Patents by Inventor Rolf Kawa

Rolf Kawa 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).

  • Patent number: 7179880
    Abstract: A cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical composition containing: (a) a polycarbonate having a molecular weight of from about 300 to 100,000; (b) optionally, an oil component; (c) optionally, an emulsifier; and (d) optionally, water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2007
    Assignee: Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Rolf Kawa, Lars Zander, Alfred Westfechtel
  • Patent number: 7083780
    Abstract: The use of hydroxyethers obtainable by ring opening of olefinic oxides having 6 to 18 carbon atoms with alcohols having 1 to 18 carbon atoms andlor polyols having 2 to 18 carbon atoms and 2 to 10 hydroxyl groups or water are proposed as oil bodies in cosmetic and/or pharmaceutial preparations is described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2006
    Assignee: Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Achim Ansmann, Rolf Kawa, Michael Neuss
  • Publication number: 20050226824
    Abstract: A system for dispensing a foamed aqueous emulsion is provided. The system is a foam-dispensing container and an aqueous emulsion of an oil component with improved foamability. The foamability is improved by including in the emulsion a polyol poly-12-hydroxystearate surfactant as an emulsifier. The aqueous emulsion contains polyol poly-12-hydroxystearate, an oil component, other surfactants and can contain UV protection factors, water and optionally other auxiliaries and additives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2003
    Publication date: October 13, 2005
    Inventors: Rolf Kawa, Peter Finkel, Hannelore Merheim, Sylvia Henig
  • Publication number: 20050220826
    Abstract: A cosmetic composition containing: (a) an aqueous phase; (b) an oil phase containing cyclohexyl cyclohexane; (c) optionally, a surfactant; and (d) optionally, an auxiliary oil component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2003
    Publication date: October 6, 2005
    Inventors: Rolf Kawa, Achim Ansmann, Daniel Prinz, Sabine Both
  • Publication number: 20050136081
    Abstract: The invention relates to new self-emulsifying preparations containing (a) 7 to 20% by weight stearyl oligoglycoside, (b) 7 to 20% by weight cetyl oligoglycoside, (c) 0.1 to 3% by weight myristyl oligoglycoside, (d) 0.5 to 7% by weight lauryl oligoglycoside, (e) 4 to 12% by weight cetyl alcohol, (f) 10 to 20% by weight stearyl alcohol, (g) 20 to 30% by weight C16/18 partial glycerides containing 58 to 62% by weight monoglyceride and (h) 20 to 30% by weight C16/18 partial glycerides containing 30 to 45% by weight monoglyceride, with the proviso that the quantities shown add up to 100% by weight with water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2004
    Publication date: June 23, 2005
    Inventors: Rolf Kawa, Ulrich Issberner
  • Patent number: 6905697
    Abstract: A fibrous web, in particular tissue web treated with a lotion composition based on an O/W emulsion comprising: (A) at least one oil; (B) an (O/W) emulsifier or (O/W) emulsifier combination; and (C) 6 to 30 weight % of water; wherein the weight % values relate to the total weight of the lotion composition. Since in the above lotion composition the external phase is aqueous, a web treated therewith can easily be wet by water and does not float on the water if it is to be disposed in a toilet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2002
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2005
    Assignee: SCA Hygiene Products GmbH
    Inventors: Guido Baum├Âller, Rolf Kawa, Stephan Eichhorn, Roland Sporer
  • Publication number: 20050112156
    Abstract: The invention relates to new sun protection compositions with improved water resistance which are distinguished by the fact that they have an effective content of diol dimer fatty acid esters and, more particularly, dimer diol dimer fatty acid esters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2004
    Publication date: May 26, 2005
    Inventors: Stefan Busch, Rolf Kawa, Alfred Westfechtel
  • Publication number: 20050106190
    Abstract: Polyalkylene ethers comprised of C5-100 alkylene groups and having an average molecular weight of from 300 to 100000, which can be prepared by polycondensation of hydroxy-functional reactants selected from the group consisting of diols and polyols are described in addition to their use in cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical preparations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2002
    Publication date: May 19, 2005
    Inventors: Rolf Kawa, Lars Zander
  • Publication number: 20050100573
    Abstract: A fibrous web, in particular tissue web treated with a lotion composition based on an O/W emulsion comprising: (A) at least one oil; (B) an (O/W) emulsifier or (O/W) emulsifier combination; and (C) 6 to 30 weight % of water; wherein the weight % values relate to the total weight of the lotion composition. Since in the above lotion composition the external phase is aqueous, a web treated therewith can easily be wet by water and does not float on the water if it is to be disposed in a toilet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2004
    Publication date: May 12, 2005
    Applicant: SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS GMBH
    Inventors: Guido Baumoller, Rolf Kawa, Stephan Eichhorn, Roland Sporer
  • Publication number: 20050090637
    Abstract: A cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical composition containing: (a) a polycarbonate having a molecular weight of from about 300 to 100,000; (b) optionally, an oil component; (c) optionally, an emulsifier; and (d) optionally, water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2002
    Publication date: April 28, 2005
    Inventors: Rolf Kawa, Lars Zander, Alfred Westfechtel
  • Publication number: 20050079141
    Abstract: A cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical composition containing: (a) a dimer diol; (b) a UV filter; (c) optionally, an oil component; (d) optionally, an emulsifier; and (e) optionally, water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2002
    Publication date: April 14, 2005
    Inventors: Lars Zander, Rolf Kawa
  • Publication number: 20050079986
    Abstract: The invention relates to a water-free oil-based composition which is liquid at 20┬░ C./normal pressure and which contains (a) 2 to 90% by weight of at least one linear and/or branched dialkyl carbonate and (b) 2 to 95% by weight of at least one linear and/or branched alkane containing 8 to 40 carbon atoms and to its use in the cosmetics field.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2004
    Publication date: April 14, 2005
    Inventors: Catherine Mitchell, Rolf Kawa, Ulrich Issberner, Achim Ansmann, Bettina Jackwerth
  • Patent number: 6860967
    Abstract: A tissue paper penetrated with a lotion composition being a liquid, viscous W/O emulsion includes (A) 20 to 75 weight % of at least one oil, (B) 3 to 40 weight % of at least one non-ionic W/O emulsifier, (C) optionally 0.5 to 10 weight % of at least one wax, (D) 1 to 15 weight % of at least one humectant, (E) 6 to 25 weight % of water. The lotioned tissue paper of the invention shows an excellent surface softness and in particular bulk softness. Simultaneously it is capable of efficiently transferring lotion to the skin of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2005
    Assignee: SCA Hygiene Products GmbH
    Inventors: Guido Baumoller, Rolf Kawa, Stephan Eichhorn
  • Publication number: 20040116542
    Abstract: Oil-in-water emulsions comprised of: (a) a polyol poly-12-hydroxystearate polyester; (b) an alkyl polyglycoside; (c) an oil; and (d) from 5 to 30% by weight water. When used as paper additives, the emulsions significantly improve the softness and feel of the paper products.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2003
    Publication date: June 17, 2004
    Inventors: Guido Baumoeller, Rolf Kawa, Roland Spoerer, Stephan Eichhorn
  • Publication number: 20040053041
    Abstract: The invention relates to water-in-oil or oil-in-water emulsions containing (a) polyol poly-12-hydroxy stearates, (b) oil bodies selected from the group containing glycerides, hydrocarbons, silicon oils, dialkyl ethers and dialkyl carbonates, or mixtures of the same, and (c) 5-25 wt. % water. Said emulsions are characterised by exceptional softness and are suitable for use as body care agents, as well as impregnating and brightening agents for woven fabric, non-woven fabric and paper.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2003
    Publication date: March 18, 2004
    Inventors: Guido Baumoeller, Rolf Kawa, Stephan Eichhorn
  • Publication number: 20040044078
    Abstract: A cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical composition containing: (a) an oil component; (b) a viscosity modifier selected from the group consisting of a C6-22 hydroxyfatty acid, a salt of a C6-22 hydroxyfatty acid, and mixtures thereof; and (c) water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2003
    Publication date: March 4, 2004
    Inventors: Rolf Kawa, Achim Ansmann
  • Publication number: 20040029977
    Abstract: A process for making an emulsion having a particle size of from about 0.1 to 5 &mgr;m involving: (a) providing an oil component having a polarity of up to 5 Debye; (b) providing an emulsifier; (c) providing water; and (d) homogenizing (a)-(c), under pressure, to form the emulsion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2003
    Publication date: February 12, 2004
    Inventors: Rolf Kawa, Achim Ansmann, Rainer Eskuchen
  • Patent number: 6667043
    Abstract: A process for making technical di/triglyceride mixtures involving: (a) providing a vegetable oil; and (b) partially transesterifying the vegetable oil by reacting it with a component selected from the group consisting of a mixture of glycerol and a fatty acid corresponding to formula I: R1COOH  (I) wherein R1CO is an acyl group having from 6 to 10 carbon atoms, a mixture of glycerol and a methyl ester of the fatty acid of formula I, and a triglyceride based on the fatty acid of formula I.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2003
    Assignee: Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Stefan Podubrin, Achim Ansmann, Rolf Kawa, Richard Ridinger
  • Publication number: 20030180374
    Abstract: A cosmetic composition containing: (a) from about 1 to 20% by weight of a dialkyl carbonate; (b) from about 2 to 30% by weight of a metal oxide; and (c) optionally, from about 10 to 80% by weight of an oil component, all weights being based on the total weight of the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2003
    Publication date: September 25, 2003
    Inventors: Alberto Corbella, Achim Ansmann, Rolf Kawa, Samir F. Naggiar
  • Publication number: 20030161847
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of hydroxyethers which can be obtained by decyclising olefin epoxides having 6 to 18 carbon atoms with alcohols having 1 to 18 carbon atoms and/or polyoles having 2 to 18 carbon atoms and 2 to 10 hydroxy groups or water. The inventive hydroxyethers can be used as oil bodies in cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical preparations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2002
    Publication date: August 28, 2003
    Inventors: Achim Ansmann, Rolf Kawa, Michael Neuss