Patents

  • Cleaning Composition Contains Biodegradable Abrasives

    August 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,703,685 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a liquid cleaning and/or cleansing composition comprising biodegradable abrasive cleaning particles, water, a suspending aid and a surfactant. The abrasive cleaning particles a…


  • Ecolab Patents Treatment For Sunscreen Stains

    August 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,759,272 B2; Ecolab USA has patented a method of laundering an article that has come in contact with sunscreen components. The method entails providing an article that has been contacted with a triglyceride sunscreen component; washing…


  • Fragranced Biodegradable Film Patented by Kimberly-Clark

    August 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,759,279 B2; Kimberly-Clark has patented a method for forming a fragranced biodegradable film. It entails supplying at least one thermoplastic starch to an extruder and injecting at least one liquid fragrance into the extruder to form…


  • Liquid Laundry Detergent

    August 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,759,273 B2; Reckitt Benckiser N.V. has been awarded a patent for a liquid laundry detergent composition having a thickening system comprising a carboxylic acid/carboxylate polymer and a copolymer of polydimethyldiallylammoniumchloride…


  • L’Oréal Hair Lightener Uses Direct Emulsion

    August 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,758,450 B2; L’Oreal, Paris has patented a method for the lightening and/or lightening dyeing of keratin materials, comprising treating said keratin fibers with: at least one direct emulsion (A) comprising at least one fatty subs…


  • Fabric Color Maintenance Product Patented by P&G

    July 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,728,172 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a method of delivering a color maintenance and/or rejuvenation benefit to fabric. It entails a fabric care additive composition having an acidic pH comprising, based on total c…


  • Eyelash Treatment Jasmonic Acid Derivative

    July 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,679,513 B2; L’Oreal, Paris, has patented a cosmetic process for inducing and/or stimulating growth of the eyelashes and/or halting their loss and/or increasing their density. It entails applying on the eyelashes and/or eyelids a…


  • K-C Patents Single Use Multi-Phase Cleaning System

    July 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,729,000 B2; Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, WI, has patented a multi-phase care system that is comprised of a dispensing unit comprising a first phase formulation capable of providing a first benefit; and a second phase formul…


  • Retractable Cosmetic Dispenser

    July 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,727,650 B2;  Craig Carroll of Newport Beach, CA and Steve Armstrong of San Juan Capistrano, CA patented a cosmetic dispenser that holds a substance; a body housing the reservoir; an applicator selectively extendable or retractabl…


  • Ecolab Patents Scale Control Agent

    July 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,729,006 B2; Ecolab USA has been awarded a patent for its scale control composition for use in an alkaline environment. It is comprised of sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, a polymaleic acid polymer, copolymer, terpolymer, or combination…


  • Dr. Gross Alpha Beta Glow Pad Earns Patent

    July 2, 2014
    The United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded a patent to Dr. Dennis Gross related to his Alpha Beta Glow Pad, an anti-aging and exfoliating self-tanner. “I applied scientific principles to achieve a self-tanner that enhanced the h…


  • AutoDish Detergent Patented by P&G

    June 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,680,034 B2; Procter & Gamble Company has patented an automatic dishwashing detergent composition. It is comprised of active protease that is a variant of a protease that has at least 95% identity with the amino acid sequence of SE…


  • Sun Patents Dryer Bar Designs

    June 2, 2014
    US Patent Nos. D703,398 S and D703,399 S; The Sun Products Corporation, a Wilton, CT-based detergent company, has patented two ornamental designs for dryer bars. …


  • Cosmetic Patented by L’Oréal

    June 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,685,419 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has been awarded a patent for a cosmetic composition that is comprised of, in an cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one colorant comprising an inorganic fibrous matrix with tunnels; and a…


  • Scale-Reducing Additive

    June 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,680,033 B2; Rohm and Haas Company has patented an automatic dishwashing detergent composition that contains a polymer comprising polymerized residues of acrylic acid, maleic acid and methacrylic acid; and carbonate and silicate.…