|| List of recent Aerosol-related patents
|Topical use of levofloxacin for reducing lung inflammation|
The present invention relates to methods and compositions for the treatment of pulmonary inflammation. In particular, methods and compositions using aerosol levofloxacin or ofloxacin to reduce pulmonary inflammation are provided..
|Acrylic block copolymers for aerosols and aerosol adhesives|
An aerosol is described comprising a composition comprising an acrylic block copolymer, a solvent, and a propellant. An article is described comprising the aerosol contained within a pressurized containment vessel comprising a valve.
|Electronic smoking article and associated method|
Electronic smoking articles, and methods are provided. An exemplary article comprises a control body portion having a first control component therein.
|Electronic smoking article and associated method|
Smoking articles, and methods for forming such smoking articles, such as an electronic smoking article, are provided. An exemplary smoking article comprises a control body portion having a control body engagement end, and having a first control component therein.
|Fiber bed assembly including a re-entrainment control device for a fiber bed mist eliminator|
A fiber bed assembly used to remove aerosols and/or wetted soluble solids from a moving gas stream includes a fiber bed support and a fiber bed supported by the fiber bed support so that the gas stream passes through the fiber bed moving from an upstream space to a downstream space with respect to the fiber bed. A re-entrainment control device is located within a downstream space defined by the fiber bed so that at least a portion of the gas stream passes through the re-entrainment control device.
|Shine-producing hair-styling product with a strong hold, providing hair with a pleasant feel|
Agents for treating keratin-containing fibers, in particular human hair, containing, in a cosmetically acceptable carrier: at least one anionic setting copolymer encompassing at least one structural unit of formula (i) and at least one structural unit of formula (ii) and at least one structural unit of formula (iii), in which r1 denotes a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, r2 denotes a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, r3 denotes a branched (c1 to c20) alkyl group, a branched (c2 to c6) hydroxyalkyl group, or a *-(ch2ch2o)n—r6 group where r6=branched (c1 to c20) alkyl and n=1 to 30, r4 and r5 denote a hydrogen atom, or one of the two residues denotes a hydrogen atom and the other a methyl group, are suitable for temporary reshaping of hair and for imparting shine, in particular as an aerosol hair spray or aerosol hair foam.. .
|Use of charged surfactants for reducing textile staining by antiperspirants|
Disclosed is cosmetic or dermatological preparation which is present as an aerosol spray and comprises one or more antiperspirant substances and one or more cationic surfactants.. .
|Techniques related to satellite aerosols|
Examples described herein illustrate techniques related to satellite aerosol generation. In some examples, aerosols are sensed based on the interaction between satellite aerosols and a corona discharge from a corona source..
|Method for producing encapsulated nanoparticles|
A method is provided that produces nanocomposite materials containing well-dispersed, nanoparticles encapsulated in a polymer matrix. A feedstock comprising a colloidal dispersion of nanoparticles in a solvent and a polymer dissolved in the same solvent is passed through an ultrasonic nozzle using a flow control device, producing an aerosol of drops having diameters less than about 100 micrometers.
|Aerosol can mixing device|
An apparatus is provided that is configured for attachment to an aerosol can to permit mixing of contents therein. The apparatus includes a generally flat base portion coupled to a drive shaft orthogonally oriented relative to the base portion, and a securing strap attached to the base portion.
|Personal care composition foaming product and foaming dispenser|
A manually-actuable, non-aerosol dispenser to be used with a personal care composition having a relatively higher viscosity that gives a desired foamed composition generated from a manually-actuable, non-aerosol dispenser.. .
A spray actuator for an aerosol container, having at least one liquid to be dispensed there-from, has a valve actuator hinged mounted in the actuator body about a hinge axis, preferably at, or above, an intersection of the valve stem of the container valve and the inlet of a product passageway in the valve actuator, the product passage being connected to a spray nozzle. The valve actuator has both a trigger and a button, which enables operation of the spray actuator in any disposition of the container.
|Spray drier assembly for automated spray drying|
A spray drier system is provided for spray drying a liquid sample such as blood plasma. The spray drier system may include a spray drier device adapted to couple with a spray drier assembly.
|Automated spray drier|
A spray drier system is provided for spray drying a liquid sample such as blood plasma. The spray drier system may include a spray drier device and a spray drier assembly.
|Nozzles for nasal drug delivery|
A nozzle for use in delivering a mixture of aerosol propellant and drug formulation. The nozzle includes a drug product inlet configured to receive a mixture of aerosolized propellant and an intranasal dosage form.
|Systems and methods for applying texture material to ceiling surfaces|
An aerosol system for dispensing sprayable material in a desired spray pattern comprises an aerosol assembly and an outlet assembly. The outlet assembly comprises an actuator member, at least one flexible outlet member supported on the actuator member such that at least one pair of edges defined by the at least one flexible outlet member overlap, and a movable member supported on the actuator member to define an actuator assembly.
|Aerosolized lfa-1 antagonists for use in localized treatment of immune related disorders|
This invention provides specifically formulated lfa-1 antagonists or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof that are suitable for aerosolized delivery. In particular, the lfa-1 antagonists are particularly well suited for localized treatment by having a rapid systemic clearance rate.
|Aerosol antiperspirant compositions, products and methods|
An aerosol antiperspirant composition is provided. The aerosol antiperspirant composition includes a propellant having a concentration from 30% to 65% by weight and an antiperspirant composition.
|Aerosol device having two compartments including an alcoholic or hydroalcoholic hairstyling composition, and hairstyling method|
The invention also relates to a styling process using the device of the invention.. .
|Azeotrope-like compositions of tetrafluoropropene and hydrofluorocarbons|
Provided are azeotrope-like compositions comprising tetrafluoropropene and hydrofluorocarbons and uses thereof, including use in refrigerant compositions, refrigeration systems, blowing agent compositions, and aerosol propellants.. .
|Aerosol antiperspirant compositions, products and methods|
An aerosol antiperspirant composition is provided. The aerosol antiperspirant composition includes a propellant and an antiperspirant composition.
|Bag on valve filling machine|
A process and machine for refilling and reusing or recycling spent “bag on valve”-type aerosol cans. The process includes drawing a premeasured amount of liquid product into a refilling module, followed by pushing the product into the product bag (that surrounds the bag on valve), acting against the pressure of the gas already in the can.
There is provided a smoking article, comprising: an inner rod of aerosol generating material; an inner wrapper, circumscribing the inner rod; and a combustible outer rod circumscribing the inner wrapper, wherein combustion of the outer rod is arranged to heat the inner rod to generate an aerosol for delivery through the inner rod.. .
|Refill diverter for electronic cigarette|
A refillable atomizing assembly with a liquid reservoir for an electronic cigarette. The assembly includes a housing and a mouthpiece that is removably engaged to the housing.
|Lipid-based compositions of antiinfectives for treating pulmonary infections and methods of use thereof|
A system for treating or providing prophylaxus against a pulmonary infection is disclosed comprising: a) a pharmaceutical formulation comprising a mixture of free antiinfective and antiinfective encapsulated in a lipid-based composition, and b) an inhalation delivery device. A method for providing prophylaxis against a pulmonary infection in a patient and a method of reducing the loss of antiinfective encapsulated in a lipid-based composition upon nebulization comprising administering an aerosolized pharmaceutical formulation comprising a mixture of free antiinfective and antiinfective encapsulated in a lipid-based composition is also disclosed..
|Substrates for drug delivery device and methods of preparing and use|
An assembly and method for producing a condensation aerosol are disclosed. The assembly includes a heat-conductive metal substrate with an oxidation resistant exterior surface and a drug composition film on the exterior surface and is for use in an aerosol device.
|Printed heating element|
A heating element is provided with a conductive path pattern which can be printed in a mask-free manner (e.g., drop-on-demand) with existing printing technology. The printing step can be performed, for example, with a thermal inkjet printer, a piezoelectric inkjet printer, an aerosol jet printer, or an ultrasound printer.
|Non-flammable compositions of chloro-trifluoropropene|
The present invention relates to non-flammable compositions comprising chlorotrifluoropropene with reduced risk of flammability which are useful as refrigerants, heat transfer fluids, solvents, cleaners, blowing agents, aerosols, extraction fluids, and the like.. .
|Spinning cell device for fast standardization in laser ablation inductively coupled plasma spectrometry|
A spinning cell device is described for fast and convenient standardization and analysis of constituents and isotopes in solid samples by laser ablation inductively coupled plasma (la-icp) spectrometry. The method and apparatus for performing he method require the sample under test and a standard to be spun during ablation allowing the quasi-simultaneous ablation of both materials.
|Composition for aerosol for controlling flying-insect pest|
Wherein x represents an alkyl group having 2 to 4 carbon atoms; c) a hydrophobic organic solvent; and d) a propellant.. .
|Device and method for aerosol dispensing of a plurality of dry powders and nano-materials|
The present invention is a powder aerosol device that includes a cylindrical vessel, a nozzle that disperses by aerosol a plurality of dry powders and nano-materials contained in the cylindrical vessel and a propellant chamber that contains a propellant. The device also includes a cylinder that contains the plurality of dry powders and nano-materials dispersed by the aerosol to ambient, a piston held within the cylinder that moves the piston to push the plurality of dry powders and nano-materials toward the nozzle and a plurality of apertures disposed on the piston where propellant stream is passed through the plurality of apertures which fluidizes the plurality of dry powders and nano-materials.
|Apparatus for monitoring particles in an aerosol|
The present invention relates to an apparatus (1) for monitoring particles in a channel (11) or a space comprising aerosol and to an ion trap arrangement in the apparatus. The apparatus (1) comprises an ejector (24), gas supply (6, 16, 18, 19) arranged to feed an essentially particle free ionized gas flow (c) to the ejector (24), a sample-inlet arrangement (2) arranged to provide a sample aerosol flow (a) from the channel (11) into the ejector (24) by means of suction provided by the gas supply (6, 16, 18, 19) and the ejector (24) for charging at least a fraction of the particles of the sample aerosol flow (a), and an ion trap (12) extending at least partly into ejector (24) for removing ions not attached to the particles.
|Method of forming an aerosol for inhalation delivery|
The present invention relates to the inhalation delivery of aerosols containing small particles. Specifically, it relates to a method of forming an aerosol for use in inhalation therapy.
|Aerosolized fluoroquinolones and uses thereof|
Disclosed herein are formulations of fluoroquinolones suitable for aerosolization and use of such formulations for aerosol administration of fluoroquinolone antimicrobials for the treatment of pulmonary bacterial infections. In particular, inhaled levofloxacin specifically formulated and delivered for bacterial infections of the lungs is described.
|Aerosol bathroom cleaner|
An aqueous aerosol bathroom cleaner includes a surfactant, a water-soluble or dispersible organic solvent, a chelating agent and a propellant that comprises n-butane. Comparative data demonstrate that the presence of n-butane in the composition enhances the rate of bathroom soap scum removal relative to aerosol compositions that do not contain n-butane in the propellant.
|Human exhaled aerosol droplet biomarker system and method|
A system and method for detecting a biomarker in exhaled breath condensate nanodroplets comprises noninvasively collecting exhaled breath condensate nanodroplets of a subject, and analyzing said nanodroplets utilizing immuno-quantitative polymerase chain reaction to detect one or more target biomarkers.. .
|Shaped heater for an aerosol generating system|
A heater for heating an aerosol-forming substrate includes a plurality of elongate heating elements arranged in an elongate array. The elongate array has a support end with a first dimension, a heating end with a second dimension and a middle portion with a third dimension.
|Actuator systems and methods for aerosol wall texturing|
An outlet assembly for a spray dispenser comprises a container, an actuator member comprising at least one finger, a deformable outlet member, and an adjustment member defining an adjustment edge. The container supports the actuator member.
|Finely divided particles of core-shell structure|
The invention provides a process for producing finely divided particles of core-shell structure where the shell comprises at least one polymer, said process comprising the steps of: i. Providing a first aerosol stream of droplets in a carrier gas stream wherein the droplets comprise at least one monomer and charging droplets of the first aerosol with electric charge; ii.
|Foam oxidative hair colorant composition|
An oxidative hair colorant composition to be dispensed from a manually-actuable, non-aerosol dispenser as a foam. The oxidative hair colorant composition contains a foam stabilizing agent and is essentially free of surfactant..
|Electronic smoking article comprising one or more microheaters|
The present disclosure relates to an electronic smoking article that provides for improved aerosol delivery. Particularly, the article comprises one or more microheaters.
|Aerosol forming device for use in inhalation therapy|
The present invention relates to the inhalation delivery of aerosols containing small particles. Specifically, it relates to a device that forms drug containing aerosols for use in inhalation therapy.
|Aerosol inhalation device|
Actuators for an aerosol inhalation device containing a housing adapted to receive an aerosol canister containing a pressurized medicament formulation, a mouthpiece portion through which the user inhales, a nozzle block and an orifice and a tubular element extending in the mouthpiece portion from the orifice aperture in a longitudinal axis substantially aligned with a longitudinal axis of the mouthpiece portion provide a significant reduction in the non-respirable, coarse fraction of the emitted aerosol medicament via inertial impaction and retention in the actuator than in the oro-pharynx, with consequent less associated side effects and oral candidiasis in the patient. In addition the presence of the tubular element has minimal, negligible impact on the fine particle dose and on the particle size distribution (psd) of the delivered particles having aerodynamic diameter lower than 9 μm..
|Drug condensation aerosols and kits|
The present invention provides novel condensation aerosols for the treatment of disease and/or intermittent or acute conditions. These condensation aerosols have little or no pyrolysis degradation products and are characterized by having an mmad of between 1-3 microns.
An aerosol container (1) is disclosed herein that can include a reservoir (2) containing a propellant and a foodproduct, operable discharge means (3) to discharge the foodproduct, a dispensing head (10) defining a foodproduct receiving space (11) to receive the foodproduct from the discharge means (3), a distal part (15) of the head (10) having foodproduct shaping projections (12), wherein the foodproduct receiving space comprises an upstream foodproduct receiving space (11a, 11b) that widens, viewed in a foodproduct discharge direction, wherein a maximum diameter (d1) of the foodproduct receiving space of the dispensing head is larger than about 2 cm.. .
|Laser cutting method optimized in terms of the amount of aerosols|
The invention relates to an optimized laser cutting method for cutting a part from a material by means of a cutting system comprising: a laser source for producing a laser beam having a certain power; and a cutting head comprising an end nozzle for passage of a cutting laser beam, wherein the method comprises: determining a cutting power pd such that pd=max(popt;λe) where max is the mathematical operator of the maximum, popt is an optimal power of the laser beam of the cutting system, which is predetermined in accordance with the part to be cut, and/or with cutting parameters and/or with system parameters, in order to minimize the amount of aerosols produced when the part is cut, λ is a leading coefficient representing the number of kw required for cutting the part per mm of the thickness of the part, and e is the thickness of the part in mm.. .
|Method of cleaning|
The invention comprises a method of cleaning a kitchenware article, the method comprising a pre-treatment step in which a pre-cleaning composition is applied to the kitchenware article; and a dishwashing step in which the kitchenware article is washed in a dishwashing machine using a dishwashing composition; characterised in that the pre-cleaning composition is ejected from a pressurised aerosol canister and provides a cleaning foam on the surface of the kitchenware article.. .
|Ventilator aerosol delivery system|
A transition adapter component of a ventilator aerosol delivery system for delivering an aerosol to a patient, includes a housing having a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end having an aerosol passage for receiving an aerosol produced by a heated capillary and a gas connection port for receiving carrier gas from a ventilator, which is in communication with a plurality of gas entry ports within the transition adapter. An inner cavity of the transition adapter receives the aerosol from the heated capillary and the streams of carrier gas from the plurality of gas exit ports within the transition adapter and directs the streams of carrier gas at least partially encircling and in parallel with the aerosol.
