US 9,809,788 B2
Bar soap composition and method of manufacture
Long Pan, Cherry Hill, NJ (US); Diana Scala, Hillsborough, NJ (US); Donghui Wu, Bridgewater, NJ (US); Jairaj Mattai, Piscataway, NJ (US); Christine Boyke, Somerset, NJ (US); Minli Shi, Highland Park, NJ (US); and Diane Curley, Milltown, NJ (US)
Assigned to COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY, New York, NY (US)
Appl. No. 14/649,832
Filed by Colgate-Palmolive Company, New York, NY (US)
PCT Filed Dec. 7, 2012, PCT No. PCT/US2012/068396
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Jun. 4, 2015,
PCT Pub. No. WO2014/088587, PCT Pub. Date Jun. 12, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0322388 A1, Nov. 12, 2015
Int. Cl. C11D 9/26 (2006.01); C11D 13/18 (2006.01); C11D 17/00 (2006.01); C11D 10/04 (2006.01)
CPC C11D 9/26 (2013.01) [C11D 10/045 (2013.01); C11D 13/18 (2013.01); C11D 17/006 (2013.01); C11D 17/0017 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
 
1. A soap bar composition comprising solid soap and an oil-in-water emulsion,
wherein the emulsion comprises oil, one or more surfactants, and emulsion water,
wherein a ratio of the oil to the one or more surfactants is from 0.33:1 to 0.67:1,
wherein the emulsion water is present in the emulsion in an amount of at least 95% by weight of the emulsion,
wherein the emulsion is dispersed within the solid soap, and
wherein the emulsion before incorporation into the soap bar comprises 9.4 to 15% of the emulsion water by weight of the soap bar composition.