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Involving Slow Diffusion

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Odorant-releasing utensil
10/23/14 - 20140312135 - In an aspect, an eating utensil includes a controllable odorant emitter for delivering an odorant to a person who is eating or drinking from the eating utensil. The odorant may be delivered orthonasally or retronasally. The odorant may be used to stimulate or suppress appetite. In an aspect, a controllable...

Disposable single-use animal attractant dispensing device
09/11/14 - 20140252110 - A disposable single-use animal attractant dispensing device has a pouch formed by front and back panels joined along peripheral edges, which includes a pouch section for retaining an animal attractant and a single-use absorbent lure for absorbing the attractant. A first opening formed by un-joined portions of the panels is...

Hanging scented bead air freshener
08/28/14 - 20140239079 - This concerns a hangable air freshener that houses aroma-emanating material, such as a plurality of scented beads. The hangable air freshener has a top wall bearing a hook for suspended placement. When at the opened condition, access is provided to a seal which when compromised or removed allows for passage...

Method for delivering a volatile fluid to the atmosphere
07/31/14 - 20140209698 - A method for delivering a volatile fluid in a continuous manner, over a period of time and without leakage, to the atmosphere is disclosed. The method includes activating a device by breaching a semi-rigid sheet to release volatile fluid to the atmosphere. The device includes a flexible sheet and a...

Method for delivering a volatile material
07/10/14 - 20140191056 - A method of delivering a volatile material to the atmosphere in a continuous manner is disclosed. The method includes providing a delivery engine having a reservoir that includes a volatile material mixture. The volatile material mixture includes about 40% to about 100%, by total weight, of the volatile materials each...

Activating a volatile reservoir using a lateral force
07/03/14 - 20140183273 - Methods and apparatus are provided for activating a volatile reservoir using a lateral force. The apparatus includes a container assembly that includes a volatile reservoir sealed to prevent an escape of a volatile where a seal of the volatile reservoir is at least in part formed with an internal barrier....

Activating volatile dispensing devices
07/03/14 - 20140183274 - Methods and apparatus are provided for activating a volatile dispensing device. The apparatus includes a puncturing mechanism formed between a first portion and a second portion of an activation arm and the puncturing mechanism being shaped to move laterally to puncture a volatile container as a compressive load is applied...

Passive dispenser of volatile material
06/19/14 - 20140166771 - A non-automated dispenser adapted to passively emanate a volatile material at room temperatures via a membrane, in particularly concerned with the emanation of a volatile material such as a fragrance/air freshener, an insecticide, a disinfectant, a bactericide, a fungicide and/or a medicament....

Controlling a release of airborne chemicals
06/12/14 - 20140158788 - Methods and apparatus are provided for controlling a release of airborne chemicals. The apparatus includes a wall thickness between an inside surface and an outside surface, and the inside surface is shaped to connect to a chemical source covering that releases an airborne chemical from a chemical source. The wall...

Volatile substance dispensing apparatus
05/08/14 - 20140124590 - A method of providing in an atmosphere both a continual supply of volatile liquid and the possibility for a time of an enhanced supply, comprising providing the liquid (3) in a reservoir (1) with an opening, which opening is covered by a membrane (4) of thickness of from 0.05-0.4 mm...

Web-material dispenser with air freshener
04/17/14 - 20140103133 - A dispenser for dispensing web material from a roll contained within the dispenser includes an air freshener for providing a pleasing fragrance to the area surrounding the dispenser. The dispenser may include a housing to which the air freshener may be attached. The housing may include a pivoting cover, and...

Fragrance control
03/20/14 - 20140076983 - Fragrance control is provided by articles of manufacture including various fragrancing objects, methods of using such objects, and systems that employ one or more such objects. The fragrancing object can be easy to manufacture, long lasting, provide fragrance that is consistently released over time, provide an indication to the user...

Solid state fragrancing
03/20/14 - 20140076984 - Fragrance control is provided by articles of manufacture including various solid state fragrancing objects, methods of using such objects, and systems that employ one or more such objects. The solid state fragrancing object can be used to inconspicuously provide fragrance to a user in an environment by disposing the solid...

Interchangable lid and base for air freshener
03/06/14 - 20140061328 - An air freshener or container has a convertible and interchangeable lid/base that can form both a lid covering a jar and a base supporting a jar. In addition, the container or jar can contain water beads and a scented material....