|Methods, devices and formulations for targeted endobronchial therapy|
The present invention provides an improved means of treating tracheobronchitis, bronchiectasis and pneumonia in the nosocomial patient, preferably with aerosolized anti gram-positive and anti-gram negative antibiotics administered in combination or in seriatim in reliably sufficient amounts for therapeutic effect. In one aspect, the invention assures this result when aerosol is delivered into the ventilator circuit.
|Fluid and bioaerosol management|
The present invention comprises a central vacuum producing system suitable for collecting both liquid and gaseous material, one or more end effectors for use at a site at which liquid and gaseous material are produced, and a coupling device or connector for operably coupling one or more end effectors to the central vacuum. The connector may include a suitable liquid monitor or counter such as a flow meter, and/or features for separating, quantifying, routing and/or disposing of collected bioaerosol and/or its components at the site at which the connector is being used..
|Rapid response volcanic ash detector|
Methods and systems for detecting ambient aerosols are disclosed. An example method can comprise receiving an air sample comprising aerosol particles.
|Aerosol spray texture apparatus for a particulate containing material|
A composition for forming an acoustic texture material on a surface comprises a propellant material and acoustic texture material. The propellant material comprises di-methyl ethylene.
|Non-toxic pest repellent for use on humans/animals|
This invention relates generally to a non-toxic insect repellent comprising natural ingredients for application on humans and or animals. More particularly, the present invention is directed toward a non-aerosol insect repellent for application to the skin or clothing of humans and animals to repel pests found in a variety of environments, such as mosquitoes, black flies, ticks, and biting gnats.
In one aspect, an epidermal coolant includes a porous material and a phase change material retained in the porous material. The phase change material has a melting point between about 0-degrees celsius and about 65-degrees celsius and is retained in the porous material when the phase change material is in either the solid or liquid phase.
In one aspect, an epidermal coolant dispensable by an aerosol container includes a phase change material that changes phase between about 28-degrees and 40-degrees celsius. The coolant also includes a solvent in which the phase change material is dissolved and a surfactant.
|Ceria-zirconia-mixed oxide particles and process for their production by pyrolysis|
Described is a process for the production of mixed oxide particles. The process comprises providing a mixture comprising a solvent, one or more precursor compounds of ceria, one or more precursor compounds of zirconia, and one or more precursor compounds of one or more rare earth oxides other than ceria and/or one or more precursor compounds of yttria; forming an aerosol of the mixture; and pyrolyzing the aerosol of to obtain mixed oxide particles.
|Azeotrope-like compositions of pentafluoroethane and trifluoroiodomethane|
Provided are azeotrope-like compositions comprising heptafluoropropane and trifluoroiodomethane and uses thereof, including use in refrigerant compositions, refrigeration systems, blowing agents, fire suppressant compositions, and aerosol propellants.. .
|Dispensing aerosol valve for pressurized container, dispensing adapter therefor, and assembly of a pressurized container with an adapter|
A pressurized aerosol container is disclosed. The aerosol container includes a specific valve and a dispensing adapter to be used therewith for dispensing a pressurized liquid contained in the container.
|Valve for an aerosol container|
A valve for dispensing moisture reactive liquids is disclosed. The valve has a valve cup for tightly closing a container including a through opening, and a first annular fold forming a groove in a first, inner surface and a rib in a second, outer surface.
|Method of cleaning|
The invention comprises a method of carrying out machine dishwashing, using a cleaning composition, the method comprising delivery of the cleaning composition into the machine, characterised in that the cleaning composition is delivered to the machine from a pressurised aerosol canister as a foam or as a foam precursor which forms foam before the machine is operated.. .
|Small-volume nebulizers and methods of use thereof|
The invention relates to a small-volume nebulizer with a valve system to provide lung physiotherapy during airway therapy with small-volume nebulizers. The valve system may be incorporated into a small-volume nebulizer.