Global Patent Index - EP 1027402 A1

EP 1027402 A1 2000-08-16 - POLYACRYLATE GEL FOR HORTICULTURAL USE

Title (en)

POLYACRYLATE GEL FOR HORTICULTURAL USE

Title (de)

POLYACRYLATGEL ZUR VERWENDUNG IM GARTENBAU

Title (fr)

GEL DE POLYACRYLATE DESTINE A ETRE UTILISE DANS L'HORTICULTURE

Publication

EP 1027402 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98916723 A

Priority

  • CA 9800374 W
  • US 4510497 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9849252A1] A polyacrylate for horticultural use. The polyacrylate is a polyacrylate of a divalent cation and has an absorption capacity index, as defined, in the range of 30-100. A horticultural composition comprising a polyacrylate that has been admixed with at least 200 times its weight of water. A method of forming a horticultural composition comprising admixing a polyacrylate with at least 250 times its weight of water, especially at least 350 times its weight in water. The polyacrylate is useful in, for example, the germination of seedlings, with plants or for transportation of plants or seedlings.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C09K 17/22; C09K 17/48; A01G 31/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A01G 9/10 (2006.01); C05G 3/00 (2006.01); C05G 3/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A01G 9/1086 (2013.01); C05G 3/0047 (2013.01); C05G 3/04 (2013.01); A01G 2031/007 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9849252 A1 19981105; AU 7021998 A 19981124; CA 2287352 A1 19981105; EP 1027402 A1 20000816

INPADOC legal status


2002-05-15 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20011102

2001-09-12 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010731

2000-08-16 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991025

2000-08-16 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE