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(12) Patent: (11) CA 2732386
(54) English Title: HERBICIDAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING ACETIC ACID AND A NATURAL ADJUVANT SURFACTANT
(54) French Title: COMPOSITION HERBICIDE COMPRENANT DE L'ACIDE ACETIQUE ET UN AGENT TENSIO-ACTIF NATUREL
(51) International Patent Classification (IPC):
  • A01N 37/02 (2006.01)
  • A01N 25/30 (2006.01)
  • A01P 13/00 (2006.01)
(72) Inventors (Country):
  • MUNGER, JAMIE (Canada)
(73) Owners (Country):
  • MUNGER LAWNSCAPE DISTRIBUTION (Canada)
(71) Applicants (Country):
  • MUNGER LAWNSCAPE DISTRIBUTION (Canada)
(74) Agent: MOFFAT & CO.
(45) Issued: 2012-03-20
(22) Filed Date: 2011-02-22
(41) Open to Public Inspection: 2011-06-28
Examination requested: 2011-02-22
(30) Availability of licence: N/A
(30) Language of filing: English

(30) Application Priority Data:
Application No. Country Date
2,694,448 Canada 2010-02-24

English Abstract



The present invention is in respect of a natural herbicide that utilizes
acetic acid, i.e.
vinegar, to kill weeds. The acetic acid is combined with a natural adjuvant
surfactant
selected from beet juice and natural insecticidal soap.


French Abstract

La présente invention a trait à un herbicide naturel utilisant l'acide acétique (vinaigre) pour tuer les mauvaises herbes. L'acide acétique est combiné avec un adjuvant tensioactif naturel, soit du jus de betterave ou un savon insecticide naturel.


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CLAIMS
1. A herbicidal composition comprising an aqueous solution of 15% - 25% by
mass
acetic acid, and an effective quantity of a natural adjuvant surfactant
selected from the
group consisting of sugar beet juice and natural insecticidal soap.

2. A herbicidal composition comprising an aqueous solution of 15% - 25% by
mass
acetic acid, and an effective quantity of a non-yucca natural adjuvant
surfactant.

3. The composition of claim 1 or claim 2, wherein said acetic acid solution is
about
19-21 % acetic acid by mass.

4. The composition of claim 1, 2 or 3, wherein said surfactant comprises about
0.1-
3% by mass of said composition.

5. The composition of claim 1, 2 or 3, wherein said surfactant comprises about
0.1-
1% by mass of said composition.

6. The composition of any one of claims 1-5, wherein said composition
comprises an
aqueous solution of about 20% acetic acid by mass, and about 0.2% surfactant,
by mass.
7. The composition of any one of claims 1-6, wherein said surfactant is sugar
beet
juice.

8. The composition of any one of claims 1-6, wherein said surfactant is
natural
insecticidal soap.

9. The composition of claim 8, wherein said soap contains 2% potassium salts
of
fatty acids.

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(22) Filed 2011-02-22
Examination Requested 2011-02-22
(41) Open to Public Inspection 2011-06-28
(45) Issued 2012-03-20

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Fee Type Anniversary Year Due Date Amount Paid Paid Date
Request for Examination $400.00 2011-02-22
Filing $200.00 2011-02-22
Final $150.00 2012-01-06
Maintenance Fee - Patent - New Act 2 2013-02-22 $50.00 2013-01-23
Maintenance Fee - Patent - New Act 3 2014-02-24 $50.00 2014-01-27
Maintenance Fee - Patent - New Act 4 2015-02-23 $50.00 2014-11-18
Maintenance Fee - Patent - New Act 5 2016-02-22 $100.00 2016-01-28
Maintenance Fee - Patent - New Act 6 2017-02-22 $100.00 2016-11-10
Maintenance Fee - Patent - New Act 7 2018-02-22 $100.00 2017-10-25

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