Global Patent Index - EP 1237996 A1

EP 1237996 A1 2002-09-11 - WATER UNSTABLE FOAM

Title (en)

WATER UNSTABLE FOAM

Title (de)

WASSERUNSTABILER SCHAUMSTOFF

Title (fr)

MOUSSE INSTABLE DANS L'EAU

Publication

EP 1237996 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00967304 A

Priority

  • GB 9923344 A
  • GB 9923393 A
  • GB 0010599 A
  • GB 0022523 A
  • US 0027332 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0125322A1] A foam component is provided which comprises a mixture of a polymeric material, a dissolution aid, and an active ingredient, preferably being active in an aqueous environment, the foam component being stable upon contact with air and unstable upon contact with water. Said foam component provides a means to deliver an active ingredient to an aqueous environment, preferably the active ingredients being a detergent active ingredient, preferably enzymes, and the aqueous environment being the wash water.

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

C08J 9/30; C08J 9/28; C09D 5/00; C11D 3/37

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61K 47/32 (2006.01); A61K 8/02 (2006.01); A61K 8/04 (2006.01); A61Q 19/10 (2006.01); C08J 9/28 (2006.01); C08J 9/30 (2006.01); C08L 29/04 (2006.01); C08L 101/00 (2006.01); C09D 5/00 (2006.01); C11D 3/37 (2006.01); C11D 11/00 (2006.01); C11D 17/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C08J 9/30 (2013.01); A61K 8/0208 (2013.01); A61K 8/046 (2013.01); A61Q 19/10 (2013.01); C08J 9/28 (2013.01); C11D 17/00 (2013.01); C08J 2201/0504 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0125322A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 0125322 A1 20010412; AU 7752400 A 20010510; BR 0014504 A 20020604; CA 2385161 A1 20010412; CN 1408004 A 20030402; EP 1237996 A1 20020911; JP 2003511501 A 20030325; MX PA02003449 A 20020820

INPADOC legal status


2006-10-18 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20060503

2002-12-18 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20021105

2002-10-02 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: MCGOFF, MATTHEW GRADY

2002-10-02 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: STEPHENS, SCOTT EDWARD

2002-10-02 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: TANTAWY, HOSSAM HASSAN

2002-10-02 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: DRIFFIELD, CHRISTOPHER CHARLES

2002-10-02 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: DUFTON, DANIEL, JAMES

2002-09-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020419

2002-09-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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

2002-09-11 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI