Patent Number: 6,165,481

Title: Highly pure squalane, raw material for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics prepared by using the same and method for producing the same

Abstract: Highly pure squalane in which the content of pristane is reduced to 10 wt ppm or less, can be obtained by refining the squalane of animal oil or fat origin through thin film distillation, said highly pure squalane is useful as a raw material for producing cosmetics and medical and pharmaceutical preparations and especially, it is quite effective as a lubricating agent for condoms and as a component of adjuvant composition.

Inventors: Kaiya; Atsushi (Kawasaki, JP), Nakamura; Tomio (Kawasaki, JP), Wada; Hironaka (Sagamihara, JP)

Assignee: Nippon Petrochemicals Company, Inc.

International Classification: A61K 39/39 (20060101); A61K 47/06 (20060101); C07C 9/22 (20060101); C07C 9/00 (20060101); C07C 7/00 (20060101); C07C 7/04 (20060101); A61K 9/00 (20060101); A61K 006/00 (); A61K 009/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017