Patent Number: 6,254,878

Title: Nail polish compositions containing acrylic polymers

Abstract: Colored and clear nail polish compositions comprise a solvent system having no more than 30 weight % water, a film forming acrylic binder prepared from (meth)acrylic monomers and stirene and which further contain specific adhesion promoting monomers or monomer combinations selected from (1) anhydride, anhydride plus acid, anhydride plus ureido, anhydride plus beta-diketone; (2) acid plus hydroxy; and (3) ureido, ureido plus acid, or ureido plus beta-diketone have properties equal to or better than commercially available nail polish compositions and permit the formulation of all acrylic pigmented nail polish compositions.

Inventors: Bednarek; Milan Bohuslav (Wilmington, DE), Scopazzi; Christopher (Wilmington, DE)

Assignee: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

International Classification: A61K 6/00 (20060101); A61K 006/00 (); A61K 007/00 (); A61K 007/04 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018