Patents

  • Hair Cosmetic With Absorbent Mixture

    April 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,642,024 B2; L’Oréal has patented an anhydrous cosmetic composition comprising at least one organic structuring agent, at least one modified starch, at least one wood meal, at least one surfactant, and at least one anhydro…


  • Insecticidal Compositions

    April 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,658,137 B2; FMC Corporation has patented an insecticidal composition that contains geraniol and cedar oil, a liquid carrier, a surface active agent, and optionally an aerosol propellant. …


  • Keratinous Substrate From L’Oréal

    April 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,658,141 B2 L’Oréal has patented a method of making up a keratinous substrate that involves applying onto the keratinous substrate a composition that contains block copolymer; tackifier; an alkyl silsesquioxane wax and/or…


  • Cosmetic Powder Bead Preparation

    April 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,658,187 B2; Avon has patented a method of preparing powder beads. It entails solubilizing at least one structuring agent with a solvent in the presence of at least one powder under turbulent high-shear mixing at a tip speed of greater…


  • Detergent Products

    April 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,658,585 B2; A group of inventors from Europe has been awarded a patent covering a unit dose machine dishwashing article. It comprises a water-soluble pouch comprising upper and lower generally opposing outer walls and one or more inte…


  • Treating Keratin Fibers With Aqueous Dispersion

    April 1, 2014
    US Patent 8,642,020 B2; L’Oréal has patented a composition for treating keratin fibers. It is comprised of the following, in a cosmetically acceptable medium: at least one oxidizing agent; at least one nonionic amphiphilic hydrophobic co…


  • Ecolab Patents Cleaning Composition

    April 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,658,584 B2; Ecolab has patented a cleaning composition comprising at 18% actives: a primarily C12 sulfosuccinate functionalized alkyl polyglucoside component derived from a renewable carbon source, a water conditioning agent; water; a…


  • Galderma Patents Oral Acne Treatment

    April 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,658,189 B2; Galderma has been awarded a patent for an oral method of treating acne in a human. It entails administering systemically a tetracycline compound in an amount that is effective to treat acne but has substantially no antibio…


  • Shiseido Patents Sunblock Cosmetic

    March 5, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,642,018 B2; Shiseido Company, Ltd., Tokyo, has patented a water-in-oil emulsified sunscreen cosmetic that exhibits excellent long lasting coverage and ease of washability. It is comprised of hydrophobic zinc oxide powder (manufactured…


  • L’Oréal Hair Cosmetic With Absorbent Mixture

    March 5, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,642,024 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented an anhydrous cosmetic composition. It contains an organic structuring agent, modified starch, wood meal, a surfactant and anhydrous liquid phase.…


  • Colgate Dentrifice Contains Zinc and Polyphosphate Ions

    March 5, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,628,755 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company has patented a dentrifice containing a zinc ion source; a polyphosphate ion source; an anethole; and; a silica. The mean particle size of the silica is approximately 5-12 microns, an Einlehner har…


  • Kao Patents Hair Conditioner With Dried Yogurt

    March 5, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,642,021 B2; Kao Germany GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany has patented a conditioning composition for hair, comprising spray dried yogurt powder and at least one cationic polymer selected from a polyquaternium cationic compound or guar hydroxy…


  • Denture Care Composition

    March 5, 2014
    US 8,623,388 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a denture care composition that contains an active including one or more sweeteners, sensates or flavors—where in the ratio of the weight of sensates to the weight of flavors in the…


  • Foaming Oral Cleaner Patented by Orabrush

    March 5, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,642,017 B2; Orabrush, Inc., Provo, UT, has patented a method of applying a liquid cleaner to clean the surface of the tongue. It entails obtaining an oral cleaner comprising water, poloxamer 407 as a foaming agent, a sweetener, a flav…


  • P&G Patents Pair of Cleaning Products

    March 5, 2014
    The Procter & Gamble Company has been awarded patents for two different cleaners with specific properties. According to P&G, the first patent is for a hard surface cleaner with odor control while the second patent is for a liquid cleaner with…