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Candle and candle wax containing metathesis and metathesis-like products

United States Patent

April 1, 2014
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A wax comprises a metathesis product and/or a product that resembles, at least in part, a product which may be formed from a metathesis reaction. The wax may be used to form articles, for example, candles (container candles, votive candles, and/or a pillar candles), crayons, fire logs, or tarts. The wax commonly includes other components in addition to the metathesis product.
Murphy; Timothy A. (Derby, KS), Tupy; Michael J. (Crystal, MN), Abraham; Timothy W. (Minnetonka, MN), Shafer; Andy (Minnetonka, MN)
Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc. (Bolingbrook, IL)
11/ 795,052
January 10, 2006
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with U.S. Government support under Award Number DE-FG36-04GO14016 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government may have certain rights in the subject invention.