Accession Number : ADA289556

Title :   Extended-Release Plaque Preventing and Dissolving Compositions.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 4 May 90, patented 12 Jul 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hasting, Michael A. ; Lindsay, Geoffrey A. ; Gustavson, Michael A.

Report Date : 12 JUL 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A soluble, extended-release composition containing a benign acidic agent for preventing and dissolving plaque build-up in pipes on board a ship which is not environmentally harmful. The composition can be manufactured into a self-contained, safe to use unit which is easy to dispense, easy to monitor, and leaves no waste product to be manually disposed of.

Descriptors :   *CHEMICAL COMPOSITION, *WATER PIPES, *DISSOLVING, CALCIUM, SHIPS, SAFETY, WASTES, SALTS, SOLUBILITY, ACIDS.

Subject Categories : Inorganic Chemistry
      Physical Chemistry
      Marine Engineering
      Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings & Vlvs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE