US Pat. No. 9,364,421

HAIR COSMETIC

KOSE CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A hair cosmetic comprising the following components (A) to (D):
(A) a (meth)acrylic silicone-based graft copolymer that is obtained by reacting the following radically polymerizable monomers
(a), (b), (c), and (d) and is dissolved at a level of 50 mass % or more in 99.5% ethanol at 25° C.:

(a) a compound represented by the following formula (I):

(wherein Me represents a methyl group, R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R2 represents a linear or branched
divalent saturated hydrocarbon group containing 1 to 10 carbon atoms, which optionally comprises one or two ether bonds, R3
represents a saturated hydrocarbon group containing 1 to 10 carbon atoms, and m represents any of integer of 5 to 100);

(b) at least one selected from
a compound represented by the following formula (II):

(wherein R4 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, R5, R6 and R7, which are the same or different, each represents
a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group containing 1 to 4 carbon atoms, X represents —O—, —NH—, —O—CH2— or —O—CH2CH(OH)—, Y represents a linear or branched divalent saturated hydrocarbon group containing 1 to 4 carbon atoms, and Z? represents a counter anion), and

a compound represented by the following formula (III):

(wherein R8 and R9, which are the same or different, each represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group containing 1 to 4 carbon
atoms, R10 and R11, which are the same or different, each represents a hydrogen atom or an alkyl group containing 1 to 18
carbon atoms, and Z? represents a counter anion);

(c) a compound represented by the following formula (IV):

(wherein R12 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and R13 represents a hydrogen atom or a linear or branched alkyl
group containing 1 to 3 carbon atoms); and

(d) a compound represented by the following formula (V):

(wherein R14 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and R15 represents a hydroxyalkyl group containing 1 to 4 carbon
atoms);

(B) at least one film-forming polymer selected from nonionic, amphoteric, and cationic polymers;
(C) a monohydric lower alcohol; and
(D) at least one selected from polyalkylene glycols and sugar alcohols.
US Pat. No. 9,193,805

DEXTRIN FATTY ACID ESTER THAT DOES NOT CAUSE GELATION OF LIQUID OIL, AND USES THEREOF

Chiba Flour Milling Co., ...

1. A dextrin fatty acid ester prepared by esterification between dextrin and fatty acids, wherein the dextrin has an average
degree of glucose polymerization of 3 to 150; the fatty acids comprise more than 50 mol % and 95 mol % or less, based on the
total amount of the fatty acids, of one or more saturated branched fatty acids having 4 to 26 carbon atoms, and 5 mol % or
more and less than 50 mol %, based on the total amount of the fatty acids, of one or more fatty acids selected from the group
consisting of a saturated linear fatty acid having 2 to 22 carbon atoms, an unsaturated linear or branched fatty acid having
6 to 30 carbon atoms, and a saturated or unsaturated cyclic fatty acid having 6 to 30 carbon atoms;
the degree of substitution by the fatty acids is 1.0 to 3.0 per glucose unit;
the dextrin fatty acid ester is not capable of causing gelation of liquid paraffin having a kinematic viscosity at 40° C.
of 8 mm2/s as measured by ASTM D445 test method; and

a maximum stress value applied to the point of contact is 30 to 1000 g when a 100 g load is applied to a film using a texture
analyzer, kept for 10 seconds, and then separated therefrom at a rate of 0.5 mm/second, wherein the film has been obtained
by applying a light liquid isoparaffin solution containing 40% by mass of the dextrin fatty acid ester at a thickness of 400
?m on a glass plate using an applicator, followed by drying.

US Pat. No. 9,375,070

STICK-TYPE COSMETIC HOLDER

KOSE Corporation, Chuo-k...

1. A stick-type cosmetic holder formed in a cylindrical shape opened at upper and lower ends, comprising:
an inner peripheral surface including an inner diameter gradually decreased from an upper opening downward to provide an upper
tapered surface, and the inner diameter is gradually decreased from a lower opening upward to provide a lower tapered surface;
and

a single annular step portion forming a step such that a lower tapered surface side is higher than an upper tapered surface
side,

the single annular step provided at a boundary between the upper tapered surface and the lower tapered surface,
the step portion formed with an inclination angle in relation to an axial center as viewed from a lateral side, and
taper angles of the upper and lower tapered surfaces are 1° to 10°.
US Pat. No. 10,105,309

SOLID POWDER COSMETIC

KOSE Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A solid powder cosmetic comprising components (A) to (C):(A) an amino-modified silicone-treated powder;
(B) a (sodium acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate) copolymer; and
(C) a water-swelling clay mineral.

