Post-Foaming Dental MoussePatented by Colgate-Palmolive
February 13, 2013
• US Patent No. 8,337,818 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company has patented a post-foaming oral care mousse that is comprised of a dentifrice composition that contains surfactant and a humectant and a compressed liquid propellant that has a boiling point of less than -10° C. The dentrifrice has a viscosity of less than 30,000 centipoise prior to the addition of propellant. The mousse is dispensed as a gel that expands at least 100% (volume) in less than five seconds.