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PCT - WORLD PATENTS IN ANTIPERSPIRANTS AND DEODORANTS PUBLISHED FROM 1999 TO 2006


PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITION COMPRISING A PERFUME BOOSTER ACCORD

(WO2006138726) 28.12.2006 A61K 8/35 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A personal care composition comprising a perfume booster accord, wherein said perfume booster accord is present in an amount of from 0.01% to 10% of said personal care composition, wherein said booster accord comprise at least two high odor value materials, wherein said high odor value materials have an odor detection threshold of less than or equal to 50ppb, wherein said high odor value materials have a human recognition slope factor greater than or equal to 600, wherein said high odor value materials are present in an amount of from 0.05% to 100% of said perfume booster accord.
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LOW-RESIDUE DEODORANT OR ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK BASED ON AN ETHANOL- CONTAINING OIL-IN-WATER DISPERSION/EMULSION

(WO2006136330) 28.12.2006 A61Q 15/00 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
The invention relates to deodorant or antiperspirant sticks based on an ethanol- containing oil-in-water dispersion/emulsion for application on the skin. The composition acts as a suitable carrier for active ingrediends, and permits the rapid release of the active agent on the skin, leaving behind as little sticky or visible residue as possible.
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WATER-BASED ANTIPERSPIRANT AND AEROSOL DISPENSER THEREFOR

(WO2006133725) 21.12.2006 A45D 34/00 SARA LEE
The present invention relates to an antiperspirant system comprising a water-based antiperspirant which feels comfortable on the skin and a capillary aerosol dispenser therefore. An antiperspirant system of the present invention comprises: a pressurized container (51) in which a water-based antiperspirant composition comprising one or more astringent active salt, and a propellant are present, a valved outlet (41) on the surface of the container through which antiperspirant is ejected into an inlet port (111) of a capillary tube (11), a capillary tube (11) having one inlet port (111) and one exit port through which antiperspirant is dispensed from the system, and a coupling means (12) to closely couple the inlet port of the capillary tube (1...
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METHOD AND COMPOSITION FOR TRANSDERMAL DRUG DELIVERY

(WO2006128255) 07.12.2006 A61K 31/568 ACRUX DDS PTY LTD
The invention is a transdermal drug delivery composition of at least one physiologically active agent (e.g. buspirone or fentanyl or androgens such as testosterone), at least one volatile solvent (e.g. isopropanol or ethanol), and at least one viscosity modulating agent (e.g. PVP), preferably with a penetration enhancer (such as octisalate), which is preferably applied to the axilla.
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PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING SACCHARIDE-SILOXANE COPOLYMERS

(WO2006127883) 30.11.2006 A61K 8/896 DOW CORNING CORPORATION
A personal care composition comprising at least one saccharide-siloxane copolymer having a saccharide component and an organosiloxane component and linked by a linking group, wherein the saccharide-siloxane copolymer has a specified formula, is provided. The personal care composition is adapted to provide at least one benefit to the at least one portion of the body to which it is applied. Emulsions, methods for preparing emulsions comprising saccharide-siloxane copolymers, and personal care products comprising the personal care compositions and emulsions are also provided.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT HAVING AN IMPROVED WETNESS PROTECTION THROUGH A FRAGRANCE CHARACTER SHIFTING AGENT

(WO2006124230) 23.11.2006 A61Q 15/00 THE PROCTOR &GAMBLE COMPANY
Antiperspirant compositions comprising: (a) from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of the composition, of a high-efficacy antiperspirant active; (b) from about 0.05% to about 15% by weight of the composition, of a malodor reducing agent; (c) from about 0.1% to about 35% by weight of the composition, of a thickening agent; (d) from about 10% to about 99% by weight of the composition, of an anhydrous liquid carrier; (e) from about 5 ppm to about 20% by weight of the composition, of a primary fragrance; and (f) from at least about 5 ppm by weight of the composition, of a secondary fragrance that is distinct from the primary fragrance and is included in a surfactant-free, water-releasable matrix, which renders the secondary fragrance within the...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION HAVING AN IMPROVED WETNESS PROTECTION THROUGH A FRAGRANCE CHARACTER SHIFTING AGENT

(WO2006124229) 23.11.2006 A61Q 15/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Anhydrous, solid antiperspirant compositions comprising: (a) from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of the composition, of a high-efficacy antiperspirant active; (b) from about 0.05% to about 15% by weight of the composition, of a malodor reducing agent; (c) from about 0.1% to about 35% by weight of the composition, of a thickening agent; (d) from about 10% to about 99% by weight of the composition, of an anhydrous liquid carrier; (e) from about 5 ppm to about 20% by weight of the composition, of a primary fragrance; and (f) from at least about 5 ppm by weight of the composition, of a secondary fragrance that is distinct from the primary fragrance and is included in a surfactant-free, water-releasable matrix, which renders the secondary fra...
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OIL ENCAPSULATION

(WO2006124224) 23.11.2006 B01J 13/12 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
According to the invention, a solid encapsulate is provided comprising: (a) an oil phase; (b) a water-soluble emulsification polymer, wherein a 0.1%wt aqueous solution of the water-soluble emulsification polymer has a surface tension of 15-60 mN/m (15-60 dynes/cm) when measured at 25C; (c) a water-soluble film-forming polymer; wherein the water-soluble emulsification polymer is different from the water-soluble film-forming polymer.
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STABILIZED BODY CARE PRODUCTS, HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS, TEXTILES AND FABRICS CONTAINING STERICALLY HINDERED AMINE SALT COMPOUNDS

(WO2006122889) 23.11.2006 A61K 8/49 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Disclosed are stabilized body care products, household products, textiles and fabrics which comprise certain sterically hindered amine salt compounds. Dyed products and articles are effectively stabilized against color degradation. The products are for example skin-care products, hair-care products, dentifrices, cosmetics, laundry detergents and fabric softeners, non-detergent based fabric care products, household cleaners and textile-care products.
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LOW-RESIDUE DEODORANT OR ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK BASED ON AN OIL-IN-WATER DISPERSION/EMULSION

(WO2006119981) 16.11.2006 A61Q 15/00 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
Low-residue deodorant or antiperspirant stick based on an oil-in-water dispersion/emulsion The invention relates to deodorant or antiperspirant sticks based on an oil-in-water dispersion/emulsion for application on the skin.
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PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING SILICONE RESINS WITH ENHANCED PROPERTIES, METHOD OF MANUFACTURE, AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF

(WO2006112865) 26.10.2006 A61K 8/891 GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
A personal care composition comprising a silicone resin of the generic formula: MQ, wherein the ratio of M to Q is about from 0.01/1 to about 3.96/1; MXDyTZ, wherein x is about 0.01 to about 3,900,000, y is about 0.035 to about 10,000,000, z is about 0.35 to about 8,000,000; TD, wherein the ratio of T to D is about 0.001/1 to about 73/1; or a combination comprising at least one of the foregoing resins, wherein the resin or resin combination is present in an amount effective to increase the SPF of the formulation at least about 10% over the same formulation without the resin or resin combination. The silicone resins are easily formulated, provide a unique non-tacky sensory experience and exhibit advantageous spreadability while permitting th...
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DEODORANT COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING A COMBINATION OF A LIPOPHILIC SALICYLIC ACID DERIVATIVE AND AN ANTIPERSPIRANT ALUMINIUM SALT

(WO2006111298) 26.10.2006 A61K 8/368 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a deodorant cosmetic composition comprising: (a) at least one lipophilic salicylic acid derivative of formula (I) below, or a salt thereof : (b) at least one antiperspirant aluminium salt; in an (a)/(b) weight ratio of less than 1/20. The invention also relates to a cosmetic process for treating human perspiration and human body odour, in particular underarm perspiration and underarm odour, using this composition. The invention relates to the use of a combination of at least (a) one lipophilic salicylic acid derivative of formula (I), or a salt thereof, and of at least (b) one antiperspirant aluminium salt, in an (a)/(b) weight ratio of less than 1/20, as a deodorant active agent in a cosmetic composition.
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ENHANCED EFFICACY ALUMINUM OR ALUMINUM-ZIRCONIUM ANTIPERSPIRANT SALT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING CALCIUM SALT(S) AND BETAINE

(WO2006091417) 31.08.2006 A61K 8/26 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
An antiperspirant composition comprising an antiperspirant salt selected from an aluminum antiperspirant salt, an aluminum-zirconium antiperspirant salt, and a mixture thereof; a betaine component selected from betaine, betaine hydrochloride, and a mixture thereof; a calcium salt; and water.
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STABILIZED COMPOSITIONS FOR TOPICAL ADMINISTRATION AND METHODS OF MAKING SAME

(WO2006084353) 17.08.2006 A61K 38/39 DPM THERAPEUTICS CORP.
A stabilizing composition that also enhances permeation is provided for the topical or transdermal administration of an active ingredient. The composition preferably comprises collagen, elastin, sphingoside and cerebroside. Also provided are pharmaceutical or cosmetic formulations comprising an effective amount of an active agent and the stabilizing composition as well as methods of administering active agents topically or transdermally.
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PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING COATED/TREATED METAL SILICATE ABSORBENT PARTICLES

(WO2006083387) 10.08.2006 A61K 6/00 J.M. HUBER CORPORATION
Coated particles of metal (such as calcium) silicate that exhibit excellent odor neutralization and sebum absorption properties when present within certain cosmetic and/or personal care formulations and suspensions are provided. Uncoated calcium silicate exhibits a high pH level that may have a deleterious effect upon such cosmetic and/or personal care compositions, thereby rendering the overall composition ineffective for its intended purpose, particularly if the calcium silicate is present in its usual state at high loading levels. Alternatively, if certain materials present within personal care compositions exhibit a sufficiently low pH level, the effectiveness of such calcium silicates may be compromised as well. Such novel coated/treat...
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SPRAY-DRIED COMPOSITIONS AND THEIR USES

(WO2006082536) 10.08.2006 A23L 1/22 FIRMENICH SA
The present invention relates to spray dried compositions comprising one or more active ingredients dispersed in a carrier of gum Arabic in admixture with a non- ionic surfactant. The compositions are particularly useful for the encapsulation of menthol and can be used to prepare chewing gums and compressed tablets.
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METHOD OF PREPARING CARRIER LIQUIDS

(WO2006079410) 03.08.2006 A61Q 15/00 UNILEVER PLC
The invention provides a method for the preparation of a carrier liquid which comprises the steps of: (I) preparing an emulsion comprising: a) an aqueous phase, b) A second liquid phase which is volatile and which is immiscible with aqueous phase (a), c) A carrier material which is soluble in the continuous phase of the emulsion and which is liquid at ambient temperature, and d) A dopant which is soluble in the disperse phase of the emulsion, (II) ooling the emulsion produced in step (I) to a temperature at which at least both the continuous phase and the carrier material become solid, (III) removing water and the volatile second phase from the cooled emulsion in vapor form, and, (IV) returning the product of step (III) to ambient temperatu...
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ENHANCED EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVE

(WO2006076573) 20.07.2006 A61K 8/26 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY

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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2006066704) 29.06.2006 A61K 8/90 UNILEVER PLC
Segregation of antiperspirant actives suspended in anhydrous compositions employing ester oils or non-volatile silicone oils having a refractive index of at least 1.5, preferably together with an alcohol oil, gelled with a fibre-forming amide gellant can be inhibited by including a segregation inhibitor, especially an arylene-alkylene block copolymer, such as a tri-block copolymer e.g. a styrene/ethylenebutylene/styrene copolymer or a styrene/butylene copolymer.
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PERSONAL CARE AND HOUSEHOLD COMPOSITIONS OF HYDROPHOBICALLY-MODIFIED POLYSACCHARIDES

(WO2006065848) 22.06.2006 A61K 8/73 HERCULES INCORPORATED
A conditioning composition is used in functional systems (personal care and household care compositions) that has a nonionic hydrophobically modified cellulose ether (HMCE) having a weight average molecular weight (Mw) with a lower limit of 400,000 and an upper limit of 2,000,000 and a hydrophobic substitution lower limit of 0.6 wt % and an upper limit amount which renders said cellulose ether insoluble in a 5 wt % solution of surfactant and less than 0.05 % by weight soluble in water and wherein the cellulose ether provides conditioning benefit to the functional system substrate.. This composition has at least one active functional system ingredient.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT GRIPPING COMPOSITION

(WO2006063114) 15.06.2006 A61Q 15/00 LARRY, Plunk, Sr.
An antiperspirant gripping compound with astringent properties designed to be applied topically to the skin of the hands to enhance the grip of a user on tools, sports equipment or other surfaces. The antiperspirant gripping compound consists of approximately 23% aluminum chlorohydroxide dihydrate, and aluminum hydroxyl chloride dihydrate solution mixed with a base, for example water, or a specially formulated base.
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UNDERARM COSMETIC METHOD AND COMPOSITIONS

(WO2006056283) 01.06.2006 A61Q 15/00 UNILEVER PLC
A method of inhibiting skin darkening whilst inhibiting perspiration in the underarm which comprises incorporating into a antiperspirant composition comprising an astringent salt comprising an aluminium and/or zirconium salt, a triglyceride oil and optionally an active acid comprising an aliphatic dicarboxylic acid, especially C6-C12 such as azelaic acid, an unsaturated C18 aliphatic carboxylic acid such as a linoleic acid or an hydroxybenzoic acid such as salicylic acid, at a ratio to said astringent salts, x:y, of 1:<4 in which x represents the weight concentration of said triglyceride oil plus 4 times the weight concentration of active carboxylic acid and y represents the weight concentration of said astringent salts. The composition can...
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ANHYDROUS ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO2006052445) 18.05.2006 A61K 8/00 HURLEY, Harry, S.
An anhydrous composition of dry aluminum chloride hexahydrate in Castor Oil CP or in Dehydrated Castor Oil is particularly suitable for the treatment of localized hyperhidrosis.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AEROSOL PRODUCT WITH PACKAGING TREATED AGAINST CORROSION

(WO2006050776) 18.05.2006 A61K 8/29 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant aerosol product comprising an aqueous solution of antiperspirant active emulsified in an oily continuous phase and packaged in a dispensing device comprising an aluminium can body internally lacquered with PAM and a mounting cup lacquered on its bottom side with EPOXY-PHENOLIC-Vinyl lacquer.
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ACTIVATED ALUMINUM/DEPOLYMERIZED ZIRCONIUM ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2006046945) 04.05.2006 A61K 8/28 LI, Zijun
An aluminum-zirconium antiperspirant composition comprising activated aluminum and depolymerized zirconium species is characterized by an Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICO)-Size Exclusion Chromatograpy (SEC)-HPLC method. A good correlation is obtained between the intensity of the zirconium peak at retention time of about 4.3 minutes to about 4.9 minutes by ICP-SEC-HPLC and the extent of the polymerization of the zirconium species, such that the higher the intensity of the zirconium species, the greater the polymerization of the zirconium species. The extent of the polymerization of zirconium species in the activated aluminum- zirconium salt is affected by the factors and reaction conditions such as the ratio of chloride to zirconium in a zirco...
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CONVERSION OF LIQUID COMPOSITIONS TO A POWDER

(WO2006041782) 20.04.2006 A61K 8/02 AMCOL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
A powdered composition comprising a liquid or semisolid formulation and a polymeric microparticle delivery system. The powdered composition is capable of converting to the liquid or semisolid composition upon application to a substrate, such as skin or a scalp.
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A DISPENSER SEAL

(WO2006041701) 20.04.2006 B65D 39/00 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A dispenser has a barrel (12) which is closed at one end by a base and has a plurality of apertures (28) at the other end through which a viscous material such as a gel or lotion is dispensed. A thermoplastic seal unit (30) closes the plurality of apertures. The seal unit is comprised of an elongated section with a plurality of projections (32) depending from the substantially planar section, the plurality of projections aligned with and closing the plurality of apertures. The seal unit can be removable and usually not replaceable after each use of the dispenser. The thermoplastic seal unit, which preferably is a thermoplastic elastomer, is molded onto the top surface of the barrel after the barrel top surface has been formed. It is molded ...
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SOLUBILIZING AGENTS FOR ACTIVE OR FUNCTIONAL ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

(WO2006041506) 20.04.2006 A61K 8/00 ISP INVESTMENTS INC.
An active or functional organic compound is solubilized in a diaryl organic compound having a polar or polarizable functional group therein, as a solvent, cosolvent or additive, to form a composition thereof. Representative active or functional organic compounds include those present in personal care products, e.g., sunscreens containing UVA/UVB absorbing compounds, such as avobenzone, benzophenone-3, and 4-methylbenzylidene camphor. Such compositions also show increased SPF, UVA/UVB absorbance ratio, and critical wavelength performance properties.
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COSMETIC COOLING COMPOSITION

(WO2006037448) 13.04.2006 A61K 8/37 COTY DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
The invention relates to a cosmetic composition having a cooling effect, particularly a clear gel or a spray. The composition has a long-lasting cooling effect of about 8 hours and comprises a cooling complex consisting of 0.05-0.15% Menthyl Lactate, 0.1-0.2% Menthyl PCA and 0.05-0.2% Ethyl Menthane Carboxamide.
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DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR TOPICALLY APPLIED COMPOUNDS

(WO2006036557) 06.04.2006 A61K 47/12 LIPO CHEMICALS, INC.
A delivery system for topically applied compounds is disclosed. The delivery system contains a fatty acid, a phospholipid, and an oil, and is activated by the addition of water. The delivery system is admixed with a topically applied compound and water to provide a composition suitable for application to the skin or hair. The relative amounts of delivery system ingredients provide round, flexible vesicles that allow penetration of the topically applied compound to the epidermis and dermis, vesicles having a partially ruptured membrane for a controlled delivery of the topically applied drug to the epidermis and dermis, completely ruptured vesicles in the form of lamellar sheets that allow the topically applied compound to be retained in the ...
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HIGH DS CATIONIC POLYGALACTOMANNAN FOR SKINCARE PRODUCTS

(WO2006036510) 06.04.2006 A61K 8/73 HERCULES INCORPORATED
A skin care composition is provided with a) from about 1 to about 90 wt % of a surfactant, b) at least about 0.05 wt % of a cationic polymer wherein the cationic polymer has a mean average molecular weight (Mw) from about 2,000 to about 10,000,000 Dalton, and the cationic polymer has a cationic degree of substitution (DS) greater than 0.25 to about 3.0, and c) at least one skin care active ingredient, wherein the skin care composition provides at least one of the functions of cleansing, protection, moisturizing, firming, conditioning, occlusive barrier, emolliency, depositing, and anti-wrinkling to the skin.
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PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS INCORPORATING CELLULOSIC FATTY ACID ESTERS

(WO2006034071) 30.03.2006 A61K 8/73 EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY
A personal care product composition containing a long chain fatty acid cellulose ester (LCCE) having a degree of substitution greater than about 1.0 of an ester substituent or residue from fatty acids having from 6 to 18 carbon atoms wherein the LCCE is soluble in at least one cosmetically acceptable solvent selected from the group consisting of hydrocarbons, alkyl esters, fats and oils, fatty acids, fatty alcohols, and silicone oils.
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SILICONE ADHESIVE FORMULATION CONTAINING AN ANTIPERSPIRANT

(WO2006028612) 16.03.2006 A61K 8/89 DOW CORNING CORPORATION
This invention relates to a method of enhancing the adhesion of a silicone containing adhesive formulation. The method comprises mixing 1 to 99.9 wt. % of a silicone-containing adhesive formulation and 0.1 to 50 wt. % antiperspirant compound to form a composition. The composition is then applied onto a surface and allowed to cure. The invention also relates to a composition comprising 1 to 99.9 wt. % of a silicone-containing adhesive formulation and 0.1 to 50 wt. % antiperspirant salt. The resultant adhesive films are especially useful in healthcare and cosmetic applications where they inhibit perspiration and, thus, retain the adhesive strength of the adhesive.
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CARE SYSTEM

(WO2006025785) 09.03.2006 A47K 7/02 CARE IN MOTION AB
The present invention relates to a care system. The system comprises a sponge element and a first and a second care composition. The sponge element comprises a first portion comprising the first care composition, and a second portion comprising the second care composition, and a wrapping unit, such as a bag, extractably arranged in a cavity in the sponge unit.
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ANTI-PERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS WITH IMPROVED PROPERTIES

(WO2006023882) 02.03.2006 A61K 51/00 HUNTSMAN PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
The present invention relates to compositions of matter useful in personal care end-use applications. More particularly, it relates to compositions of matter useful in providing deodorant and anti-perspirant compositions.
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STABILIZED BODY CARE PRODUCTS, HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS, TEXTILES AND FABRICS

(WO2006021526) 02.03.2006 C11D 3/28 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Disclosed are stabilized body care products, household products, textiles and fabrics which comprise certain sterically hindered alkoxyamine salt compounds. Dyed products and articles are effectively stabilized against color degradation. The products are for example skin-care products, hair-care products, dentifrices, cosmetics, laundry detergents and fabric softeners, non-detergent based fabric care products, household cleaners and textile-care products.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AS ANTIPERSPIRANT AGENT A FLOCCULATING WATER-SOLUBLE POLYMER; PROCESS FOR TREATING PERSPIRATION

(WO2006018073) 23.02.2006 A61Q 15/00 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising at least one aqueous phase and at least one antiperspirant active agent, characterized in that the said antiperspirant active agent consists of at least one flocculating water- soluble polymer comprising amine groups on the main chain and in that it does not contain any aluminium and/or zirconium antiperspirant salts. The present invention also relates to a cosmetic process for treating perspiration, which consists in applying to the surface of the skin an effective amount of such a composition. The present invention also relates to the use of a flocculating water-soluble polymer comprising amine groups on the main chain as an antiperspirant active agent in a cosmetic composition, an...
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LIQUID STICK ANTIPERSPIRANT

(WO2006014962) 09.02.2006 A61K 8/00 COTY, S.A.
One embodiment of the invention described herein includes a method for improving stability of an antiperspirant. The method includes preparing a blend that comprises propylene glycol and dibenzylidene sorbitol; adding an antiperspirant active solid powder to the blend, to make an antiperspirant blend, in a concentration effective for making an antiperspirant that provides antiperspirant protection to a user and improves process stability of the antiperspirant; and adding an amino acid salt to the antiperspirant blend in a concentration effective for stabilizing the dibenzylidene sorbitol.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING A CYCLIC SILICONE AND AN ALKYLTRISILOXANE

(WO2006013415) 09.02.2006 A61K 8/31 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one cyclic volatile silicone oil and at least one volatile linear alkyltrisiloxane oil of general formula (I): in which R represents an alkyl group containing from 2 to 4 carbon atoms, optionally substituted with one or more fluorine or chlorine atoms, the mixture of said volatile silicone oils having an evaporation profile such that the mass of volatile silicone oil evaporated after 30 minutes ranges from 1.7 to 25 mg/cm2 and the volatile silicone oil content being greater than 5% by weight relative to the total weight of the composition. The invention also relates to the associated cosmetic process.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN EMULSION COMPRISING AN ALKYLTRISILOXANE

(WO2006013414) 09.02.2006 A61K 8/31 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising an emulsion with an oily continuous phase, for making up and/or caring for the skin, the lips and/or keratin fibers, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one volatile linear alkyltrisiloxane oil corresponding to formula (I) below: in which R represents an alkyl group containing 2, 3, 4 or 5 carbon atoms, optionally substituted with one or more fluorine or chorine atoms, and also to the related cosmetic treatment process.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING A VOLATILE LINEAR ALKYLTRISILOXANE

(WO2006013413) 09.02.2006 A61K 8/58 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least two volatile oils, one of which at least is a volatile linear alkyltrisiloxane oil of general formula (I): in which R represents an alkyl group containing from 2 to 4 carbon atoms, optionally substituted with one or more fluorine or chlorine atoms, the mixture of said volatile oils having an evaporation profile such that the mass of volatile oil evaporated after 30 minutes ranges from 12.5 to 370 mg/cm 2.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN APOLAR WAX AND AN ALKYLTRISILOXANE

(WO2006013412) 09.02.2006 A61K 8/58 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for making up and/or caring for the skin, the lips and/or keratin fibers, comprising, in q physiologically acceptable medium, at least one apolar wax and at least one volatile linear alkyltrisiloxane oil corresponding fo formula (I), in which R represents an alkyl group containing 2, 3, 4 or 5 carbon atoms, optionally substituted with one or more fluorine or chlorine atoms, and also to the related cosmetic process.
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IMPROVED DETERGENT COMPOSITION WITH BENEFIT AGENTS

(WO2006013020) 09.02.2006 A61K 8/06 UNILEVER PLC
A rinse off liquid or gel cleansing composition comprising a continuous phase comprising one or more detergent actives and a dispersed phase comprising one or more hydrophobic materials, the dispersed phase comprising a water soluble or dispersible benefit agent which is sensitive to a detergent active and/or high pH, which benefit agent is dispersed in the hydrophobic material.
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NOVEL ALDEHYDIC MUSKS AND DERIVATIVES THEREOF

(WO2006012215) 02.02.2006 C11D 7/22 FLEXITRAL, INC.
A compound comprising a Schiff s base of an aldehydic musk aromachemical with a substantially nonvolatile, odorless amine, wherein the imine moiety of said Schiffs base compound is stable against oxidation to a carboxyl group or a mixture of said compounds; said Schiffs base compound being biodegradable over time to said aldehydic musk and said nonvolatile, odorless amine; as well as compositions, products, preparations or articles having improved aroma, fragrance or odor characteristics containing as active ingredient such compound or mixture of compounds; the aldehydic musks themselves, and methods for the preparation of the Schiff bases and methods of imparting fragrance characteristics to substrates.
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METHOD OF DETERMINING PERFORMANCE OF AN ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO2006009994) 26.01.2006 G01N 31/22 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A method of determining performance of anhydrous antiperspirant compositions comprising an antiperspirant active, a liquid carrier, and a structurant using a pH indicator. The compositions, processes, and methods of the present invention provide enhanced antiperspirant performance.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING OZOKERITE

(WO2006009993) 26.01.2006 A61K 8/58 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Anhydrous antiperspirant compositions comprising a primary structurant, such as ozokerite, a secondary structurant, and an antiperspirant active. The present invention also relates to methods of using such compositions.
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USE OF A STEROID FOR ENHANCEMENT OF SKIN PERMEABILITY

(WO2006008092) 26.01.2006 A61K 31/436 NOVARTIS AG
A method for enhancing skin permeability by administration of a tetracyclic compound and improved methods for treatment of disorders by administration of a tetracyclic compound and a pharmaceutically active compound.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT EMULSION COMPRISING A NONIONIC EMULSIFIER AND FUMED SILICA

(WO2006007989) 26.01.2006 A61K 8/06 UNILEVER PLC
An aqueous antiperspirant or deodorant oil in water emulsion suitable for being dispensed through a roll-on exhibiting superior consumer attributes and comprising a continuous aqueous phase preferably containing an antiperspirant or deodorant active, an ethoxylated ether emulsifier or mixture having an average HLB of from 7 to 9 and a dispersed oil phase comprising a plant oil such as a fatty acid triglyceride and a particulate fumed silica and especially a hydrophobic fumed silica.
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FRAGRANCE FRIENDLY AND COST EFFECTIVE ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVES

(WO2006001839) 05.01.2006 A61K 8/00 REHEIS, INC.
A cost effective process is provided for making stable, efficacious, amino acid and polyhydric alcohol free concentrated aqueous aluminum zirconium salt solutions. Absence of amino acid, low iron content and low trace metal impurity levels improve compatibility with fragrances and minimizes the probability of the product color change and possibly fabric staining significantly. The novel aluminum zirconium actives also minimize iron contribution to underarm area that supports growth of microflora which is responsible for axillary malodour by the biotransformation of nonodorous precursors present in perspiration. The astringent complexes of the present invention may be obtained in solution or dry powder form. As a result, the complexes are sa...
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USE AS AN ANTIPERSPIRANT AGENT OF A FLOCCULATING WATER-SOLUBLE POLYMER; COSMETIC PROCESS FOR TREATING PERSPIRATION

(WO2005120448) 22.12.2005 A61K 7/32 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to the use of a flocculating water-soluble polymer comprising amine groups borne by a side substituent directly attached to the main chain, as an antiperspirant active agent in a cosmetic composition and particularly in a cosmetic composition not containing any antiperspirant aluminium and/or zirconium salts. The present invention also relates to a cosmetic process for treating perspiration, which consists in applying to the surface of the skin an effective amount of a flocculating water-soluble polymer comprising amine groups borne by a side substituent directly attached to the main chain.
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HIGH PH ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS OF ENHANCED EFFICACY

(WO2005117822) 15.12.2005 A61K 8/00 REHEIS, INC.
Aluminum and aluminum-zirconium antiperspirant compositions of enhanced efficacy and a pH value of at least 3.5 are provided that are made by reaction with insoluble, strongly alkaline strontium or calcium salts. The aluminum and aluminum -zirconium strontium or calcium compositions show high pH values with characteristic HPLC Band III to Band II ratios of at least 0.5. The basic aluminum halohydrate (or nitrate) solutions typically have aluminum to anion ratio of less that 1.9. The solution compositions are stable with respect to both HPLC Band III to Band II ratio and viscosity at concentrations of about 20% to about 40% by weight of anhydrous solid. The solid state compositions form hard sticks with low irritation, at low metal to chlorid...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2005112879) 01.12.2005 A61K 7/38 UNILEVER PLC
Antiperspirant or Deodorant Compositions The stability of antiperspirant or deodorant compositions comprising an aqueous solution of an antiperspirant or deodorant salt that has been thickened by a polyquaternium derivative of an hydroxycellulose and containing lypophylic organic material can be improved by employing a stabilising amount of propylene glycol, preferably selected in the range of from 1.5 to 5% by weight, thereby enabling the formulation to maintain its viscosity better or longer or under less favourable climatic conditions.
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ALUMINUM HALIDES/METAL CATION SALT ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVES

(WO2005102258) 03.11.2005 A61K 8/00 REHEIS, INC.
Disclosed are aqueous antiperspirant active compositions comprising admixtures of basic aluminum halides and metal cation salt yielding enhanced antiperspirant efficacy; and methods of making such compositions. The basic aluminum halides, optionally contain an amino acid or salts of amino acids, and/or antimicrobial agent and are combined with a metal cation antiperspirant and, optionally, with a organic solvent having at least two carbon atoms and at least one hydroxy group and mixtures thereof. The basic aluminum halide of this invention has a Size Exclusion Chromatography (HPLC) Test Band I of less than 5%, preferably less than 1%, Band II percent aluminum value of 20%-60%, preferably about 35%-55%, Band III percent aluminum value of 10%...
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SILICONE VESICLES CONTAINING ACTIVES

(WO2005102248) 03.11.2005 A61K 8/14 DOW CORNING CORPORATION
A process is disclosed for preparing silicone visicle compositions containing a personal care or healthcare active, compositions prepared by the inventive process, and formulated products containing the silicone vesicles.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING A SILICONE POLYETHER

(WO2005099661) 27.10.2005 A61K 8/46 UNILEVER PLC
Translucent roll-on compositions in the form of an oil in water emulsion obtainable by blending an emulsion concentrate comprising a disperse oil phase a low molecular weight siloxane a silicone polyether having the formula where R1 represents an alkyl group containing 1-6 carbon atoms; R2 represents the radical - (CH2)aO(C2H4O)b(C3H6O)cR3; x is 20-1,000; y is 2-500; z is 2-500; a is 3-6; b is 4 -30; c is 0-30; and R3 is hydrogen, a methyl radical, or an acyl radical; an anionic surfactant and water the oil phase having an average droplet size of less than 5 micrometers; with an aqueous solution of an antiperspirant or deodorant active containing polyhydric alcohol, the two phases having matched refractive indexes.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2005099660) 27.10.2005 A61K 8/92 UNILEVER PLC
Antiperspirant compositions comprise an antiperspirant active and a carrier oil in which the carrier oil comprises an aromatic ester oil obeying the general formula: R1-CO2-X-Y-R2 in which R1 and R2 each represent a phenyl group, X represents an alkylene group containing from 2 to 4 carbons including at least one pendant alkyl group and Y represents a bond, or an ether or ester linkage.
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DRY DEODORANT CONTAINING A SESQUITERPENE ALCOHOL AND ZINC OXIDE

(WO2005087181) 22.09.2005 A61K 8/27 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A suspension product for reducing wetness under the arm which product comprises in % by weight based on the entire weight of the product: (a) 0.01-20 % of a superabsorbent polymer with water absorbing capacity between 10-1000 g water/g superabsorber in the absence of added sodium chloride; (b) 0.05-10 % of a sesquiterpene material; (c) 0.05-10 % of a small particle size zinc oxide having a particle size range of 0.02-200 microns; (d) 2-88 % of a volatile silicone, wherein the product is not made with any separately added water.
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DIRECT CONTACT QUENCH CRYSTALLIZATION PROCESS AND COSMETIC PRODUCTS PRODUCED THEREBY

(WO2005084629) 15.09.2005 A61Q 15/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A process for making a solid cosmetic composition, the process comprising the steps of: forming at least one hot process stream comprising a solvent and a gellant dissolved therein, the hot process stream having a first temperature; forming at least one cold process stream comprising a cosmetic active having a second temperature, wherein the second temperature is at least 5 degrees C below the first temperature; combining the at least one hot process stream and the at least one cold process stream together in a mixing chamber having no moving parts therein and without applying external source of cooling, to form a substantially homogeneous product stream.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AEROSOL COMPOSITION COMPRISING INERT SILICONES

