Patent Number: 6,255,253

Title: Microemulsions

Abstract: An agrochemical microemulsion containing: (a) an alkyl (oligo)glycoside; and (b) an oil phase containing: (i) an organic water-insoluble solvent selected from the group consisting of N,N-dimethyl amides of C.sub.8-22 fatty acids, glycerol C.sub.8-22 fatty acid esters of natural or synthetic origin, dialkyl ether having a total of from 12 to 24 carbon atoms, monohydric primary alcohols having from 12 to 24 carbon atoms, and mixtures thereof; and (ii) an agrochemical, and wherein 80% of the microemulsion contains droplets between 10 and 100 nm in size.

Inventors: Foerster; Thomas (Erkrath, DE), Claas; Marcus (Hilden, DE), Wollenweber; Horst-Werner (Duesseldorf, DE)

Assignee: Cognis Deutschland GmbH

International Classification: A01N 25/04 (20060101); A01N 025/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018