Membrane device for the release of volatile compositions
02/20/14 - 20140048614 - A membrane device is intended for the release of volatile compositions. The membrane device includes one or more membrane layers which are permeable to the volatile composition and which are positioned within a vapor impermeable package such as package formed by an upper and lower vapor impermeable panel. The upper...

Volatile material dispenser and method of emitting a volatile material
02/06/14 - 20140034748 - A method of emitting a volatile material includes the step of programming a volatile material dispenser to include at least two intensity levels, wherein upon initiation of each of the intensity levels for an operating cycle, a resistor is operated at a first percentage of its power rating for a...

Dispensing device
01/30/14 - 20140027530 - A dispensing device for release of an air treatment material includes a semi-permeable substrate having a mesh size between about 15 strands per cm to about 79 strands per cm and a support component for supporting the semi-permeable substrate. The dispensing device releases the air treatment material at a rate...

Dispenser for the controlled release of volatile substances
01/23/14 - 20140021269 - A dispenser for a volatile substance, which contains a reservoir and two control elements. The first control element exerts a control function that is dependent on the substance characteristics of the volatile substance and the material characteristics of the constituents of said first control element. However, the second control element...

Air freshener
12/12/13 - 20130327845 - An air freshener removably engages with a structure, such as the supporting post of a rear view mirror of a motor vehicle. The air freshener has a rigidifying core defining a central axis, and an outer portion or sleeve contacting the core that is formed from one or more fragrance...

Fragrance card with windowed container
09/26/13 - 20130248613 - This invention is a fragrance card, with an attachment device, located within a container, that incorporates a window, which when removed, allows the fragrance of the impregnated card to be released into the ambient atmosphere....

Pest deterrent device
08/08/13 - 20130200172 - Devices and methods for deterring pests are described. In one embodiment, the device comprises a housing, a volatile deterrent agent in the housing, the volatile deterrent agent producing a pest deterrent gas, at least one outlet port in the housing for exit of the pest deterrent gas, a closure member...

Air freshening system
05/23/13 - 20130126630 - An air freshening system includes a container 54 having a permeable membrane 120 disposed thereon and a volatile material 56 disposed therein. An impermeable laminate 122 is releasably attached to the permeable membrane 120 and is adapted to be removed therefrom prior to use. An attachment mechanism is adapted to...

Aromatic adhesive-backed tab and method of using same
01/17/13 - 20130015258 - A scent-releasing strip includes a release liner and a plurality of tab units coupled to the liner. Each of the plurality of tab units includes a sealed pouch having a pad dosed with at least one scent-emitting substance. The scent may induce a physiological effect. The sealed pouch is disposed...

Method and dispenser for controlled release of semiochemicals
11/08/12 - 20120280055 - A method and packages for releasing volatiles of a semiochemical at a controlled or pre-selected rate are disclosed. The package containing the semiochemical includes at least one portion that is permeable to the volatiles. In some embodiments, the package is formed as a stick pack, and includes a plurality of...

Fragrance dispenser for use with decorative emanating surface botanical products
08/23/12 - 20120211573 - The invention relates to a fragrance dispenser for botanical products and methods of use thereof. The fragrance dispenser includes a holding member having a surface for holding a botanical product such as potpourri; a support member for supporting the holding member and for receiving a supply of liquid fragrance; and...

Scent dispersing apparatus
06/21/12 - 20120153036 - An animal attractant, such as a liquid scent can be dispersed from a soft-shelled frangible capsule by positioning the capsule in an enclosure and then attaching the enclosure to an arrow. A plunger secured to the enclosure slidably moves inside the enclosure and causes rapture of the capsule upon impact...

Scent dispersing apparatus
06/21/12 - 20120153037 - An animal attractant, such as a liquid scent can be dispersed from a frangible housing by attaching the housing to an arrow and firing an arrow in a designated area frequented by animals. The housing has large fins secured about outer periphery of the housing, enlarging the impact surface of...

Methods and systems to deliver volatile compounds
05/24/12 - 20120126024 - Methods and systems for biological control of pests and pest-borne diseases, such as in agriculture, include vapor delivery systems with (a) a reservoir for holding the volatile compound(s), typically in liquid form, to be released into the atmosphere, (b) a means of supplying the reservoir with volatile compound(s), (c) one...

