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Patent Picks— Foam Enhancement, Functionalized Polymers, Modified Sorbitan Siloxanes, Bacterial Cellulose Network and More for Cleansing
By: Katie Anderson (Schaefer), Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine
Posted: January 18, 2012
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The present invention relates to a cleanser composition comprising 1-20% fatty acid soap with about 8 to about 16 carbon atoms, 2-20% synthetic surfactant and water. The composition comprises a metal ion in a level no more than a predetermined amount to provide a turbidity no higher than about 9NTU.
US Patent 8097564
Publication Date: Jan. 17, 2012
Assignee: Croda International PLC
Disclosed are oligoesters including residues of alk(en)yl succinic anhydrides and polyols having at least three OH groups, optionally further esterified with fatty acid residues are surfactants which can be used for emulsifiers or similar uses.
The surfactants are usually made from C8 to C30 alk(en)yl succinic anhydride and polyols having at least 4 hydroxyl groups and are particularly of the formula (I): R1—[OR2O(O)C.C(HR3).(HR4)C.C(O)]m—R5 (I), where R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7 and m have defined meanings. The surfactants are useful as emulsifiers, particularly o/w emulsifiers.
Surfactant compositions comprising curved lamellar elements as a visual cue
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/004132
Publication Date: Jan. 12, 2012
Assignee: Unilever PLC, Unilever NV, Hindustan Unilever Ltd., SA Barnett, CW Jones and AP Parker