(WO2005074877) 18.08.2005 A61K 8/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
According to a first aspect, antiperspirant concentrate compositions are disclosed comprising particulates of antiperspirant active agent and a silicone component, wherein: (a) the particulates of antiperspirant active agent are the only particulates in the antiperspirant concentrate composition; (b) the silicone component comprises one or more silicones, the or each silicone in the silicone component is inert in relation to the antiperspirant active agent. According to a second aspect, an antiperspirant aerosol composition is provided comprising the antiperspirant concentrate composition according to the first aspect and a propellant. According to a third aspect of the invention, packaged antiperspirant aerosol compositions according to th...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AEROSOL COMPOSITION

(WO2005074876) 18.08.2005 A61K 8/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
According to a first aspect, antiperspirant aerosol compositions are disclosed comprising antiperspirant active particulates, a propellant and at least 5% by weight of the entire antiperspirant aerosol composition of a silicone component, wherein (a) the antiperspirant active particulates are the only particulates in the antiperspirant aerosol composition; (b) the silicone component comprises one or more silicones and the or each silicone is a non-volatile silicone. According to a second aspect, packaged antiperspirant aerosol compositions according to the first aspect are disclosed.
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DUAL PHASE ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK GELLED WITH A SILICONIZED POLYAMIDE

(WO2005072694) 11.08.2005 A61K 8/895 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A dual phase stick antiperspirant and/or deodorant product comprising a non-gelled opaque inner core as 20-70 weight % of the total composition and a clear outer shell as 30-80 weight % of the total composition wherein: (a) based on the weight of the inner core as 100%, the composition of the inner core comprises: (i) 20-70 weight % of an antiperspirant active powder, provided that the total amount of antiperspirant active in the total product does not exceed 25 weight %; (ii) 0.1-20 weight % of a filler; (iii) 2-20 weight % of a binder; (iv) 1-20 weight % of an emollient; (b) based on the weight of the outer shell as 100%, the clear outer shell is formed around the inner core and comprises: (i) 7-15 weight % of a selected siliconized polya...
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DISPERSIONS

(WO2005070379) 04.08.2005 A61K 8/04 DISPERSE LIMITED
A solid composition comprising oil core aphrons dispersed in a solid surfactant.
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PHENYLETHYL BENZOATE FOR USE IN COSMETICS, TOILETRIES AND PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

(WO2005069822) 04.08.2005 A61K 8/00 FINETEX, INC.
Phenylethyl benzoate as a cosmetic ingredient for toiletry and cosmetic formulations, particularly as a diluent, solvent and liquid carrier, as well as an emollient additive, is disclosed. Personal care compositions such as sunscreens and antiperspirants comprising phenylethyl benzoate in the amount of from about 0.5% to about 50% by weight of the composition are disclosed.
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COMBINATION MATCHING FRAGRANCED PRODUCTS

(WO2005068308) 28.07.2005 B65D 6/00 KIRBY, Wayne
In combination, more than one body care or household product such as bath beads, body wash, bath salts, body sprays, bath balms, bath oils, deodorants having matching fragrances, are contained together in a container having separate chambers for each said body care or household product. The chambers may be detachably secured to each other. The containing of matching scented body care or household products in a single container, eliminates the need to gather and contemplate the appropriate matching of scented products thereby enhancing convenience of the user.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2005063187) 14.07.2005 A61K 8/28 UNILEVER PLC
A composition comprising an antiperspirant or deodorant active and which is substantially free of alcohol and has a viscosity of less than 100 centipoise and a contact angle less than 90o. A product comprising the composition marketed in a porous dome applicator.
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NEW SUNSCREEN COMPOUNDS AND COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SAME AND METHODS FOR USE THEREOF

(WO2005062860) 14.07.2005 A61K 8/40 AVON PRODUCTS, INC.
There is provided a photostable and synergistically enhanced topical sunscreen composition that provides increased substantivity, waterproofness, sweat resistance and rub off resistance. There is further provided methods of enhancing the photostability of a sunscreen active in a topical sunscreen composition, synergistically enhancing the W absorbance of a topical sunscreen composition having a sunscreen active, and enhancing the substantivity, waterproofness, sweat resistance and rub off resistance in a topical sunscreen composition. The preferred compositions and methods have a sunscreen active, a cosmetically acceptable vehicle, and novel 2- substituted-3,3-diaryl-2-propenoic acid derivatives with [A] a C16 to C50 straight or branche...
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METHOD OF PREVENTING UNDESIRED SKIN CONDITIONS BENEATH A WOMAN'S BREASTS

(WO2005060394) 07.07.2005 A61Q 15/00 BLANCHARD, Judy, C.
A method of preventing undesired skin conditions beneath a woman's breasts includes applying antiperspirant directly to the woman's skin beneath her breasts. The antiperspirant can be in gel form or in powder form or the like.
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ORAL AND PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS

(WO2005058265) 30.06.2005 A61K 8/04 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A composition comprising a film or a plurality of film fragments entrained in a carrier is disclosed. The film or plurality of film fragments can comprise a functional material. The film or plurality of film fragments can comprise repeated shapes. Also disclosed is a composition comprising a plurality of discernable lamellar fragments entrained in a carrier. Also disclosed is a method for administering a functional material to a human or animal subject in need thereof, the method comprising applying to the subject a composition comprising a film or a plurality of film fragments entrained in a carrier, wherein the film comprises the functional material. The composition is preferably a dentifrice, containing shaped and/or coloured filmfragmen...
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MOISTURE TRIGGERED SEALED RELEASE SYSTEM

(WO2005055964) 23.06.2005 A61Q 13/00 SALVONA LLC
The present invention relates to an improved fragrance controlled release system that can be incorporated into anhydrous consumer and cosmetic products such as powder laundry detergents, underarm deodorant or antiperspirant sticks, soap bars, body deodorant powders, foot spray, hygiene sprays, feminine napkin sprays, undergarment sprays, and the like that provides a high intensity odor signal such as a high impact fragrance burst in response to moisture. A selected fragrance is encapsulated in a water-sensitive matrix material. The high impact fragrance burst in response to moisture is achieved by formulating the fragrance or fragrance ingredients that are encapsulated to provide improved fragrance release in response to moisture. The encap...
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IMPROVED ANTIPERSPIRANT METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS

(WO2005051337) 09.06.2005 A61K 8/81 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
An antiperspirant compositions and corresponding methods of application wherein the compositions comprise a) a skin-adhering system comprising i) a skin- adhering polymer, ii) one or more volatile solvents; b) antiperspirant active; c) thickening agent; and d) an anhydrous carrier in an amount sufficient to provide enhanced substantivity of antiperspirant actives.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION AND APPLICATOR THEREFOR

(WO2005048966) 02.06.2005 A61K 8/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
An antiperspirant product comprising an antiperspirant composition and an applicator for storing and discharging the antiperspirant composition. The antiperspirant composition comprises an antiperspirant active. The applicator has a longitudinal axis and comprises a release system structured to facilitate discharge of the antiperspirant composition such that the antiperspirant composition discharges as a portion of a foam comprising a dispersion of gas bubbles in a continuous liquid medium comprising the antiperspirant active that is suspended or dissolved therein, and a skin-contacting surface structured to receive and retain the portion of the foam thereon such that the portion of the foam of 0.2 gram is retained on the skin-contacting su...
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NOVEL SUBSTITUTED OXY-NITRILES

(WO2005048941) 02.06.2005 A61K 31/74 FLEXITRAL INC.
A compound or a mixture of compounds comprising an aromachemical compound of the formula: NC-C(R2)2-0-R1 wherein: Rl is straight or branched chain alkyl, alkenyl having 1-16 carbon atoms, aryl, aralkyl, alkaryl, thiophenyl or substituted derivatives thereof; R2 is R1 or H, with. the proviso that at least one of said R2 is R1 as well as compositions, products, preparations or articles having improved aroma, fragrance or odor characteristics containing as active ingredient such compound or mixture of compounds.
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COATING APPARATUS AND METHOD

(WO2005048768) 02.06.2005 A45D 44/00 HYDROCO (AUSTRALIA) PTY LTD
The present invention provides an apparatus for applying a composition to the skin, the apparatus including a chamber, the chamber including means for washing the skin (10), and means for applying the composition (4). Applicants have recognised that incorporating means for washing the skin into a chamber designed for applying a composition to the skin provides a number of advantages such as removal of foreign matter from the skin, and also removal of a proportion of the stratum corneum immediately prior to the removal of a composition such as an artificial tanning agent. Removal of dead skin cells and other contaminants from the skin immediately before the application of a composition improves the reproducibility of the absorption of the ac...
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NOVEL OXY-NITRILES

(WO2005047232) 26.05.2005 C07C 255/16 FLEXITRAL INC.
A compound or a mixture of compounds comprising an aromachemical compound of I the formula: NC-CH2-O-R wherein: R is straight or branched chain alkyl, alkenyl having 1-16 carbon atoms, aryl, aralkyl, alkaryl, thiophenyl or substituted derivatives thereof as well as compositions, products, preparations or articles having improved aroma, fragrance or odor characteristics containing as active ingredient such compound or mixture of compounds.
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A CONTROLLED-RELEASE COMPOSITION FOR TOPICAL APPLICATION AND A METHOD OF DELIVERING AN ACTIVE AGENT TO A SUBSTRATE

(WO2005044232) 19.05.2005 A61K 9/107 DOW CORNING CORPORATION
A controlled-release composition for topical application to a substrate includes an oil-in-water emulsion and an active agent incorporated into the oil-in -water emulsion. The oil-in-water emulsion is substantially free of lipophilic solvent and is formed by mechanical inversion of a water-in-oil emulsion. The water-in-oil emulsion includes a silicone component, a surfactant, and water. A method of delivering the active agent to the substrate provides the oil-in-water emulsion and incorporates the active agent into the oil-in-water emulsion for delivery of the active agent to the substrate upon application of the oil-in-water emulsion to the substrate.
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UNDERARM PRODUCTS WITH SUPERABSORBENT COMPONENT

(WO2005044213) 19.05.2005 A61K 8/04 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A stick or soft solid suspension product comprising: (a) 0.01-20 weight % of a polyacrylate superabsorbent polymer (sodium salt), with a salt or ionic strength tolerance under a Baseline Absorption Test sufficient to give at least 25 weight % water absorption; (b) 10-88 weight % of a volatile silicone having a flash point of 100 degrees C or less; (c) a selected gelling agent; provided that the water content is ? 2 weight % and the ratio of superabsorber to active salt is in the range of 0.13-4 : 1.
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IMPROVED DETERGENT COMPOSITION WITH BENEFIT AGENTS

(WO2005044212) 19.05.2005 A61K 7/32 UNILEVER PLC
A water-in-oil emulsion system as a storage stable carrier of high pH sensitivity benefit agents or actives comprising i) an aqueous phase including at least one water soluble and/or dispersible benefit agent; ii)a hydrophobic protective carrier phase for the aqueous phase containing the benefit agent; and iii)an emulsifier or a dispersant. Also provided is a rinse off non-liquid cleansing composition comprising the water-in-oil emulsion system and a second phase which is a continuous alkaline phase.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2005044211) 19.05.2005 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant composition comprising an aqueous phase, an antiperspirant salt and a polymer having Bronsted acid groups, characterised in that the antiperspirant salt sand polymer are suspended in the aqueous phase and the composition has a Sauter mean particle size (D[3,2]) of 30 microns or less.
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STABILIZED BODY CARE PRODUCTS, HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS, TEXTILES AND FABRICS

(WO2005042828) 12.05.2005 A61K 8/35 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Disclosed are stabilized body care products, household products, textiles and fabrics which comprise certain hindered nitroxyl, hydroxylamine and hydroxylamine salt compounds and selected organic UV filters. The stabilized products are for example skin-care products, hair-care products, dentifrices, cosmetics, laundry detergents and fabric softeners, non-detergent based fabric care products, household cleaners and textile-care products.
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PERFUME DELIVERY SYSTEMS BASED ON INORGANIC NANO PARTICLES

(WO2005041908) 12.05.2005 A61K 8/25 FIRMENICH SA
Nano-sized delivery systems consisting of an inorganic nano particle moiety covalently bonded to at least one organic pro-perfume or pro-drug moiety are disclosed. The systems of the invention are able to deliver perfuming or pharmaceutical active ingredients. Other aspect of the present invention, for instance, are the use of said systems in perfumery as well as the perfuming compositions or perfumed articles comprising the invention's delivery systems.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT SPRAY COMPOSITIONS

(WO2005039519) 06.05.2005 A61Q 15/00 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant spray composition comprising an aqueous solution of antiperspirant active emulsified in an oily continuous phase with an emulsifier, characterised in comprising a hydrophobically-modified particulate silica.
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CONTROLLED DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR FRAGRANCE COMPRISING A (METH) ACRYLATE/HYDROXY (METH) ACRYLATE COPOLYMER

(WO2005032503) 14.04.2005 A61K 8/11 FIRMENICH SA
A perfuming composition for application to the skin by means of a roll-on, pump-spray, squeeze bottle or aerosol spray type device comprising a perfuming base and, optionally, a deodorant or antiperspirant base, at least one of said bases being combined with a film-forming substrate and an emulsifier so as to form an emulsion, said emulsion, once dried on the skin, providing for in-situ encapsulation of said perfuming base so as to prevent release of the latter until a surge of skin perspiration or contact with a moisture source takes place, and for in-situ re-encapsulation of said perfuming base upon the subsequent drying of the skin, the improvement which consists in that said film-forming substrate comprises an acrylates/hydroxyacrylates...
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ANHYDROUS ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION CONTAINING A LIPOPHILIC POLYAMIDE OF LOW MOLECULAR MASS; AEROSOL DEVICE

(WO2005027865) 31.03.2005 A61K 7/32 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to an anti-perspirant composition, characterized in that it contains, in a cosmetically acceptable liquid anhydrous vehicle: (a) at least one antiperspirant active agent; (b) at least one lipophilic polyamide with a weight--average molar mass (MW) of less than 1000; (d) at least one propellant. The invention also relates to an aerosol device consisting of: (A) a container comprising a composition consisting firstly of an anhydrous liquid phase (or fluid) comprising at least one antiperspirant active agent, at least one lipophilic polyamide with a weight-average molar mass (MW) of less than 1000, and (B) at least one propellant, and of a means for distributing the said aerosol composition. The invention ...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT CLEAR GEL WITH LOW GLYCOL CONTENT

(WO2005025523) 24.03.2005 A61K 8/26 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
An elastomer-free, suspension-free, water-in-oil emulsion as a clear gel with a viscosity >150,000 centipoise; and an overall level of silicone emollients < 3 weight % as: (a) an internal phase comprising a glycine-free antiperspirant active stabilized by Betaine; and a glycol system having < 7.5 weight % propylene glycol; and (b) an external phase comprising cyclomethicones; a silicone copolyol; and a fragrance solubilizer; wherein: the maximum level of volatile linear silicones is < 1 weight %, the water content is > 30 weight %, and the external phase is free of silicone emollients with a refractive index > 1.4200.
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ENHANCED EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING STRONTIUM OR CALCIUM

(WO2005018596) 03.03.2005 A61K 8/19 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
Disclosed are enhanced efficacy antiperspirant compositions containing a strontium salt and/or a calcium salt. In particular, there is disclosed an antiperspirant composition comprising a dermatologically acceptable carrier vehicle, about 8% to about 22% (USP) of an aluminum-zirconium chlorohydrate-gly antiperspirant salt, wherein the antiperspirant salt has an HPLC peak 5 area of at least 33%, and about 0.5% to about 15%, preferably about 1% to about 6%, by weight, of a water soluble salt selected from the group consisting of a water soluble strontium salt, a water soluble calcium salt and a mixture thereof. It has been found that the inclusion of a strontium salt and/or a calcium salt boosts the efficacy of a high peak 5 antiperspirant sa...
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AQUEOUS ALCOHOLIC ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION CONTAINING CALCIUM ENHANCED ANTIPERSPIRANT SALT

(WO2005018553) 03.03.2005 A61K 8/19 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
Disclosed is a liquid aqueous alcoholic antiperspirant composition comprising, by weight, about 10% to about 60% ethanol, water, and about 8% to about 22% (USP) antiperspirant salt dissolved in the composition, wherein said antiperspirant salt comprises a calcium enhanced aluminum-zirconium chlorohydrate. The composition may optionally include a thickening agent to increase the viscosity of the solution. A more viscous solution is less prone to dripping from the skin or leaking from the dispensing container. Ideally, the composition will provide an absolute sweat reduction significantly higher than currently available antiperspirant products, typically at least 60% sweat reduction or higher.
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COMBINATION PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS AND AIR FRESHENERS

(WO2005018375) 03.03.2005 A61L 9/12 KIRBY, Wayne
Personal care products with air fresheners incorporated, including a combination baby wipes product and air freshener, a combination deodorant or antiperspirant container and air fragrance, and a combination tissue box holder and air fragrance are taught.
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TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS OF AMMONIUM LACTATE

(WO2005016360) 24.02.2005 A61K 8/365 AGIS INDUSTRIES (1983) LTD.
Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and cosmeceutical compositions for topical application, containing, as an active ingredient, ammonium lactate and/or any other alpha-hydroxy carboxylic acid and/or salts thereof, processes of manufacturing these compositions and uses of these compositions in the treatment of medical and cosmetic conditions such as conditions associated with dry skin or scalp.
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TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS OF UREA AND AMMONIUM LACTATE

(WO2005016329) 24.02.2005 A61K 8/365 AGIS INDUSTRIES (1983) LTD.
Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and cosmeceutical compositions for topical application, containing, as active ingredients, urea and/or derivatives thereof and alpha-hydroxy acid and/or an ammonium salt thereof, such as ammonium lactate, processes of manufacturing same and use of same in the treatment of medical and cosmetic skin and scalp conditions.
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TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS OF UREA

(WO2005016328) 24.02.2005 A61K 8/365 AGIS INDUSTRIES(1983) LTD.
Pharmaceutical, cosmetic and cosmeceutical foamable compositions for topical application, containing, as an active ingredient, urea and/or a derivative thereof, processes of manufacturing these compositions and uses of these compositions in the treatment of various dermatological conditions such as, for example, conditions associated with dry skin and/or scalp.
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STABLE ALUMINUM/ZIRCONIUM ANTIPERSPIRANT SOLUTION

(WO2005009376) 03.02.2005 A61K 8/00 REHEIS,INC.
A stable aluminum-zirconium aqueous solution of enhanced efficacy having a high concentration free of amino acid and polyhydric alcohol is disclosed. Such aluminum-zirconium salts are selected from aluminum/zirconium tetrachlorohydrate; aluminum/zirconium pentachlorohydrate, and aluminum/zirconium octachlorohydrate in which the aluminum to zirconium (Al/Zr) atomic ratio of said salt falls within the limits of the shaded areas A, B, and C, respectively, of the drawing graph wherein the aluminum/zirconium tetrachlorohydrate has an Al/Zr atomic ratio from about 2 to about 6 and metal/chloride molecular ratio about 0.9 to about 1.25; aluminum/zirconium pentachlorohydrate having Al/Zr atomic ratio from about 6 to about 10 and metal/chloride atom...
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SUSTAINED RELEASE COMPOSITIONS AND CONTROLLED DELIVERY METHOD

(WO2005004832) 20.01.2005 A61K 9/14 LIPO CHEMICALS INC.
A sustained release composition comprising cellulose fibers, an active agent, and an optional release retardant is disclosed. The composition has an improved ability to stabilize and release the active agent over an extended time period.
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ALUMINUM/ZIRCONIUM/GLYCINE ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVES STABILIZED WITH BETAINE

(WO2005003142) 13.01.2005 C07F 7/00 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A stabilized aluminum/zirconium/glycine salt comprising a Betaine of Formula I as additive: in a sufficient amount to have (a) an overall (Betaine + glycine)/ Zr ratio in the range of 0.1-3.0:1, (b) a ratio of Betaine to glycine of at least 0.001:1; and (c) sufficient Betaine so that at least 0.1% of the ratio of Betaine + glycine is contributed by Betaine.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2004112739) 29.12.2004 A61K 8/06 UNILEVER PLC
For the provision of good efficacy, good sensory properties and the capability for ready employment in a sachet, the invention comprises an oil in water emulsion in which the continuous aqueous phase contains a dissolved antiperspirant active, and the dispersed organic phase comprises an emulsifier having an HLB value of at least 6, the emulsion having a viscosity of from 80,000 to 120,000 mPa. s. Preferably, the dispersed phase is solidified at ambient temperature. The invention also provides a sachet containing the emulsion.
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EXTRUDED STICK PRODUCT AND METHOD FOR MAKING SAME

(WO2004110397) 23.12.2004 A45D 40/16 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A process for forming a free standing antiperspirant or deodorant solid stick product using particulate and fluid materials that are combined by means of amalgamation, homogenization, compaction and extrusion at a temperature below the melting temperature of said product and extruded by mechanically working the particulate and fluid materials.
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CYCLOHEXENE CARBOAMIDES AND CARBOTHIOAMIDES

(WO2004108867) 16.12.2004 A61K 31/16 FLEXITRAL, INC.
A compound or a mixture of compounds comprising an aromachemical compound of the formula: (I) wherein (II) is (III) or (IV); R is a straight or branched chain, saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbyl group; preferably, alkyl or alkenyl, having 1-8 carbon atoms; R1 is a straight or branched chain, saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbyl group; preferably, alkyl or alkenyl, having 1-8 carbon atoms; x is an integer from 1 to 8; y is an integer from 0 to 4, and Z is O or S, as well as compositions, products, preparations or articles having improved aroma, fragrance or odor characteristics containing as active ingredient such compound or mixture of compounds.
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A CLEAR, LOW VISCOSITZ, WATER/IN/OIL EMULSION ANTIPERSPIRANT GEL COMPOSITION

(WO2004108105) 16.12.2004 A61K 8/06 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
The invention is a clear (50 - 250 NTU at 21.0 degrees C), high efficacy liquid gel composition which is a low viscosity (about 5,000- 75,000 centipoise) water-in-oil, elastomer-free emulsion. These liquid gels comprise a glycine containing antiperspirant active with a low metal to chloride ratio in a high water content (> 30 weight % of the formula) internal (aqueous) phase, a copolyol, and a fragrance solubilizer in the external phase. The external (oil) phase of the composition is free of silicone emollients that have a high refractive index (R.I. > 1.4200). The liquid gel antiperspirant/deodorant compositions of this invention comprise a minimum of at least 14 weight % of the active salt.
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SUSPENSION FREE AND ELASTOMER FREE ANTIPERSPIRANT WHITE CREAM

(WO2004108104) 16.12.2004 A61K 8/20 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
The invention is a suspension free and elastomer-free composition comprising: (a) 0.1-30 weight % of an antiperspirant active having a low metal to chloride ratio in the range of 0.9 to 1.5 : 1; (b) 7-28.4 weight % of one or more volatile silicones having a flash point of 100 degrees C or less; (c) 0.6-2.0 weight % of a silicone surfactant having an HLB value < 8; (d) 30-70 weight % water; (e) 0 -3 weight % of a water soluble glycol or polyglycol; (f) 1-5% silicone emollient; and (g) 0-3 weight % of a non-siliconized organic fragrance solubilizer; wherein the composition is optically a white suspension-free cream and has a viscosity greater than 150,000 centipoise and a ratio of oil phase to water phase in the range of 10:90 to 30:70.
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A CLEAR, LOW VISCOSITY, WATER-IN-OIL EMULSION ANTIPERSPITANT GEL COMPOSITION

(WO2004108098) 16.12.2004 A61K 8/06 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
The invention is a clear, elastomer-free, gel composition comprising: (a) 14-30 weight % of an antiperspirant active having a low metal to chloride ratio; (b) 7- 23.3 weight % of one or more cyclomethicones having a flash point of 100 degrees C or less; (c) 0.6-0.9 weight % of a silicone surfactant having an HLB value ? 8; (d) 30-70 weight % water; (e) 3.85 -10 weight % of a water soluble glycol or polyglycol and (f) 0.1-3.0 weight % of a non-siliconized organic fragrance solubilizer; wherein the composition is a gel having a viscosity greater than 150,000 centipoise And a ratio of oil phase to water phase in the range of 10:90 to 24:76.
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COMPOUNDS FOR A CONTROLLED RELEASE OF ACTIVE MOLECULES

(WO2004105713) 09.12.2004 C07C 69/96 FIRMENICH SA
The present invention relates to the field of perfumery. More particularly, it concerns compounds comprising at least one ?-carbonate or ?-thio carbonyl moiety capable of liberating a perfuming molecule such as, for example, an ?,?-unsaturated ketone, aldehyde or carboxylic ester. The present invention concerns also the use of said compounds in perfumery as well as the perfuming compositions or perfumed articles comprising the invention's compounds
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CYCLIC CARBOTHIOIC ACID DERIVATIVES

(WO2004103935) 02.12.2004 C07C 327/14 FLEXITRAL, INC.
A compound or a mixture of compounds comprising an aromachernical compound of the formula: (I) wherein: R is a straight or branched chain, saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbyl group; preferably, alkyl or alkenyl, having 1-8 carbon atoms; R1 is a straight or branched chain, saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbyl group; preferably, alkyl or alkenyl, having 1-8 carbon atoms; x is an integer from I to 8, and y is an integer from o to 4. as well as compositions, products, preparations or articles having improved aroma, fragrance or odor characteristics containing as active ingredient such compound or mixture of compounds.
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POLYOL POLYESTER-CONTAINING PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS THAT DO NOT CONTAIN LOW VISCOSITY SILICONE FLUIDS

(WO2004103314) 02.12.2004 A61K 7/00 INOLEX INVESTMENT CORP.
The invention provides a personal care product that does not contain a lower viscosity silicone fluid; the personal care product includes at least one polyol polyester that is the esterification reaction product of a polyol having three to six carbons atoms and a carboxylic acid having three to six carbon atoms and a personal care formulation. Also provided are replacement compositions for use in personal care products that are at least one polyol polyester that is the esterification reaction product of a polyol having three to six carbons atoms and a carboxylic acid having three to six carbon atoms and having a kinematic viscosity of about 2 to about 20 centistokes at 250 C and wherein the replacement composition does not contain a low vis...
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STICK COMPOSITIONS

(WO2004098553) 18.11.2004 A61K 8/42 UNILEVER PLC
Anhydrous cosmetic stick compositions containing a continuous phase of a water-immiscible cosmetic oil structured by a fibre-forming amido structurant and containing a suspended particulate antiperspirant or deodorant can suffer from either somewhat poor physical stability when formed, or preparative difficulties using conventional processes for making stick compositions or opaqueness. The problem can be ameliorated or overcome by the use of a combination of amido structurants comprising (i) an N-acylaminoacid amide in which the N-acyl substituent has the formula -CO-Rx in which Rx represents a branched C6 to C11 alkyl group in combination with a further amido structurant (ii), selected from (iia) N-acylaminoacid amides other than (i), (iib...
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TOPICAL TREATMENT OF DERMATOLOGICAL DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH REACTIVE OR DILATED BLOOD VESSELS

(WO2004093722) 04.11.2004 A01N 37/00 YU, Ruey, J.
The invention provides a method of topically treating a dermatological disorder. The method includes topically applying a therapeutically effective amount of a cosmetic or dermatological composition to an affected area of the skin. The composition includes at least one compound that is (i) a polyhydroxy-aldonic acid, (ii) a polyhydroxy-aldonic lactone, (iii) a polyhydroxy-alduronic acid, (iv) a polyhydroxy-alduronic lactone, (v) a polyhydroxy-aldaric acid; (vi) a polyhydroxy- aldaric lactone, and (vii) an organic acid lactone having two or more hydroxyl or ketohydroxyl groups. The dermatological disorder treated is one associated with reactive or dilated blood vessels. Also included in the invention are methods of treating dermatological dis...
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SOFT SOLID COMPOSITIONS WITH REDUCED SYNERESIS

(WO2004091566) 28.10.2004 A61K 8/41 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A soft solid antiperspirant and/or deodorant composition comprising a volatile silicone and a behenamidoalkyl dialkylamine fatty acid as a gelling agent for the volatile silicone.
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GLYCINE-FREE ANTIPERSPIRANT SALTS WITH BETAINE FOR ENHANCED COSMETIC PRODUCTS

(WO2004089325) 21.10.2004 A61K 8/26 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A glycine-free aluminum and/or zirconium Betaine salt having a metal to chloride molar ratio in the range of 0.3-2.5:1, a Betaine:aluminum molar ratio in the range of 0.05 - 1.0:1 and/or a Betaine:zirconium molar ratio in the range of 0.2-3.0:1, wherein the Betaine is used in its normal form described in Formula I, or in its derivative form of Betaine hydrochloride, described in Formula IA.
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HIGH EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK CONTAINING LOW LEVELS OF NON-VOLATILE ORGANIC FLUIDS

(WO2004089319) 21.10.2004 A61K 8/26 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
An antiperspirant stick product comprising from about 5% to about 35% by weight of an antiperspirant active; from about 5% to about 35% by weight of a structurant, from about 20% to about 80% by weight of a volatile fluid; 10% or less by weight of a non-volatile organic fluid; free of non-volatile silicone fluids, wherein, the stick has a hardness of at least about 600 gram?force and an adhesion value of at least 33%.
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MACROCYCLIC MUSKS

(WO2004083357) 30.09.2004 C11B 9/00 FLEXITRAL, INC.
A compound comprising a macrocyclic ketone having at least one double bond and 15-20 carbon atoms, wherein at least one double bond has been converted to oxirane or thiirane or a macrocyclic lactone or dilactone having at least one double bond and 14-19 carbon atoms, wherein at least one double bond has been converted to oxirane or thiirane; or one of said oxiranes or thiiranes containing a methyl substituent on the ring and/or an ether oxygen or thioether sulfur substituting for a CH2 somewhere in the ring and compositions, products, preparations or articles having improved aroma, fragrance, odor, flavor and/or taste characteristics containing as active ingredient a compound or mixture of the compounds.
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AGENT-ENCAPSULATING MICRO- AND NANOPARTICLES, METHODS FOR PREPARATION OF SAME AND PRODUCTS CONTAINING SAME

(WO2004081222) 23.09.2004 A61K 9/14 SOL-GEL TECHNOLOGIES LTD.
Substantially leachless, agent-encapsulating sol-gel particles, methods of preparing same and products containing same are provided
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THERAPEUTIC, NUTRACEUTICAL AND COSMETIC APPLICATIONS FOR EGGSHELL MEMBRANE AND PROCESSED EGGSHELL MEMBRANE PREPARATIONS

(WO2004080428) 23.09.2004 A61K 8/98 NEW LIFE RESOURCES, LLC
The present invention relates to therapeutic, cosmetic, and nutraceutical applications for eggshell membrane, processed eggshell membrane preparations and eggshell membrane isolates. The invention is directed to treating a mammal that will benefit from the administration of naturally occurring material found in eggshell membrane, processed eggshell membrane, eggshell membrane isolates and combinations thereof by administering to the mammal a composition containing eggshell membrane, processed eggshell membrane, eggshell membrane isolates and combinations thereof, alone or in combination with other active ingredients.
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AEROSOL ANTIPERSPIRANT WITH POLYAMIDE

(WO2004078125) 16.09.2004 A61K 7/00 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
An aerosol antiperspirant/deodorant comprising: (a) a solvent system for the gellant in an amount of up to 36% of the total formula; (b) from 0.1 - 1.5% by weight based on the total weight of the composition of at least one siliconized polyamide as a gellant; (c) an antiperspirant active used in an amount to have a deodorant and/or antiperspirant effect; and (d) a propellant gas.
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INVISIBLE PATCH FOR ACTIVE AGNET CONTROLLED DELIVERY

(WO2004078122) 16.09.2004 A61F 13/00 SALVONA LLC
The present invention relates to a patch for controlled topical or transdermal delivery of effective levels of cosmetic, dermatological, and pharmaceutical active ingredients onto the skin, hair follicles, and sebaceous glands, with minimal discomfort and ease of use. The patch can be transparent or clear and comprises a rate-controlling matrix layer. The matrix layer comprises water-sensitive, bioadhesive, film forming polymers, a water soluble oligomer, and a surfactant. The cosmetic, dermatological, and pharmaceutical active ingredients are soluble or dispersed in the matrix. The patch becomes tacky when wetted and adheres onto the skin. The adhesive properties of the patch are sufficient to maintain the patch in place on the skin for th...
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SALICYLIC ACID DERIVATIVE AS EFFICACY ENHANCER AND METHOD

(WO2004073745) 02.09.2004 A61K 47/14 L'ORAL
The present invention relates to compositions containing at least one salicylic acid derivative and at least one cosmetic, dermatologic, pharmaceutical, etc. active agent, where the salicylic acid derivative increases, enhances, etc., the efficacy of the active agent, as well as to methods of making and using such compositions. The invention further relates to a method for enhancing the efficacy of active agents with these salicylic acid derivatives.
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TWO-PHASE ROLL-ON COSMETIC PRODUCT

