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Patent Pick: Caught Red-handed

February 15, 2016 | Contact Author | By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Cosmetics & Toiletries
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Keywords: cosmetic | pigment | particle | phosphor | safe

Abstract: There's no way these inventors will escape, they've been caught "red-handed"— with a new, high-coloring phosphor pigment.

There's no way these inventors will escape, they've been caught "red-handed"—with a new, high-coloring phosphor pigment.

Cosmetic material
WIPO Patent Application WO/2016/017372
Publication date: 02/04/2016
Assignee: Sakai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. 

The inventors on this patent application (in Japanese) sought to obtain a red, inorganic phosphor composed of elements that do not cause adverse effects to the human body.

The resulting phosphor reportedly exhibits high-coloring properties and has a composition represented by: MgxTiyO(x+2y+2z):Mn4+ z. Further details were not disclosed.