A thermoplastic elastomer compound is disclosed having polyether-polyamide copolymer, epoxidized soybean oil, and vulcanized vegetable oil. The compound has a biorenewable content of the compound of at least about 70 weight percent. The compound can be used to make a plastic article needing a Shore A hardness of from about 22 to about 72. The compound …

Legal parties

Inventors (applicants): Guoqiang Qian, Krishna Venkataswamy
Assignees (initial): PolyOne Corporation (Avon Lake, US)
Agents: John H. Hornickel (attorney)

The application was examined by Kriellion Sanders (USPTO dept. 1761)


  • 1. A thermoplastic elastomer compound, comprising: …
  • 2. The compound of claim 1 , wherein the compound comprises from about 15 to about …
  • 3. The compound of claim 1 , wherein the compound comprises from about 20 to about …

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Field of the Invention

This invention relates to thermoplastic elastomers, polymer compounds which exhibit elasticity while remaining thermoplastic, which are predominantly made of biorenewable …

Claim of Priority

This application claims priority from U.S. Provisional Patent Application Ser. No. 61/155,994 and filed on Feb. 27, 2009, which is incorporated by …


Table 2 shows sources of ingredients for the examples. It must be noted that no attempt was made to combine only COPA with VVO because the solid powder VVO would …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The primary classification Composition containing an additive which enhances degradation by environmental stimuli or process of preparing has been designated to the document, the invention is named Biorenewable Thermoplastic Elastomers, the inventor's city is Buffalo Grove, state - IL, the published inventor's name is Qian Guoqiang, the grant number is 08497313 (publication number), developed by Guoqiang Qian et al., the assignee is categorized as a United States company, similar documents are classified under Cable filling or flooding composition or process of preparing, Phenolates, Silicon-containing compounds, oxygen or nitrogen in the ring, Drying a composition which is situated on a moving substrate or drying utilizing a thin film evaporator, containing sulfur, Intumescent coating or ablative composition or process of preparing, Ethers, Acetals, Ketals, Ortho-esters, Containing fibrous or polycrystalline refractory oxide, Hydrocarbon wax, the application number is 13/203,535 (U.S.), 12 claims comprise the protection scope, the application publication date is Feb. 22, 2010, the grant date is Jul. 30, 2013 (publication date), the application was examined by Kriellion Sanders (1761 USPTO department), the published agent's name is Hornickel John H., located in Avon Lake (US), the assignee company is PolyOne Corporation, the applicant's state - IL, city - Buffalo Grove, the recorded applicant's name is Guoqiang Qian, particularly claims a thermoplastic elastomer compound, comprising…, the claim number 1 is selected as exemplary.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Composition containing an additive which enhances degradation by environmental stimuli or process of preparing, Heterocyclic compounds having oxygen in the ring, Three-membered chalcogen ring. The designated search classifications include Composition containing an additive which enhances degradation by environmental stimuli or process of preparing, Three-membered chalcogen ring.

Patent details
Publication number 08497313
Publication date Jul. 30, 2013
Kind code B2
Application number 13/203,535
Application date Feb. 22, 2010
Application type U
Application series code 13
Int. pub. country WO
Int. pub. number WO2010/099056
Int. publication Sep. 2, 2010
Int. filing country WO
Int. filing PCT/US2010/024879
Filed internationally Feb. 22, 2010
National stage date Aug. 26, 2011
National classification 523/124
Total number of claims 12
Exemplary claims 1
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