(WO2004064792) 05.08.2004 A61K 7/00 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A two-phase, elastomer-free, low viscosity, high water roll-on antiperspirant and/or deodorant composition comprising: (A) a non-polar phase having a viscosity up to 200 centipoise and comprising: (a) 0.1-40 weight % of a volatile and/or a nonvolatile silicone selected from the group consisting of linear and cyclic organo-substituted polysiloxanes wherein the viscosity is less than 5 centistokes for volatile silicones and in the range of 5-20 contistokes for non- volatile silicones; (b) 0-25 weight % of a straight or branched chain hydrocarbon polymer which has an average molecular weight in the range of 450-6000 daltons; (c) 0-15 weight % of one or more of a selected low viscosity, lipophilic emollient; and (B) a polar phase having a viscos...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION CONTAINING VOLATILE LINEAR SILICONE AND CALCIUM ENHANCED ANTIPERSPIRANT SALT

(WO2004060337) 22.07.2004 A61K 7/34 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant compositions, particularly clear gel antiperspirant compositions, that are water-in-silicone oil emulsions. The emulsion includes a water phase, typically comprising about 65% to about 95% by weight of the emulsion, and a silicone oil phase, typically comprising about 5% to about 35% by weight of the emulsion. The water phase includes an antiperspirant salt dissolved therein, typically in an amount of about 8% to about 30% by weight of the emulsion, the antiperspirant salt comprising a calcium enhanced aluminum-zirconium chlorohydrate. The silicone oil phase contains less than about 5% by weight of the emulsion of a non-volatile oil and includes about 2% to about 25% by weight of the emulsion of a volatile linea...
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HIGH EFFICACY, LOW IRRITATION ALUMINUM SALTS AND ANTIPERSPIRANT PRODUCTS

(WO2004052325) 24.06.2004 A61K 8/04 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A zirconium-free aluminum salt which: (a) has an aluminum to chloride molar ratio in the range of 0.5-2.5:1; (b) comprises a nitrogen containing buffering material in an amount such that the ratio of nitrogen containing material to aluminum is the range of 0.05-0.26:1, and which nitrogen containing material is selected from the group consisting of a nitrogen containing buffering material of formula (I) where n is a number in the range of 1-20, and each of R1, R2, and R3 is independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, methyl and ethyl; and (c) the salt has a pH in the range of 2-4 at a concentration of 15 %; wherein the salt is free of any other halide scavenging material and has a value of at least .50 for the ratio calcula...
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CLEAR, STABLE, DRY-AND-NON-STICKY ANTIPERSPIRANT HAVING A SELECT GROUP OF POLAR SILICONE EMOLLIENTS

(WO2004047786) 10.06.2004 A61K 8/34 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A clear, stable, dry-and-non-sticky feeling antiperspirant having an antiperspirant active, a solvent, and a polar silicone emollient. The antiperspirant active is solubilized in the solvent. The polar silicone emollient has an OH group or polyether or mixture thereof. The polyether has an average length of 6 or less of ethylene oxide, propylene oxide or butylenes oxide groups or mixtures thereof. The polar silicone emollient has a chain of dimethyl siloxane groups ranging in an average total length of 8 to 40 silicone atoms. The polar silicone emollient has a linker which is a hydrocarbon chain of 1 to 8 carbons in average length. The polar silicone emollient represents from about 1 % to about 95 %, more specifically from about 5 % to abou...
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MULTI-PORTION ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO2004045514) 03.06.2004 A61K 8/28 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
Disclosed is a non-flowable anhydrous topical antiperspirant composition comprising a first portion and a second portion contiguous with the first portion. The first portion is semi-opaque to opaque and comprises a first hydrophobic carrier vehicle and a first gellant and has a particulate antiperspirant active suspended therein. The second portion is translucent to transparent and comprises a second hydrophobic carrier vehicle and a second gellant. Preferably, the second hydrophobic carrier vehicle has an average refractive index that approximately matches the refractive index of the second gellant. Ideally, for greater translucency the second portion will be substantially free of antiperspirant salt and/or other opacifying materials. Pref...
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IMPROVED SOLID STICK COMPOSITION FOR TOPICAL APPLICATION COMPRISING A COATING

(WO2004039344) 13.05.2004 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic stick product comprising a cosmetic stick composition and a coating for said composition that has a melting point of greater than 30C, adheres to the external surface of the composition, and is capable of being abraded during use and, preferably, is non-irritating to the human skin. The coating can desirably comprise a UV-curable polymer and/or a wax. A suitable combination of waxes includes stearyl alcohol and castor wax, and the wax coating composition preferably comprises one or more carrier fluids to assist the distribution of the coating.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AEROSOL COMPOSITIONS

(WO2004014330) 19.02.2004 A61K 8/04 UNILEVER PLC
A suspension antiperspirant aerosol composition comprising milled activated aluminium chlorohydrate (AACH) having non-hollow particles and a carrier fluid comprising a masking oil of viscosity 103 mm2/s or greater gives good antiperspirancey and reduced levels of white deposits.
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CLEAR PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING VISIBLE CAPSULES

(WO2004012694) 12.02.2004 A61K 8/02 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
Disclosed are clear antiperspirant or deodorant compositions that include visible capsules.
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A MULTI COMPONENT MOISTURE TRIGGERED CONTOLLED RELEASE SYSTEM THAT IMPARTS LONG LASTING COOLING SENSATION ON THE TARGET SITE AND/OR PROVIDES HIGH IMPACT FRAGRANCE OR FLAVOR BURST

(WO2004012690) 12.02.2004 A61K 8/11 SALVONA L.L.C.
The present invention relates to cosmetic formulations comprising a multi component controlled release system that impart long lasting cooling sensation and/or provides high odor or flavor intensity (i.e., high impact fragrance or flavor burst) in response to moisture. The controlled delivery system of the present invention is substantially free- flowing powder formed of solid hydrophobic Nano-spheres that are encapsulated in a moisture sensitive micro-spheres.
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PERSONAL DEODORANT

(WO2004010985) 05.02.2004 A61K 8/37 BETTS, John, Adrian
A deodorant active agent comprising a derivative of a mono- or poly- hydroxy aliphatic (acylic) mono- or poly-carboxylic acid in which the hydroxyl group or groups are wholly or partially esterified with a monocyclic or polycyclic aromatic (aroyl) acid in which the carboxyl groups are attached directly or indirectly to the aromatic nucleus and which may have some or all of the constituent hydrogen atoms substituted by other moieties.
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NON-IRRITATING ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING ACIDIC ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVE

(WO2004006877) 22.01.2004 A61K 8/26 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Antiperspirant compositions and corresponding methods of use comprising a particulate antiperspirant active having a metal to chloride molar ratio of less than or equal to about 1.3, a volatile solvent, a low surface tension non-volatile solvent, and a suspending agent provide reduced skin irritation and superior antiperspirant efficacy.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK WITH COOLING AND DRYING EFFECT

(WO2003000255) 31.12.2003 A61K 7/32 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
An antiperspirant and/or deodorant stick composition is disclosed comprising (a) 10-60 weight % of a volatile silicone such as cyclomethicone; (b) 2 -30 weight % of a low melting point wax gelling agent (particularly stearyl alcohol); (c) 1-10 weight % of a high melting point wax (such as hydrogenated castor oil); (d) 0-15 weight % of an emollient which is different from (b) and (c); (e) 0.1-10 weight % of a superabsorbent powder with little or no tack upon wetting such as starch graft homopolymers and copolymers of poly(2-propenamide-co-2- propenioic acid) sodium salt; (f) 0-30 weight % of an antiperspirant active; (g) 0 -1 weight % of a dimethicone copolyol; (h) 0.01-0.5 weight % of a selected cooling agent; and (i) 0-5 weight % (particularl...
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SOFT SOLID ANTIPERSPIRANT WITH COOLING AND DRYING EFFECT

(WO2003000254) 31.12.2003 A61K 31/74 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A stable, high efficacy, low residue surfactant-free, soft solid cosmetic composition (especially an antiperspirant and/or deodorant) comprising:(a) 40-75 weight % of a volatile silicone; (b) 0.5-20 weight % of a non-emulsifying silicone elastomer; (c) 0.1-10 weight % of a of a superabsorbent powder with little or no tack upon wetting; (d) 0.01-0.5 weight % of a cooling agent selected from the group consisting of L-menthol; menthyl lactate; menthone glycerine; menthone glycerin acetal; (-)-isopulegol, N-ethyl-5-methyl-2-(1-methylethyl)- cyclohexanecarboxamide;N-ethyl-p-menthane-3-carboxzamide; 4-methyl-3-(1- pyrrolidinyl)-2[5H]-furanone; N,2,3-trimethyl-2-isopropylbutanamide; menthoxypropanediol; methanediol; and vanillyl butyl ether; (e) 0-...
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STABILIZED RETINOL FOR COSMETIC DERMATOLOGICAL, AND PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITIONS, AND USE THEREOF

(WO2003105806) 24.12.2003 A61K 31/07 SALVONA L.L.C.
The present invention relates to a controlled release system useful to stabilize retinol, retinol derivatives, and extracts containing retinol in cosmetic, dermatological, and pharmaceutical compositions. More specifically, the present invention pertains to stabilized retinol in a solid hydrophobic particle that sustains the release of retinol during the product shelf life and enables a gradual and prolonged release of effective levels of retinol and other cosmetic, dermatological, and pharmaceutical active ingredients into biological surfaces.The present invention also refers to a process of stabilizing retinol, retinol derivatives, and extracts containing retinol in cosmetic, dermatological, and pharmaceutical compositions. The invention ...
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DEODORANT HAVING A MARBLED APPEARANCE

(WO2003105796) 24.12.2003 A61K 8/28 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
An antiperspirant or deodorant composition has a marbled appearance.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT EMULSION COMPOSITIONS

(WO2003105795) 24.12.2003 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
A w/o emulsion antiperspirant composition comprising a dissolved antiperspirant salt, an emulsifier and, in a disperse phase separate from the dissolved antiperspirant salt, a polymer comprising Brnsted acid groups.
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SEBUM AND PERSPIRATION ABSORPTION FOUNDATION KIT AND ASSOCIATED MULTI-STEP METHOD

(WO2003105790) 24.12.2003 A61K 8/19 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to a cosmetic kit suitable for application as a multi-step facial foundation product, said kit comprising: 1. a first composition that comprises: a. a safe and effective amount of an absorbent; and b. a first dermatologically acceptable carrier; and 2. a second composition that comprises: a. a safe and effective amount of one or more colorants; and b. a second dermatologically acceptable carrier wherein said second composition is topically applied to facial skin after said first composition.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE POLYSILOXANE BASED POLYAMIDE

(WO2003105789) 24.12.2003 A61K 8/88 L'OREAL
The invention relates to a physiologically acceptable composition, especially a cosmetic composition, comprising at least one volatile solvent and a liquid fatty phase comprising at least one structuring polymer, said structuring polymer (homopolymer or copolymer) having an average molecular weight of from 500 to 500,000 and comprising at least one moiety which comprises: at least one polyorganosiloxane group consisting of 1 to 1000 organosiloxane units in the chain of the moiety or in the form of graft, and at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions, the polymer being solid at room temperature and soluble in the liquid fatty phase at a temperature of from 25 to 250C.
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MULTI-STEP COSMETIC BENEFIT FOUNDATION KIT AND ASSOCIATED METHODS

(WO2003105787) 24.12.2003 A61K 8/06 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to a cosmetic kit that is suitable for application as a multi-step facial foundation product wherein the kit comprises: 1) a first composition that comprises: a)a safe and effective amount of a first cosmetic benefit agent; and b) a first cosmetically acceptable carrier; and 2) a second composition that comprises: a) a safe and effective amount of one or more colorants having a refractive index greater than about 2.0; and b) a second cosmetically acceptable carrier; wherein said second composition is topically applied to facial skin after said first composition.
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DERMOCOSMETIC TREATMENT BY METABOLIC PHOSPHOLIPIDS

(WO2003103625) 18.12.2003 A61K 8/55 GHISALBERTI, Carlo
The invention relates to method and compositions based on unsaturated metabolic phospholipids for the treatments of wrinkles and striae distensae. Said phospholipids were found to be useful to manufacture effective anti-wrinkle topical composition, as well as suitable liposomal carrier of other anti-wrinkles or further cosmetic/dermatologic actives. The invention also relates to an efficient enzymatic method of synthesis of said metabolic phospholipids.
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STABILIZED BODY CARE PRODUCTS, HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS, TEXTILES AND FABRICS

(WO2003103622) 18.12.2003 A61K 8/41 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
Disclosed are stabilized body care products, household products, textiles and fabrics which comprise certain hindered nitroxyl, hydroxylamine and hydroxylamine salt compounds. Dyed products and articles are effectively stabilized against color degradation. The products are for example skin-care products, hair- care products, dentifrices, cosmetics, laundry detergents and fabric softeners, non-detergent based fabric care products, household cleaners and textile-care products.
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HINDERED KETONES AS PERFUMING INGREDIENTS

(WO2003099754) 04.12.2003 C07C 45/68 FIRMENICH SA
The present invention relates to the perfumery industry. It concerns more particularly a ?-? unsaturated hindered ketone of formula - formula (I) -wherein R represents, simultaneously or independently, a C1 to C4 linear or branched alkyl group, and in the form of any one of its isomers, i.e. optical isomers or diastereoisomers, or of a mixture thereof. Its use as perfuming ingredient, as well as the perfumed articles or perfuming compositions comprising as active ingredient a compound of formula (I) are also an object of the invention.
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UNDERARM PRODUCT IN A METERED-DOSE PACKAGE

(WO2003097002) 27.11.2003 A61K 8/26 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
An underarm product and a spray package having a metered-dose valve assembly. The underarm product is contained and pressurized inside of the package. The underarm product being in the form of a liquid or emulsion. The underarm product is an antiperspirant or a deodorant. The underarm product contains a solubilized and/or non-solubilized propellant.
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METHODS AND COMPOSITIONS EMPLOYING A DIALKYL AMIDE

(WO2003097001) 27.11.2003 A61K 8/42 THE C.P. HALL COMPANY
A deodorant composition including a dialkyl amide in a dermatologically acceptable carrier, a method of preparing a cosmetic product intended for human topical application including the deodorant composition, a method for controlling malodor associated with human perspiration including the step of applying to the skin the deodorant composition, and a combination for use as a deodorant on human skin including the deodorant composition and a tube container, are disclosed herein.
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HYDROCARBON-TERMINATED POLYETHER-POLYAMIDE BLOCK COPOLYMERS AND USES THEREOF

(WO2003095524) 20.11.2003 A61K 8/86 ARIZONA CHEMICAL COMPANY
A block copolymer of the formula hydrocarbon-polyether-polyamide-polyether -hydrocarbon is described. The copolymer may be prepared by reacting together reactants that include dimer acid, diamine, and a polyether having both hydrocarbon termination and termination selected from one of amine, hydroxyl and carboxyl. The copolymer may be combined with a polar liquid to form a gel, where the gel may be transparent and may be incorporated into household and consumer products including antiperspirants. The copolymer may be formulated as a personal care product.
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STABILIZED ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING ALUMINUM-ZIRCONIUM SALTS WITH LOW M:CL RATIO -

(WO2003094880) 20.11.2003 A61K 8/02 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
Disclosed is an anhydrous topical antiperspirant composition comprising a dermatologically acceptable carrier and a perspiration reducing effective amount of a particulate antiperspirant salt suspended in the carrier. The antiperspirant salt comprises an aluminum-zirconium chlorohydrate having a metal to chloride ratio between about 0.9 and about 1.3. The composition also includes, separate from the antiperspirant salt, a stabilizing basic material in an amount sufficient to prevent degradation of the antiperspirant composition or to minimize acid odor. Also disclosed is a method of reducing perspiration from human skin by applying the aforementioned topical composition.
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PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A DICARBOXY FUNCTIONALIZED POLYORGANOSILOXANE

(WO2003094871) 20.11.2003 A61K 8/896 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are personal care or cosmetic compositions comprising a dicarboxy functionalized polyorganosiloxane and methods for the cleaning or the treatment of hair or skin and for enhancing delivery of active agents to hair or skin with the compositions. Said personal care or cosmetic compositions can be formulated in a wide variety of types of products for the skin and/or hair (or, more generally, keratin) such as mousses, gels (in particular hair dressing gels), conditioners, hair dressing formulations or to aid comb-through of hair, rinsing formulae, hand and body lotions, skin moisturising products, skin cleansing or disinfecting compositions, shower gels, toilet milks, cream foundations, make-up removal compositions, sun and ultraviole...
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MOISTURE TRIGGERED RELEASE SYSTEMS COMPRISING AROMA INGREDIENTS PROVIDING FRAGRANCE BURST IN RESPONSE TO MOISTURE

(WO2003088933) 30.10.2003 A61K 8/04 SALVONA, L.L.C.
The present invention relates to an improved fragrance controlled release system that can be incorporated into anhydrous consumer and cosmetic products such as powder laundry detergents, underarm deodorant or antiperspirant sticks, soap bars, body deodorant powders, foot spray, hygiene sprays, feminine napkin sprays, undergarment sprays, and the like that provides a high intensity odor signal such as a high impact fragrance burst in response to moisture. A selected fragrance is encapsulated in a water-sensitive matrix material. The high impact fragrance burst in response to moisture is achieved by formulating the fragrance or fragrance ingredients that are encapsulated to provide improved fragrance release in response to moisture. The encap...
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A MULTI COMPONENT CONTROLLED RELEASE SYSTEM FOR ANHYDROUS COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2003088894) 30.10.2003 A01N 25/08 SALVONA L.L.C.
The present invention relates to an improved controlled release system that can be incorporated into anhydrous cosmetic formulations and can encapsulate different types of fragrances, flavors, active ingredients, or combinations of fragrances, flavors, and various active ingredients. The controlled delivery system of the present invention is substantially free-flowing powder formed of solid hydrophobic nano-spheres that are encapsulated in a moisture sensitive micro- spheres. The fragrances, flavors, and active ingredients encapsulated in the nano- spheres can be the same or different from those encapsulated in the micro-sphere. The encapsulation of one or more fragrances, flavors or active agents in the various components of the system, such...
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CLEAR ANTIPERSPIRANT WITH ALCOHOL FREE ACTIVE

(WO2003086339) 23.10.2003 A61K 8/06 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A non-sticky, clear water-in-oil emulsion comprising: (a) 65-90 weight % of an internal phase comprising 5-35 weight % of an antiperspirant salt (anhydrous basis) having a metal:chloride ratio in the range of 0.9-1.4:1; 5-15 weight % of tripropylene glycol; and 35-70 weight % water; and (b) 10-35 weight % of an external phase comprising 1-40 weight % of a volatile silicone which is not an elastomer; 0.1-5 weight % of a silicone copolyol surfactant; and 0-20 weight % of a nonvolatile silicone which is not an elastomer; wherein the composition is free of (1) C1-5 saturated alcohols, (2) added propylene glycol, (3) elastomer gelling agents, (4) soap gelling agents (5) borate gelling agents, and (6) coupling agents, and wherein all amounts are ...
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USE OF HYDROXYDIPHENYL ETHER DERIVATIVES AS ARYLSULFATASE- INHIBITORS IN DEODORANTS AND ANTIPERSPIRANTS

(WO2003086338) 23.10.2003 A61K 8/04 CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
The invention relates to the use of selected hydroxydiphenyl ether derivatives as arylsulfatase-inhibiting substances in a cosmetic deodorant or antiperspirant composition for reducing body odour caused by decomposition of steroid esters.
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COMPOUNDS FOR THE CONTROLLED RELEASE OF ACTIVE ALDEHYDES

(WO2003082850) 09.10.2003 A23L 1/226 FIRMENICH SA
The present invention relates to the field of perfumery. More particularly, it concerns an aldoxane derivative of Formula (I) capable of protecting an active aldehyde R1?CHO, for example a perfumery or flavor aldehyde, from a chemically aggressive medium into which they have to be added, and then of releasing said active aldehyde at the desired moment. The present invention concerns also the use of said compound in perfumery or in the flavor industry as well as the compositions or articles associated with said aldoxanes.
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CONTROLLED DELIVERY PATCH OF ACTIVE INGREDIENT

(WO2003075812) 18.09.2003 A61K 8/02 SALVONA L.L.C.
The present invention relates to a patch for controlled topical or transdermal delivery of effective levels of cosmetic, dermatological, and pharmaceutical active ingredients onto the skin, hair follicles, and sebaceous glands, with minimal discomfort and ease of use. The patch can be transparent or clear and comprises a rate-controlling polymeric matrix layer. The polymeric matrix layer comprises water-soluble, bioadhesive, film forming polymers. The cosmetic, dermatological, and pharmaceutical active ingredients are soluble or dispersed in the polymeric matrix. The patch becomes tacky when wetted and adheres onto the skin. The adhesive properties of the patch are sufficient to maintain the patch in place on the skin for the recommended tr...
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MALODOR COUNTERACTING COMPOSITION

(WO2003070871) 28.08.2003 C11D 3/00 SYMRISE GMBH &CO. KG
Described is a composition counteracting and/or masking malodor developed during soaking and/or hand washing of laundry comprising: a malodor counteracting and/or masking effective amount of one member or a mixture of two or more members of the group consisting of: compounds of the formula (I) with the cyclopentane ring being saturated or unsaturated, and with R1 = a hydrogen atom or a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated alkanoate, aldehydic, or alkoxy radical having 1-4 carbon atoms, and, independently thereof, R2 = a hydrogen atom or a linear, saturated alkylcarboxylate radical having 1-4 carbon atoms, Aldehyde C-11 (Undecanal), Aldehyde C-11 Inter, Aldehyde C-12 Lauric, Ethyl Rosate, Galbanum Oil, Hivertal, Methyl Cresol Para, M...
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SQUEEZE-SPRAY DEVICE

(WO2003070590) 28.08.2003 B05B 1/30 UNILEVER PLC
A squeeze spray device is described comprising a deformable bottle (1) for holding a liquid composition, a leave-in-place dispenser cap (5), and a dip-tube (50); said dispenser cap comprising: a) a base section (5B), comprising a means (15) for attachment to the deformable bottle, a segment (22) defining at least one aperture and a receiver (27B) for the dip-tube on the interior face of said segment (22), the at least one aperture providing fluid connection between the interior of the deformable bottle (1) and exterior to the base section (5B), both via the dip- tube and otherwise; and b) a moveable member (10), retained exterior to the base section, comprising a cover (14, 38) for said segment of the base section, said cover defining a spra...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT COMPOSITION

(WO2003070210) 28.08.2003 A61K 8/04 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant/deodorant composition comprising a polyol associated with a particulate antiperspirant/deodorant active prior to mixing with other components of the antiperspirant/deodorant composition. The resulting composition provides numerous benefits including aesthetic, processing and thermal stability.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING PETROLATUM

(WO2003063813) 07.08.2003 A61K 8/26 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant compositions comprising (a) from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of an antiperspirant active; (b) from about 0.05% to about 0.95% by weight of petrolatum; (c) from about 10% to about 99% by weight of a liquid carrier; and (d) from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of a suspending agent. The compositions provide a consumer perceived improvement in antiperspirant efficacy and product wash-off when the compositions are formulated with petrolatum within the above-described concentration ranges.
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PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT

(WO2003063641) 07.08.2003 A45D 40/26 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A product for application to skin includes a container having an open end, a non-flowable composition within the container including an application surface at the open end having a visual pattern, and a removable cap having a % opacity of less than 5%.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2003059308) 24.07.2003 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
Clear solid suspension antiperspirant compositions comprise 0.5 to 50% by weight of a particulate antiperspirant active material of which less than 50% by weight of its particles are below 10mm diameter and a refractive index of from 1.49 to 1.57 at 22oC is suspended in a water-immiscible carrier liquid of which at least 50% by weight is selected from liquid non-volatile silicone oils and liquid alkyl- aryl esters and not more than 25% by weight of the carrier liquid comprises a volatile silicone oil. The carrier liquid and the antiperspirant have refractive indexes which differ by no more than 0.02 at 22oC and the structurant which solidifies the carrier liquid comprises a fibre-forming non-polymeric structurant, and preferably an N-acyl am...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A CYCLODIPEPTIDE COMPOUND

(WO2003059307) 24.07.2003 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
Cosmetic formulations containing a cosmetic active and a continuous phase comprising a water-immiscible liquid carrier, such as, amongst other materials, silicone oils, branched aliphatic alcohols or liquid aromatic/aliphatic esters that is structured by a cyclodipeptide derivative having the general formula (I) in which RA represents a carbocyclic or heterocyclic group containing not more than 2 rings, other than unsubstituted cyclohexyl.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A CYCLODIPEPTIDE COMPOUND

(WO2003059306) 24.07.2003 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
An improved process for the preparation of cosmetic formulations containing a cosmetic active and a continuous phase comprising a water-immiscible liquid carrier, that are structured by a cyclo dipeptide (CDP) having the general formula in which R1 and/or R2, which may be the same or preferably different, each represents a hydrocarbon or alkylene ester group and the other may alternatively represent hydrogen,which employs a monohydric alcohol having a melting point of below 30oC and a boiling point of greater than 100oC and a cosmetic active material optionally together with at least one water-immiscible liquid carrier oil to assist in the dissolution of the structurant and modify the gelling temperature of the resultant mixture. Preferably...
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PACKAGING MEANS FOR PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

(WO2003057181) 17.07.2003 A61K 8/04 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
The invention provides personal care products that include, within a pressurised can, a personal care formulation, a propellant, and a sorbant that has formed a gel with at least a portion of the propellant. The invention also provides methods of manufacturing personal care products.
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COMPOUNDS FOR A CONTROLLED RELEASE OF ACTIVE MOLECULES

(WO2003049666) 19.06.2003 C11B 9/00 FIRMENICH SA
The present invention relates to the field of perfumery. More particularly, it concerns compounds comprising at least one $g(b)-oxy or $g(b)-thio carbonyl moiety capable of liberating a perfuming molecule such as, for example, an $g (a),$g(b)-unsaturated ketone, aldehyde or carboxylic ester. The present invention concerns also the use of said compounds in perfumery as well as the perfuming compositions or perfumed articles comprising the invention's compounds.
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SELF DOSING SKIN PREPARATION

(WO2003041666) 22.05.2003 A61K 8/02 INVENT RESOURCES, INC.
A self dosing skin composition and method releases sun blocking agent or other active ingredient onto the skin of a user as a function of exposure to at least one environmental condition over time. The environmental condition is preferably exposure to sun light, in particular, harmful UV radiation. The composition includes medium adapted to be spread onto the skin of a user and a reservoir defining at least one wall for containing at least one sun blocking or other agent. The reservoir is dispersed in the medium and the wall is designed and/or selected to deteriorate over time with exposure to the environmental condition or conditions, for releasing the agent into the medium and onto the skin. At least one agent is provided in the reservoir...
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COMPOSITIONS AND A NEW METHOD FOR MAKING A WATER-IN-OIL EMULSION

(WO2003034983) 01.05.2003 A61K 8/362 WALTER MERTON, CO., INC.
The present invention relates to novel water-in-oil compositions which exhibit unexpected storage stability and other characteristics in a high water content composition. The present compositions comprise a combination of dibehenyl fumarate, PEG 1500 dihydroxystearate and monoethanolamine stearamide (also, stearic monoethanolamide) in combination with an oil and water soluble, and optionally, numerous other ingredients or components. The compositions may be used as an emulsifier mixture, or as emulsions for formulating numerous compositions, and in particular, pharmaceutical or personal care products such as cosmetics and dermatological agents. The compositions according to the present invention are particularly useful as additives in derma...
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ESTERS OF AROMATIC ALKOXYLATED ALCOHOLS AND FATTY CARBOXYLIC ACIDS

(WO2003032919) 24.04.2003 A61K 8/39 CRODA, INC.
Esters of alkoxylated aromatic alcohol and fatty carboxylic acid are provided. The esters are especially suitable as additives for personal care and cosmetic products. Certain of the esters of alkoxylated aromatic alcohol and fatty carboxylic acid having certain skin spread factor or viscosity are also provided. A personal care or cosmetic product composition that includes from about 0.1% to about 99% of at least one ester of alkoxylated aromatic alcohol and fatty carboxylic acid, and from about 0.1% to 60% of at least one functional ingredient is provided. The functional ingredients in the composition 15 may include active ingredients and additional ingredients. Especially suitable active ingredients are sunscreen active ingredients and an...
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UNDERARM GEL PRODUCTS WITH SUPERABSORBENT POLYMER COMPONENT

(WO2003030854) 17.04.2003 A61K 8/81 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A gelled stick or soft gel composition for reducing underarm wetness comprising: (a) 0.01-20 weight % selected from the group consisting of starch graft homopolymers and copolymers of poly(2-propenamide-co-2-propenioic acid) sodium salt; (b) 10-88 weight % of a volatile silicone; (c) a gelling agent selected from (i) a group consisting of 5-20 weight % siliconized polyamide if a gelled stick is formed; and (ii) 0-5 weight % of a siliconized polyamide and 0-5% of a silicone elastomer if a soft gel is formed; (d) 0.05-85 weight % of water or a water soluble organic solvent; (e) for products which are not sticks, 0.05-5 weight % of a surfactant with a HLB value in the range of 3-13; (f) 0-10 weight % of an antiperspirant active or an effective...
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UNDERARM PRODUCTS WITH WATER LOCK COMPONENT

(WO2003030853) 17.04.2003 A61K 8/02 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A suspension cosmetic product for reducing wetness under the arm which product is a stick or a soft solid comprising: (a) 0.01-20 weight % of a water lock superabsorbent polymer selected from the group consisting of starch graft homopolymers and copolymers of poly(2-propenamide-co-2-propenioic acid) sodium salt; (b) 10-88 weight % of a volatile silicone; (c) a selected gelling agent; (d) 0-5 weight % of a surfactant with a hydrophilic/lipophilic balance in the range of 3-13; (e) 0-10 weight % of an antiperspirant active or an effective amount of a deodorizing agent which is not an antiperspirant active; (f) 0-20 weight % of a nonvolatile silicone; and (g) 0-20 weight % of an emollient; wherein the product is not made with any separately add...
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HIGH EFFICACY LIQUID GEL ANTIPERSPIRANT PRODUCT

(WO2003030840) 17.04.2003 A61K 8/04 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
The invention is a clear, elastomer-free, gel composition comprising: (a) 0.1-25 weight % of an antiperspirant active having a low metal to chloride ratio in the range of 0.9-1.3 : 1; (b) 9-23.95 weight % of one or more volatile silicones having a flash point of 100 degrees C or less; (c) 0.05-0.5 weight % of a silicone surfactant having an HLB value $m(F) 8; (d) 30-70 weight % water; (e) 0-50 weight % selected water soluble organic solvents; and (f) 0-10 weight % of an emollient; wherein the composition is a liquid gel having a viscosity in the range of 5-50,000 centipoise and a ratio of oil phase to water phase in the range of 10:90 to 24:76.
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UNDERARM COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING $g(A),?-DIENE CROSSLINKED SILICONE ELASTOMERS AND SILICONE RUBBER POWDERS

(WO2003022241) 20.03.2003 A61K 8/891 DOW CORNING CORPORATION
Roll-on, soft paste, aerosol, and stick underarm compositions contain (i) an antiperspirant or deodorant active ingredient, (ii) a vehicle, (iii) an emolient, and (iv) a blend of a silicone rubber powder and an $g(a),?-diene crosslinked silicone elastomer. When the silicone rubber powder and the $g(a),?- diene crosslinked silicone elastomer are present in the blend in a weight ratio of 1:2 to 1:6, respectively, roll-on underarm compositions possess low separation of less than one percent, and syneresis is minimized in soft paste underarm compositions.
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PACKAGE FOR DISPENSING A COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2003015569) 27.02.2003 A45D 34/04 UNILEVER PLC
A package based upon an air pump system (20) is provided for dispensing a cosmetic composition. In one aspect, the package provides enhanced delivery of the composition without affecting the stability of the composition. The pump system (20) includes a bulb system (30) and an air chamber, such as a balloon element in fluid communication therewith. Compression of the bulb system (30) transmits air from the bulb system into the balloon to inflate the balloon, applying pressure to the composition to extrude it through an exit orifice in the container (12). When the bulb system (30) is de-compressed, some air returns from the balloon to the bulb system, thereby releasing pressure on the composition.
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SILYLATED POLYURETHANE-UREA COMPOSITIONS FOR USE IN COSMETIC APPLICATIONS

(WO2003011937) 13.02.2003 C08G 18/08 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
A composition in the form of an aqueous dispersion used in cosmetic applications is provided. The composition comprises at least one polyurethane-urea polymer that is functionalized with at least one hydrolyzed or hydrolyzable silyl group. When the composition is used in hair care, it does not have a reshapable effect.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT PRODUCT WITH DIBENZYLIDENE SORBITOL AND ELASTOMER IN DIMETHICONE

(WO2003007904) 30.01.2003 A61K 8/34 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
This invention comprises a clear to translucent anhydrous stick or gel antiperspirant and/or deodorant product having low tack and comprising:(a) a solvent phase comprising: (i) 0.2-4.0 weight % dibenzylidene sorbitol; (ii) 0.05 - 1.0 weight % of a co-gellant or structural integrity enhancer; (iii) 25-75 weight % of a solvent selected from the group consisting of polyhydric alcohols; (iv) an effective amount of an antiperspirant or deodorant; and (v) 0.1-5 weight % dimethicone copolyol; and (b) an oil phase comprising: (i) 0.25-5 weight % of a silicone elastomer (on a solids basis) in a first dimethicone wherein the dimethicone has a viscosity in the range of 6-100 centistokes and a flashpoint in the range of about greater than 115 degrees ...
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DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A TRANSITION METAL CHELATOR AND A SILICON FLUID CARRIER

(WO2003007903) 30.01.2003 A61K 8/04 UNILEVER PLC
The present invention describes a deodorant composition comprising a suspension of a finely-divided particulate transition metal chelator in a silicone fluid carrier material that lacks a significant amount of astringent antiperspirant salts.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT FORMULATIONS

(WO2003005977) 23.01.2003 A61K 8/34 UNILEVER PLC
An anhydrous antiperspirant formulation in the form of a soft solid comprising a particulate antiperspirant salt in an amount of from 5 to 30% by weight, an anhydrous carrier fluid in an amount of from 50 to 85% by weight in which at least 70% by weight of the carrier fluid is selected from branched fatty alcohols, aliphatic esters and aromatic esters, and a structurant system for the anhydrous carrier fluid comprising: i) a dibenzylidene alditol in an amount of from 0.05 to 1.5% by weight and ii) a polymeric thickener in an amount of at least 2% by weight.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT FORMULATIONS

(WO2003005976) 23.01.2003 A61K 8/34 UNILEVER PLC
The invention anhydrous antiperspirant cream composition which comprises: a) a particulate aluminium/zirconium astringent salt in an amount of from 5 to 30% by weight;b) a wax in an amount of from 4 to 20% by weight, said wax comprising an aliphatic ester or monohydric alcohol wax; andc) a water-immiscible carrier having a refractive index that is less than 0.1 below the refractive index of the aluminium/zirconium astringent salt and comprising an aromatic ester having a melting point of below 25 C and/or a non-volatile silicone oil having a refractive index of at least 1.5 in an amount of from 45 to 80% by weight, has excellent avoidance of visible deposits on topical application, both initially and also after leave-on, ie after prolonge...
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ANHYDROUS LIQUID ANTIPERSPIRANT EMULSIONS

(WO2003002083) 09.01.2003 A61K 8/26 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are liquid anhydrous antiperspirant emulsions, comprising (a) an external phase containing a non-volatile hydrophobic liquid; and (b) an internal phase containing an antiperspirant active solubilized in a polar solvent; wherein the emulsions have an external to internal phase ratio of at least about 1.25 and a weight ratio of the non-volatile hydrophobic liquid to the combination of antiperspirant active and polar solvent in the internal phase of at least about 0.33. The anhydrous antiperspirant emulsions provide little or no visible residue on the skin and also provide for a smooth, dry, non-sticky, skin-feel during and after application. These emulsions are especially useful when delivered from a roll-on applicator.
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PRESSURIZED ANHYDROUS ANTIPERSPIRANT EMULSIONS

(WO2003002082) 09.01.2003 A61K 8/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are pressurized anhydrous antiperspirant emulsions, comprising a) an external, hydrophobic phase containing a liquefied propellant and a hydrophobic liquid other than and in addition to the liquefied propellant; and (b) an internal, polar phase containing antiperspirant active solubilized in a polar solvent. The anhydrous antiperspirant emulsions provide low residue or clear application to the underarm, and new formulation opportunities as compared to conventional pressurized antiperspirant compositions, including pressurized single-phase antiperspirant solutions as well as pressurized multi-phase antiperspirant suspensions containing dispersed solid antiperspirant active.
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PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITION COMPRISING POLYOL-IN-SILICONE EMULSION

(WO2003000223) 03.01.2003 A61K 8/06 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed is a polyol-in-silicone emulsion consisting essentially of: (i) an alkyl dimethicone copolyol having an HLB of from about 4 to about 6, and a molecular weight of from about 10,000 to about 20,000, wherein the alkyl group is made of about 10 to about 22 carbons; and (ii) a polyol, wherein the weight ratio of the alkyl dimethicone copolyol to the polyol is from about 100 : 1 to about 2 : 8; methods to make such a polyol-in-silicone emulsion, as well as an anhydrous personal care composition comprising by weight: (a) from about 0.01 % to about 15 % of an alkyl dimethicone copolyol having an HLB of about 4-6, and a molecular weight of from about 10,000 to about 20,000, wherein the alkyl group is made of about 10 to about 22 carbons; (...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2003000218) 03.01.2003 A61K 8/34 UNILEVER PLC
This invention concerns cosmetic compositions and methods involving 4- hydroxy-3-methoxybenzyl alcohol as an active ingredient. This material is shown to be an extremely effective sub-lethal inhibitor of the metabolism of selected corynebacteria and to give significant deodorancy benefits.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2002102337) 27.12.2002 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
Antiperspirant compositions comprising an astringent aluminium or zirconium salt can suffer from perceived irritancy when applied topically, which can be ameliorated or overcome by incorporating within the composition a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR) activating fatty acid and/or hydrolysable precursor thereof such as triglyceride or ester of the PPAR, especially in an amount selected in the range of from 0.5 to 10 wt. %. The compositions advantageously comprise an activated aluminium salt or aluminium-zirconium glycine complex.
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METHODS OF MANUFACTURING PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

(WO2002102332) 27.12.2002 A45D 40/16 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
Methods are provided for manufacturing an antiperspirant or deodorant product within a container, the product having an application surface that includes first and second portions having different compositions. The methods generally include (a) delivering to an open end of the container, through a first delivery nozzle, a first composition that will form the first portion, and, through a separate second delivery nozzle, a second composition that will form the second portion, the first and second compositions being in molten form during delivery, (b) providing a barrier between the first and second compositions to prevent intermingling thereof, (c) allowing the first and second compositions to solidify to form the product; and (d) removing t...
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TOPICAL COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN ALPHA-BETA-UNSATURATED ESTER AS BONDING AGENT

(WO2002096373) 05.12.2002 A61K 8/31 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions that comprise a safe and effective amount of a aldehyde or ketonea Schiffs base bonding agent comprising the structure wherein X represents a cosmetic benefit agent; L represents an optional chemical linker; andeither tethered to a chemical linker or no R represents a hydrocarbon chain that optionally contains heteroatoms; and a cosmetically acceptable carrier for the bonding agent wherein the composition is administered topically to a mammalian proteinaceous substrate and wherein the bonding agent reacts with a protein contained in the substrate such that the bonding agent is covalently attached to the substrate. The invention further relates to methods of using the compositions descri...
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TOPICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN ACTIVATED, TRANS-STRUCTURED COSMETIC BONDING AGENT

(WO2002096372) 05.12.2002 A61K 8/31 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions that comprise a safe and effective amount of a bonding agent comprising trans structure wherein X represents a cosmetic benefit agent, L represents an optional chemical linker between X and a remainder of the bonding agent; and either tethered to a chemical linker or not R represents an activating electron withdrawing group; and a cosmetically acceptable carrier for the bonding agent wherein the composition is administered topically to mammalian proteinaceous substrates and wherein the bonding agent reacts with a protein contained in the substrate such that the bonding agent, and thus the cosmetic benefit agent, is covalently attached to the substrate. The invention further relates to m...
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OPTICALLY ACTIVE BENZYLALKYLCARBINOLS, THEIR PREPARATION AN D USE IN PERFUMERY

(WO2002094753) 28.11.2002 C07D 303/04 RHODIA CHIREX, INC.
The invention concerns novel optically active benzylalkylcarbinols, to the $i((R)) or ($i(S)) form with formula (I) where : -R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a linear or branched alkyl or alkoxy group containing 1 to 4 carbon atoms; -R2 and R3, which may be identical or different, represent a hydrogen atom or a linear or branched alkyl group containing 1 to 4 carbon atoms, their preparation and their use, in particular perfumery.
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STABLE PRESSURIZED ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING DIMETHYLETHER PROPELLANT AND A POLYOL

(WO2002094327) 28.11.2002 A61K 8/26 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are pressurized antiperspirant compositions comprising (a) a polyol solvent having at least 4 carbon atoms and a hydroxyl group on each of the $m(W) and $g(b) carbon atoms of the polyol solvent; (b) solubilized antiperspirant active; (c) dimethylether; (d) a low polarity liquid having a solubility parameter of less than about 8.0, wherein the weight ratio of the dimethylether to low polarity solvent is from about 0.1 to about 2.8 It has been found that these compositions are especially useful in formulating clear or single-phase pressurized antiperspirant compositions that remain stable over prolonged periods and that can be formulated without ethanol or aqueous solvents.
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SYSTEM FOR DELIVERING COSMETICS AND PHARMACEUTICALS

(WO2002092049) 21.11.2002 A61K 8/02 3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY
A novel device for the delivery of one or more active agents to a subject is disclosed. The device includes a water-soluble or water-dispersible polymeric carrier, an adhesive, one or more active agents and a support layer. Methods of manufacturing and use of said device also are disclosed.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS USING POLYETHER SILOXANE COPOLYMER NETWORK COMPOSITIONS

(WO2002092048) 21.11.2002 A61K 8/02 GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
A composition comprising the reaction products of MaMHbMEcDdDHeDEfTgTHhTEiQj where M=R1R2R3SiO1/2; MH=R4R5H SiO1/2; ME=R6R7RESiO1/2; D=R8R9SiO2/2; DH=R10HsiO2/2; DE=R11RESiO2/2; T=R12SiO3/2; TH=HsiO3/2; TE=RESiO3/2; and Q=SiO4/2; where the stoichiometric subscripts a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i, and j are either zero or positive. In a preferred embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network. In another preferred embodiment the reaction product of the present invention is a polyether siloxane copolymer network swollen with a volatile low molecular weight silicon containing compound.
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TOPICAL PRODUCT WITH VISUAL INDICATOR

(WO2002092040) 21.11.2002 A45D 40/16 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A product for application to the skin includes a container and a composition within the container including a cosmetic or therapeutic active ingredient. Some time after first use, the aplication surface of the composition changes from a first visual appearance to a second visual appearance due to a change in the composition.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING A LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT POLYETHYLENE GELLANT

(WO2002087521) 07.11.2002 A61K 8/26 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
The present invention embraces an anhydrous topical antiperspirant or deodorant composition comprising an antiperspirant or deodorant active, a dermatologically acceptable volatile silicone liquid carrier vehicle and a polyethylene homopolymer dissolved in the vehicle to serve as a thickening or solidifying agent, wherein the polyethylene homopolymer has a molecular weight of about 200 to about 800 daltons, preferably about 300 to about 600 daltons, most preferably about 400 to about 500 daltons. The composition should be substantially free of any other organic or natural waxes. The present invention also embraces a method of inhibiting or reducing perspiration or a method of inhibiting or reducing malodor by topically appealing an effectiv...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT FORMULATIONS

(WO2002087516) 07.11.2002 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant stick formulation in which a particulate antiperspirant salt is suspended in a water-immiscible carrier oil of which the major fraction is a hydrocarbon oil, the carrier oil being solidified by a mixture of C14 to C22 linear aliphatic monohydric alcohols, of which mixture the C14 to C16 alcohols representing from 15 to 65% by weight.Preferred formulations also contain minor fractions of castor wax and talc.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVES FROM A GLASS FORM AND PRODUCTS MADE THEREWITH

(WO2002085321) 31.10.2002 A61K 8/26 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A method for forming micronized antiperspirant salts is disclosed wherein the method comprises the steps of: (1) forming an aqueous salt solution of a parent salt wherein the solution has a glycol content of less than 5 weight %; (2) pouring the salt solution onto a bounded flat surface; (3) evaporating the solvent from the salt solution so as to form a glass; (4) breaking up the glass using one or more steps to form particles having an average size in the range of 0.5-2.00 cm?2; (5) mixing the particles from step (4) with a non-aqueous liquid vehicle in which the salt is not appreciably soluble and subjecting the mixture to an intermediate grinding process to form a suspension with particles having an average size of less than 200 micron...
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TWO-PHASE ROLL-ON COSMETIC PRODUCT

(WO2002085320) 31.10.2002 A61K 7/32 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A two-phase roll-on antiperspirant and/or deodorant is described which comprises: (a) a clear, translucent or opaque non-polar phase having a viscosity in the range of 20 cps -- 9,000 made by combining: a cross-linked or partially cross- linked non-emulsifyingsiloxane elastomer; 0.1-70 weight % of one or more low viscosity, lipophilic emollients; (b)a clear, translucent or opaque polar phase having a viscosity in the range of 20 -- 9,000 cpsmade by combining: one or more members selected from the group consisting of water,glycols and polyhydric alcohols; and an antiperspirant active salt which is soluble or suspendible in the polar phase;wherein the polar phase comprises (i) a sufficient amount of water, glycols or polyhydric alcohols to dis...
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USE OF LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT ACETAL, ALCOHOL, ACYLATED ALCOHOL AND ESTER COMPOUNDS TO BLOCK OR REDUCE ODOR OF CARBOXYLIC ACIDS

(WO2002085294) 31.10.2002 A61K 8/33 SENOMYX, INC.
Low molecular weight acetal, alchol, O-acylated alcohol and ester compounds are identified that block the odor of specific carboylic acids especially propionic acid, butyric acid, isovaleric acid 3-methyl-2-hexenoic acid and hexanoic acid. These compounds exhibit surprisingly high odor blocking properties and are therefore useful additives to compositions such as: a) personal care products including underarm deodorant and antiperspirant, hair shampoo and conditioner, toilet soap, and skin lotion; b) fabric care products including laundry detergents, fabric conditioners, and fabric fresheners; c) pet care products including deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, and d) home care products including air fresheners, carpet fresheners, surface cleaner...
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METHODS OF MANUFACTURING PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

(WO2002085153) 31.10.2002 A45D 40/16 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A method is provided for manufacturing an antiperspirant product (10) that includes an application surface (16) having two portions (18, 20) having different compositions, e.g., a product having two sections having the same composition but separated by a third section (for instance, a central stripe) having a different composition. In one embodiment the method is for manufacturing an antiperspirant or deodorant product within a container (14) having an application end and an opposite end (15), the product having an application surface adjacent the application end. The method includes (a) delivering a first fluid composition through the opposite end (15) of the container (14) to a mold cavity that is defined at least in part by the container...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MICROEMULSIONS

(WO2002083091) 24.10.2002 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
Structured, antiperspirant microemulsions possibly in the form of liquid crystals, containing cosmetic oils, a solution of antiperspirant salt in a hydrophilic solvent, a surfactant and an oil structurant are provided. These microemulsions can be used in different types of solid applicators such as soft solid and, particularly desirably, firm stick applicators. The structured microemulsions are preferably clear by virtue of a suitable choice of oil, solvent and structurant.
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COSMETIC TOPICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING A FUNCTIONAL AROMATIC DERIVATIVE BONDING AGENT

(WO2002076414) 03.10.2002 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions that comprise: a) a safe and effective amount of a functional aromatic derivative bonding agent having a structure selected from the group consisting of Formula (II), wherein X is one or more cosmetic benefit agents that may or may not be attached to a chemical linker; Y, Z, and W are selected from the group consisting of H, NO2?, CN, CF3?, SO2?R, COR, and X; V is selected from the group consisting of F, I, Br, Cl, NO2?, SOPh, N3?, Oar, OSO2?R, OR, SR, and NH2?; V' and Y' are selected from the group consisting of C, N, and combinations thereof; Z' and W' are selected from the group consisting of F, I, Br, Cl, H, SR, X, or combinations thereof; wherein R is an alkyl or phen...
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TOPICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN ALDEHYDE OR KETONE-BASED COSMETIC BONDING AGENT

(WO2002072061) 19.09.2002 A61K 8/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions that comprise; a) a safe and effective amount of a bonding agent selected from the group consisting of aldehydes and ketones having the structure (I) wherein X represents a cosmetic benefit agent that may or may not be attached via a chemical linker and R represents hydrogen, straight or branched alkyls, substituted or unsubstituted aryls, and combinations thereof; and b) a cosmetically acceptable carrier for the bonding agent wherein the composition is administered topically to mammalian proteinaceous substrates and wherein the bonding agent reacts with a protein contained in the substrate such that the bonding agent, and thus the cosmetic benefit agent, is covalently attache...
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TOPICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING A THREE MEMBERED CYCLIC COMPOUND-BASED COSMETIC BONDING AGENT

(WO2002072060) 19.09.2002 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions that comprise: a) a safe and effective amount of a three membered functional cyclic bonding agent having the structure (I) wherein X represents a cosmetic benefit agent that may or may not be attached to a chemical linker and Y represents O, NH, S, or Se; and b) a cosmetically acceptable carrier for the bonding agent wherein the composition is administered topically to mammalian proteinaceous substrates and wherein the bonding agent reacts with a protein contained in the substrate such that the bonding agent, and thus the cosmetic benefit agent, is covalently attached to the substrate. The invention further relates to methods of using the compositions described above as well as various ...
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TOPICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING A FUNCTIONALLY ALKYLATING COSMETIC BONDING AGENT

(WO2002072059) 19.09.2002 A61K 8/35 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions that comprise: a) a safe and effective amount of a functionally alkylating bonding agent having the structure (I); wherein X represents a cosmetic benefit agent that may or may not be attached via chemical linker; R is selected from the group consisting of COCH2?Cl, C OCH2?Br, COCH2?I, Cl, Br, I, N3?, CH2?OM', CH2?OT', CH2?OT', sulfonic esters; and wherein M' is (II); T' is (III); and T' is (IV); and b) a cosmetically acceptable carrier for the bonding agent wherein the composition is administered topically to mammalian proteinaceous substrates and wherein the bonding agent reacts with a protein contained in the substrate such that the bonding agent, and thus the cosmetic ...
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TOPICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING A FUNCTIONALIZED ACID ANHYDRIDE-BASED COSMETIC BONDING AGENT

(WO2002072058) 19.09.2002 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions that comprise: a) a safe and effective amount of a functionalized acid anhydride-based bonding agent having the structure (I) wherein X represents a cosmetic benefit agent that may or may not be attached via a chemical linker; and b) a cosmetically acceptable carrier for the bonding agent wherein the composition is administered topically to mammalian proteinaceous substrates and wherein the bonding agent reacts with a protein contained in the substrate such that the bonding agent, and thus the cosmetic benefit agent, is covalently attached to the substrate. The invention further relates to methods of using the compositions described above as well as various products that include the cla...
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TOPICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING A FUNCTIONALLY ACYLATING COSMETIC BONDING AGENT

(WO2002072057) 19.09.2002 A61K 8/35 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions that comprise: a) a safe and effective amount of an acylating bonding agent having the structure (I) wherein X represents a cosmetic benefit agent that may or may not be attached via a chemical linker and R represents N3?, Cl, Br or OM wherein M is an activated ester; and b) a cosmetically acceptable carrier for the bonding agent wherein the composition is administered topically to mammalian proteinaceous substrates and wherein the bonding agent reacts with a protein contained in the substrate such that the bonding agent, and thus the cosmetic benefit agent, is covalently attached to the substrate. The invention further relates to methods of using the compositions described above as w...
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TOPICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING A DIAZONIUM SALT-BASED COSMETIC BONDING AGENT

(WO2002072056) 19.09.2002 A61K 8/40 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions that comprise: a) a safe and effective amount of a diazonium salt bonding agent having the structure (formula I) wherein X represents a cosmetic benefit agent that may or may not be attached via a chemical linker; and b) a cosmetically acceptable carrier for the bonding agent wherein the composition is administered topically to mammalian proteinaceous substrates and wherein the bonding agent reacts with a protein contained in the substrate such that the bonding agent, and thus the cosmetic benefit agent, is covalently attached to the substrate. The invention further relates to methods of using the compositions described above as well as various products that include the claimed composit...
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TOPICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING A CYCLIC IMIDOCARBONATE-BASED COSMETIC BONDING AGENT

(WO2002072055) 19.09.2002 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions that comprise: a) a safe and effective amount of a cyclic imidocarbonate bonding agent having the structure (I) wherein X represents a cosmetic benefit agent that may or may not be attached via a chemical linker and R represents NH or O; and b) a cosmetically acceptable carrier for the bonding agent wherein the composition is administered topically to mammalian proteinaceous substrates and wherein the bonding agent reacts with a protein contained in the substrate such that the bonding agent, and thus the cosmetic benefit agent, is covalently attached to the substrate. The invention further relates to methods of using the compositions described above as well as various products that incl...
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TOPICAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING A 1, 2-HETEROATOM CONSTITUTED DIENE COSMETIC BONDING AGENT

(WO2002072043) 19.09.2002 A61K 8/35 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to cosmetic compositions that comprise: a) a safe and effective amount of a 1,2-heteroatom constituted diene bonding agent having the structure (F) wherein X represents a cosmetic benefit agent that may or may not be attached to a chemical linker, Y represents N, CH, or CW wherein W is an alkyl and R represents O, S, or Se; and b) a cosmetically acceptable carrier for the bonding agent wherein the composition is administered topically to mammalian proteinaceous substrates and wherein the bonding agent reacts with a protein contained in the substrate such that the bonding agent, and thus the cosmetic benefit agent, is covalently attached to the substrate. The invention further relates to methods of using the com...
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ANHYDROUS ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SOLID VITAMIN B3 PARTICULATES AND GLYCERIN

(WO2002069924) 12.09.2002 A61K 8/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant and deodorant compositions that comprise from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of an antiperspirant or deodorant active; from about 0.01% to about 20% by weight of a solid, water-soluble Vitamin B3 material; from about 0.1% to about 40% by weight of a suspending agent; from about 0.1% to about 2.0% by weight of glycerin; and from about 10% to about 99% by weight of an anhydrous carrier liquid other than and in addition to the glycerin. The anhydrous compositions have lower visible residue on the applied areas of the skin even though they also contain relatively high residue solids in the form of solid, water-soluble, Vitamin B3 materials. The compositions also provide for a dry, silky feeling during o...
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ANHYDROUS ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING A SOLID, WATER-SOLUBLE, SKIN ACTIVE AGENT AND GLYCERIN

(WO2002069923) 12.09.2002 A61K 8/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant and deodorant compositions that comprise from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of an antiperspirant or deodorant active; from about 0.1% to about 20% by weight of a water-soluble, skin active solid (e.g., solid, water-soluble vitamins or other nutrients) other than the antiperspirant or deodorant active; from about 0.1% to about 40% by weight of a suspending agent; from about 0.1% to about 2.0% by weight of glycerin; and from about 10% to about 99% by weight of an anhydrous carrier liquid other than glycerin. The anhydrous compositions have lower visible residue on the applied areas of the skin even though they also contain relatively high residue solids in the form of water-soluble skin active solids...
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ANHYDROUS ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING A SOLID, WATER-SOLUBLE, SKIN ACTIVE AGENT

(WO2002069916) 12.09.2002 A61K 8/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant and deodorant compositions that comprise from about 0.1 % to about 30 % by weight of an antiperspirant or deodorant active; from about 0.1 % to about 20 % by weight of a water-soluble, skin active solid (e.g., solid, water-soluble vitamins or other nutrients) other than the antiperspirant or deodorant active; from about 0.1 % to about 40 % by weight of a suspending agent; and from about 10 % to about 99 % by weight of an anhydrous carrier liquid, wherein the composition is substantially free of nonvolatile organic liquids having a C log P value greater than about 7.0. The anhydrous compositions allow the water-soluble skin active solids to release into the sweat or other moisture on the skin more rapid...
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ANHYDROUS ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SOLID, ENCAPSULATED, D-PANTOTHENATE SALTS

(WO2002069915) 12.09.2002 A61K 8/11 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant and deodorant compositions comprising from about 0.1 % to about 30 % by weight of an underarm active (antiperspirant and/or deodorant active); from about 0.01 % to about 10 % by weight of a solid, encapsulated, water-soluble, d-pantothenate salt such as calcium pantothenate; from about 0.1 % to about 40 % by weight of a suspending agent; and from about 10 % to about 99 % by weight of an anhydrous carrier liquid. Also disclosed are methods of controlling perspiration wetness and/or odor through the topical application to the underarm, especially shaven underarms, of an underarm active and a solid pantothenate salt. The anhydrous compositions are mild to the skin and can help sooth or heal skin irritated...
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ANHYDROUS ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SOLID D- PANTOTHENATE SALTS

(WO2002069914) 12.09.2002 A61K 8/11 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant and deodorant compositions comprising from about 0.1% to about 30% by weight of an underarm active (antiperspirant and/or deodorant active); from about 0.01% to about 10% by weight of a solid, water-soluble, d-pantothenate salt such as calcium pantothenate; from about 0.1% to about 40% by weight of a suspending agent; and from about 10% to about 99% by weight of an anhydrous carrier liquid. Also disclosed are methods of controlling perspiration wetness and/or odor through the topical application to the underarm, especially shaven underarms, of an underarm active and a solid pantothenate salt. The anhydrous compositions are mild to the skin and can help sooth or heal skin irritated or damaged underarm s...
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PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT

(WO2002065998) 29.08.2002 A61K 7/32 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A personal care product (10) such as an antiperspirant product includes two portions having different compositions. The product generally includes a container (12), and a composition within the container having an application surface (14), the composition comprising a first portion (16) and a second portion (18). In one embodiment of the invention, the composition includes a first portion (16) comprising an antiperspirant salt and a second portion (18) comprising an antiperspirant salt, the second portion having a different composition than the first portion, the first portion and the second portion each independently comprising at least 15 % of the application surface.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2002065997) 29.08.2002 A61K 7/32 UNILEVER PLC
Deodorant and antiperspirant compositions comprising an aluminium or aluminium-zirconium active can suffer from perceived irritancy when applied topically, which is generally manifested as an itch sensation. This irritancy can be ameliorated or overcome by incorporating within the composition a cannabanoid receptor (CBR) activating agent, and especially an amount selected in the range of from 0.25 to 10 wt. %.
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MULTI-PHASE TOILET ARTICLES AND METHODS FOR THEIR MANUFACTURE

(WO2002061030) 08.08.2002 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
A multi-phase solid toilet article whose phases are separated by a membrane, and processes for making the article are described. Each phase is reproducibly fabricated to form an article allowing the user to sequentially or simultaneously derive benefits from the different materials contained in the article's layers. The membrane is either at least partially water soluble or dispersible in the case of a product used with water, or shearable in the case of a cosmetic product which is applied directly to or rubbed on the skin. The membrane material is selected to dissolve or disintegrate with product use, so as to accomplish its intended function of separating the different cosmetic materials until they are consumed. The flowable toilet or cos...
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HIGH OIL CLEAR EMULSION WITH ELASTOMER

(WO2002060403) 08.08.2002 A61K 8/06 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A clear antiperspirant and/or deodorant composition is disclosed in the form of an emulsion having a refractive index less than 1.42 and comprising: (a) 25-70% of an external phase comprising: (i) 0.1-10%, on an actives basis, of at least one elastomer which is a dimethicone/vinyldimethicone crosspolymer (ii) 0.1- 5% of a silicone copolyol having an HLB value $m(F) 8; (iii) 0.1-68% of a volatile silicone selectedin an amount to complete the external phase; (iv) 9.10% of a cosurfactant or emulsifier having an HLB value in the range of 1-15; (v) 0-5% of a non-volatile silicone; and (b) 30-75% of an internal phase which is made with: (I) 7-25% (on an anhydrous actives basis (excluding the waters of hydration) of an antiperspirant active; (ii) 0...
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COSMETIC PRODUCTS FOR THE REDUCTION OF SWEAT ACIDITY

(WO2002060402) 08.08.2002 A61K 8/49 UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic method of reducing the acidity of sweat excreted from human eccrine glands, said method comprising the topical application of a V-ATPase inhibitor to the skin in the vicinity of the eccrine glands. Said method may result in a range of benefits, including enhanced appreciation of topically-applied perfume and enhanced efficacy of topically-applied antiperspirant salt. Cosmetic products and compositions comprising a V-ATPase inhibitor and selected other components are also claimed.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING ACTIVATEDALUMINIUM CHLORHYDRATE

(WO2002055044) 18.07.2002 A61K 8/04 UNILEVER PLC
Translucent anhydrous formulations containing particulate commercially available activated aluminium chlorohydrate (AACH) have a perceptible yellowness.The yellowness of translucent anhydrous compositions containing AACH can be ameliorated or eliminated whilst retaining the improved antiperspirant efficacy of AACH by controlling its water content to the range of 9 to 18%.The appearance of yellow formulations in or on a dispensing package, prior to application to the body, can appear to be neutralised to the human eye by employing a dispenser having a complementary colour in wall contacting the formulation, to promote achromicity. The complementary colour of the wall is dark green for yellow formulations.
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PROCESS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF SOLID FORMULATIONS

(WO2002053109) 11.07.2002 A45D 40/16 UNILEVER PLC
A process for preparing a free standing cosmetic composition comprising a carrier liquid in which a solidifying agent is dispersed, the process comprising pumping said composition at a temperature such that it is pumpable into an inlet of a pipe which also has an outlet, wherein cooling means is provided to cool said composition within the pipe so that solidified composition is discharged in free standing form through the pipe outlet.
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MALODOR COUNTERACTANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2002051788) 04.07.2002 A61L 9/01 GIVAUDAN SA
A composition is provided for malodor counteractency (MOC) that contains compounds with the structure: (I) wherein R?1 is a hydrogen, an alkyl, an alkoxy, or a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group; R?2 is an alkyl having greater than 6 carbons, a substituted aryl, or unsubstituted aryl. Preferably these compounds have a low odor intensity These compounds may be used with other MOC ingredients that act synergistically or additively with them.
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NON-HALOGENATED PHENYL SUBSTITUTED PHENOLS, ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING THE SAME, AND METHODS OF USING THE SAME

(WO2002050002) 27.06.2002 A01N 31/06 WARNER-LAMBERT COMPANY LLC
An antimicrobial compound of formulas (Ia), (Ib) or (Ic), compositions containing the same, and method of using the same for reducing the presence of microorganism on a substrate or in a fluid environment comprising an antimicrobial effective carrier and at least one antimicrobial compounds including non- halogenated phenyl substituted phenol compounds; wherein R1? and R2? are each independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, an alkyl group optionally substituted with a cycloalkyl group, a hydroxyl group, or an aryl group; an alkenyl group; an alkoxy group; a cycloalkenyl group; an aryl group; benzyl optionally substituted with an alkyl group; and a cycloalkyl group wherein any one of which said groups can optionally be ...
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ELASTOMER FREE, HIGH EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK

(WO2002049592) 27.06.2002 A61K 8/02 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A high efficacy antiperspirant/deodorant stick product may be made by combining (a) 30-70 % volatile cyclomethicone; (b) 10-25 % of an antiperspirant active; (c) 1-15 % of an emollient; (d) 1-14 % of polyethylene comprising one or more members selected from the group consisting of homopolymers and copolymers of polyethylene wherein the polyethylene (i) is at least 90 % linear; (ii) has a molecular weight in the range of 300-3000 (especially 300-1000 and more especially 300-500); (iii) has a melting point in the range of 50-129 degrees C; and (iv) has a polymer backbone of CH3?CH2?-(CH2?-CH2?)n?-H, where n is an average number and is selected to be in the range of 10-106; (e) 0.3-7 % of a wax as a co-gellant with the polyethylene w...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT PRODUCTS

(WO2002049590) 27.06.2002 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
Antiperspirant products and methods for achieving antiperspirancy utilising compositions comprising an antiperspirant salt and a water soluble polymer, characterised in that: i) the polymer comprises Brrnsted acid groups and acts as a co-gellant for the antiperspirant salt when mixed therewith in the presence of water; and ii) the polymer is physically separate from antiperspirant salt prior to application.
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HIGH EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK WITH CONCENTRATED ELASTOMER

(WO2002049585) 27.06.2002 A61K 8/31 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A high efficacy antiperspirant/deodorant stick product may be made by combining (a) 30-70% volatile cyclomethicone; (b) 10-25% of an antiperspirant active; (c) 1-15% of an emollient; (d) 1-14% of polyethylene comprising one or more members selected from the group consisting of homopolymers and copolymers of polyethylene wherein the polyethylene (i) is at least 90% linear; (ii) has a molecular weight in the range of 300-3000 (especially 300-1000 and more especially 300-500); (iii) has a melting point in the range of 50-129 degrees C; and (iv) has a polymer backbone of CH3?CH2?-(CH2?-CH2?)n?-H, where n is an average number and is selected to be in the range of 10-106; (e) 0.3-7% of a wax as a co-gellant with the polyethylene wherein...
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HIGH EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK

(WO2002049584) 27.06.2002 A61K 8/31 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A high efficacy antiperspirant/deodorant stearyl alcohol free stick product may be made by combining: (a) 30-70 % volatile cyclomethicone; (b) 10-25 % of an antiperspirant active; (c) 1-15 % of an emollient; (d) 1-14 % of polyethylene comprising one or more members selected from the group consisting of homopolymers and copolymers of polyethylene wherein the polyethylene (i) is at least 90 % linear; (ii) has a molecular weight in the range of 300-3000 (especially 300-1000 and more especially 300-500); (iii) has a melting point in the range of 50-129 degrees C; and (iv) has a polymer backbone of CH3?CH2?-(CH2?-CH2?)n?-H, where n is an average number and is selected to be in the range of 10-106; (e) 0.3-7 % of a wax as a co-gellant w...
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SINGLE-PHASE ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SILICONE ELASTOMER

(WO2002047639) 20.06.2002 A61K 8/28 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant and deodorant compositions and corresponding methods of application, wherein the compositions are single-phase systems that comprise a solubilized antiperspirant active, a silicone elastomer and a volatile silicone. These compositions provide improved low residue performance, enhanced stability, and improved cosmetics.
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SINGLE-PHASE ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SOLUBILIZED ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVE AND VOLATILE SILICONE

(WO2002047621) 20.06.2002 A61K 8/28 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are single-phase antiperspirant compositions and corresponding methods of application, wherein the compositions are single-phase systems that comprise a solubilized antiperspirant active, a volatile silicone and selected coupling materials that are substantially free of Si-OH and Si-H functional groups and that have a solubility parameter of from about 7 to about 12, wherein the sum total solubility parameter of the essential components in the composition is from about 9 to about 13. These compositions provide improved low residue performance, enhanced stability, improved efficacy, and/or improved cosmetics.
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FRAGRANCE ENHANCING COMPOSITIONS WITH NON-POLYCYCLICS

(WO2002039971) 23.05.2002 A61K 7/32 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
This invention relates to fragrance enhancing compositions which are capable of controlling malodor from a human body to a significant extent thereby reducing the overall amount of fragrance required to achieve a satisfactory cosmetic product, especially an underarm product. The fragrance enhancing compositions of this invention are made by supplementing the conventional fragrance in an antiperspirant and/or deodorant composition with a fragrance enhancing component comprising at least six members from a selected group of non-polycyclic, non-nitromusk materials.
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ALUMINUM-ZIRCONIUM ANTIPERSPIRANT SALTS

(WO2002034223) 02.05.2002 C01G 25/00 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
Disclosed are enhanced efficacy aluminum-zirocnium antiperspirant salt compositions which exhiit an HPLC peak 5 area content of about 33 % or more, preferably at least 45 %, more preferably at least 50 %, most preferably at least 55 %. Especially preferred are aluminum-zirconium antiperspirant salt composition which, in addition to the aforementioned high peak 5 content, also exhibit an HPLC peak 4 to peak 3 area ratio of at least 0.4, preferably at least 0.7. The aforementioned salt compositions will preferably have a metal (Al + Zr) to chloride (or anion) ratio of about 0.90 to about 1.00. Also disclosed are methods of making such antiperspirant salt compositions and aqueous solutions of such antiperspirant sald compositions. Further disc...
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HIGH OIL CLEAR EMULSION WITH DIENE ELASTOMER

(WO2002034212) 02.05.2002 A61K 8/891 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A clear antiperspirant and/or deodorant composition is disclosed in the form of an emulsion having a refractive index less than 1.42 and comprising: (a) 25-70% of an external phase comprising: (i) 0.1-10%, on an actives basis, of at least one elastomer which is a cyclomethicone (and) dimethicone crosspolymer made with an =Si-H containing polysiloxane and an alpha, omega-diene of formula CH2? =CH(CH2?)x?CH=CH2? , where x=1-20, to form a gel by crosslinking and addition of =Si-H across double bonds in the alpha, omega diene, which crosspolymer has a viscosity in the range of 50,000-3,000,000 centipoise; (ii) 0.1-5% of a silicone copolyol having an HLB value < 8; (iii) 0.1-68% of a volatile silicone se...
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ACYLATED CELLOBIOSE COMPOUNDS

(WO2002032914) 25.04.2002 C07H 13/06 UNILEVER PLC
Acylated cellobiose compounds (CHME) which satisfy the formula:- wherein X represents an acyl group (R-CO-) or H, Z represents an acyl group (R'-CO-) or H and not more than a minority of X + Z residues represent H, R represents a saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched chain hydrocarbon residue of 5 to 31 carbon atoms and R' represents a residue, different from R, which is:- (i) a saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched chain hydrocarbon residue of 1 to 31 carbon atoms, or (ii) an aromatic hydrocarbon residue, or (iii) a cycloaliphatic hydrocarbon, each optionally substituted. CHME esters are particularly suited to thickening or structuring a water-immiscible liquid, for example, a phase in a cosmetic formulation, such as antipers...
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PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT

(WO2002026204) 04.04.2002 A61K 8/58 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A clear personal care composition includes water, a volatile silicone, and a silicone polyether having a molecular weight greater than 1000 and an HLB greater than 4. The composition may be, for example, an antiperspirant or deodorant composition.
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CLEAR ANTIPERSPIRANTS AND DEODORANTS MADE WITH SILOXANE-BASED POLYAMIDES

(WO2002017870) 07.03.2002 A61K 7/32 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
Clear antiperspirant and/or deodorant compositions, especially clear sticks having good structural integrity, can be formed by incorporating at least 8% by weight based on the total weight of the composition of a selected siliconized polyamide into a product formulated with at least one silicone material and at least one non-silicone emollient. The siliconized polyamides have the silicone portion in the acid side of the polyamide and are selected so that: (a) the degree of polymerization in the silicone portion is in the range of 12-18; (b) the average molecular weight of the siliconized polyamide is at least 50,000 daltons with at least 95% of the polyamide having a molecular weight greater than 10,000 as measured by size exclusion chromat...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT FORMULATIONS

(WO2002011692) 14.02.2002 A61K 8/28 UNILEVER PLC
Anhydrous antiperspirant formulations in which a particulate antiperspirant active is suspended in a carrier fluid can result in significant visible deposits when applied to skin or when transferred onto clothing. Anhydrous antiperspirant suspension sticks which exhibit very low visible deposits are obtainable by employing a carrier fluid in which at least 45% and preferably at least 60% of its weight comprises an oxygen-containing emollient oil having a refractive index of at least 1.465, in conjunction with structurant comprises a wax or a non-polymeric fibre-forming gellant, excluding certain gellants or gellant combinations. Preferred emollient oils include alkyl benzoates and alkylphenylsiloxanes. The waxes can even comprise fatty alco...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT FORMULATIONS

(WO2002011691) 14.02.2002 A61K 7/32 UNILEVER PLC
Anhydrous antiperspirant formulations in which a particulate antiperspirant active is suspended in a carrier fluid can result in significant visible deposits when applied to skin or when transferred onto clothing.Anhydrous antiperspirant suspension sticks which exhibit very low visible deposits are obtainable by employing a carrier fluid in which at least 45% and preferably at least 60% of its weight comprises a mixture of a hydrocarbon oil with an oxygen-containing emollient oil, the mixture having a refractive index of at least 1.46, in conjunction with structurant comprises a wax or a non-polymeric fibre-forming gellant. Preferred oxygen-containing emollient oils include alkyl benzoates. The waxes can even comprise fatty alcohols.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT PRODUCTS AND METHODS FOR THEIR USE

(WO2002011690) 14.02.2002 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
A new method for the inhibition of human sweating and body malodour is described. An agent capable of blocking calcium channels in the secretory coil cells of human sweat glands is topically applied; on reaching the secretory coil cells, the action of this agent results in reduced sweat production. Preferred agents are natural plant extracts. The transport of the agent to the secretory coil is preferably enhanced in some way, for example by iontophoresis or the use of a skin penetration enhancer. Antiperspirant products comprising a calcium channel blocking agent and a pore-blocking antiperspirant active are also claimed.
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METHOD OF INDUCING SOLIDIFICATION USING ULTRASOUND AND COSMETIC STICK PREPARED THEREBY

(WO2002005973) 24.01.2002 A23D 7/00 UNILEVER PLC
A method of inducing solidification in a fluid composition comprising a cosmetic active, a crystalline organic structurant and a carrier, comprising exposing the fluid composition to ultrasound or converting the composition to a soft solid. A cosmetic stick in the form of a soft solid or firm stick comprising a cosmetic active, a crystalline organic structurant and a carrier in which the organic structurant is present in domains that are deficient in the cosmetic active, such as in particular an antiperspirant or deodorant active.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2002003939) 17.01.2002 A61K 8/63 UNILEVER PLC
A firm solid antiperspirant composition having a continuous phase comprising water-immiscible liquid containing i) one or more gelating structurant materials which form a network of fibres within the liquid, and ii) a polymeric thickener which has an organic polymer backbone containing at least five monomer repeat units, which polymer has the ability to increase the viscosity of the water -immiscible liquid in the absence of the gelating structurant materials; and iii) an antiperspirant active dispersed in the continuous phase, said composition being free from or containing less than 3 % by weight of a fatty alcohol that is solid at 20 C.
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STICK PRODUCT FOR USE AS A REFILL CARTRIDGE OR AS A PUSH-UP DEODORANT STICK

(WO2002003830) 17.01.2002 A45D 40/04 UNILEVER PLC
A stick product that can be used both as a refill for a swivel-up deodorant stick applicator and as a push-up deodorant stick, comprising a solid stick composition (1) surrounded by a removable tubular body (2) and having at the bottom an elevator platform (3) with a threaded aperture (4), characterised in that said aperture (4) is covered on its outer side by a removable plug (5) that aids the use of the product as a push-up stick.
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METHOD OF MAKING ENHANCED EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVES

(WO2001097768) 27.12.2001 B02C 23/18 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
This invention comprises: (1) a wet grinding method for enhancing the activity of an aluminum or an aluminum/zirconium salt without the dilution and heating traditionally required wherein the enhancement is described as forming a salt wherein the amount of smaller aluminum species as represented by Peak 4 + Peak 5 is increased by an amount of at least 10% over the parent salt; and, if zirconium is present, the area of Peak 1 in the parent salt is at least 10% greater than the area of Peak 1 after grinding; (2) an enhanced aluminum or aluminum/zirconium salt itself; and (3) anhydrous (less than 4 % water excluding waters of hydration for the enhanced salt) antiperspirant and/or deodorant products made with the salts described in (2).
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COMPOSITIONS WITH LOW IRRITANCY

(WO2001095870) 20.12.2001 A61K 8/34 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
The present invention utilizes a polyethylene glycol diisostearate having an averagae degree of ethoxylation of from 40 - 100 as a component of a soap-based gel composition suitable for use in formulating stable cosmetic compositions, especially low irritancy deodorants.
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METHOD OF PREPARATION OF AN ANTIPERSPIRANT SALT

(WO2001089995) 29.11.2001 A61K 8/26 BK GIULINI CHEMIE GMBH &COMPANY OHG
A method of providing an antiperspirant active having the empirical formula A12?(OH)6-a?xa?YH2?0, wherein X is C1, Br or I, Y is between 1.5 a 2.5 and a is 0.8 to 1.33, comprising heating an aqueous solution of aluminium halide or HX and aluminium metal for a time period sufficient for the aluminium metal to dissolve, and subsequently ageing the solution of dissolved aluminium for a period of 50 minutes to 21 days at a temperature of 80-130 C, such that the Al/X ratio in the resulting solution is between 1.5:1 and 2.0:1, and such that the aluminium concentration in the resulting solution is between 0.5 and 3.8wt%.
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METHOD OF PREPARATION OF AN ANTIPERSPIRANT SALT

(WO2001089994) 29.11.2001 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
A method of manufacturing a polymeric aluminium chlorhydrate having the empirical formula: A12?(OH)6-a?xa?YH2? wherein X is Cl, Br or I, a is 0.8 to 1.33 and Y is 0.19-1.4, comprising heating an aqueous solution of the aluminium halohydrate with a solution containing an acidic source of halide ions at a temperature of between 80C and 130C for a time period of 50 minutes to 10 days, such that the Al/X ratio in the resulting polymer is between 1.5:1 and 2.0:1, and such that the aluminium concentration in the resulting solution is between 0.5 and 3.8wt%, and drying the resultant material to provide a salt having a water content of less than 12wt%.
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EMULSIONS WITH NAPHTHALATE ESTERS

(WO2001089465) 29.11.2001 A61K 7/32 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
This invention relates to an anhydrous cosmetic composition comprising: (a) 15-33% of an external phase (also called the oil phase) which is made with at least one selected naphthalate organic ester; a volatile silicone based emulsifier; and a volatile silicone; and (b) 85-67% of an internal phase which is made with an active ingredient, such as an antiperspirant active, in a glycol solvent. For the external phase all or a major portion of what would have been a non-volatile silicone component has been replaced by the naphthalate ester. While a dimethicone copolyol is still included, the use of this particular naphthalate ester obviates the need for the use of any other non-ionic emulsifiers.
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DEODORANT AND/OR ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001089464) 29.11.2001 A61K 8/58 UNILEVER PLC
The invention relates to antiperspirant/deodorant soft solid compositions which comprise: a) a volatile silicone or a volatile hydrocarbon compound; b) a structuring wax; c) a silicone elastomer at from 0.1 to 30 %; and d) an antiperspirant or deodorant active ingredient. The invention also relates to a method of controlling body odor and perspiration by contacting human skin with a composition of the invention.
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STABLE EMULSIONS FOR COSMETIC PRODUCTS

(WO2001089452) 29.11.2001 A61K 8/06 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
Low water emulsions are described which are useful for antiperspirants and/or deodorants wherein the emulsions are made by combining (I) 15-33 % of an external phase comprising: (a) 1-25% of an organic ester having a refractive index in the range of 1.43-1.60 and capable of releasing an antiperspirant active to achieve a specified conductivity; (b) a sufficient amount of a silicone copolyol to achieve a solids content of 0.25-10 %; (c) a sufficient amount of a volatile silicone to achieve a total amount of the external phase as 15-33 %; (c) 0-5 % of a silicone elastomer (on an actives basis); and (d) 0-15 % of at least one emollient; and (II) 67-85 % of an internal phase comprising: (a) an effective amount of at least one cosmetically activ...
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HIGH EFFICACY, LOW RESIDUE ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001087252) 22.11.2001 A61K 8/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant sticks that comprise from about 0.5 % to about 60 % by weight of particulate antiperspirant active; from about 16 % to about 50 % by weight of a solid suspending agent; from about 10 % to about 80 % by weight of a volatile silicone; and from about 1 % to about 35 % by weight of a non volatile silicone, wherein the sticks are preferably substantially free of nonvolatile organic liquids having a C log P value greater than 5.5, and have a product hardness of at least about 600 gram.force. The sticks are further characterized by defined low residue and/or high antiperspirant efficacy measures. These compositions contain relatively high solid suspending agent concentrations of at least 16 % by weight and st...
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COSMETIC STICKS CONTAINING TRIGLYCERIDE GELLANTS HAVING IMPROVED PRODUCT HARDNESS AND LOW RESIDUE PERFORMANCE

(WO2001087251) 22.11.2001 A61K 8/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are solid cosmetic stick compositions having a preferred product hardness of at least about 600 gram.force, and which comprises from about 0.01% to about 60% by weight of a cosmetic active; from about 10% to about 95% by weight of a liquid carrier; from about 1% to about 60% by weight of a solid polymorphic triglyceride gellant that within the composition is substantially free of long range crystalline order. By selecting the crystalline phase of the triglyceride gellant in the finished product, these cosmetic sticks provide improved product hardness at lower triglyceride gellant concentrations.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT STICKS CONTAINING TRIGLYCERIDE GELLANTS HAVING IMPROVED PRODUCT HARDNESS AND LOW RESIDUE PERFORMANCE

(WO2001087250) 22.11.2001 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are solid antiperspirant and deodorant sticks having a product hardness of at least about 600 gramforce, and which comprises from about 0.1 % to about 60 % by weight of antiperspirant or deodorant active; from about 10 % to about 95 % by weight of a liquid carrier; from about 1 % to about 60 % by weight of a solid polymorphic triglyceride gellant that within the composition is substantially free of long range crystalline order. By selecting the crystalline phase of the triglyceride gellant in the finished product, these antiperspirant and deodorant sticks provide improved product hardness at lower triglyceride gellant concentrations and provide improved low residue performance and antiperspirant efficacy.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT STICKS CONTAINING TRIGLYCERIDE GELLANTS HAVING IMPROVED HIGH TEMPERATURE TEXTURE AND PHASE STABILITY

(WO2001087249) 22.11.2001 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant and deodorant compositions comprising from about 0.1 % to about 50 % by weight of an antiperspirant or deodorant active; from about 10 % to about 90 % by weight of a liquid carrier; and from about 1 % to about 60 % by weight of a solid, polymorphic, unsubstituted, triglyceride gellant characterized by $g(b)'-2 crystalline order within the compositions. These compositions can be formulated as hard sticks, soft solids or creams, and have improved high temperature texture and phase stability and maintain product hardness even after exposure to high and then low storage temperatures.
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COSMETIC STICKS CONTAINING TRIGLYCERIDE GELLANTS HAVING IMPROVED HIGH TEMPERATURE TEXTURE AND PHASE STABILITY

(WO2001087248) 22.11.2001 A61K 8/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous cosmetic compositions comprising from about 0.01 % to about 60 % by weight of a cosmetic active; from about 10 % to about 90 % by weight of a liquid carrier; and from about 1 % to about 60 % by weight of a solid, polymorphic, unsubstituted, triglyceride gellant characterized by '-2 crystalline order within the compositions. These compositions can be formulated as hard sticks, soft solids or creams, and have improved high temperature texture and phase stability and maintain product hardness even after exposure to high and then low storage temperatures.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AND/OR DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001085121) 15.11.2001 A61K 8/06 UNILEVER PLC
A clear emulsion and gel-type cosmetic composition is described, and in particular an antiperspirant and/or deodorant composition which comprises a water- in-oil emulsion comprising: a) about 65 % to about 75 % of an aqueous solution of an effective amount of antiperspirant active; b) about 25 % to about 35 % of an oil phase consisting of silicones, emollients and a silicone emulsifying agent, and comprising at least one volatile silicone, at least one non-volatile ester or at least one non-volatile silicone, and wherein at least one oil phase soluble ingredient has a refractive index of about 1.40 to about 1.50; c) about 0.01 to about 8.5 % of a coupling agent; and d) at least one polymeric ethylene oxide glycol adduct which component raise...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001085119) 15.11.2001 A61K 8/37 UNILEVER PLC
The sensory attributes and/or visibility of deposits of wax-structured antiperspirant or deodorant sticks in the form of emulsions can vary significantly depending on the formulation employed. A particularly beneficial balance of attributes is obtained in emulsion sticks by employing a composition comprising a continuous phase which comprises from 10 to 35 % volatile silicone oil, and from 5 to 15 % non-volatile hydrophobic oil, from 40 to 75 % of ta disperse aqueous phase which contains from 1 to 35 % of an antiperspirant or deodorant active, from 7 to 25 % of a wax structurant, from 0.1 to 10 % of an emulsifier, and preferably contains up to 5 % insoluble particulate materials, %s being by weight based on the composition.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AND/OR DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001085118) 15.11.2001 A61K 7/32 UNILEVER PLC
A clear emulsion and gel-type composition, which contains an antiperspirant or deodorant, which is in the form of a water-in-oil emulsion which comprises: a) about 65 % to about 92 % of an aqueous solution of an effective amount of antiperspirant active; b) about 8 % to about 35 % of an oil phase consisting of silicones, emollients and a silicone emulsifying agent; and c) a water soluble, non-glycol component that raises the refractive index of said aqueous solution, wherein said composition is essentially free of simple glycols and low and middle chain alcohols.
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OXIDOREDUCTASE MEDIATED ANTIMICROBIAL ACTIVITY

(WO2001084937) 15.11.2001 A01N 63/00 NOVOZYMES A/S
The present invention relates to an enzymatic method for killing or inhibiting microbial cells or micro-organisms, e.g. in laundry, on hard surfaces, in water systems, on skin, on teeth or on mucous membranes. The present invention also relates to the use of said enzymatic composition for preserving food products, cosmetics, paints, coatings, etc.
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PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A DEODORANT OR ANTIPERSPIRANT PRODUCT

(WO2001076409) 18.10.2001 A45D 40/16 UNILEVER PLC
In some aspects a process for forming deodorant or antiperspirant soft solid in which a mobile deodorant or antiperspirant composition is filled into dispensing containers by injection moulding, i.e. a process in which the deodorant or antiperspirant composition is filled under pressure. The composition at the time of injection moulding is preferably in the vicinity of its normal setting temperature. The deodorant or antiperspirant composition is preferably continuously produced in a screw extruder (3), especially a twin screw extruder (4, 5), which is controlled to deliver the composition in a suitably viscous state under low shear, at a temperature in the vicinity of its normal setting temperature. Use of the twin screw extruder is partic...
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SOFT SOLID DEODORANT AND/OR ANTITRANSPIRANT CARE PRODUCT

(WO2001074325) 11.10.2001 A61K 8/891 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A low residue, stable antiperspirant and/or deodorant composition is disclosed which is made by combining: (a) a cyclomethicone (and) dimethicone crosspolymer made with an $m(Z)Si-H containing polysiloxane and an alpha, omega- diene of formula CH2?=CH(CH2?)x?CH=CH2? which crosspolymer has a viscosity in the range of 50,000-3,000,000 centipoise, preferably with a nonvolatiles content of 8-18 % in cyclomethicone; (b) polyethylene beads having a density in the range of 0.91-0.98 grams/cm?3 and a particle size in the range of 5-40 microns; (c) a volatile silicone; (d) an emollient (or a mixture of two or more emollients) which may include a non-volatile silicone and an additional amount of a volatile silicone; and (e) an effective amou...
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STABLE AND EFFICACIOUS SOFT SOLID PRODUCT

(WO2001074306) 11.10.2001 A61K 8/04 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A low residue, stable antiperspirant and/or deodorant composition is disclosed which comprises: (a) a dimethicone/vinyldimethicone crosspolymer composition made by reacting a polymethylhydrogensiloxane with an alpha, omega- divinylpolydimethyl siloxane for which the dimethicone/vinyldimethicone crosspolymer composition is used at a concentration of 0.5-10 % in cyclomethicone; (b) polyethylene beads having a density in the range of 0.91-0.98 grams/cm?3 and a particle size in the range of 5-40 microns, wherein the polyethylene beads are used in an amount of at least 2 % by weight based on the total weight of the composition; (c) a volatile silicone; (d) an emollient or mixture of two or more emollients; and (e) an effective amount of an anti...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING DIBENZYLIDENE SORBITAL ACETAL AND NATURAL OILS

(WO2001070185) 27.09.2001 A61K 8/34 UNILEVER PLC
The present invention is directed to an anhydrous antiperspirant stick composition, which comprises: a) an antiperspirant active material; b) about 0.1 to about 5% of a natural oil; c) about 0.5 to about 2.5% dibenzulidene sorbital acetal; d) about 0.1 to about 5% of a compound selected from the group consisting of an ethoxylated ester, fatty alcohol, and mixtures thereof; and e) a polyhydric alcohol.
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LOW TACK COSMETIC COMPOSITION STICKS

(WO2001060329) 23.08.2001 A61K 8/34 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
This invention comprises a one-phase cosmetic composition which is a clear stick or gel having low tack. The cosmetic sticks are formed as a one phase system by combining: (a) from 0.5 - 50 weight percent of a dimethicone copolyol ester compound soluble in propylene glycol; (b) from 50 - 99 weight percent of a gellant/solvent system; which comprises a mixture of: (i) 0.5 - 4.0 weight percent dibenzylidene sorbitol; (ii) 0.05 - 1.0 weight percent of a co-gellant or structural integrity enhancer; (iii) 0.1-80 weight percent of a solvent selected from the group consisting of polyhydric alcohols for example, propylene glycol; dipropylene glycol; tripropylene glycol; tetrapropylene glycol; PPG-10 butane diol; 1,3-butane diol; 2-methyl-1,3-propan...
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SOFT ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001058411) 16.08.2001 A45D 40/04 UNILEVER PLC
Antiperspirant products comprise a dispensing container for a soft solid having a narrow aperture through which its contents can be dispensed. The contents comprise a particulate antiperspirant active suspended in a water-immiscible liquid which has a refractive index that differs from that of the antiperspirant active by preferably not more than 0.08. By controlling the liquid and solid phase refractive indexes to within such a difference, it is possible to dispense a ribbon of soft solid through the narrow aperture which has a translucent appearance, even if the gross formulation within the dispenser is opaque. Particularly desirably, the refractive indexes differ by at least 0.01 or 0.02 to 0.06, in order to additionally avoid formulatio...
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METHOD OF TESTING AN ANTIPERSPIRANT

(WO2001058304) 16.08.2001 A45D 40/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The invention relates to methods and packages for allowing several people to test a cream or gel antiperspirant product in a hygienic manner. A dispenser containing the product and having a single outlet with a cross-sectional area of from 0.2 to 20 mm?2, which is adapted to dispense the product in an unbroken stream, is provided to two or more people. Each person dispenses a portion of the product onto their own skin so that they can rub the product onto their skin without further contact with the dispenser or the product it contains. The invention provides a convenient means for allowing several potential customers to try antiperspirant creams and gels without hygiene concerns and without the use of excessive numbers of single-use, disp...
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ENHANCED EFFICACY ALUMINUM-ZIRCONIUM ANTIPERSPIRANTS AND METHODS FOR MAKING

(WO2001056539) 09.08.2001 C07F 19/00 REHEIS, INC.
Stable aluminum-zirconium antiperspirant compositions in polyhydric alcohol solution with enhanced efficacy were made by direct reaction in aqueous solution of a soluble aluminum salt, a zirconium compound, a polyhydric alcohol, aluminum metal and optionally an amino acid buffer, and maintaining the solution at 100-140 C to form a 20-45 % by weight concentration of aluminum-zirconium complexes on an anhydrous basis. A solid product can be obtained by spray drying the product solution.
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ANHYDROUS COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING EMULSIFYING SILOXANE ELASTOMER

(WO2001056531) 09.08.2001 A61K 8/04 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
An anhydrous cosmetic composition comprising, by weight of the total composition, 1-50 % of a polar, emulsifying siloxane elastomer, 0.01-40 % particulate material; and 1-70 % of nonpolar oil; an anhydrous cosmetic composition comprising an emulsifying siloxane elastomer and an incompatible nonaqueous polar ingredient, wherein the emulsifying siloxane elastomer is present in an amount sufficient to render the incompatible nonaqueous polar ingredient compatible in the anhydrous cosmetic composition; and a method for preparing stable, anhydrous cosmetic compositions comprising at least one incompatible nonaqueous polar ingredient, comprising adding to the anhydrous composition an emulsifying siloxane elastomer in an amount sufficient to cause...
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ANHYDROUS ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING WATER-REACTIVE MONOMERS AS ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVE

(WO2001054658) 02.08.2001 A61K 8/23 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are non-adhesive antiperspirant compositions comprising a water or sweat-reactive monomer as the antiperspirant active, an anhydrous carrier, and an optional polymerization inhibitor, wherein the compositions are applied topically to the underarm or other suitable area of the skin to inhibit or prevent perspiration. The applied compositions form a discontinuous polymer-containing antiperspirant active on the applied skin surface, wherein the polymer-containing active is derived from water-reactive monomers that reacts with sweat at the opening of the sweat ducts after application, to thereby polymerize and form the polymer-containing antiperspirant active over and within the affected sweat ducts. The antiperspirant compositions an...
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ANTI-MICROBIAL ANTIPERSPIRANT PRODUCTS

(WO2001052804) 26.07.2001 A61K 8/04 UNILEVER PLC
Anti-microbial products comprising an antiperspirant active and an amount of transition metal chelator sufficient to enhance the deodorancy performance of said antiperspirant active, are claimed. The transition metal chelator salt improves the anti-microbial performance of the antiperspirant active and the two components can be co-formulated. Particular products are antiperspirant deodorant compositions. Preferred chelator salts have high affinity for iron (III).
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001051020) 19.07.2001 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
Soft solid antiperspirant formulations in which a particulate antiperspirant active material is suspended in a continuous phase containing a water-immiscible liquid which is structured by specified proportions of an organic polymeric thickener and a second structurant selected from fibre-forming structurants and waxes (often other than fatty alcohols) or a mixture of both.
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PHARMACEUTICAL GEL AND AEROSOL FORMULATIONS AND METHODS TO ADMINISTER THE SAME TO SKIN AND MUCOSAL SURFACES

(WO2001043722) 21.06.2001 A61K 9/12 ATRIX LABORATORIES, INC.
Bioadhesive formulations to deliver, for both local and systemic effects, a wide variety of drugs of varying degrees of solubility are described. These formulations can be gels or aerosols and comprise a water-insoluble, pharmaceutically acceptable alkyl cellulose, a solvent system comprising a volatile solvent and water, a solubilizing agent or a dispersing agent, or a mixture thereof, and a pharmaceutical. These formulations can be made bioerodible and release the pharmaceutical in a controlled manner. Formulations further comprising a propellant such as 1,1-difluoroethane are also provided. The delivery can be made to a skin surface or to a mucosal surface. Methods for preparing and administering these formulations are also provided. Sev...
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POWDER TO LIQUID COMPOSITIONS

(WO2001037800) 31.05.2001 A61K 8/04 COLOR ACCESS, INC.
The invention relates to cosmetic or pharmaceutical powder-to-liquid compositions comprising hydrophobically coated silica particles into which are incorporated water and water soluble polymer, the composition containing substantially no oil.
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CLEAR ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK COMPOSITION COMPRISING DIBENZYLIDENE SORBITOL ACETAL

(WO2001028510) 26.04.2001 A61K 8/04 UNILEVER PLC
A clear antiperspirant stick composition which comprises: a dispersion of a dimethicone or a substituted dimethicone in an antiperspirant matrix, wherein said antiperspirant matrix comprises: 1) an antiperspirant active; 2) fumed silica; 3) dibenzylidene sorbitol acetal; and 4) one or more polyhydric alcohols.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING MICROEMULSIONS

(WO2001024766) 12.04.2001 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
Stable, clear, antiperspirant microemulsions containing cosmetic oils, antiperspirant salts, and water and combinations of cationic quaternary ammonium salt are provided. These microemulsions can be used in different types of applicators such as roll-on, sponge, mousse, pad, brush, gel and aerosol or non- aerosol spray applicators.
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COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SOLUBILIZED, ACID-ENHANCED ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVE

(WO2001013872) 01.03.2001 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant compositions which comprise from about 0.1% to about 50% by weight of solubilized antiperspirant active (e.g., aluminum-containing active or aluminum-zirconium containing active); and from about 0.1% to about 99.9% by weight of a liquid polyol having at least 2 hydroxyl groups, wherein 2 hydroxyl groups are attached to the $g(a) and $g(b) carbons of the liquid polyol and no more than 4 hydroxyl groups are attached to adjacent carbon atoms; a water-soluble, neutral amino acid; and a chlorine-containing inorganic acid; wherein the liquid polyol has a ClogP value of less than about 2.0, wherein the mole ratio of the neutral amino acid to the zirconium and aluminum is from about 0.09 to about 0.24, the mole ratio of...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK COMPOSITIONS PROVIDING IMPROVED DEPOSITION OF THE COMPOSITION MATRIX ONTO SKIN

(WO2001013871) 01.03.2001 A61K 8/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant stick compositions that provide improved deposition of the composition matrix onto skin, wherein the antiperspirant stick compositions comprise antiperspirant particulate solids having a particle size distribution characterized by a ratio of a d90 value to mode particle size of from about 2.0 to about 10.0. Also disclosed are methods to improve the deposition of hard, waxy or other similar compositions to the skin and other substrates upon application, wherein the method comprises incorporating into the composition a particulate solid having a defined particle size distribution.
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PROCESS FOR MAKING ANHYDROUS COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SOLUBILIZED, ENHANCED ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVE

(WO2001013870) 01.03.2001 A61K 8/26 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed is a process for making anhydrous compositions containing solubilized, enhanced antiperspirant active, which process comprises the steps of (A) heating an aqueous solution comprising from about 24 % to about 55 % by weight of a solubilized, non-enhanced, aluminum-containing antiperspirant active at a temperature of from 120 C to about 200 C for a period of time of from about 1 minute to about 15 minutes to form a solubilized, enhanced, aluminum-containing antiperspirant active; (B) adding an anhydrous solvent to the aluminum-containing solution at a weight ratio of the anhydrous solvent to the aluminum-containing antiperspirant actives of from about 1:2 to about 20:1; and C removing water from the anhydrous solvent-containing ...
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COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SOLUBILIZED ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVE

(WO2001013869) 01.03.2001 A61K 8/26 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant compositions which comprise from about 0.1 % to about 50 % by weight of solubilized antiperspirant active (e.g., aluminum containing materials or aluminum-zirconium containing materials), and from about 0.1 % to about 99.9 % by weight of a liquid polyol having at least 2 hydroxyl groups, liquid polyol having adjacent hydroxy-substituted carbon atoms at the $g(a) and $g(b) positions of the liquid polyol but not more than 4 adjacent hydroxy- substituted carbon atoms in the liquid polyol, wherein the liquid polyol conforms to formula (I) wherein R is an amide, ester, alkyl, ether or silicone and contains at least 3 adjacent atoms selected from the group consisting of carbon, non-hydroxy oxygen, nitrogen, silicone an...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING ISOPROPYL GLYCEROL ETHER

(WO2001013867) 01.03.2001 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention is directed to antiperspirant compositions which comprise from about 0.1 % to about 99.9 % by weight of solubilized or solid antiperspirant active and from about 0.1 % to about 99.9 % by weight of a carrier which comprises isopropyl glycerol ether, preferably in combination with a volatile silicone liquid carrier and dimethiconol as a coupling agent. The isopropyl glycerol ether carrier is a highly effective coupling agent and is milder to the skin when applied topically to the axilla or other areas of the skin as compared to many other polyol-containing carriers. Preferred are antiperspirant compositions containing solubilized antiperspirant active.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A CONTINUOUS PHASE

(WO2001007007) 01.02.2001 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
Compositions for application to human skin have a continuous phase which contains water-immiscible oil structured by incorporation of a compound of formula (I) in which Y and Y?1 are each independently -CH2? or $m(g)CO Q and Q?1 are each independently a hydrocarbyl group of at least 6 carbon atoms and m is from 2 to 4. The composition may be an antiperspirant containing suspended particulate antiperspirant active or containing a dispersed phase in which antiperspirant active is dissolved in water or water-immiscible solvent.
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ANHYDROUS ANTIPERSPIRANT CREAM COMPOSITIONS HAVING IMPROVED PERFUME LONGEVITY

(WO2000076472) 21.12.2000 A45D 40/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant cream compositions that have improved fragrance longevity. These compositions have a penetration force value of from about 75 gram-force to about 500 gram-force and comprise (a) antiperspirant active, and (b) a perfume/cyclodextrin inclusion complex. Also disclosed are packaged anhydrous antiperspirant cream compositions which comprise (a) antiperspirant active; (b) a perfume/cyclodextrin inclusion complex; and (c) a dispensing package containing the composition, wherein the dispensing package comprises (i) a container body having an interior chamber and a dispensing end, and (ii) a perforated dome attached to the dispensing end of the container body and having a plurality of openings extending through...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000074640) 14.12.2000 A61K 8/37 UNILEVER PLC
Antiperspirant compositions herein comprise an antiperspirant active, together with a carrier and a structurant for the carrier which comprises an organic wax having a melting point of from 40 to 90 C of which at least 60 % of the weight of the wax is provided by at least one aliphatic ester satisfying the formula:- CH3?-(CH2?)n?-O-CO-(CH2?)m?-CH3? in which n is from 9 to 39 and m is from 0 to 35 to form a solid or a soft solid. The compositions can be anhydrous, in the form of a suspension of antiperspirant active, or can comprise aqueous emulsions. The formulations structured by the selected waxes provide lower visible deposits on topical application compared with conventional wax-structured formulations and the waxes are ef...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT ALUMINUM COMPOUNDS, AND METHOD OF THEIR PREPARATION

(WO2000071091) 30.11.2000 A61K 8/24 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant active salt made by treating an aluminium salt of general formula: Al2?(OH)6-a?Xa? wherein X is C1, Br or I, and a is 0.3 to 4.0, with an effective amount of a phosphorus containing material, and ageing the salt.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING CYCLOHEXASILOXANE

(WO2000069402) 23.11.2000 A61K 31/74 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant and deodorant compositions having improved stability, low residue performance and/or improved cosmetics. These compositions comprise select concentrations of cyclohexasiloxane as a volatile silicone material, from about 0.1 % to about 50 % by weight of an antiperspirant active, and from about 0.1 % to about 50 % by weight of a suspending agent, wherein the compositions are preferably substantially free of cyclotetrasiloxane. The selection of cyclohexasiloxane over other volatile silicone materials provides improved low residue performance, and especially when formulated as an aqueous emulsion it provides improved product stability in the form of extended duration of time within which the emulsion remains cleary ...
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IMPREGNATED ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVE INGREDIENTS, COATED WITH SURFACTANTS

(WO2000067703) 16.11.2000 A61K 8/26 HENKEL KOMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
The invention relates to preparations which inhibit perspiration, containing particularly fine particles of astringent aluminium, zirconium, or zinc salts with an average particle size of less than 100 $g(m)m and which are coated or impregnated with between 0.1 and 10 % by weight of a non-ionic surfactant. Said preparations are suitable for producing antiperspirants which do not contain water and which have a particularly fast-acting and intensive effect. An alkyl (oligo) glucoside is preferably used as the non-ionic surfactant and an aluminium hydroxychloride as the antiperspirant salt. A preferred embodiment provides an antiperspirant stick which contains between 10 and 60 % by weight of a non-polar support liquid and between 5 and 30 % b...
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PACKAGE FOR DISPENSING A FLOWABLE COSMETIC COMPOSITION AND PRODUCT

(WO2000064302) 02.11.2000 A45D 34/04 UNILEVER PLC
Known packages for topically applying flowable cosmetic composition and especially antiperspirant or deodorant compositions include roll-ons in which the applicator for the composition is presented to the skin along the longitudinal axis of the container, with its distributing head pointing along that same axis. In the present invention, when the invention package is employed, its applicator (13) is disposed along a second axis (6) which is at an acute angle to the principal axis (5) of the container, especially at a neck angle of from 12 to 30 degrees. Preferably the body (2) of the container is frusto-conical, with an outward-facing sidewall (89) aligning with the principal axis (5) and an inward-facing sidewall (86) aligning with the sec...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000061096) 19.10.2000 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
Antiperspirant compositions herein comprise an antiperspirant active, a carrier and a structurant for the carrier which comprises an effective concentration of a combination of at least one sterol and at least one sterol ester, to form a solid or a soft solid. The compositions can be anhydrous and in the form of a suspension of antiperspirant active, or can comprise aqueous emulsions. A particularly suitable sterol comprises $g(b) sitosterol and a particularly preferred sterol ester comprises oryzanol. Preferably the mole ratio of sterol to sterol ester is in the range of 3:1 to 1:2.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000061094) 19.10.2000 A61K 33/08 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant composition is a structured emulsion of a continuous phase containing water-immiscible liquid carrier plus a structurant, and a disperse phase which is a solution of antiperspirant active in water or a mixture of water and water-soluble solvent. The structurant is a fully or partially esterified saccharide. The compositions give low visible residue when applied to skin or to clothing.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000061082) 19.10.2000 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant composition is a structured emulsion of a continuous phase containing water-immiscible liquid carrier plus a structurant, and a disperse phase which is a solution of antiperspirant active in water or a mixture of water and water-soluble solvent. The composition has at least 1 % light transmittance at 580nm, measured through 1 cm at 22 C. Preferably the structurant gels the continuous phase by forming a network of fibres which extend throughout this phase.
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STRUCTURED COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000061081) 19.10.2000 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic composition is a structured emulsion of a continuous phase containing water-immiscible liquid carrier plus a structurant, and a disperse phase which is a solution of antiperspirant active in a more polar, probably aqueous, solvent. The structurant is a material which forms a network of fibres in the continuous phase, thereby gelling it. The structurant has an enthalpy of gelation in the carrier liquid or a test liquid with a magnitude of at least 30 kJ/mole. This minimum enthalpy of gelation facilitates processing at conveniently accessible temperatures and promotes stability.
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STRUCTURED COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000061080) 19.10.2000 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic composition contains a water-immiscible carrier liquid and a structurant therefor which is effective to gel the composition upon cooling from a temperature at which the structurant is a mobile solution in the carrier liquid. The carrier liquid may serve as a continuous phase in which a solid or liquid disperse phase is suspended. The structurant is a fully or partially esterified saccharide which contains no more than eight monosaccharide residues and has an enthalpy of gelation in the carrier liquid with a magnitude of at least 45 kJ/mole. This minimum enthalpy of gelation facilitates processing at conveniently accessible temperatures and promotes stability.
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STRUCTURED COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000061079) 19.10.2000 A61K 8/02 UNILEVER PLC
A cosmetic composition preferably an antiperspirant composition, in solid or soft-solid form has a continuous phase which contains a water-immiscible liquid carrier and also contains a structurant which is partially or fully esterified cellobiose of Formula (I), wherein each Z is independently hydrogen or an acyl group of Formula (II), where R denotes a hydrocarbyl group containing from 4 to 22 carbon atoms. Not more than half of the Z groups are hydrogen.
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COSMETIC STICK COMPOSITION

(WO2000053151) 14.09.2000 A61K 8/02 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A cosmetic stick product, especially an antiperspirant and/or deodorant is disclosed which is made with a combination of dipropylene glycol, diethyl phthalate and stearyl alcohol. This stick employs the deliberate use of diethyl phthalate even in a system which is free of added fragrance to achieve improved stability and allow for the use of reduced amounts of dipropylene glycol.
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FRAGRANCE AND FLAVOR COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING ODOR NEUTRALIZING AGENTS

(WO2000051560) 08.09.2000 A61K 7/46 SHAW MUDGE &COMPANY
A composition and a method of use for reducing malsensory agents comprising a component selected from the group consisting of fragrances, flavors, unfragranced carriers and mixtures thereof, with undecylenic acid and/or a derivative thereof, in an amount effective to reduce the malsensory agents and allow release of the component from the composition. In a preferred embodiment, the composition comprises an ester of undecylenic acid of about 0.1 % by weight to about 50 % by weight.
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PACKAGE FOR A FLUID COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2000050314) 31.08.2000 A45D 34/04 UNILEVER PLC
A package suitable for topically applying a fluid cosmetic composition, and particularly a fluid antiperspirant or deodorant composition in the form of a cream or gel to human skin comprises a container having a sidewall made from one or more impervious sheets (1, 2) which exhibit longitudinal rigidity and transverse flexibility and which are sealed longitudinally and a flexible closure for the bottom (5) aperture sealed to the sidewall; a closure for the top aperture comprising a topwall (8), preferably arcuate, which has at least one aperture (13), preferably located centrally, which topwall (8) is surrounded by a skirt (9) that is sealed to the sidewall of the container and a cap (14) having plugs (18) which are congurent with the apertu...
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PACKAGE FOR A FLUID COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO2000049908) 31.08.2000 A45D 34/04 UNILEVER PLC
A package suitable for topically applying to human skin a fluid cosmetic composition, and particularly a fluid antiperspirant or deodorant composition which comprises a container having: a sidewall (1, 2) made from one or more impervious sheets which exhibit longitudinal rigidity and transverse flexibility and which are sealed longitudinally (3, 4) to enclose a volume, a flexible closure (5) for the bottom aperture sealed (6, 7) to the sidewall (1, 2), a closure (9) for the top aperture comprising a retaining seating (14) in which a roll ball (13) is mounted and a cap (17).
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COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN OIL-IN-WATER EMULSION AND AN INORGANIC AGENT

(WO2000049067) 24.08.2000 A61K 8/06 RHODIA CHIMIE
The invention concerns a composition comprising: 10 to 80 wt.% of at least an emulsion in water of a linear polydimethylsiloxane having a viscosity ranging between 1 and 5000 mPa's at 25 C, the emulsion particles having a size of not more than 1 $g(m)m; and 1 to 50 wt.% of at least an inorganic agent; the complement for reaching 100 wt.% being an aqueous medium.
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PROCESS OF MAKING ZIRCONIUM-ALUMINUM ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVE

(WO2000048564) 24.08.2000 C01G 25/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed is a process for making zirconium-aluminum salts for use as antiperspirant active, which process comprises the step of anhydrous mixing of a zirconium salt and an aluminum salt to form a zirconium-aluminum salt, wherein the mixture of zirconium and aluminum salts is substantially free of unbound water at all times during the process. The zirconium, aluminum and zirconium-aluminum salts in the process are in the form of particulate or other solids, or can otherwise be dissolved or dispersed in a non-aqueous medium. The process allows for the formation of zirconium-aluminum salts as antiperspirant active without relying upon prior art methods which teach that zirconium-aluminum salts require reaction together in an aqueous medium. T...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION WITH A HIGH MELTING POINT WAX

(WO2000044339) 03.08.2000 A61K 7/32 UNILEVER PLC
Antiperspirant/deodorant stick compositions comprising: (a) a high melting point wax, (b) an emollient, and (c) a particulate antiperspirant active, are described.
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PACKAGE

(WO2000044258) 03.08.2000 A45D 34/04 UNILEVER PLC
Fluid cosmetic formulations such as antiperspirants or deodorants are conventionally applied topically using a roll-on applicator. An invention package comprises an upright container (1) having a flexible sidewall area which can be squeezed, a flat base (5) and an open top (7) that is closed by a convex closure (2) having an aperture (13) through which the container contents can flow. The aperture preferably connects to a down tube (18). The package is suitable for applying thin liquids or viscous liquids or creams or gels which flow under hand squeezing.
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IMPROVED CONTROLLED RELEASE COMPOSITIONS AND METHOD

(WO2000041528) 20.07.2000 A61K 8/04 AMCOL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
A controlled release composition comprising an adsorbent polymer, an active agent, and a release retardant is disclosed. The composition has an improved ability to release the active agent over an extended time period.
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TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING PROTECTED FUNCTIONAL THIOLS

(WO2000040210) 13.07.2000 A61K 8/46 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
This invention relates to a topical composition for treating amino acid based substrates comprising a protected thiol compound having the formula R-(S-Pr) m? where R is a functional group, S is sulfur, and Pr is a heterocyclic protecting group, and m is an integer between 1 and 100. The invention further relates to systems which comprise this protected thiol compound and an activating mechanism. The protected thiol compounds of the present invention may be used in hair care compositions, textile care compositions, cosmetic compositions, oral care compositions, skin care, nail care, laundry care, acne care and animal care compositions. A preferred embodiment of the present invention provides a silicone composition and method for...
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TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING FUNCTIONAL NUCLEOPHILES PROTECTED BY PHOSPHORUS-CONTAINING MOIETIES

(WO2000040209) 13.07.2000 A61K 8/55 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
This invention relates to a topical composition for treating amino acid based substrates comprising a protected nucleophilic compound having the formula R -(Nu-Pr)m? where R is a functional group, Nu is a nucleophile, and Pr is a phosphorus-containing protecting group, and m is an integer between 1 and 6. The invention further relates to systems which comprise this protected nucleophilic compound and an activating mechanism. The protected nucleophilic compounds of the present invention may be used in hair care compositions, textile care compositions, laundry care compositions, deodorant compositions, skin care compositions, cosmetic compositions, oral care compositions, and animal care compositions.
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STABLE SOLUTION OF ZINC IONS AND BICARBONATE AND/OR CARBONATE IONS

(WO2000038644) 06.07.2000 A61K 8/19 CHURCH &DWIGHT CO., INC.
A storage stable aqueous solution or aqueous gel of zinc ions in the presence of bicarbonate ions is disclosed. The solution comprises: (a) a source of zinc ion, (b) a source of a stabilizing anion which can stabilize soluble zinc and bicarbonate and/or carbonate in solution; (c) a source of bicarbonate ion; and (d) a solvent therefor. The solvent comprises a major proportion of water. The zinc salt is present in an amount suitable for the intended purpose; the stabilizing anion in an amount B of at least 1.2 equivalents per equivalent of zinc ion; and the bicarbonate ion cannot exceed certain levels which are related of the level of the stabilizing anion.
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HYDROPHOBICALLY MODIFIED POLYSACCHARIDE IN ANHYDROUS ANTIPERSPIRANT PRODUCTS

(WO2000035412) 22.06.2000 A61K 8/34 HERCULES INCORPORATED
A solid stick, underarm product composition is composed of a liquid vehicle, an antiperspirant salt, a dibenzylidene alditol gelling agent, and a co- gelling agent of a hydrophobically modified water soluble polysaccharide polymer which comprises a water soluble polysaccharide polymer backbone, a hydrophobic moiety of C8?-C24? alkyl, aryl alkyl, alkyl aryl groups and mixtures thereof, wherein the hydrophobic moiety is present in an amount up to the amount which renders said polysaccharide less than 1 % by weight soluble in water, and dibenzylidene alditol, antiperspirant active and a liquid vehicle. This underarm product can be either clear or hazy.
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APPLICATOR

(WO2000035312) 22.06.2000 A45D 40/26 UNILEVER PLC
As an alternative to applying a cream or gel topically with fingers or with a fixed applicator head, the invention provides an interchangeable head for an applicator package having a convex outer surface (1) for applying the cream or gel, fluid connection means to a container (11) and means to connect to or disconnect the head from the container (11), such as cooperating screw threaded tubular connector and outlet (4, 5). The container (11) can comprise a sachet. The invention is hygienic by permitting multi-person use of a single container, each using his or her own applicator head, and also permits transfer of the head from one container to another.
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PRODUCT

(WO2000035311) 22.06.2000 A45D 40/00 UNILEVER PLC
A product suitable for the topically application of a cosmetic deodorant or antiperspirant composition to an armpit comprises a base (1) carrying a layer of the cosmetic composition (2) on its upper face and a tubular handle (4) on its lower face, the base (1) being significantly wider than the depth of the layer (2) and preferably of similar width to an armpit, and a removable cap (3) to cover the layer (2). The product is comparatively flat and can readily be accommodated in purse or pocket.
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LOW-IRRITATION ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000030598) 02.06.2000 A61K 31/74 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are topical compositions which comprise from about 0.01 % to about 60 % by weight of an antiperspirant and/or deodorant active; from about 1 % to about 60 % by weight of a volatile, nonpolar hydrocarbon liquid having a solubility parameter of less than about 7.5 (cal/cm?3)?0.5 and a vapor pressure as measured at 25 C of from about 0.01 mmHg to about 6.0 mmHg; and from about 1 % to about 60 % by weight of a skin irritation-mitigating material having a vapor pressure equal to or less than that of the volatile, nonpolar hydrocarbon liquid, preferably a silicone-containing liquid; wherein the weight ratio of the volatile, nonpolar hydrocarbon liquid to the mitigating material is from about 5:1 to about 1:50. It has been found th...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT FORMULATION FOR POROUS APPLICATOR

(WO2000028956) 25.05.2000 A61K 7/32 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
The invention comprises a liquid composition which provides a drier feel and reduced leakage when used with certain types of applicators, especially an applicator having a porous surface, which composition is made by combining an active phase and a silicone phase. The active phase is made by combining: (a) 10- 70% of a selected glycol; (b) 0.1-10% of a nonionic emulsifier having an HLB greater than 8; (c) 0.01-30% of a cosmetically active ingredient; and (d) 0-20% of ethanol and/or isopropanol. The silicone phase is made by combining: (a) 0.1-10% of a selected emulsifier; (b) 0-30% of a non-volatile silicone; (c) 0-30% of a volatile silicone; and (d) 0-25% of an organic emollient; provided that: (a) the silicone phase contains at least 10% s...
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ANTIMICROBIAL COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN OXIDOREDUCTASE AND AN ENHANCING AGENT OF THE N-HYDROXYANILIDE-TYPE

(WO2000027204) 18.05.2000 A01N 63/00 NOVOZYMES A/S
The present invention relates to an enzymatic composition capable of killing or inhibiting microbial cells or micro-organisms, e.g. in laundry, on hard surfaces, in water systems, on skin, on teeth or on mucous membranes, comprising a phenoloxidizing enzyme system and an enhancing agent of formula (I). The present invention also relates to the use of said enzymatic composition for preserving food products, cosmetics, paints, coatings, etc.
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ANTIMICROBIAL PERFUME COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000024367) 04.05.2000 A01N 37/06 FIRMENICH SA
The invention concerns antimicrobial perfume compositions comprising: a perfume ingredient having an antimicrobial activity of at least 80 % as measured by the 'agar surface coating test' (ACST), by the 'vapour phase test' (VPT) or by the 'direct spray method' (DSM); and an active ingredient selected among a grapefruit pip, a fumitory extract, a fumaric acid or a fumaric or lactic acid ester. In other modes of embodiments, the compositions may contain surfactants, softening or microbial agents.
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PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A DEODORANT OR ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO2000019861) 13.04.2000 A45D 40/16 UNILEVER PLC
In a first aspect, a process for forming deodorant or antiperspirant sticks by continuously forming a mobile composition for dispensing into containers or moulds at a rate matched with the rate at which it is dispensed, and in other aspects a process in which a mobile deodorant or antiperspirant composition is dispensed by injection moulding, i.e. a process in which the deodorant or antiperspirant composition is dispensed under pressure. The composition at the time of injection moulding is preferably either in the vicinity of its regular set temperature, particularly in the range of about 0-3 C below the regular set temperature and/or partially structured at the time of its delivery into a container or mould. The deodorant or antiperspira...
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USE OF ISOPARAFFIN EXTENDERS FOR CLEAR GEL COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2000015191) 23.03.2000 A61K 8/58 EXXON CHEMICAL PATENTS INC.
A clear cosmetic gel composition comprising: (a) an aqueous phase comprising: (i) water, and (ii) at least one cosmetically active ingredient; (b) a coupling agent; (c) an oil phase comprising: (i) a silicone-containing solvent, and (ii) an isoparaffin solvent having a boiling range between about 100 to 340 C, wherein the isoparaffin constitutes between about 1 to 75 % by weight, of the total of the oil phase; and (d) silicone-containing surfactant.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING HIGHER ALKYL ACETATES AS EMOLLIENTS

(WO2000015190) 23.03.2000 A61K 7/48 EXXON CHEMICAL PATENTS INC.
Cosmetic compositions, including clear cosmetic gel stick compositions containing alkyl acetates, particularly C6?-C13? alkyl acetates, as emollients. The C6?-C13? alkyl acetate emollients can be used in the preparation of cosmetic compositions, including clear gel stick antiperspirant compositions, cosmetic cream compositions, gel and/or lotion compositions, which can be formulated for a variety of cosmetic uses.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT PRODUCT AND METHOD

(WO2000015185) 23.03.2000 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant product for the human skin, comprising an antiperspirant active for topical application, and an effective amount of a compound which inhibits the acidification mechanism in the eccrine gland to elevate the pH of sweat.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING CALCIUM SALTS

(WO2000010521) 02.03.2000 A61K 8/19 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
The present invention embraces antiperspirant compositions with improved efficacy. These compositions contain an aluminum or aluminum-zirconium antiperspirant salt and a water soluble calcium salt, both of which are suspended in a dermatologically acceptacle anhydrous carrier vehicle. The present invention also embraces a method of inhibiting or reducing perspiration by topically applying an effective amount of such an antiperspirant composition to the skin.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT/DEODORANT APPLICATOR

(WO2000000056) 06.01.2000 A45D 40/26 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention provides an applicator (10) for applying and distributing a substance onto a target surface. The applicator comprises a substantially planar sheet of compressible, conformable material (20) having opposed first (21) and second (22) surfaces and an interior region (23) between said first and second surfaces. The sheet of material has a thickness between the first and second surfaces which decreases when the sheet of material is subjected to an externally-applied force in a direction substantially normal to the first surface. The applicator further includes at least one discrete reservoir (50) extending inwardly of the first surface (21) into the interior of the sheet of material which is at least partially filled with a...
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METHOD OF MAKING ANTIPERSPIRANT POWDERS

(WO1999065457) 23.12.1999 A61K 31/74 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A method of making an antiperspirant powder is provided, including mixing a silicone rubber powder solution with an antiperspirant salt in a liquid carrier to form a uniform liquid mixture; and drying the liquid mixture to form an antiperspirant powder.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SELECT COUPLING AGENTS

(WO1999063962) 16.12.1999 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant compositions which comprise (a) from about 3 % to about 40 % by weight of a coupling agent comprising a combination of hexylene glycol and a hydrocarbon oil wherein the weight ratio of hexylene glycol to hydrocarbon oil is from about 1:2 to about 1:20; from about 0.5 % to about 60 % by weight of an antiperspirant active; from about 1 % to about 15 % by weight of a gellant selected from the group consisting of fatty acids, fatty acid esters, fatty acid amides, n-acyl amino acid derivatives, and mixtures thereof; and from about 10 % to about 80 % by weight of a volatile liquid carrier. The use of a combination of hexylene glycol and a hydrocarbon oil provides for improved coupling benefits at lower coupler concent...
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GEL COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO1999063951) 16.12.1999 A61K 8/06 REVLON CONSUMER PRODUCTS CORPORATION
A single phase aqueous gel composition comprising 0.05-50 % of a polysaccharide gellant, and 1-30 % of an antiperspirant active ingredient solubilized in the aqueous single phase. A water and oil emulsion comprising a gelled aqueous phase comprising a polysaccharide gellant and an antiperspirant active ingredient solubilized in the aqueous single phase; and an oil phase. A method for preparing an emulsion antiperspirant or deodorant composition comprising preparing a first aqueous solution of antiperspirant or deodorant active, preparing a second aqueous solution of polysaccharide gellant, emulsifying the second aqueous solution in an oily phase to form an emulsion, combining the first aqueous solution and the emulsion so that the first and...
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AEROSOL PACKAGE COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING FLUORINATED HYDROCARBON PROPELLANTS

(WO1999056717) 11.11.1999 A61K 8/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous aerosol package compositions which comprise (a) a Lewis acid having a pKa of less than about 5.0; (b) from about 5 % to about 95 % by weight of a fluorinated hydrocarbon propellant; (c) a hydrogen bonded water source; and (d) a rust inhibition means. The aerosol package compositions are preferably anhydrous aerosol antiperspirants which comprise an antiperspirant active, a fluorinated hydrocarbon propellant such as 1,1-difluoroethane, and a rust inhibition means, wherein the antiperspirant active acts as a Lewis acid and contains hydrogen bonded water. It was found that aerosol package compositions containing fluorinated hydrocarbons, a strong Lewis acid, and a hydrogen bonded water source are surprisingly susceptibl...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING 1,2-HEXANEDIOL

(WO1999056716) 11.11.1999 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention is directed to antiperspirant compositions which comprise from about 0.1 % to about 99.9 % by weight of solubilized or solid antiperspirant active and from about 0.1 % to about 99.9 % by weight of a carrier which comprises 1,2-hexanediol, preferably in combination with a volatile silicone liquid carrier and dimethiconol as a coupling agent. The 1,2-hexanediol carrier is a highly effective coupling agent and is milder to the skin when applied topically to the axilla or other areas of the skin as compared to many other polyol- containing carriers. Preferred are antiperspirant compositions containing solubilized antiperspirant active.
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LOW RESIDUE COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO1999051192) 14.10.1999 A61K 8/37 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
This invention comprises low residue cosmetic compositions (especially underarm products) which are made by combining an active ingredient; a silicone gel material itself comprising an elastomer composition; and at least one selected surfactant having an HLB value in the range of 8-16. The compositions of this invention exhibit reduced or eliminated film formation when applied to the skin and increased availability of the active ingredient.
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HYDROPHILIC POLYETHER POLYURETHANES CONTAINING CARBOXYLIC ACID

(WO1999047072) 23.09.1999 A61K 47/34 TYNDALE PLAINS-HUNTER, LTD.
An improved polyurethane is prepared by reacting a diol, an organic diisocyanate and a carboxylic acid with a critical selection of the amount of water in the reaction mixture. The polyurethane has improved adhesion, hydrophilicity and strength. The polymer has improved feel, and washability. Solutions of the polymer have low viscosity in aqueous solutions. An active agent can be included to the polymer such as an antithrombogenic agent, anti-cancer agent, cellular growth agent and anticoagulant agent. An article of manufacture can be formed of a layer of the polymer over a substitute. The article of manufacture can be used in a body implant of a suture, venous graft, vascular graft, synthetic vein, and synthetic artery.
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COMPOSITIONS WITH LOW IRRITANCY

(WO1999044576) 10.09.1999 A61K 7/32 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
The present invention utilizes a polyethylene glycol diisostearate having an average degree of ethoxylation of from 40 - 100 as a component of a soap-based gel composition suitable for use in formulating stable cosmetic compositions, especially low irritancy deodorants.
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DEODORANT COMPOSITION CONTAINING D-AMINO ACID

(WO1999038474) 05.08.1999 A61K 8/27 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A deodorant composition is disclosed which comprises a body odor suppressing effective amount of an optically active bactericide comprising D-amino acid, e.g., at least one selected from the group consisting of $g(b)-chloro-D- alanine and D-cycloserine, in a dermatologically acceptable carrier. A method is also provided for inhibiting body odor by applying to the skin a body odor suppressing effective amount of the bactericide.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT CREAM COMPOSITIONS HAVING IMPROVED WASH-OFF AND ANTIPERSPIRANT EFFICACY

(WO1999030678) 24.06.1999 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant cream compositions that have improved wash-off performance and good antiperspirant efficacy, which compositions have a penetration force value of from about 75 gram.force to about 500 gram.force, a delta stress value of from about 300 dyne/cm?2 to about 8.000 dyne/cm?2 as measured after extrusion of the composition through a shear force delivery means, and a static yield stress value of at least about 1.000 dyne/cm?2 as measured after extrusion of the composition through a shear force delivery means. These compositions comprise from about 0.1 % to about 20 % by weight of a crystalline gellant, from about 10 % to about 80 % by weight of an anhydrous liquid carrier for the crystalline gellant where...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS WITH DIBENZYLIDENE SORBITOL AND FUNCTIONALIZED SILICONES

(WO1999026603) 03.06.1999 A61K 8/34 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
The invention comprises a cosmetic composition which is a translucent to clear stick having low tack. The cosmetic sticks are formed by combining (a) from 5.0-50.0 weight percent of a silicone fluid phase which comprises at least one hydroxy functionalized silicone fluid, at least one stabilizing agent and, optionally at least one additional silicone material; (b) from 40-95 weight percent of a gellant/solvent phase which comprises a mixture of dibenzylidene sorbitol and at least one solvent such as a polyhydric alcohol (for example, propylene glycol); and (c) an effective amount of at least one active ingredient.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT WITH DIBENZYLIDENE SORBITOL

(WO1999026598) 03.06.1999 A61K 8/49 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
The present invention contemplates a translucent, preferably clear, anhydrous gel composition (for example a solid stick, soft solid, cream as well as any form commonly referred to as a gel), especially an antiperspirant stick composition, comprising: (a) dibenzylidene sorbitol; (b) a selected derivatized guar, especially a hydroxy C3?-C4? alkyl guar having a level of hydroxyalkylation of 0.4-1.5 molar substitution ('MS'); and (c) a solvent selected so that it will not react with the DBS itself or, if an acid catalyst is present, will not react in the presence of DBS with an acid catalyst such as an antiperspirant active salt.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO1999026597) 03.06.1999 A61K 8/26 UNILEVER PLC
Deodorant and antiperspirant compositions can suffer from perceived irritancy when applied topically, which can be ameliorated or overcome by incorporating within the composition borage seed oil, and especially an amount selected in the range of from 0.5 to 10 wt.%. The compositions advantageously comprise an aluminium or aluminium-zirconium active.
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STABILIZED ALUMINIUM ZIRCONIUM ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO1999021528) 06.05.1999 A61K 8/28 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
The present invention comprises stabilizing aqueous solutions of aluminum zirconium based salts with a water soluble amino acid, especially glycine, wherein the Zr:glycine weight ratios used to form solutions of the active itself or used to form cosmetic compositions made according to this invention are in the range from 1:1.2 to 1:5, particularly 1:2 to 1:4, and more particularly in the range of 1:2 to 1:3 on a weight:weight basis. By reducing the polymerization of small zirconium species with an elevated amount of amino acid(s), the efficacy of the antiperspirant salts is maintained.
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ENHANCED EFFICACY STABLE ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVE SOLUTION AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

(WO1999020240) 29.04.1999 C01F 7/48 WESTWOOD CHEMICAL CORPORATION
An enhanced antiperspirant active having improved stability and a process for preparing the enhanced antiperspirant active solution are disclosed, the process comprises blending an enhanced basic aluminum chlorohydrate antiperspirant active having a peak 4 content of at least 20 % (Component A) with a zirconium hydroxychloride neutral amino acid complex (Component B) and a conventional basic aluminum chloride (Component C), the order of addition not being critical; wherein at least 10 % by weight of the total aluminum being derived from Component A and about 90 % to 10 % of the aluminum being derived from Component C; thereby forming a stable antiperspirant active solution of enhanced efficacy, the overall concentration of reactants in solu...
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ALCOHOLIC ANTIPERSPIRANT AEROSOL SPRAY PRODUCTS

(WO1999017718) 15.04.1999 A61K 8/04 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant aerosol spray product is provided packaged in a metal can. Within the can is an antiperspirant aerosol spray composition that includes a propellant, a C1?-C3? alcohol and an antiperspirant aluminium astringent salt having a water loss under drying no greater than about 8 %. Corrosion and malodor can be minimized by use of low water containing antiperspirant astringent salts even in the presence of very substantial amounts of alcohol which normally tends to accelerate the corrosion process.
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LOW RESIDUE SOLID ANTIPERSPIRANT

(WO1999016410) 08.04.1999 A61K 7/32 UNILEVER PLC
The present invention is directed to a low residue antiperspirant composition substantially free of water and long chain fatty alcohols which comprises: (a) from about 30 % to about 50 % of a volatile silicone; (b) from about 5 % to about 30 % of a particulate antiperspirant active; (c) from about 2 % to about 12 % of hydrogenated castor oil; (d) from about 8 % to about 28 % of paraffin; and (e) from about 10 % to about 25 % of an emollient; wherein the ratio of the paraffin to hydrogenated castor oil is from about 6 to 1 to about 0.85 to 1.
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PERSONAL CARE FOAM COMPOSITIONS

(WO1999015133) 01.04.1999 A61K 8/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to compositions dispensable as foams comprising a water soluble, non-polymeric mineral salt, a select surfactant system, a thickener, and water which upon dispensing provides voluminous and stable foam.
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IMPROVED HAIR SPRAY AND CONSUMER SPRAYS WITH REDUCED VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS

(WO1999013836) 25.03.1999 A61K 8/34 EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY
A consumer article comprising a hand-held spray container, and a sprayable composition contained within the spray container comprising ethanol or isopropanol and methyl acetate or t-butyl acetate, a hair care composition comprising a fixative, ethanol, and methyl acetate or t-butyl acetate, and a method of fixing hair comprising spraying the compositions of this invention onto hair.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION CONTAINING SILOXANE-BASED POLYAMIDES AS THICKENING AGENTS

