Patent Number: 6,165,447

Title: Synergistic antibacterial combination

Abstract: An antibacterial combination of a nonionic halogenated diphenyl ether compound such as Triclosan and hydrogenated lupulone, the combination being particularly effective in inhibiting the growth of gram-positive bacteria and in the preparation of antiplaque oral compositions.

Inventors: Trivedi; Harsh M. (Woodbridge, NJ), Herles; Susan M. (Flemington, NJ), Szeles; Lori H. (Old Bridge, NJ), Gaffar; Abdul (Princeton, NJ)

Assignee: Colgate-Palmolive Company

International Classification: A61K 31/085 (20060101); A61K 31/075 (20060101); A61K 31/122 (20060101); A61K 31/12 (20060101); A61P 1/00 (20060101); A61P 1/02 (20060101); A61P 31/04 (20060101); A61P 31/00 (20060101); A61K 007/16 (); A61K 031/12 (); A61K 007/26 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017