Patents by Inventor Kenji HOZUMI

Kenji HOZUMI has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210208042
    Abstract: The present invention is a method for estimating a physical property of an aqueous sample containing a surfactant and water, comprising: adding an oil component and a phase-changing probe to the aqueous sample, and estimating the physical property of the aqueous sample from an amount of the phase-changing probe when a phase structure of the mixture changes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Applicant: Kao Corporation
    Inventor: Kenji HOZUMI
  • Publication number: 20210155872
    Abstract: The present invention is a liquid detergent composition for tableware and/or kitchen hard articles containing: (a) a nonionic surfactant with an HLB of 10.5 or less; (b) a surfactant selected from amine oxide-type surfactants, amphoteric surfactants, and nonionic surfactants with an HLB of 11 or more; and (c) an organic solvent with a logPow of 0 or more and 1.5 or less, wherein a proportion of component (a) in all surfactants is 30 mass % or more and 85 mass % or less, a mass ratio of the content of (c) to the content of (a), (c)/(a), is 1 or more and 10 or less, and a viscosity at 20° C. is 20 mPa·s or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kenji HOZUMI
  • Publication number: 20210087503
    Abstract: The present invention is a liquid detergent composition for tableware and/or kitchen hard articles containing: (a) a nonionic surfactant with an HLB of 10.5 or less (provided that (b) is excluded); (b) a glycoside having a hydrocarbon group with 8 or more and 18 or less carbons and a glycoside group with an average degree of condensation of 0.5 or more and 3 or less; and (c) an organic solvent with a logPow of 0 or more and 1.5 or less [hereinafter, referred to as component (c)], wherein the content of (a) in all surfactants is 30 mass % or more and 95 mass % or less, a mass ratio of component (c) to the content of (a), (c)/(a), is 2 or more and 8 or less, and a viscosity at 20° C. is 20 mPa·s or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: Kao Corporation
    Inventor: Kenji HOZUMI
  • Patent number: 10813873
    Abstract: A hair cosmetic containing Components (A) and (B): (A) a cationic polymer having a charge density of 5.0 to 7.0 meq/g; and (B) an anionic polymer comprising 80% by mass or more and 100% by mass or less of a constitutional unit represented by Formula (1) and having a weight-average molecular weight of 4,000 or more and 80,000 or less, where R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a carboxy group; and R2 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yu Horie, Kenji Hozumi, Takashi Mizooku, Hiroto Tanamachi
  • Patent number: 10335358
    Abstract: A hair cosmetic comprising the following ingredients (A) and (B): (A) a cationic polymer having a charge density of 5.0 to 7.0 meq/g and (B) an anionic polysaccharide derivative wherein a part of the H atoms of the OH group of a polysaccharide compound having the constituent unit described below are substituted with a —(CH2)mCOO? group (m is an integer of 1 to 5) at an average substitution degree of 0.5 to 2.0 per constituent unit, and wherein optionally a part of the H atoms of the remaining —OH groups are substituted with C1-40 alkyl groups and/or alkylene groups, wherein the viscosity of the ingredient (B) in a 2 mass % aqueous solution (25° C.) is 0.5 to 800 mPa·s wherein R? represents a C2-4 alkylene group optionally substituted with an —OH group, and n represents a number by which the average number of added moles of R?O per constituent unit is 0 to 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yu Horie, Kenji Hozumi, Takashi Mizooku, Hiroto Tanamachi
  • Publication number: 20170007526
    Abstract: A hair cosmetic containing Components (A) and (B): (A) a cationic polymer having a charge density of 5.0 to 7.0 meq/g; and (B) an anionic polymer comprising 80% by mass or more and 100% by mass or less of a constitutional unit represented by Formula (1) and having a weight-average molecular weight of 4,000 or more and 80,000 or less, where R1 represents a hydrogen atom or a carboxy group; and R2 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2014
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yu HORIE, Kenji HOZUMI, Takashi MIZOOKU, Hiroto TANAMACHI
  • Publication number: 20160120783
    Abstract: A hair cosmetic comprising the following ingredients (A) and (B): (A) a cationic polymer having a charge density of 5.0 to 7.0 meq/g and (B) an anionic polysaccharide derivative wherein a part of the H atoms of the OH group of a polysaccharide compound having the constituent unit described below are substituted with a —(CH2)mCOO? group (m is an integer of 1 to 5) at an average substitution degree of 0.5 to 2.0 per constituent unit, and wherein optionally a part of the H atoms of the remaining —OH groups are substituted with C1-40 alkyl groups and/or alkylene groups, wherein the viscosity of the ingredient (B) in a 2 mass % aqueous solution (25° C.) is 0.5 to 800 mPa·s wherein R? represents a C2-4 alkylene group optionally substituted with an —OH group, and n represents a number by which the average number of added moles of R?O per constituent unit is 0 to 10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2014
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yu HORIE, Kenji HOZUMI, Takashi MIZOOKU, Hiroto TANAMACHI