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1. (WO1997016995) GUM-MASSAGING ORAL BRUSH
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau

Pub. No.: WO/1997/016995 International Application No.: PCT/US1996/018004
Publication Date: 15.05.1997 International Filing Date: 08.11.1996
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 26.05.1997
IPC:
A46B 3/16 (2006.01) ,A46B 9/06 (2006.01) ,A46B 15/00 (2006.01) ,A46D 1/00 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
46
BRUSHWARE
B
BRUSHES
3
Brushes characterised by the way in which the bristles are fixed or joined in or on the brush body or carrier
16
by wires or other anchoring means, specially for U-shaped bristle tufts
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
46
BRUSHWARE
B
BRUSHES
9
Arrangements of the bristles in the brush body
06
Arrangement of mixed bristles or tufts of bristles, e.g. wire, fibre, rubber
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
46
BRUSHWARE
B
BRUSHES
15
Other brushes; Brushes with additional arrangements
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
46
BRUSHWARE
D
MANUFACTURE OF BRUSHES
1
Bristles; Selection of materials for bristles
Applicants:
GILLETTE CANADA INC. [CA/CA]; 16700 Trans Canada Kirkland, Quebec H9H 4Y8, CA (AllExceptUS)
ROBERTS, Michael, F. [IE/US]; US (UsOnly)
MASTERMAN, Craig, T. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
PARK, Edward, Hosung [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
SWEENEY, Philip, J. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
TSENG, Mingchih, M. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
WITKUS, Stephen, C. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
Inventors:
ROBERTS, Michael, F.; US
MASTERMAN, Craig, T.; US
PARK, Edward, Hosung; US
SWEENEY, Philip, J.; US
TSENG, Mingchih, M.; US
WITKUS, Stephen, C.; US
Agent:
GALLOWAY, Peter, D.; Ladas & Parry 26 West 61st Street New York, NY 10023 , US
Priority Data:
08/554,93109.11.1995US
08/730,28630.10.1996US
Title (EN) GUM-MASSAGING ORAL BRUSH
(FR) BROSSE BUCCALE POUR MASSAGE DES GENCIVES
Abstract:
(EN) An oral brush is provided that includes an elongated body, a head portion extending from the body, and a plurality of bristles, formed of particular thermoplastic elastomers, extending from the body. In various embodiments, the thermoplastic elastomer has a Shore A hardness of at least 30; the thermoplastic elastomer is selected form the group consisting of polyetheramides, polyesters, styrene-ethylene-butylene-styrene block copolymers, polyurethanes, polyolefin elastomers, and mixtures thereof; and the thermoplastic elastomer has a flexural modulus of at least 5 MPa.
(FR) Cette brosse comprend un manche allongé, une tête prolongeant ce corps, et des poils constitués d'élastomères thermoplastiques spéciaux, qui prolongent ce corps. Dans diverses variantes, l'élastomère thermoplastique présente une dureté de Shore A d'au moins 30 et il est choisi dans le groupe consistant en des polyétheramides, polyesters, copolymères en bloc de styrène-éthylène-styrène, polyuréthanes, élastomères polyoléfiniques et leurs mélanges. Cet élastomère thermoplastique présente un module d'élasticité en flexion d'au moins 5 MPa.
Designated States: AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, CA, CH, CN, CU, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, GB, GE, HU, IL, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, TJ, TM, TR, TT, UA, UG, US, UZ, VN
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (KE, LS, MW, SD, SZ, UG)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP0918477JP2002514946 CN1204238CA2236416KR1019990067429AU1996076752