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1. US20180325814 - CONFECTIONERY FOR ORAL CARE APPLICATIONS

Office United States of America
Application Number 15980296
Application Date 15.05.2018
Publication Number 20180325814
Publication Date 15.11.2018
Publication Kind A1
IPC
A61K 9/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
9Medicinal preparations characterised by special physical form
A61K 9/20
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
9Medicinal preparations characterised by special physical form
20Pills, lozenges or tablets
A61K 47/26
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
47Medicinal preparations characterised by the non-active ingredients used, e.g. carriers or inert additives; Targeting or modifying agents chemically bound to the active ingredient
06Organic compounds, e.g. natural or synthetic hydrocarbons, polyolefins, mineral oil, petrolatum or ozokerite
26Carbohydrates, e.g. sugar alcohols, amino sugars, nucleic acids, mono-, di- or oligo-saccharides; Derivatives thereof, e.g. polysorbates, sorbitan fatty acid esters or glycyrrhizin
A61K 31/198
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
185Acids; Anhydrides, halides or salts thereof, e.g. sulfur acids, imidic, hydrazonic or hydroximic acids
19Carboxylic acids, e.g. valproic acid
195having an amino group
197the amino and the carboxyl groups being attached to the same acyclic carbon chain, e.g. gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), beta-alanine, epsilon-aminocaproic acid, pantothenic acid
198Alpha-amino acids, e.g. alanine, edetic acid (EDTA)
A61K 31/661
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
KPREPARATIONS FOR MEDICAL, DENTAL, OR TOILET PURPOSES
31Medicinal preparations containing organic active ingredients
66Phosphorus compounds
661Phosphorus acids or esters thereof not having P-C bonds, e.g. fosfosal, dichlorvos, malathion
A61Q 11/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
QSPECIFIC USE OF COSMETICS OR SIMILAR TOILET PREPARATIONS
11Preparations for care of the teeth, of the oral cavity or of dentures, e.g. dentifrices or toothpastes; Mouth rinses
CPC
A23G 2200/06
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
23FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
GCOCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
2200containing organic compounds, e.g. synthetic flavouring agents
06containing beet sugar or cane sugar if specifically mentioned or containing other carbohydrates, e.g. starches, gums, alcohol sugar, polysaccharides, dextrin or containing high or low amount of carbohydrate
A23G 3/36
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
23FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
GCOCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
3Sweetmeats; Confectionery; Marzipan; Coated or filled products
34Sweetmeats, confectionery or marzipan; Processes for the preparation thereof
36characterised by the composition ; containing organic or inorganic compounds
A23G 3/54
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
23FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
GCOCOA; COCOA PRODUCTS, e.g. CHOCOLATE; SUBSTITUTES FOR COCOA OR COCOA PRODUCTS; CONFECTIONERY; CHEWING GUM; ICE-CREAM; PREPARATION THEREOF
3Sweetmeats; Confectionery; Marzipan; Coated or filled products
34Sweetmeats, confectionery or marzipan; Processes for the preparation thereof
50characterised by shape, structure or physical form, e.g. products with supported structure
54Composite products, e.g. layered, coated, filled
A23V 2002/00
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
23FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
VINDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO FOODS, FOODSTUFFS OR NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
2002Food compositions, function of food ingredients or processes for food or foodstuffs
A23V 2200/312
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
23FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
VINDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO FOODS, FOODSTUFFS OR NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
2200Function of food ingredients
30Foods, ingredients or supplements having a functional effect on health
312having an effect on dental health
A23V 2250/0606
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
23FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
VINDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO FOODS, FOODSTUFFS OR NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
2250Food ingredients
02Acid
06Amino acid
0606Arginine
Applicants The Hershey Company
Inventors Steven M. Kumiega
Paula M. Gibson
Theresa R. Cea
Mary Lou Cunningham
Joan L. Apgar
Ian Fairs
Balaji Santhanam
Brian J. Paul
Jordana Langiotti Swank
Title
(EN) CONFECTIONERY FOR ORAL CARE APPLICATIONS
Abstract
(EN)

The present invention is directed to a confectionery capable of imparting oral care benefits to an end-user, the confectionery containing: a first sweetener; an optional second sweetener, a flavorant and optionally a functional active ingredient for promoting tooth mineralization, wherein the confectionery is substantially sugar-free. The present invention is also directed to a method of imparting oral care benefits to a consumer involving inserting the above-described confectionery into a consumer's mouth and allowing the confectionery to dissolve in the consumer's mouth over a prolonged period of time.