US Pat. No. 10,308,392

PACKING BOX

Kose Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A packing box comprising:a box body having a front wall plate member, a rear wall plate member, a plurality of side wall plate members, and a bottom plate member for housing a product;
a side flap that is connected via a first folding line to an upper end portion of one of the side wall plate members for preventing protrusion of the product;
a top face lid that is connected via a second folding line to an upper end portion of the rear wall plate member for openably sealing an upper end portion of the box body; and
an insertion piece that is connected to a front end edge of the top face lid via a third folding line and is inserted into the box body for holding the top face lid, the packing box including a slit lock engaging structure that maintains a state in which the top face lid is closed by engaging a slit engaging piece that is a part of the side flap into a slit created by cutting a part of a connection base end of the insertion piece along a direction parallel to the third folding line;
wherein the top face lid includes a part that can be torn along a tear inducing line extending from a side flap opposing edge of the top face lid to a front end edge of the top face lid so that the part can be held and torn along the tear inducing line by a human hand and be raised up with respect to the top face lid to form a slit lock release gripping piece that can be used for releasing engagement created by the slit lock engaging structure;
wherein the slit includes a L-shaped cut formed by a first cut extending from a start point on said third folding line, which is a border between the insertion piece and the top face lid, in a direction transverse to said third folding line, toward an edge of the insertion piece for a length that is at least equal to a thickness of the side flap, and a second cut extending in a direction parallel to said third folding line toward a side end of the insertion piece, and the insertion piece is folded with respect to the top face lid for forming the slit;
wherein the top face lid is locked in a closed condition by the engagement of said slit engagement piece with said slit;
wherein a part of the top face lid projecting forward from the third folding line when the insertion piece is folded with respect to the top face lid forms an unlock projection piece that is able to abut against the slit-engaging piece in the slit when the slit lock release gripping piece is raised up to release the engagement created by the slit lock engaging structure; and
wherein said top face lid is openable by a sequence of steps, said steps consisting of tearing said part of the top face lid along said tear inducing line and raising said part up with respect to the top face lid to form said slit lock release gripping piece, manually rotating said part upward and forward about said third folding line, thereby causing said unlock projection piece to abut said slit engaging piece and disengage said slit engaging piece from said slit, and manually pulling upward on said slit lock release gripping piece to remove the insertion piece from the box body and raise the top face lid.
US Pat. No. 10,426,715

LIPOSOME COMPOSITION

KOSE CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A liposome comprising the following ingredients (a) to (e):(a) A phospholipid
(b) A Tremella fuciformis extract
(c) Vitamin E or a derivative thereof
(d) A polyhydric alcohol having an IOB value of 1.5 to 5
(e) Water,
wherein the ingredient (d) consists of one or more selected from the group consisting of 1,3-butylene glycol, glycerin, and dipropylene glycol, and
wherein content of the ingredient (d) contained in the liposome is in the range of 10 to 25%.

US Pat. No. 10,392,168

CONTAINER POURING SPOUT SEALING STRUCTURE

KOSE Corporation, Chuo-k...

1. A pouring spout sealing structure of an inside plug to be attached to a neck part of a container, the sealing structure comprising:a sealing member including a bottom part that seals an opening of a pouring spout of the inside plug, a peripheral wall that rises from a peripheral edge of the bottom part, and a knob part that extends from the peripheral wall,
wherein the sealing member is connected to an upper end of the opening of the pouring spout at the peripheral edge of the bottom part,
a connected portion constituting a thin pan breakable by a certain pulling force,
the sealing member is welded to the inside plug through a planar part molded integrally via the thin part, and
the peripheral wall is inclined upwardly and outwardly from the opening of the pouring spout and is inclined at an angle ? from 20 degrees to 80 degrees with respect to the planar part.