Global patent index - EP 0934004 A4

EP 0934004 A4 2000-04-05 - COATED ENCAPSULATED ACTIVE INGREDIENTS, CHEWING GUMS CONTAINING SAME, AND METHODS OF PREPARING SAME

Title (en)

COATED ENCAPSULATED ACTIVE INGREDIENTS, CHEWING GUMS CONTAINING SAME, AND METHODS OF PREPARING SAME

Title (de)

BEKLEIDETE ODER VERKAPSELTE WIRKSTOFFE UND DIESE ENTHALTENDE KAUGUMMIS, SOWIE VERFAHREN ZU IHRER HERSTELLUNG

Title (fr)

PRINCIPES ACTIFS ENCAPSULES ET ENROBES, GOMMES A MACHER LES CONTENANT ET PROCEDES DE PREPARATION ASSOCIES

Publication

EP 0934004 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 96928008 A

Priority

US 9611991 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9803076A1] The present invention provides encapsulated sensitive active ingredients, such as aspartame, and chewing gum including same. Pursuant to the present invention, a sensitive active ingredient, such as aspartame, that is coated with polyvinyl acetate, is coated with a second coating of zein. The zein coating protects the polyvinyl acetate encapsulation thereby protecting the sensitive active ingredient from degradation.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A23G 3/30

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A23G 4/00 (2006.01); A23G 4/08 (2006.01); A23G 4/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A23G 4/20 (2013.01); A23G 4/08 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

WO 9803076 A1 19980129; AU 6762496 A 19980210; CA 2260896 A1 19980129; EP 0934004 A1 19990811; EP 0934004 A4 20000405

INPADOC legal status

2005-09-28 [18R] REFUSED

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- Effective date: 20050706

2003-11-05 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20030919

2000-04-05 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20000218

2000-04-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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1999-08-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 19990122

1999-08-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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