Patent Number: 7,765,636

Title: Vacuum cleaner and dust bag for vacuum cleaner

Abstract: A vacuum cleaner includes a dust chamber, a dust bag provided in the dust chamber, and an electric blower for generating suction air flow for drawing and collecting dust and dirt in the dust bag. A deodorant is supplied into the dust bag by the suction air flow and directly attached to the dust and dirt. The deodorant has a granule or powder shape.

Inventors: Hirota; Masanobu (Shiga, JP), Kayama; Hiroyuki (Osaka, JP), Murakami; Makoto (Osaka, JP), Nakano; Koichi (Osaka, JP), Kitamura; Hidenori (Shiga, JP), Mitani; Tomomi (Shiga, JP), Ogawa; Takaaki (Shiga, JP), Yoshida; Ryouhei (Shiga, JP)

Assignee: Panasonic Corporation

International Classification: A47L 7/04 (20060101); A47L 9/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/03/12018