Devices and methods for emanating liquids
05/10/12 - 20120111966 - at least one reservoir in the housing for holding the volatile liquid; at least two valves in the housing in communication with the reservoir, wherein each of said valves is configured to be automatically resealable when not being held open; and wherein each type of device emanates the volatile liquid...

Glycol sensor for feedback loop control
04/26/12 - 20120097753 - A method of maintaining a desired level of an aerosolized compound within a space to be treated with the compound, the method including providing a diffusion device with the compound in liquid form and a control system for operating the device. The control system includes a sensor in fluid communication...

Water-based air freshener compositions, systems, and methods of use thereof
04/26/12 - 20120097754 - Air freshener compositions, devices, and methods are disclosed....

Method for the production of low voc fragranced hydrogel spheres having improved optical clarity
04/19/12 - 20120091218 - A method for producing low-VOC fragranced hydrogel spheres of improved optical clarity and fragrance delivery is described and comprises the steps of combining a stable oil-in-water fragrance microemulsion absent co-solvents with a coarse dry granular, super-absorbent, hydrogel-forming copolymer. The resulting discrete hydrogel spheres have transparent optical beauty and liberate fragrance...

Customized designed fragrance system
02/02/12 - 20120024974 - A fragrance dispenser in constructed of a dispenser body having a top end, a bottom end, a front, a back, a left side and a right side. The front side includes a window to permit at least a portion of the interior of the dispenser body to be viewed from...

System for and method of consistently emitting a volatile material
02/02/12 - 20120024975 - A system for consistently emitting a volatile material includes a volatile material dispenser having a diffusion element. The system further includes a refill adapted for disposal within the volatile material dispenser and including a container having a volatile material disposed therein and a wick having a first end disposed in...

Passive dispenser of volatile material
01/26/12 - 20120018527 - A non-automated dispenser adapted to passively emanate a volatile material at room temperatures via a membrane, in particularly concerned with the emanation of a volatile material such as a fragrance/air freshener, an insecticide, a disinfectant, a bactericide, a fungicide and/or a medicament....

Method of dispensing at least one test scent
01/26/12 - 20120018528 - A method of dispensing at least one test scent within a system includes a server configured to exchange data with a plurality of interactive scent-formulation terminals, each interactive terminal including a plurality of odorous substances, serving when combined in various proportions to create a plurality of scents; dispenser means for...

Air freshener device
01/26/12 - 20120018529 - An air freshener device includes a base unit and a fragrance cartridge. The base unit includes an electrical connector, a heating element, a pair of interior sidewalls, an interior end wall, and a first shaped feature. The pair of interior sidewalls and the interior end wall extend substantially vertically from...

Aerosol generator including multi-component wick
12/22/11 - 20110309157 - An aerosol generator includes a composite conduit to transport multiple liquids to a heating element at flow rates such that the liquids arrive at the heating element in desirable concentrations. The heating element volatilizes the liquids to form volatilized fluid, which mixes with ambient air to form an aerosol with...

Volatile substance dispensing apparatus
12/15/11 - 20110303757 - A method of providing in an atmosphere both a continual supply of volatile liquid and the possibility for a time of an enhanced supply, comprising providing the liquid (3) in a reservoir (1) with an opening, which opening is covered by a membrane (4) of thickness of from 0.05-0.4 mm...

Systems and devices for emitting volatile compositions
12/01/11 - 20110290898 - Methods and devices for emitting volatile materials are disclosed. In some embodiments, methods and devices for emitting two or more fragrance compositions are disclosed. In one non-limiting embodiment of a device, the device has a housing, and the housing is supported on an electrical outlet by a plug at least...

Air freshening system
11/24/11 - 20110284651 - A sports team display system combined with vehicle air freshener that aids in a vehicle driver's ability to prominently display his or her support for an athletic team or organization while at the same time provides a pleasant smell to emit throughout the interior of the vehicle. The system is...

Aroma releasing package with moveably engageable portions
11/17/11 - 20110278370 - Packages with at least two moveably engageable portions have one or more aroma providing substances placed at one or more contact points on the portions such that the one or more aroma providing substances are released when the portions are moved relative to each other. The packages can also include...

Electronically controlled scent producing element
11/03/11 - 20110266359 - An electronically controlled scent producing element (800) constituted of: a plate (860) exhibiting a plurality of perforations extending from a first face of the plate to a second face of the plate opposing the first face; a plurality of micro-plugs (870) juxtaposed with the plate (860), each of the plurality...

