Global Patent Index - EP 1041961 A1

EP 1041961 A1 2000-10-11 - DENTURE CLEANSING TABLETS

Title (en)

DENTURE CLEANSING TABLETS

Title (de)

REINIGUNGSTABLETTEN FÜR ZAHNPROTHESEN

Title (fr)

PASTILLES NETTOYANTES POUR APPAREILS DENTAIRES

Publication

EP 1041961 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98957417 A

Priority

  • GB 9723531 A
  • US 9822974 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9922705A1] The invention relates to denture cleansing compositions, in tablet form, comprising a film-forming oil, an effervescence generator, from about 0.1 to about 3 % of a foam-forming surfactant, and a water-insoluble, wettable, particulate foam stabiliser having a weight average particle size of from about 20 to about 400 mu m, the foam stabiliser having a Foam Stabilising Index of greater than 120. The compositions of the invention have high, prolonged foaming activity and help prevent plaque build-up on dentures or teeth. The tablets resist breakage and dissolve rapidly.

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

A61K 7/30

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61K 8/46 (2006.01); A61K 8/894 (2006.01); A61Q 11/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61Q 11/02 (2013.01); A61K 8/0216 (2013.01); A61K 8/466 (2013.01); A61K 8/894 (2013.01); A61K 2800/222 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9922705A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9922705 A1 19990514; CA 2308579 A1 19990514; EP 1041961 A1 20001011; GB 9723531 D0 19980107

INPADOC legal status


2002-11-06 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20020501

2000-10-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000613

2000-10-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE