Patent Number: 6,966,252

Title: Hydrophilic substance dispensing device

Abstract: A device for dispensing into a liquid at least one hydrophilic substance deposited thereon including a body having at least one surface area enhancer and at least one hydrophilic substance deposited on the at least one surface area enhancer, to form a coated surface enhancer, and the body. The hydrophilic substance deposited includes a high intensity sweetener, a nutritive sweetener, a flavoring agent, a drug substance, a vitamin, a mineral, and mixtures thereof.

Inventors: Hamiel; Lee J. (Queensbury, NY), Liao; Shyhyuan (West Windsor, NJ), Sox; Thomas E. (Ambler, PA)

Assignee: McNeil-PPC, Inc.

International Classification: A47G 21/04 (20060101); A23L 1/00 (20060101); A23L 2/52 (20060101); A23L 2/60 (20060101); A47G 21/00 (20060101); A61J 7/00 (20060101); A47J 031/00 (); A23L 002/00 ()

Expiration Date: 1/22/02018