Patent for First Synthetic Plastic Issued December 7, 1909
Leo Hendrick Baekeland was living in Yonkers, N.Y., when he received patent #942,699 for the first synthetic plastic, known as Bakelite, an invention that revolutionized the manufacture of everything from buttons to car parts.
Polymeric microbeads and methods of preparation
....relates to a process for producing a porous, crosslinked polymeric microbead...Cosmetic or pharmaceutical composition containing microspheres of polymers or of fatty substances filled with at least one active product
The invention relates to a pharmaceutical or cosmetic composition for topical application, containing, in a suitable carrier, microspheres of polymers...
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