Patent Number: 6,309,715

Title: Decorative materials encased in a polymer with fragrance releasing characteristics

Abstract: The present invention provides a fragrant article that delivers fragrance over a period of time by an article comprising a polymer matrix, a fragrance and a decorative object. The decorative object is contained within a polymer matrix and in a preferred embodiment is the similar to the fragrance that is being released. The article is particularly well suited to be used as a room freshener, which because of its attractive appearance does not need to be hidden.

Inventors: Lindauer; Jerome I. (Hillsdale, NJ), Reid; Robert (Brick, NJ), Iarossi; Lynn (Long Branch, NJ), Meyer; Andrea Lynn (Middletown, NJ)

Assignee: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.

International Classification: A61L 9/12 (20060101); A61L 9/04 (20060101); A47G 001/12 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018