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Encapsulation of Active Agents for On-Demand Release

Abstract: 

The present disclosure relates to a method of forming microcapsules. The method may include combining an active agent in a first solvent S.sub.1 and forming a dispersed phase of the active agent in the first solvent, wherein the dispersed phase of active agent has a surface. A reactant may be added to the first solvent, wherein the reactant reacts with the surface of the active agent dispersed phase and encapsulates the active agent wherein at least a portion of the active agent remains unreacted. 

Patent Number: 
9,650,468
Date Of Issue: 
05/16/2017
Inventors: 

James D. Oxley