Mobile device and method for emitting fragrance
09/22/11 - 20110226864 - A method for emitting a fragrance in a mobile device and a mobile device for supporting a fragrance emitting function are provided. The mobile device includes a user database, a fragrance emitting module, and a control unit. The user database includes additive information related to one or more user functions...

Air treatment device with controlled pore size substrate
09/15/11 - 20110220731 - Disclosed are substrates suited for dispensing air treatment chemicals upon being heated. Granular particles, preferably sand with a phenolic binder, are adhered together to form a substrate body having a network of pores. A volatile air treatment chemical is disposed in the pores. The particle size and pores are such...

Door mounted room deodorizer
08/25/11 - 20110204158 - A room deodorizer that utilizes an airflow created by a ventilation device within an enclosed room to disperse a deodorizing agent. The room deodorizer is mounted near the bottom edge of a door and includes a deodorizing strip that extends below the bottom edge of the door to the floor....

Refill, adapter for a refill and method of retaining a refill
06/16/11 - 20110139884 - A volatile material refill includes a container with a volatile material disposed therein, a plug assembly disposed within an opening, and a wick retained within the container by the plug assembly. The refill further includes an attachment connected to a top portion of the container for assisting in retaining the...

Refill, wick assembly for use with a refill, and method of retaining a refill
06/16/11 - 20110139885 - A volatile material refill includes a container with a volatile material disposed therein, a plug assembly disposed within an opening of the container and adapted to retain a wick extending out of the opening, a sheath covering a portion the wick, and at least one rib extending outwardly from the...

Method of operating a volatile material dispenser
06/09/11 - 20110132992 - A method of operating a volatile material dispenser includes the step of operating the volatile material dispenser according to a pre-defined algorithm for a first operational cycle. The method further includes the steps of sensing a change in an emission parameter initiated by a user and storing information related to...

Multi-layered active ingredient dispenser
04/28/11 - 20110095096 - A dispensing device includes a container having a wall that defines an opening into an interior, a first layer of carrier disposed in the interior distal from the opening, and a second layer of carrier disposed between the first layer and the opening, wherein the first layer of carrier isolates...

Fragrance nebulizer with drainage system
04/21/11 - 20110089252 - A device for generating a scented mist of an atomized liquid fragrance oil includes an atomizer complex, a reservoir assembly, a drainage tube, and a vacuum tube. The atomizer complex can atomize the liquid fragrance oil into a scented mist and deliver the scented mist to air outside of the...

Device for storing and releasing a fragrance, and set of such devices
02/10/11 - 20110031327 - The device for presenting a given fragrance comprises a presenting rod (10) in a confining enclosure (20), this confining enclosure comprising a collar (21) and this presenting rod comprising a porous portion (11) loaded with this fragrance and designed to fit through this collar, and another portion forming a head...

Volatile composition dispenser
12/16/10 - 20100314461 - A volatile composition dispenser comprises a volatile composition container comprising at least one volatile composition therein. A rupture element is positioned proximate to the volatile composition container. The volatile composition container comprises a cam comprising a camming surface. The camming surface is configured to move at least a portion of...

Method for delivering a volatile material
12/09/10 - 20100308126 - A method of delivering a volatile material to the atmosphere in a continuous manner is disclosed. The method includes providing a delivery engine having a reservoir that includes a volatile material mixture. The volatile material mixture includes about 40% to about 100%, by total weight, of the volatile materials each...

Fragrance dispensing wick and method
12/02/10 - 20100301128 - A wick which comprises a network matrix ceramic that is contacted either directly or indirectly with a liquid composition such as a fragrance-containing composition. The wick absorbs and transports the liquid composition through capillary action, and the composition is subsequently diffused into the surrounding ambient atmosphere....

Methods of dispensing two or more volatile materials
11/25/10 - 20100294852 - A method of dispensing two or more volatile materials includes the step of providing a volatile material dispenser having at least one diffusion element and adapted to accommodate two or more containers having volatile materials therein, wherein each of the volatile materials is subjected to a diffusion element. The method...

Method for delivering a volatile material
10/21/10 - 20100264232 - A method of delivering a volatile material to the atmosphere in a continuous manner is disclosed. The method includes providing a delivery engine having a reservoir that includes a volatile material mixture. The volatile material mixture includes about 40% to about 100%, by total weight, of the volatile materials each...