(WO1999006473) 11.02.1999 A61K 8/895 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
An invention is disclosed which comprises siloxane-based polyamides as gelling agents for cosmetic products, methods for making such agents, formulations thereof and cosmetic formulations therewith. These polyamides contain siloxane groups in the main chain and act to thicken compositions containing volatile and/or non-volatile silicone fluids. Cosmetic compositions may be made by adding at least one active ingredient such as an antiperspirant.
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POLYHYDRIC ALCOHOL STABILIZED ANTIPERSPIRANT SALT SOLUTIONS

(WO1998058626) 30.12.1998 A61K 8/26 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
The present invention relates to methods of making enhanced efficacy antiperspirant salts and particularly stabilized aqueous polyhydric alcohol solutions of such salts. One such method involves stabilizing an aqueous solution of an enhanced efficacy antiperspirant salt by adding an effective amount of a polyhydric alcohol having from 3 to 6 carbon atoms and from 3 to 6 hydroxyl groups. A second disclosed method involves preparing an enhanced efficacy aluminum antiperspirant salt by heating an aqueous solution of an aluminum antiperspirant salt in the presence of a polyhydric alcohol having from 3 to 6 carbon atoms and from 3 to 6 hydroxyl groups at a temperature of at least 50 C for a time sufficient to convert the salt to an enhanced sa...
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LOW RESIDUE ANTIPERSPIRANT GEL-SOLID STICK COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING VOLATILE NONPOLAR HYDROCARBON SOLVENTS

(WO1998058623) 30.12.1998 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant gel-solid sticks which comprise from about 0.5 % to about 60 % by weight of antiperspirant active; from about 1 % to about 15 % by weight of a gellant; from about 1 % to about 50 % by weight of nonpolar volatile hydrocarbon solvent having a solubility parameter of less than 8 (cal/cm?3)?0.5, a vapor pressure of from about 0.01 mmHg to about 6 mmHg, and an average boiling point of less than about 250 C; and from about 0.01 % to about 10 % by weight of a polar, water-miscible solvent having a solubility parameter of from 12.5 (cal/cm?3)?0.5 to about 25 (cal/cm?3)?0.5; wherein the composition has a visible residue index of from about 11 to about 30 L-value, a product hardness of from about 5...
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AEROSOL DEODORANT-ANTIPERSPIRANT PRODUCT

(WO1998057619) 23.12.1998 A61K 9/12 CHURCH &DWIGHT COMPANY, INC.
This invention provides a deodorant-antiperspirant composition in a dispensing container pressurized with an aerosol propellant. The primary ingredients of a typical product are particulate sodium bicarbonate, particulate antiperspirant astringent salt, volatile silicone oil, carboxylate ester emollient, and a suspending agent such as hydrophobic hectorite clay. An invention aerosol deodorant-antiperspirant product has a stable particulate sodium bicarbonate and astringent salt suspension phase. The odor and wetness reduction properties of the product during underarm application are enhanced by the micronized form of the astringent salt ingredient, and by the controlled ratio of volatile oil to emollient in the product.
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COMPOSITION FOR USE IN PERSONAL CARE

(WO1998056252) 17.12.1998 A01N 47/44 UNILEVER PLC
Cosmetic composition for use in personal care applications comprising a carrier and a polymeric biguanide, characterised in that the polymeric biguanide is in the form of its salt with an organic acid containing from 4 to 30 carbon atoms.
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PREVENTION/RETARDATION OF HAIR GROWTH

(WO1998052515) 26.11.1998 A61K 8/19 KAHALE, Nadim
A composition and method for retarding or preventing hair growth, wherein the composition includes a) citric acid, b) an electrolyte, and c) a cosmetically acceptable aqueous vehicle which includes a film forming agent.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT CREAM COMPOSITIONS WITH IMPROVED DRY SKIN FEEL

(WO1998051272) 19.11.1998 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant cream compositions with improved dry skin feel. These antiperspirant compositions have a penetration force value of from about 20 gram.force to about 500 gram.force, and comprise (a) from about 20 % to about 80 % by weight of a volatile silicone material; (b) from about 5 % to about 35 % of a particulate antiperspirant active; (c) from about 0.1 % to about 20 % by weight of a gellant material comprising glyceryl tribehenate and other triglycerides wherein at least about 75 % of the esterified fatty acid moieties of said other triglycerides have from about 18 to about 36 carbon atoms, and the molar ratio of glyceral tribehenate to said other triglycerides is from about 20:1 to about 1:1; and (d) from about 0.1 % ...
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PACKAGED ANTIPERSPIRANT CREAM COMPOSITION

(WO1998051185) 19.11.1998 A45D 40/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed is a packaged antiperspirant cream composition comprising a gellant, a liquid carrier, an antiperspirant active, and a dispensing package which contains the antiperspirant cream composition. The packaged antiperspirant cream compositions have improved stability, application aesthetics, and reduced syneresis. The dispensing package comprises: 1) a container body having an interior chamber of generally uniform or symmetrical cross section which contains the antiperspirant cream composition and has a lengthwise extending axis, 2) an elevator having a cross section congruent to and mounted for axial movement within the interior chamber, 3) a perforated, convex dome attached to a dispensing end of the container body and having a plural...
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COMPOSITIONS FOR COSMETIC APPLICATIONS

(WO1998050005) 12.11.1998 A61K 8/02 MEDLOGIC GLOBAL CORPORATION
A cosmetic composition is described having a cosmetically acceptable carrier, comprising a reverse thermal viscosifying polymer network comprising at least one poloxamer component capable of aggregation in response to a change in temperature randomly bonded to at least one poly(acrylic acid) component; and a cosmetically active agent which imparts a preselected cosmetic effect, said carrier and said agent disposed within an aqueous-based medium.
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PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING LINEAR TOUGHENED SILICONE GRAFTED POLYMERS

(WO1998048776) 05.11.1998 A61K 8/89 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A personal care composition comprising: (a) a silicone grafted adhesive polymer, said polymer being characterized by an organic polymeric backbone wherein said backbone comprises: (i) at least one monomer wherein when said monomer is polymerized as a homopolymer having a Tg of from about -120 C to about 25 C and (ii) at least one monomer wherein when said monomer is polymerized as a homopolymer having a Tg of from above about 25 C to about 250 C wherein said silicone grafted adhesive polymer has silicone macromers grafted to said backbone and wherein the number average molecular weight of said silicone macromers is greater than about 1000; and (b) a personal care carrier.
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COMPOSITIONS FOR COSMETIC APPLICATIONS

(WO1998048768) 05.11.1998 A61K 8/02 MEDLOGIC GLOBAL CORPORATION
A cosmetic composition is described having a cosmetically acceptable carrier, comprising a reverse thermal viscosifying polymer network comprising at least one poloxamer component capable of aggregation in response to a change in temperature randomly bonded to at least one poly(acrylic acid) component; and a cosmetically active agent which imparts a preselected cosmetic effect, said carrier and said agent disposed within an aqueous-based medium.
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SINTERED POROUS PLASTIC PRODUCTS AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME

(WO1998047701) 29.10.1998 A45D 40/02 POREX TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
Porous products (10) of thermoplastic polymers and the like are formed by sintering pellets, especially micropellets (16) and/or pellets made by rapid water quenched pelletizing of the polymers, such as by underwater pelletizing or water ring pelletizing. The pellets are of a uniform size and shape, each having approximately equal dimensions along three mutually perpendicular axis, thereby producing porous products (10) having smooth surfaces, narrow pore size distributions, greater strength and other improved characteristics. The porous products (10) include antiperspirant and deodorant applicator heads, waste water treatment bubblers and selective filters.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK WITH IMPROVED CHARACTERISTICS

(WO1998043605) 08.10.1998 A61K 7/32 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant stick compositions that exhibit substantially less visible residue (whitening) upon application to the skin or after drying and which exhibit improved aesthetics and superior cosmetic properties. The compositions include (a) non-volatile emollients that are not silicone materials and which have (individually or as a mixture) a refractive index of at least 1.4460, and which have adsorption and desorption properties relative to the antiperspirant material sufficient to achieve the desired reduction in residue (whiteness); (b) a vehicle (for example, cyclomethicone), (c) a gelling agent (for example, stearyl alcohol and hydrogenated castor oil); (d) at least one active antiperspirant material (for example, particul...
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TRANSPARENT AQUEOUS-BASED ROLL-ON ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO1998043604) 08.10.1998 A61K 7/32 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
Disclosed is an aqueous underarm composition such as an antiperspirant which can be dispensed from a roll-on dispenser and which composition is transparent and does not contain monohydric alcohol. The composition is in the form of a solution, whereby transparency is achieved by direct solubility, without a necessity of microemulsions or of matching refractive indices of different phases. The composition includes at least a solution of antiperspirant active material; propylene glycol; PEG-12; octoxynol-13; hydroxypropyl methylcellulose; and water. The composition desirably also includes an antibacterial agent (e.g., Triclosan) and a fragrance; and optionally also contains PPG-5-ceteth-20, dimethicone copolyol and ethylenediaminetetraacetic a...
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PROCESS FOR PREPARING SILICONE ELASTOMER COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998042307) 01.10.1998 A61K 8/06 UNILEVER PLC
A process is provided for preparing a silicone elastomer composition for cosmetic products which includes the steps of feeding the silicone elastomer composition comprising a silicone rubber in a carrier fluid into a reactor, mixing the composition in the reactor, delivering the composition from the reactor into a high pressure pump, pumping the fluid into a device for reducing particles of rubber into smaller sizes and recirculating the resultant size reduced particles back to the reactor. The device for reducing particle size is preferably a high pressure fed homogenizer, most advantageously a sonolator.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO1998035648) 20.08.1998 A61K 8/04 UNILEVER PLC
An aerosol antiperspirant composition for topical application to the human skin, comprising an antiperspirant active and a propellant, characterized in that the propellant comprises pentane.
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CLEAR ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT GEL COMPOSITION WITH VOLATILE LINEAR SILICONE TO REDUCE STAINING

(WO1998032418) 30.07.1998 A61K 7/32 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
The present invention is directed to a clear antiperspirant or deodorant gel composition which exhibits reduced staining while retaining excellent aesthetic attributes and efficacy. The gel composition is a water-in-oil emulsion having a viscosity of about 50,000 to 250,000 cP, preferably about 100,000 to 200,000 cP. The water phase comprises about 75 to 90 % of the composition and contains a deodorant or antiperspirant effective amount (e.g. about 3 to 25 %) of an antiperspirant active dissolved therein. The oil phase comprises about 10 to 25 % of the composition and contains a silicone oil and a polyether substituted silicone emulsifying agent. The silicone oil comprises a mixture of a non-volatile silicone, preferably a non-volatile line...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT GEL-SOLID STICK COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998027955) 02.07.1998 A61K 8/34 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant gel-solid stick compositions which comprise a particulate antiperspirant active; a solid non-polymeric gellant that is substantially free of dibenzylidene alditol, n-acyl amino acid derivatives, organic polymeric gellants, and inorganic thickening agents; and an anhydrous liquid carrier having an average solubility parameter of from about 3 to about 13 (cal/cm?3)?0.5, wherein the composition has a visible residue index of from about 11 to about 30 L-value, a product hardness of from about 500 gram.force to about 5,000 gram.force, a ratio of an elastic to viscous moduli of from about 0.1 to about 100. The refractive indices of the particulate antiperspirant active, solid non-polymeric gellant, and a...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING GELLANTS IN THE FORM OF ALKYL AMIDES OF DI- AND TRI-CARBOXYLIC ACIDS

(WO1998027954) 02.07.1998 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to antiperspirant compositions in the form of gels and gel-solids. In particular, the present invention relates to select compositions in the form of gels that provide improved residue characteristics and efficacy performance.
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LOW RESIDUE ANTIPERSPIRANT GEL-SOLID STICK COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SELECT GELLANTS

(WO1998027953) 02.07.1998 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant gel-solid stick compositions which comprise a particulate antiperspirant active; a solid non-polymeric gellant selected from the group consisting of 12-hydroxystearic acid, esters of 12- hydroxystearic acid, amides of 12-hydroxystearic acid, and combinations thereof, and an anhydrous liquid carrier having an average solubility parameter of from about 3 to about 13 (cal/cm?3)?0.5, wherein the composition has a visible residue index of from about 11 to about 30 L-value, a product hardness of from about 500 gram.force to about 5,000 gram.force, a ratio of an elastic to viscous moduli of from about 0,1 to about 100. The refractive indices of the particulate antiperspirant active, solid non-polymeric gel...
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METHODS OF MAKING LOW RESIDUE ANTIPERSPIRANT GEL-SOLID STICK COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998027952) 02.07.1998 A61K 8/34 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are methods of making anhydrous antiperspirant gel-solid stick compositions comprising a particulate antiperspirant active; a solid non-polymeric gellant that is substantially free of dibenzylidene alditol, n-acyl amino acid derivatives, organic polymeric gellants, and inorganic thickening agents; and an anhydrous liquid carrier having an average solubility parameter of from about 3 to about 13 (cal/cm?3)?0.5, wherein the composition has a visible residue index of from about 11 to about 30 L-value, a product hardness of from about 500 gram.force to about 5,000 gram.force, a ratio of an elastic to viscous moduli of from about 0.1 to about 100. The refractive indices of the particulate antiperspirant active, solid non-polymeric ...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT GEL-SOLID STICK COMPOSITIONS SUBSTANTIALLY FREE OF SELECT POLAR SOLVENTS

(WO1998027951) 02.07.1998 A61K 8/28 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant gel-solid sticks which comprise particulate antiperspirant active; a solid non-polymeric gellant that is substantially free of dibenzylidene alditol, inorganic thickening agents, organic polymeric gellants, n-acyl amino acid derivatives, or combinations thereof; an anhydrous liquid carrier that is substantially free of polar, water-immiscible, organic solvents, wherein the composition has a visible residue index of from about 11 to about 30 L-value, a product hardness of from about 500 to about 5,000 gram- force, a rheology profile defined by a ratio of an elastic modulus (G') to a viscous modulus (G'') of from about 0.1 to about 100. The refractive indices of the particulate antiperspirant active, the ...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT GEL-SOLID STICK COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998027950) 02.07.1998 A61K 8/42 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant gel-solid sticks which comprise particulate antiperspirant active; a solid non-polymeric gellant that is substantially free of dibenzylidene alditol, inorganic thickening agents, organic polymeric gellants, n-acyl amino acid derivatives, or combinations thereof; an anhydrous liquid carrier containing polyalkylsiloxanes, polyalkyarylsiloxanes, polyestersiloxanes, polyethersiloxane copolymers, polyfluorosiloxanes, polyaminosyloxanes, or combinations thereof. The composition has a visible residue index of from about 11 to about 30 L-value, a product hardness of from about 500 to about 5,000 gram.force, a rheology profile defined by a ratio of an elastic modulus (G') to a viscous modulus (G'') of from abou...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT GEL-SOLID STICK COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998027949) 02.07.1998 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are cosmetic gel-solid stick compositions comprising particulate antiperspirant active, a fatty acid gellant having a select dimer-to-monomer ratio and an optional secondary gellant, and an anhydrous liquid carrier. The select dimer-to-monomer ratio of the fatty acid gellant helps provide the composition with improved hardness, low residue performance and efficacy, especially when used in combination with a secondary gellant.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT COMPOSITION

(WO1998027947) 02.07.1998 A61K 7/32 UNILEVER PLC
A substantially anhydrous stick antiperspirant or deodorant composition comprising an antiperspirant or deodorant active, a carrier for the active and a moisturising cream comprising one or more humectants, which comprise at least one hydroxyl group and a perfume carrier material.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO1998027946) 02.07.1998 H02K 15/00 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant or deodorant cosmetic aerosol composition suitable for topical application to the human skin, comprising: i) an antiperspirant or deodorant active; ii) a moisturising cream; and optionally iii) a carrier for the antiperspirant or deodorant active.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT GEL-SOLID STICK COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SELECT NUCLEATING AGENTS

(WO1998027939) 02.07.1998 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant compositions comprising from about 0.5 % to about 60 % by weight of particulate antiperspirant active; from about 1 % to about 15 % by weight of a solid non-polymeric gellant; from about 10 % to about 80 % by weight of an anhydrous liquid carrier having an average solubility parameter of from about 3 to about 13 (cal/cm?3)?0.5; and from about 0.0001 % to about 5.0 % by weight of a solid nucleating agent wherein the molar ratio of the solid non-polymeric gellant to the nucleating agent is from about 10:1 to about 1000:1. These antiperspirant compositions provide improved low residue performance and improved antiperspirant efficacy.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COSMETIC COMPOSITION

(WO1998025583) 18.06.1998 A61K 7/32 UNILEVER PLC
A suspension antiperspirant composition for topical application to the human skin comprising a solid particulate antiperspirant active suspended in a cosmetic base, characterised in that the antiperspirant active comprises a blend of relatively small particles with a volume average particle size in the range 0.5 to 8 $g(m)m and relatively large particles having a volume average particle size in the range greater than 12 to less than 50 $g(m)m.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION IN STICK FORM

(WO1998024404) 11.06.1998 A61K 7/32 UNILEVER PLC
An emulsion antiperspirant composition suitable for topical application to the human skin in a stick form, comprising an antiperspirant active material, water, a hydrophobic phase, and an emulsifier, characterised in that it additionally comprises at least 10 % by weight of the composition of ethanol.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO1998018438) 07.05.1998 A61K 7/32 UNILEVER PLC
An antiperspirant stick composition suitable for topical application to human skin, comprising: i) an effective amount of an antiperspirant astringent; ii) a volatile silicone; iii) a structurant; and iv) a cross-linked or partially cross -linked non-emulsifying siloxane elastomer.
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AEROSOL ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO1998013014) 02.04.1998 A61K 7/32 UNILEVER PLC
Transparent aerosol antiperspirant compositions comprising an active antiperspirant salt, a carrier capable of solubilizing the active antiperspirant salt and having an effective solubility parameter of 11 to 13, and a liquified hydrocarbon gas propellant are disclosed.
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METHOD OF FILLING DISPENSER

(WO1998010678) 19.03.1998 A45D 40/04 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A process for manufacturing a cosmetic product, such as an antiperspirant or deodorant, in stick form includes steps for introducing the product into a container (10) from which the product is dispensed by the user. The product is introduced into the container in molten form and thereafter cooled to produce a substantially solid stick of antiperspirant material. Thereafter, the product is compressed to remove gaseous elements therefrom.
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SOLID COSMETIC COMPOSITION WITH HEXANEDIOL-BEHENYL BEESWAX

(WO1998009612) 12.03.1998 A61K 8/26 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
Disclosed is a solid (e.g., cream, such as semi-solid or soft solid) cosmetic composition containing an active cosmetic material (e.g., a deodorant active, an antiperspirant active, a sunscreen, an insect repellent and/or an anti- fungal agent), volatile (e.g., cyclomethicone) and linear chain (e.g., dimethicone and/or phenyl trimethicone) silicone materials, and at least one gelling agent. The at least one gelling agent includes hexanediol-behenyl beeswax, and is included in the composition in an amount sufficient to provide the solid composition. By incorporating the hexanediol-behenyl beeswax as a gelling agent, conventional gelling agents such as fatty alcohols and hydrogenated castor oil need not be incorporated in the composition. When...
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NON-AQUEOUS ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO1998009609) 12.03.1998 A61K 8/92 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
Disclosed is a non-aqueous composition for reducing body malodor, containing an antiperspirant active material, volatile silicone material, non- volatile emollient material (e.g., non-volatile silicone emollient material), and a thickening agent, the thickening agent including a gelling agent which is a solid plasticizer. Illustrative gelling agents are hydroxy polyester and polydimethylsiloxanyl beeswax. Other beeswax derivatives whose free fatty acids have been reacted with silicone materials can also be used as the gelling agent for compositions of the present invention. The compositions of the present invention can be formulated as antiperspirant creams by incorporating appropriate amounts of antiperspirant active material and thickening...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT COMPOSITION WITH SILICONE LATEX

(WO1998004236) 05.02.1998 A45D 40/04 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
The present invention is directed to a composition comprising an antiperspirant salt suspended in a carrier vehicle thickened with a silicone latex. The composition typically comprises about 50 to 90 % carrier vehicle, which is advantageously substantially comprised of a volatile silicone, about 3 to 30 % antiperspirant salt, which is typically an aluminum chlorohydrate or aluminum- zirconium chlorohydrate, and about 3-25 % silicone latex. Preferably the composition will contain an auxiliary thickening agent such as a fumed silica, hydrated silica or trihydroxystearin, typically in an amount of 0.01 to 10 %. The composition will preferably have a viscosity of about 12,000 to 20,000,000 cP. The present invention also embraces an apparatus for...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT/DEODORANT FLUID COMPOSITION

(WO1998000097) 08.01.1998 A61K 8/31 UNILEVER PLC
A fluid arm treatment composition is provided including a deodorant and/or antiperspirant active, a cross-linked non-emulsifying siloxane elastomer and a volatile siloxane. The compositions were found not to leak. They also have improved efficacy, faster absorption, anti-whitening and other properties.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION CONTAINING AN ANTIPERSPIRANT OR DEODORANT AND A MOISTURISING CREAM

(WO1997048373) 24.12.1997 A61K 07/32 UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER NV
An antiperspirant or deodorant cosmetic composition suitable for topical application to the human skin, comprising: i) an antiperspirant or deodorant active; ii) a moisturising cream; and optionally iii) a carrier for the antiperspirant or deodorant active.
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TOPICAL PRODUCT FORMULATIONS CONTAINING STRONTIUM FOR REDUCING SKIN IRRITATION

(WO1997048371) 24.12.1997 A61K 8/19 COSMEDERM TECHNOLOGIES HAHN, Gary, Scott THUESON, David, Orel QUICK, Timothy, W.
A topical formulation for reducing skin irritation in animals is described which comprises about .5 to about 10 % by weight of the total formulation of an aqueous-soluble strontium cation in a suitable topical formulation vehicle. The figure shows experimental data where strontium nitrate is selected as the anti- irritant salt component of the subject formulation.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO1997047273) 18.12.1997 C09K 3/00 UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER N.V. MARTI, Vernon, Peter, John TEMPLE, John
A method of cooling skin comprising conveying a propellant composition to the skin as an aerosol, depositing the propellant on the skin and slowly volatilising the propellant to create a skin cooling sensation.
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COSMETIC CREAM COMPOSITION CONTAINING SILICONE GEL MATERIAL

(WO1997044010) 27.11.1997 A61K 8/58 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
Disclosed is a solid cosmetic composition (e.g., a cream composition) containing an active cosmetic material (e.g., a deodorant active, an antiperspirant active, a sunscreen, an insect repellent and/or an anti-fungal agent) and a silicone gel material. The silicone gel material includes (a) a volatile silicone material and (b) an organopolysiloxane material as a gelling agent, able to form a gel after being mixed with the volatile silicone material. The organopolysiloxane material can be a reaction product of a vinyl-terminated siloxane polymer and a hydride cross-linking agent. The composition can be formed by mixing the active cosmetic material and silicone gel material at ambient temperature. The compositions do not need particulate or c...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION CONTAINING AMIDES AND SILICON-MODIFIED WAXES

(WO1997036573) 09.10.1997 A61K 8/88 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
A base composition and corresponding cosmetic composition are disclosed which can be formed as solids (for example, gels or sticks) and which comprise a solvent which includes a silicone fluid (for example, a silicone oil such as cyclomethicone) and a thickening agent formed from a wax and a polyamide gellant wherein at least one of the wax and polyamide includes silicon-containing moieties (for example, siloxane groups to have a siloxane diamide wax to enhance compatibility of the silicone fluid in the composition). A cosmetically active material, such as a deodorant or antiperspirant active material, is included in the composition to form a solid cosmetic product (antiperspirant or deodorant product), which can be a clear product. Composi...
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COMPOSITION WITH THICKENING AGENTS HAVING HYDROGEN-BONDING GROUPS

(WO1997036572) 09.10.1997 A61K 8/88 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
An invention is disclosed which comprises gelling agents which (1) contain both siloxane groups and hydrogen-bonding groups to thicken compositions containing silicone fluids (volatile and/or non-volatile silicone fluids); (2) are non- flowable solids at room temperature; and (3) dissolve in a fluid which contains silicone at a temperature of 25-250 C to form a translucent or clear solu tion at a temperature in this range. Cosmetic compositions may be made by adding at least one active ingredient such as an antiperspirant.
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LOW RESIDUE ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK COMPOSITION

(WO1997034577) 25.09.1997 A61K 07/32 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant stick compositions that exhibit substantially no visible residue (whitening) upon application to the skin or after drying. The compositions include both emollients that are silicone materials and emollients that are not silicone materials, these materials having a refractive index of at least 1.4460, in addition to including a vehicle (for example, cyclomethicone), a gelling agent (for example, stearyl alcohol and hydrogenated castor oil) and the active antiperspirant material (for example, particulate antiperspirant metal salts). These compositions reduce the necessity of using expensive silicone materials, while still achieving antiperspirant compositions with substantially no visible residue.
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ONE-PHASE PROCESS FOR MAKING A CLEAR ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK CONTAINING DIBENZYLIDENE ALDITOL

(WO1997031618) 04.09.1997 A61K 8/49 THE GILLETTE COMPANY FORD, Andrew WELLS, David, S.
The present invention features a method of making a gel cosmetic stick. The method comprises first mixing a particulate dibenzylidene alditol with a liquid vehicle which contains an antiperspirant salt dissolved therein to form a uniform dispersion.
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COSMETIC DEODORANT PRODUCTS CONTAINING ENCAPSULATED BICARBONATE AND FRAGRANCE INGREDIENTS

(WO1997030686) 28.08.1997 A61K 9/14 CHURCH &DWIGHT COMPANY, INC.
This invention provides deodorant and deodorant-antiperspirant cosmetic stick and roll-on products with an organic matrix having a dispersed phase of discrete particles of an encapsulated bicarbonate salt such as sodium bicarbonate, and discrete particles of an encapsulated fragrance compound such as musk ketone. The particle surfaces are coated with a polymer such as maltodextrin starch. When this type of cosmetic product is applied to underarm surfaces, the deodorizing activity is signaled by the release of a fragrance aroma.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT PADS

(WO1997023247) 03.07.1997 A61L 9/01 NAGY, Lszl NAGY, Lszl
The present invention relates to antiperspirant pads comprising an active ingredient releasing formaldehyde in neutral or acidic medium. The pads are impregnated with hexamethylenetetramine in the form of an aqueous suspension containing in addition to the active ingredient binding agents, water and optionally skin structure improving agents and/or agents alleviating burning or itching, disinfectant, preserving agent and/or astringents.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT CREAM COMPOSITIONS HAVING IMPROVED RHEOLOGY

(WO1997017942) 22.05.1997 A61Q 5/10 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are anhydrous antiperspirant cream compositions that are substantially free of polymeric or inorganic thickening, and have improved product stability and spreading performance. These compositions have a rheology profile characterized by select product hardness (from about 75 gram force to about 500 gram force), delta stress (from about 300 dyne/cm2 to about 8,000 dyne/cm2) and static yield stress (at least about 1,000 dyne/cm2) values. The new rheology profile is preferably applied to antiperspirant cream compositions comprising from about 0.1 % to about 20 % by weight of a crystalline gellant, from about 10 % to about 80 % by weight of an anhydrous liquid carrier for the crystalline gellant having a solubility parameter of from a...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT CREAM COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING SELECT TRIGLYCERIDE GELLANTS

(WO1997017941) 22.05.1997 A61Q 5/10 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant cream compositions which have a penetration force value of from about 20 gram.force to about 500 gram.force, and comprise (a) from about 20 % to about 80 % by weight of a volatile silicone material; (b) from about 5 % to about 35 % of a particulate antiperspirant active; and (c) from about 0.1 % to about 20 % by weight of a gellant material comprising glyceryl tribehenate and other triglycerides wherein at least about 75 % of the esterified fatty acid moieties of said other triglycerides have from about 18 to about 36 carbon atoms, and the molar ratio of glyceryl tribehenate to said other triglycerides is from about 20:1 to about 1:1. The compositions preferably further comprise a residue masking material.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT CREAM COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING FATTY ALCOHOL GELLANTS

(WO1997017940) 22.05.1997 A61Q 5/10 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are antiperspirant cream compositions which have a penetration force value of from about 20 gram.force to about 500 gram.force, and comprise (a) from about 20 % to about 80 % by weight of a volatile silicone material; (b) from about 5 % to about 35 % of a particulate antiperspirant active; and (c) from about 0.1 % to about 8 % by weight of a gellant material selected from the group consisting of fatty alcohols having from about 20 to about 60 carbon atoms, and combinations thereof. The compositions preferably further comprise a residue masking material.
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UNDERARM COMPOSITIONS

(WO1997016162) 09.05.1997 A61K 07/32 UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER N.V.
A substantially anhydrous underarm cream composition suitable for topical application to the human skin, comprising an antiperspirant and/or deodorant agent, a non-volatile masking agent, and a structuring wax having the general formula: R - (SiMe2-O-)x SiMe2R where X = 10-50, Me = CH3 wherein R is an alkyl group and the average terminal alkyl chain length is at least C30.
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UNDERARM COMPOSITIONS

(WO1997016161) 09.05.1997 A01B 1/06 UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER N.V.
A substantially anhydrous underarm cream composition suitable for topical application to the human skin, comprising an antiperspirant and/or deodorant agent, 0.5 % to 3 % by weight of a clay suspending or thickening agent, 5.0 % to 25 % by weight of a non-volatile masking agent, 3 to 20 % by weight of a structuring wax having a melting point of at least 45 C, and 20 to 90 % volatile carrier fluid, obtainable by shearing together at least the antiperspirant and/or deodorant agent, the clay, the masking agent, the carrier fluid and the wax above the melting point of said wax.
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ANHYDROUS COSMETIC PRODUCT CONTAINING DEODORANT AND DESICCANT INGREDIENTS

(WO1997015270) 01.05.1997 C01B 35/00 CHURCH &DWIGHT COMPANY, INC.
This invention provides cosmetic deodorant stick, roll-on and cream formulations. An invention deodorant product comprises an organic matrix having a dispersed solids phase which includes discrete crystallites of bicarbonate salt ingredient and particulate boron oxide desiccant ingredient. When an invention deodorant product is applied to a skin surface, the boron oxide reacts with moisture, and converts to boric acid which neutralizes any content of a strong basic irritant such as alkali metal carbonate which is present as an impurity in an alkali metal bicarbonate salt.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT AND DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING POLY(ETHENYLFORMAMIDE) THICKENER

(WO1997013496) 17.04.1997 A61K 8/02 THE MENNEN COMPANY
Disclosed is a cosmetic composition (solid or liquid, for example, including sticks and gels) containing an antiperspirant active aluminum-containing material, such as aluminum chlorohydrate, in a solvent therefor, and also containing poly(ethenylformamide) as a thickening agent of the composition. This composition can be an antiperspirant composition, where it contains an antiperspirant effective amount of the antiperspirant active aluminum-containing material, and can be applied to axillary regions of a human to reduce perspiration therefrom. Ammonium acetate can also be incorporated in the composition, to firm up the composition. The composition can be in the form of a gel, dispensed by extruding the gel through pores or slots in the top...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO1997011678) 03.04.1997 A61K 8/26 HELENE CURTIS, INC.
Gel antiperspirant compositions comprising an antiperspirant compound, a gelling agent selected from the group consisting of a sterol and a starch hydrolyzate ester of a C8-C22 carboxylic acid, a carrier comprising a silicone or a hydrocarbon, and, optionally, a fatty alcohol, a fatty ester, water, or a mixture thereof, are disclosed. Aerosol antiperspirant compositions also are disclosed.
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COSMETIC DEODORANT PRODUCTS CONTAINING A POLYMER/FRAGRANCE-ENCAPSULATED BICARBONATE INGREDIENT

(WO1997011677) 03.04.1997 A61K 9/32 CHURCH &DWIGHT COMPANY, INC.
This invention provides deodorant and antiperspirant-deodorant cosmetic stick and roll-on products with an organic matrix having a dispersed particle phase of an encapsulated bicarbonate salt ingredient such as sodium bicarbonate. The particle surfaces are coated with a film-forming medium comprising a blend of a polymer and a fragrance ingredient. When this type of cosmetic product is applied to underarm surfaces, the deodorizing activity is signaled by the release of a fragrance aroma.
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CLEAR COSMETIC GEL COMPOSITION

(WO1997006777) 27.02.1997 A61K 8/06 THE MENNEN COMPANY
Disclosed is a clear cosmetic gel composition in the form of a water-in-oil emulsion, and methods of forming and of using the composition. The composition has a water-based phase containing water, a cosmetically active ingredient, and at least one coupling agent; and an oil-based phase containing a material having a refractive index in the range of 1.40 - 1.50, silicone fluids and an alkoxylated, alkyl substituted siloxane surface active agent (e.g., dimethicone copolyol). The composition has a refractive index in a range of 1.4026 to 1.4150. Where the cosmetically active ingredient is an antiperspirant active ingredient, the composition can be an antiperspirant gel (e.g., soft gel) composition. In the refractive index range of the present ...
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COSMETIC DEODORANT PRODUCTS CONTAINING ENCAPSULATED CO-MICRONIZED BICARBONATE INGREDIENT

