compositions.
Copper complexes & their use as wood ....
This invention relates to preservatives at neutral or slightly acidic pH containing copper complexes and calcium, magnesium, and/or zinc cations for protection of wood, cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignocellulose from decay caused by fungi.