United States Patent  5,362,748
Schwen, et. al. Nov. 8, 1994

Methods of using diethyldithiocarbamic acid for the prevention of hair growth
Inventors:  Schwen; Richard J. (Cincinnati, OH); Bissett; Donald L. (Hamilton, OH). 
Assignee:  The Procter & Gamble Company (Cincinnati, OH).
Appl. No.:  121,823
Filed:  Sept. 15, 1993


The subject invention relates to methods for regulating hair growth in mammalian skin comprising topical application of diethyldithiocarbamic acid ("DEDCA") or a pharmaceutically-acceptable salt thereof. The subject invention further involves topical compositions comprising DEDCA.

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