(WO1997005855) 20.02.1997 A61K 8/11 CHURCH &DWIGHT COMPANY, INC.
This invention provides cosmetic stick, roll-on and cream deodorant and deodorant-antiperspirant products. The cosmetic products consisting of an organic matrix having a dispersed phase of encapsulated particles of a co-micronized crystallite blend of inorganic compounds such as sodium bicarbonate and zinc oxide. The particle surfaces are coated with a polymer such as maltodextrin starch. When this type of cosmetic product is applied to underarm surfaces, a sustained deodorant activity by the encapsulated particles is obtained.
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COSMETIC DEODORANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING ENCAPSULATED BICARBONATE

(WO1996035408) 14.11.1996 A01N 43/04 CHURCH &DWIGHT COMPANY, INC.
This invention provides deodorant and antiperspirant-deodorant cosmetic stick and roll-on products with an organic matrix having a dispersed particle phase of an encapsulated bicarbonate salt ingredient such as sodium bicarbonate. The particle surfaces are coated with a polymer such as maltodextrin starch. The encapsulated bicarbonate salt ingredient is in the form of crystallites which have a content of a liquid fragrance adsorbed on the crystallite surfaces. When this type of cosmetic product is applied to underarm surfaces, the deodorizing activity is signaled by the release of a fragrance aroma.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION AND MANUFACTURING METHOD

(WO1996032924) 24.10.1996 A61K 07/32 THE MENNEN COMPANY ROSS, Lloyd FESSOCK, Paul, J.
Disclosed is a stick or gel composition, which can be clear or translucent, for combatting body malodor (e.g., an antiperspirant composition). The composition contains an antiperspirant active material (e.g., an antiperspirant active metal salt, such as aluminum chlorohydrate) and a polyamide gelling agent, and also contains a solvent system for the antiperspirant active material and polyamide, which dissolves the gelling agent and from which the gelling agent can be gelled. The solvent system is glycol-free, and includes a non-ionic surfactant (e.g., laureth-4) and a polar solvent (including water). Use of the glycol-free solvent system achieves a gelled composition that has reduced levels of tack (is substantially tack-free) and has cosme...
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CLEAR ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK CONTAINING DIBENZYLIDENE ALDITOL

(WO1996026709) 06.09.1996 A61K 8/02 THE GILLETTE COMPANY VU, Tuan, M. IOVANNI, Carl, F. SANE, Jayant, N.
A clear gel cosmetic stick is disclosed which includes a liquid vehicle, an antiperspirant salt dissolved in the liquid vehicle, and a dibenzylidene alditol, and is further characterized in that said stick includes a hydroxyalkyl cellulose or a chelating agent or both a hydroxyalkyl cellulose and a chelating agent. The cosmetic stick comprises in percent by weight about 70 % to about 95 %, preferably 75 % to 92 %, of a liquid vehicle, about 1 % to about 22 %, preferably 3 % to 15 %, of an antiperspirant salt dissolved in said vehicle, about 0.5 % to about 3 %, preferably 0.5 % to 1.5 %, of a dibenzylidene alditol, about 0.1 % to about 0.5 %, preferably 0.2 % to 0.4 %, of a hydroxyalkyl cellulose, and about 0.05 % to about 3 %, preferably 0....
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO1996024326) 15.08.1996 A61K 07/32 UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER NV
A propellant driven antiperspirant aerosol composition suitable for topical application to the human skin, comprising 10-50 % by weight of a base and 50-90 % by weight of a propellant, the base being in the form of a water in oil emulsion and comprising a dissolved aluminium salt, a volatile silicone, and a silicone surfactant.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT ROLL-ON

(WO1996023483) 08.08.1996 A61K 8/06 BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY
The present invention provides for roll-on antiperspirant compositions and more particularly concerns antiperspirant compositions which are clear and, when applied to the human skin, do not leave a visible white residue after drying. The present invention is also particularly concerned with the preparation of clear antiperspirant roll-on compositions which are stable under varying temperature conditions and also provide a suitable cosmetically acceptable feel or sensation when applied to the human skin.
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SINGLE PHASE AEROSOL ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO1996018378) 20.06.1996 A61K 8/04 PRESANT, Fred TERRAFORTE, Agnes, M.
Disclosed are aerosol compositions providing a single phase solution of an aluminum antiperspirant and polyol. The polyol solution is combined with a propellant and, optionally, polyol solubilizing carrier substances, to form a single phase composition for dispensing from a pressurized container. Propellants include dimethyl ether, while polyol solubilizing carriers, in which the polyol is soluble, include alcohol and water. The polyol is present at a ratio of at least 0.6 by weight polyol based on active ingredient. The composition is formulated to provide on the skin or other surface to which the composition is applied an aluminum antiperspirant active ingredient soluble in polyol after the propellant and/or solubilizing carrier is vapori...
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METHOD OF MAKING POLYHYDRIC ALCOHOL SOLUTIONS OF ENHANCED EFFICACY ANTIPERSPIRANT ACTIVES

(WO1996014052) 17.05.1996 A61K 8/26 THE GILLETTE COMPANY PROVANCAL, Stephen, J. CARRILLO, Angel, L. FLUHLER, Thomas, J. ORYSZCZAK, Richard SANE, Jayant, N.
The present invention comprises a process of preparing a solution of an enhanced efficacy aluminum antiperspirant salt in a polyhydric alcohol by (a) providing an aqueous solution consisting essentially of about 5 % to about 18 % by weight of an enhanced efficacy aluminum antiperspirant salt in water, the enhanced efficacy aluminum antiperspirant salt having been prepared in situ without having been dried to a solid powder; (b) mixing the aqueous solution with a sufficient amount of a liquid polyhydric alcohol to provide a mixed solution which has an antiperspirant salt to polyhydric alcohol ratio of about 1:4 to about 1.2:1; and (c) rapidly evaporating the water from the mixed solution under vacuum to provide a final liquid polyhydric alco...
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TOPICALLY-EFFECTIVE COMPOSITIONS

(WO1996006594) 07.03.1996 A61K 07/34 HELENE CURTIS, INC.
Roll-on or gel topically-effective compositions comprising a topically- active compound, a silicon-free surfactant or silicon-free surfactant blend having an HLB value of about 0.1 to about 10, an organic phase comprising a volatile silicone compound or a volatile hydrocarbon compound, and water.
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LOW PROPELLANT AEROSOL ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION

(WO1996004884) 22.02.1996 A61K 07/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to an aerosol suspension type antiperspirant composition comprising: 1) an aerosol concentrate comprising: a) from about 10 % to about 35 % antiperspirant active; b) from about 15 % to about 55 % liquid carrier; c) from about 0.05 % to about 3 % suspending agent; and 2) from about 20 % to about 50 % propellant; wherein said aerosol concentrate has a viscosity of from about 10 to about 10,000 centipoise. The composition can further comprise an effective amount of activator for the suspending agent. Preferably, the weight ratio of aerosol concentrate to propellant is from about 1 to 1 to about 2.3 to 1.
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METHOD OF TREATING SWEAT-RELATED CONDITIONS

(WO1996003129) 08.02.1996 A61K 31/00 MERCK &CO., INC. WALDSTREICHER, Joanne
The instant invention involves methods of treating sweat-related conditions with compounds that are 5'alpha'-reductase inhibitors. The 5'alpha'-reductase inhibitors may be administered alone or in combination with other active agents to treat conditions such as apocrine gland sweating, hyperhidrosis, and hydradenitis suppurativa.
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EMULSION COMPRISING A GELLED AQUEOUS OUTER PHASE, A NON-AQUEOUS INTERMEDIATE PHASE AND AN AQUEOUS INNER PHASE

(WO1995031967) 30.11.1995 A61K 8/06 KELCO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED FITZPATRICK, John MELLOR, Adrian
The present invention relates to an emulsion comprising an aqueous gelled outer phase, a non-aqueous intermediate phase and an aqueous inner phase containing an active ingredient incompatible with the gelled outer phase, wherein the inner phase containing the active ingredient is encapsulated by the intermediate phase. Said emulsion finds suitable application in an antiperspirant, as a sustained release drug or personal hygiene products.
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GEL STICK COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING OPTICALLY ENRICHED GELLANTS

(WO1995031961) 30.11.1995 A61K 07/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The subject invention relates to antiperspirant gel stick compositions comprising: (a) an antiperspirant active; (b) a gelling agent comprising: (i) an optically enriched primary gellant selected from the group consisting of 12- hydroxystearic acid, esters of 12-hydroxystearic acid, amides of 12-hydroxystearic acid, and mixtures thereof, and (ii) a secondary gellant selected from the group consisting of n-acyl amino acid amide derivatives; (c) a liquid base material having a solubility parameter of 9 or below; wherein the gel stick has a hardness of 75 grams of force or more.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT GEL COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING CHELATORS

(WO1995030405) 16.11.1995 A61K 07/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The subject invention relates to antiperspirant gel compositions comprising chelators. The subject invention also relates to a process for the manufacture of antiperspirant gel compositions comprising the steps of: (a) pre-mixing a chelator with an antiperspirant active in a substantially water free environment; and (b) adding a gelling agent and a liquid base material to the product of step (a) in a substantially water free environment. The antiperspirant gel stick composition comprising: (a) an antiperspirant active, (b) a gelling agent: (i) a primary gellant, 12-hydroxystearic acid derivatives and (ii) a secondary gellant, n-acyl amino acid amide derivatives, (c) a chelator capable of complexing with the active, (d) a liquid base materia...
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DEODORANT AND ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO1995024887) 21.09.1995 A61K 8/88 THE MENNEN COMPANY
Disclosed is a gel or stick composition for reduction of body malodor, containing active deodorant and/or antiperspirant ingredients, a polyamide gelling agent and a solvent system for the polyamide gelling agent. The polyamide gelling agent has good stability, even in the presence of acidic antiperspirant metal salts, and can provide a clear deodorant or antiperspirant gel or stick. The composition has good pay-off characteristics and application properties, and good structural integrity. Moreover, the composition can be formulated so as not to leave any undesirable residue, such as a white residue left after applying conventional antiperspirant sticks.
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AQUEOUS SCENTED COMPOSITION

(WO1995015146) 08.06.1995 A61L 9/04 FIRMENICH SA HOLZNER, Gnter
Scented compositions including an aqueous suspension of a scenting base mixed with a powdered carrier have been shown to be effective perfumes having a deodorising effect and containing high perfume concentrations with no visible separation of the oil and water phases and no need to use perfume emulsifiers or solubilisers. Said compositions also enable the use of ethanol to be reduced or dispensed with altogether.
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METHOD OF FORMING PARTICLES USING A SUPERCRITICAL FLUID, AEROGEL PARTICLES FORMED THEREBY, AND ANTIPERSPIRANTS CONTAINING AEROGEL PARTICLES

(WO1995013132) 18.05.1995 B01J 13/00 THE GILLETTE COMPANY CF TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ROUANET, Stephane, Fabrice MCGOVERN, William, Edward CAO, Wanqing KLOTZ, Irving, M. CARRILLO, Angel, L. MOSES, John, M.
A method for providing aerogels, and aerogels produced according to the method, is described. As one aspect, antiperspirant compounds that are in aerogel form, and antiperspirant and deodorant compositions including such salts, are described. The method involves contacting a solution containing material to be processed with a species selected to precipitate the material and selected so as to be miscible with the solvent system of the solution. After the material is precipitated, the material may be washed with the precipitating species until it is substantially free of solvent system. Then, the precipitating species containing the material precipitate is taken above its critical point, and the supercritical fluid is exhausted above its crit...
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ACTIVE SUBSTANCE DELIVERY SYSTEM

(WO1995008976) 06.04.1995 A61K 8/40 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY USON, Isabel, Maria DEMEYERE, Hugo, Jean HARTMAN, Frederick, Anthony SIVIK, Mark, Robert
The present invention relates to compositions comprising a compound containing a nitrogen linked by an ester bond to an active substance radical having an efficient deposition of the active substance radical to a surface followed by delayed release of an active substance to the surface.
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O-ACYL SERINES AS DEODORANTS

(WO1995007069) 16.03.1995 A61K 8/44 THE GILLETTE COMPANY LANEY, Judith, Wolfe
The invention relates to a method of suppressing human body malodor by utilizing a deodorant composition containing a competitive substrate for the enzymatic creation of axillary body malodor. The compound is present in a dermatologically acceptable vehicle, and in an amount effective to reduce the conversion of malodor producing precursor. The present invention also relates to novel O-acylated serine compounds and method for the production thereof.
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DEODORANT COMPOSITION

(WO1995005799) 02.03.1995 A61K 07/38 UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER N.V.
A deodorant composition suitable for topical application to the human skin, comprising one or more acyl lactylates of general formula: (RCO-(O-CHCH3-CO)aO)b M, wherein RCO represents a C4 to C20 acyl group; M represents H or a cosmetically suitable counterion having a valency of 1 or 2; a is an integer of from 1 to 4, and b is 1 or 2, in a cosmetically suitable vehicle comprising water, ethanol, volatile silicones, or mixtures thereof.
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DISPENSING DISPERSED POWDER WHICH RESOLUBILIZES ON APPLICATION

(WO1995001775) 19.01.1995 A61K 8/04 PRECISION VALVE CORPORATION
The dispensing system (1) includes a container (2). Container (2) is a sealed enclosure to which is fitted externally actuatable dispensing means (3) for dispensing product when desired from within container (2) to the ambient atmosphere or to a target surface. Within container (2) are a dispersion (4) of active solids in a homogeneous mixture of solvent and propellant (5). Dispensing means (3) includes a button (6), valve means (7), and dip tube (8). Valve means (7) is preferably of the type having a passage for product being dispensed, and a valve operatively coupled to a spring means which urges the valve to a normally closed position preventing passage of product therethrough except when the valve is urged to an opening position by exte...
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PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURING AN ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK

(WO1994028866) 22.12.1994 A61K 07/34 THE GILLETTE COMPANY CARLSON, Jeffrey, R., Sr. COE, Craig, M. CARRILLO, Angel, L. SMITH, David, W. KARASSIK, Nancy, M.
The present invention provides a process for making a solid antiperspirant stick comprising a particulate aluminum antiperspirant salt suspended in an anhydrous carrier vehicle, wherein said carrier vehicle comprises a high melting component which melts at 70 C or higher. This process includes heating the carrier vehicle in a closed mixing vessel to a temperature in excess of 70 C, preferably in excess of 75 C, to melt the high melting component, adding the antiperspirant salt to the carrier vehicle, and cooling the carrier vehicle to form a solid antiperspirant stick. The improvement of the present invention comprises cooling the carrier vehicle below 70 C, preferably to about 65 C or less, but above the solidification point prio...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT STICK COMPOSITIONS EXHIBITING IMPROVED WASH-OFF PERFORMANCE

(WO1994024997) 10.11.1994 A61K 07/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Antiperspiration stick compositions made from a solidifying agent which may include a gellant such as n-acyl amino acid amides, 12-hydroxystearic acid, esters of 12-hydroxystearic acid, amides of 12-hydroxystearic acid, and mixtures therof; or a wax; a liquid base material including a non-volatile, non-polar emollient oil; an antiperspirant active; and a wash-off agent made of selected polyoxyethylene ethers; polyoxyethylene esters and diesters; and polyoxyethylene glyceryl esters and diesters. Such antiperspirant stick compositions exhibit improved wash-off performance, particularly with regard to the solidifying agent and the non-polar, non-volatile oils. These compositions are easily prepared by conventional techniques.
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MICROPOROUS ALKALI METAL BICARBONATE

(WO1994024996) 10.11.1994 C05G 3/00 CHURCH &DWIGHT COMPANY, INC.
This invention provides microporous alkali metal bicarbonate, which can contain an absorbed gaseous, liquid or solid phase as an encapsulated ingredient. A present invention microporous bicarbonate composition has utility as a lightweight deodorant ingredient in a cosmetic stick or roll-on product. This permits the solid organic matrix and dispersed deodorant particle phases to have densities which are sufficiently matched to prevent setting of the dispersed particles during manufacture, and to provide a cosmetic stick or roll-on product with dimensional stability.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT-DEODORANT COSMETIC PRODUCTS

(WO1994024995) 10.11.1994 A61K 07/32 CHURCH &DWIGHT COMPANY, INC.
In one embodiment this invention provides a homogeneous antiperspirant cosmetic stick or roll-on product containing a deodorant ingredient which consists of particles that contain multiple fine crystallites of bicarbonate compound encapsulated with a hydrophilic polymer coating that lowers the relative density of the particles, and improves the dimensional stability of the cosmetic product.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO1994024993) 10.11.1994 A61K 07/32 UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER NV
An antiperspirant composition suitable for topical application to human skin comprising an antiperspirant active which comprises at least one amphiphilic material, the antiperspirant active being one which forms, upon contact with perspiration, a water-insoluble liquid crystal phase of greater than one- dimensional periodicity, in a cosmetic vehicle comprising volatile silicone and containing low levels of a short chain monohydric alcohol.
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SILICONE BASED SKIN CARE PRODUCTS

(WO1994022420) 13.10.1994 A61K 8/04 QUEST INTERNATIONAL B.V. SHAW, Philip, David
The invention is concerned with silicone-based skin care products which are applied to the skin as aerosols and form a clear gel on the skin. The skin care products comprise 20-70 % w/w of a silicone based water-in-oil microemulsion and 30-80 % w/w of a volatile diluent. Preferably the microemulsion has a viscosity of between 1000 and 10,000 mPas.
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HOMOGENEOUS COSMETIC STICK PRODUCTS

(WO1994013256) 23.06.1994 A61K 07/34 CHURCH &DWIGHT COMPANY, INC.
This invention provides an antiperspirant-deodorant cosmetic stick product consisting of a solid organic matrix which contains a homogeneous dispersion of particulate antiperspirant and deodorant ingredients. A deodorant cosmetic stick product is also provided which does not contain an antiperspirant ingredient. The solid organic matrix and dispersed particles phases have densities which are sufficiently matched to prevent setting of the dispersed particles during manufacture, and to provide a cosmetic stick product with dimensional stability.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT-DEODORANT COSMETIC STICK PRODUCTS

(WO1994013255) 23.06.1994 A61K 9/14 CHURCH &DWIGHT COMPANY, INC.
This invention provides an improved process for producing an antiperspirant-deodorant cosmetic stick product. An essential aspect of the process improvement is a phased order of ingredient addition and blending of formulation ingredients under controlled temperature conditions. Another essential aspect is the incorporation of particulate antiperspirant and alkali metal bicarbonate ingredients, at least one of which has ingredient particle surfaces coated with a hydrophilic organic polymer.
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ALKYLGLYCERAMIDES AND THEIR USE AS SURFACTANTS

(WO1994012467) 09.06.1994 A61K 8/68 UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER NV
Surface-active N-alkylglyceramides of formula (I), wherein R is a C8-24 hydrocarbon radical, are effective surfactants and foaming agents, useful in detergent and personal product compositions. They may advantageously be used as a cosurfactant or foam enhancer in combination with another surfactant, especially an anionic surfactant, for example, primary alcohol sulphate or alkylbenzene sulphonate.
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PROTECTIVE MEDICAL GLOVE AND ANTIBACTERIAL/ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION FOR REDUCING BACTERIAL GROWTH DURING USE OF MEDICAL GLOVES

(WO1994012115) 09.06.1994 A41D 19/00 BUCHANAN, INC. BUCHANAN, Jonnie DEES, Harry, C., Jr.
A composition for inhibiting bacterial growth on a hand during wearing of a protective medical glove on said hand. The composition includes an antiperspirant agent and an antibacterial agent which are applied to the hand prior to donning the protective medical glove in order to reduce the incidence of perspiration and bacterial growth on the skin of the hand. A protective medical glove having an antibacterial agent and an antiperspirant agent disposed on its interior surface is also provided.
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LIPOPHILIC PEPTIDE-BASED CARRIERS FOR TARGETED DRUG DELIVERY USING RATIONAL DRUG-BINDING DESIGN

(WO1994011015) 26.05.1994 A23L 3/3463 MOLECULAR DYNAMICS, INC. SCHLESINGER, David
Composition, methods of synthesis and uses of a peptide-based moiety for oral drug delivery, having the general formula: [X-A]2$(1,2)$ - [B]2$(1,2)$-1 - C, wherein X is an amino acid blocking group; A is selected from the group consisting of at least one amino acid; B is selected from the group consisting of lysine, ornithine and combinations thereof; C is selected from the group consisting of a free carboxyl group, or a protected carboxamide (CONH2); and n is the number of cycles of addition of B, including the addition of various xenobiotics and endogenous drugs.
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ANHYDROUS TOPICAL COMPOSITIONS WHICH DRY RAPIDLY ON CONTACT

(WO1994005261) 17.03.1994 A61K 9/06 MACKLES, Leonard CHAVKIN, Leonard
A substantially anhydrous composition suitable for topical application which contains 10-80 % by weight of an anhydrous base which is liquid or semi-solid at room temperature; and 5-50 % by weight of polyolefin microspherical particles having an average diameter of less than 25 microns, the amount of microspherical particles constituting at least 30 % by weight of the anhydrous base.
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PERFUMED COMPOSITION

(WO1993025185) 23.12.1993 C11D 3/20 FIRMENICH SA HOLZNER, Gnter BUCHLI, Franz
A perfumed composition is described containing a cationic phospholipid, a perfume base having microbial action, and a fatty alcohol having 10 to 22 carbon atoms, extremely useful in deodorants and antiperspirants. Its anti-microbial activity is greater than that of known compositions, and can be measured by the direct spray method using the device shown in the figure.
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TOPICAL ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITION CONSISTING ESSENTIALLY OF NON-TOXIC WATER-INSOLUBLE OCCLUSIVE FILM-FORMING ANTIPERSPIRANT POLYMER

(WO1993024105) 09.12.1993 C08F 220/52 INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
A topical antiperspirant composition or preparation consisting essentially of an effective antiperspirant amount of a non-toxic water-insoluble occlusive film-forming polymer, and a method of reducing perspiration by applying such a composition to the skin of a subject in the area in which it is desired to reduce perspiration, is disclosed. A preferred polymer is an alkyl olefinic acid amide/olefinic acid or ester copolymer, e.g., octylacryl amide or propenamide/acrylates copolymer, alone or in combination with a PVP-linear alpha- olefin copolymer, especially a PVP/Eicosene copolymer or other water-repellant polymer. Normally-employed mineral salts, such as aluminum and zirconium chlorohydrate, may be included in the composition but, since n...
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ANTIPERSPIRANT GEL STICK COMPOSITION

(WO1993023008) 25.11.1993 A61K 07/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention discloses antiperspirant gel stick compositions made from a n-acyl amino acid amides, a liquid base material, and an antiperspirant active. The above combination provides gel stick antiperspirant compositions having excellent efficacy, stability, low residue, low skin irritation and aesthetic advantages over compositions disclosed in the art. These compositions are easily prepared by conventional techniques.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS FREE OF MALODORS

(WO1993017661) 16.09.1993 A61K 8/25 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Cosmetic compositions containing zeolitic materials to reduce malodors associated with the materials in the cosmetic base of the composition. The zeolitic materials include intermediate zeolites, mordenites, beta zeolites, and combinations thereof. Also disclosed herein is the process for making the cosmetic compositions.
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INHIBITION OF ODOR FORMATION AND BACTERIAL GROWTH

(WO1993007853) 29.04.1993 A61K 07/32 MONELL CHEMICAL SENSES CENTER NEW YORK UNIVERSITY THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CENTER FOR TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
Tests indicate that topical application of a composition comprising a deodorizing amount of one or more precursor mimics to the characteristic axillary odor 3-methyl-2-hexenoic acid to a location of a warm-blooded animal can significantly inhibit and/or attenuate the intensity of body odors, such as those formed in the axillary region. Disclosed are methods for suppressing body odors by applying a deodorizing amount of one or more of the precursor mimics to such body odors, and deodorant compositions that comprise an effective amount of at least one of these mimics. The mimics are preferably acid-alanine-esters.
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PREPARATION OF IMPROVED ALKYLPOLYGLYCOSIDE SURFACTANT MIXTURES

(WO1993007249) 15.04.1993 C07H 15/04 HENKEL CORPORATION
An improved alkylpolyglycoside surfactant composition, and method of preparing same, by selecting an average chain length of the alkyl moiety of the composition and mixing two or more of at least binary components having an average alkyl chain lengths such that when mixed, the amounts thereof are effective to provide the predetermined, selected average alkyl moiety of the surfactant composition. The improved alkylpolyglycoside composition is used in a variety of end-use applications, including hard surface cleaners, laundry detergents, and personal care products, such as shampoos, soaps, facial cleansers, foam baths, toothpaste, mouthwashes, antiperspirants and the like.
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GEL STICK ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING 2-OXAZOLIDINONE DERIVATIVE AND PROCESS FOR MAKING THEM

(WO1992019222) 12.11.1992 A61K 8/34 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Antiperspirant compositions in the form of gel sticks, having acidic pH, and including an antiperspirant active, a gelling agent which comprises a dibenzylidene alditol, or mixture thereof, a hydroxy solvent for the gelling agent, and a 2-oxazolidinone derivative having a C1-C4 alkyl radical substituted at the 3 position of the heterocyclic ring are disclosed.
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ACID STABLE GEL STICK ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESS FOR MAKING THEM

(WO1992019221) 12.11.1992 A61K 8/36 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Antiperspirant compositions in the form of gel sticks, which provide the user with excellent antiperspirant efficacy while exhibiting good stability, are disclosed. Specifically, the compositions have an acidic pH and include an antiperspirant active, a gelling agent which comprises dibenzylidene alditols, a solvent for the gelling agent, and a gelling agent stabilizer which is a basic metallic salt of an acid having a pKa of from about 3.8 to about 6.5 at 25 C, said salts being at least partially soluble in the composition, and said stabilizer being a salt selected from the group consisting of C4-C6 alkyl dicarboxylates, C6- C8 alkyl monocarboxylates, and substituted and unsubstituted benzoates, and mixtures thereof, wherein said gelling ...
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COMPOSITION

(WO1992013520) 20.08.1992 A01N 37/28 IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES PLC AUSTIN, Peter, William SINGER, Michael
A personal care formulation which contains, as an anti-microbial agent, a compound containing the structure -C(S)-N(OR)- or a salt or complex thereof, for example a 2:1 complex or salt of 3-hydroxy-4- methylthiazol-2(3H)thione and zinc. The personal care formulation may be an oil-in water or water-in-oil emulsion such as hand lotions and emollient creams, or may be shampoos and the like.The anti- microbial agent has good activity against micro-organisms together with a low toxicity.
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AMPHIPHILIC NON-IONIC, GLYCEROL-DERIVED COMPOUNDS, A METHOD FOR PREPARING SAME, CORRESPONDING INTERMEDIATE COMPOUNDS AND COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SAID COMPOUNDS

(WO1992008685) 29.05.1992 A61K 8/14 L'OREAL
Non-ionic amphiphilic, glycerol-derived compounds having formula (I), where R is a radical selected from the group consisting of C4-28? branched or linear alkenyl or alkyl radicals or mixtures thereof, or is a -CH2?A grouping in which A is -OR', -SR, (II) where R' is a saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbonated radical and n represents an average statistical value n^B7 greater than 1 and equal to or less than 6; and, when R' is a -CH2?A radical, n is also 2. These compounds are surface-active agents and some may form vesicles.
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ENCAPSULATED ANTIPERSPIRANT SALTS AND DEODORANT/ANTIPERSPIRANTS

(WO1992006672) 30.04.1992 A61K 9/50 REVLON, INC.
Microencapsulates containing antiperspirant salts microencapsulates in conjunction with bioadhesives, and antiperspirant/deodorant compositions containing the microencapsulates of the invention.
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COSMETIC TECHNOLOGY

(WO1992005767) 16.04.1992 A61K 8/06 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A clear gel-type cosmetic product has a viscosity of at least about 50,000 cps at 21 C, and includes an emulsion with an oil phase and a water phase that includes an incorporated active ingredient. The refractive indices of the water and oil phases match to at least 0.0004, the refractive index of the product is about 1.4000, and the product clarity is better than thirty NTU.
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N,N-DISUBSTITUTED AMIC ACIDS AND THEIR AMMONIUM SALTS, AND THEIR USES THEREOF AS EMULSIFIERS

(WO1992000283) 09.01.1992 A01N 25/30 STEPAN COMPANY GOZE, Jean, M. BERNHARDT, Randal, J. SAJIC, Branko ROCKWELL, Ned, Miles McCONNELL, Nina, Montserrat MOHRING, William, Richard
The invention encompasses formulated shampoos, surfactant solutions, emulsifier solutions and suspensions comprising effective amounts of salts of general formula (I) wherein R1 and R2 are the same or different and represent alkyl or alkene having 8 to 40 carbon atoms, R3 and R4 are the same as R1 and R2, and R5 and R6 are hydrogen; or R3, R4, R5, and R6 are independently hydrogen, alkyl or alkene having 1 to 40 carbon atoms when R1 and R2 are alkyl or alkene having 14-22 carbon atoms; and X represents ortho, para, or meta substituted phenyl, or alkylene or alkenylene having 0-6 carbon atoms, or cycloalkylene having 5 to 7 carbon atoms. The invention also encompasses formulated conditioning shampoos, surfactant solutions, emulsifier solutio...
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LIQUID ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO1991018587) 12.12.1991 A61K 07/38 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are clear sprayable liquid antiperspirant compositions having viscosities of less than about 15 centistokes, comprising: an antiperspirant salt which is soluble, and which will remain soluble, in a monohydric alcohol solvent; high levels (30 % or greater) of emollient esters and silicone materials, having viscosities of from about 0.65 centistokes to about 50 centistokes, and solubility parameters of from about 4 to about 10; a surfactant solubilizer which is selected from the group consisting of ethoxylated or propoxylated nonionic surfactants having an HLB of from about 5 to about 18, and mixtures thereof, such that the average HLB of the solubilizer is from about 8 to about 14; and relatively low levels (less than about 50 %) o...
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LIQUID ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO1991018586) 12.12.1991 A61K 7/32 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are low viscosity, clear, sprayable liquid antiperspirant compositions. More specifically, the present compositions have viscosities of less than about 15 centistokes and comprise: an antiperspirant salt which is soluble, and which will remain soluble, in a monohydric alcohol solvent; relatively high levels of emollient materials, comprising non-volatile emollient esters of C2?-C 20? alcohols and benzoic acid and/or of C2?-C20? alcohols and C6?-C16? fatty acids, having solubility parameters of from about 7 to about 10, and comprising additional emollient materials selected from propylene glycol ethers of C4?-C22? fatty alcohols, volatile silicone materials, non-volatile dimethicone fluids, C 12?-C20? branched cha...
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GEL STICK ANTIPERSPIRANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO1991015191) 17.10.1991 A61K 8/49 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Antiperspirant compositions in the form of gel sticks, which provide the user with excellent antiperspirant efficacy while exhibiting good stability, are disclosed. These compositions utilize particular gellling agents which are stable under the acidic conditions required in antiperspirant compositions. Specifically, the compositions have an acidic pH and include an antiperspirant active, a solvent for the antiperspirant active, and a gelling agent which comprises dibenzylidene alditols substituted on the benzene ring with an electron withdrawing group. Examples of preferred gelling agents include di(meta-fluoro) dibenzylidene sorbitol and di(meta-chloro) dibenzylidene sorbitol. The method of preventing and controlling perspiration wetness ...
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ALTERNATIVE ENZYME SUBSTRATES AS DEODORANTS

(WO1991011988) 22.08.1991 A61K 07/32 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
The invention relates to a method of suppressing human body malodor by utilizing a deodorant composition containing a competitive substrate for the enzymatic creation of axillary body malodor.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT

(WO1991008732) 27.06.1991 A61K 9/10 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
An optically clear liquid antiperspirant product in the form of a stable water-in-oil emulsion with a viscosity of less than about 1000 cps at about room temperature includes an aqueous phase with an antiperspirant active ingredient in solution therein, an oil phase making up at least about thirty percent of the product, and a stabilizing agent that has a substantial solubility in each of the oil and aqueous phases. The emulsion has long term stability over temperature ranges from about 0 to 45 C. The product preferably is dispensed as a thin film from a rollon type dispenser.
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AMINO ACID BETA-LYASE ENZYME INHIBITORS AS DEODORANTS

(WO1991005541) 02.05.1991 A61K 9/12 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A deodorant composition comprising a body odor suppressing effective amount of an inhibitor of an amino acid beta-lyase enzyme which catalyzes the formation of human body malodor in a dermatologically acceptable vehicle.
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ANTIPERSPIRANT

(WO1991004009) 04.04.1991 A61K 07/32 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
An anhydrous antiperspirant product includes an anhydrous carrier vehicle; an antiperspirant active salt suspended in particle form in the vehicle; and a substantially nonvolatile masking agent of the type interactive with the antiperspirant to essentially eliminate discernible whitening without substantially inhibiting the antiperspirant activity of the salt when the product is applied to the skin.
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NOVEL ANTIPERSPIRANT ADDUCT COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESS FOR MAKING SAME

(WO1990010635) 20.09.1990 C07F 5/06 THE GILLETTE COMPANY
A process for preparing a submicron antiperspirant adduct. The process begins by dissolving a mixture of an aluminium-containing salt and a steric stabilizer in a solvent. The antiperspirant salt is then precipitated into the steric stabilizer. The resulting adduct of submicron size can be dispersed into a cosmetic carrier or otherwise processed.
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