Liquid transfer and evaporation device
09/23/10 - 20100237162 - Devices having one or more transfer elements (wick, emanator) formed from plant material derived from the stems of sola plants from the genus Aeschynomene L., family Fabaceae in air fresheners or evaporation devices for other actives (fragrances, insecticides, fungicides, pharmaceuticals). Methods of assembling a device having one or more transfer...

Air freshener for garbage receptacles and method of use
08/12/10 - 20100200670 - A self-emptying air freshener device for use in garbage receptacles. The air freshener device is attached to the inside upper rim of a garbage receptacle and an air freshener element is placed inside. The air freshener element distributes the desired fragrance into the garbage receptacle. When the garbage receptacle is...

Method and system for scent delivery
07/29/10 - 20100187324 - A scent-delivery system is disclosed that utilizes as least one of (1) a venturi-effect delivery device for promoting evaporation of volatile compounds or (2) a pendulum for energy-efficient movement of solid or liquid forms containing the volatile compounds. When the venturi-effect delivery device is used, a flow of air therethrough...

Hydrophilic porous wicks for vaporizable materials
07/15/10 - 20100176210 - This invention provides a hydrophilic porous fiber wick for delivering vaporizable material into the atmosphere, such as a room environment. The wick may be biodegradable. The wick is comprised of a sintered synthetic bicomponent fibers, optionally combined with synthetic monocomponent fibers or natural monocomponent fibers. The wick is optionally treated...

Dispersing fragrances
07/01/10 - 20100163639 - A fragrance disperser in one form includes a single fan that passes air over a wicked single or double fragrance. A second form has the fan reversible to provide two different airstreams that evaporate respective different fragrances one after the other. Where two fragrances are provided, the evaporation may be...

Wick fragrance diffuser
06/17/10 - 20100147969 - A fragrance diffuser and method of adjusting the evaporation rate of fragrance from a diffuser includes a container having an opening communicating with the interior of the container. A quantity of granular solids material such as silica sand, calcium carbonate sand, salt or starch is located in the container, and...

Liquid transfer and evaporation device and wicks therefor
05/13/10 - 20100116898 - Improved transfer elements (wick, emanator) of plant material including material derived from the stems of plants of the family Fabaceae selected from a plant of the genus Aeschynomene, a plant of the genus Sesbania, and a plant of the genus Robinia, and devices having at least one such transfer element...

Method of dispensing a volatile material
04/01/10 - 20100078497 - A method of dispensing a volatile material includes the steps of providing power to a volatile material diffuser having a diffusion element and operating the diffusion element for a first period of time, wherein the diffusion element is continuously activated and deactivated during the period of time at a first...

Method of dispensing a volatile material
04/01/10 - 20100078498 - A method of dispensing a volatile material comprises the steps of providing power to a volatile material diffuser having a diffusion element. The method further includes the step of operating the diffusion element for a randomly determined period of time, wherein the diffusion element is continuously activated and deactivated during...

Wicks for dispensers of vaporizable materials
03/18/10 - 20100065653 - The present invention provides wicks for use in vapor dispensing devices which can facilitate manufacture or assembly of the vapor dispensing devices. In one embodiment, a wick of the present invention comprises a porous body, a first end and a second end, the first end having a cross-sectional area less...

Diffusion device with odor sensor
02/25/10 - 20100044453 - An apparatus for treating an airspace with a volatile substance includes means for detecting the presence of a specific component in a volatile substance and means for controlling a volatile substance dispenser to dispense the volatile substance only if the volatile substance contains the specific component....

Spill-proof aerator for low volatile compound solutions
02/18/10 - 20100038442 - A spill-proof aerator is disclosed that is adapted to flamelessly diffuse a liquid solution into the atmosphere. The device comprises a liquid solution having less than 20% volatile organic compounds housed in a vessel with at least one wall, wherein an opening is disposed in the wall. The device further...

Dispersing fragrances
02/18/10 - 20100038443 - A fragrance disperser in one form includes a single fan that passes air over a wicked single or double fragrance. A second form has the fan reversible to provide two different airstreams that evaporate respective different fragrances one after the other. Where two fragrances are provided, the evaporation may be...

Aqueous biocidal composition, and methods and devices for dispersing it
01/14/10 - 20100006665 - An aqueous biocidal composition comprising, a nitrogen-containing biocide, a sulphur-containing biocide and an oleophilic carrier. A method and device for dispersing such a biocidal composition. A pouch for protecting produce that incorporates the biocidal composition....