Patents


  • Ecolab Patents Concentrated Floor Cleaner

    US Patent No. 8,895,491 B2; Ecolab USA Inc. has patented a method of cleaning floors that entails forming a solution by mixing water and a concentrated acidic cleaner. The cleaner is comprised of an acid selected from the group consisting of citric,…
    01.06.15

  • Hair Color Applicator, Kits and Method

    US Patent No. 8,893,728 B2; Tina Wright-Frohnhoefer of Magnolia, TX has been awarded US patent protection for her hair dye applicator. It is comprised of a container that has the first hair dye component and a second container that has a second hair…
    01.06.15

  • Skin Cleaner with Super-Absorbing Particles

    US Patent No. 8,906,837 B2; DEB IP Limited, Denby, Great Britain, has been awarded US patent protection for a composition, comprising water; a surfactant; superabsorbent particles; and a regulating agent (such as an inorganic salt) for swelling behav…
    01.06.15

  • L’Oréal Patents Non-Detergent Composition Treatment for Hair

    US Patent No. 8,905,049 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a treatment process for treating keratin fibers. It entails applying a non-detergent cosmetic composition that is comprised of water-soluble inorganic calcium salt; a fatty substan…
    01.06.15

  • RB Hard Surface Disinfection Composition Reduces Poliovirus

    US Patent No. 8,877,698 B2; Reckitt Benckiser LLC has patented a hard surface treatment composition that is effective in providing reduction of Poliovirus (Type I). It is comprised of an alcohol constituent selected from the group consisting of metha…
    01.06.15

  • Henkel Patents Device for Metered Addition of Detergents

    US Patent No. 8,845,818 B2; Henkel AG has been awarded patent coverage for an apparatus to dispense one or more cleaning substances in a household appliance. The apparatus is comprised of a dispensing unit having means to control dispensing of the su…
    12.05.14

  • Cleaning Formula for Burnt-On Food and Oil Residue

    US Patent No. 8,871,698 B2; Advanced Biocatalytics Corporation, Irvine, CA, has patented a method of reducing the formation of carbonization and caramelization of organic food or oil residues on a surface. Prior to cooking over the surface, applying…
    12.05.14

  • P&G Patents Liquid Disinfectant

    US Patent 8,871,700 B2: Procter & Gamble has patented a liquid cleaning and disinfecting composition that is comprised of C12-14 linear alkyl dimethyl amine oxide; a Zn2+ salt selected from the group consisting of Zn carbonate, Zn sulphate, Zn ci…
    12.05.14

  • Multi-Layer Eyelash Painting

    US Patent No. 8,875,718 B2; Daniel Phu Dinh of Beverly Hills, CA, has patented a method for multi-layer eyelash painting. It entails fastening a user’s upper eyelashes against the user’s face using an eyelash fastener; and applying eyelas…
    12.05.14

  • L’Oréal Patents Eyebrow Brush

    US Patent No. 8,875,719 B2; L’Oréal S.A., Paris, has patented a brush for applying makeup to eyelashes and/or eyebrows. The brush is comprised of a core, bristles comprising end portions extending substantially radially around at least a…
    12.05.14

  • Spectrum Brands Patents Apparatus for Grooming Hair

    US Patent No. 8,875,717 B2; Spectrum Brands has patented a personal grooming apparatus for grooming hair. It features a substrate and a coating, disposed on the substrate, with a surface resistivity of less than about 1×1013 ohms/square and com…
    12.05.14

  • Personal Cleansers

    P&G Patents Cleaning, Disinfecting Liquid Handwash

    US Patent No. 8,846,591 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a liquid cleaning and disinfecting hand dishwashing detergent. It is comprised of at least one surfactant selected from the group consisting of anionic, nonionic, cationic, zwitterionic, a…
    11.03.14

  • Laundry Care

    Hypochlorite Bleach Is Gentle On Cotton Fabric

    US Patent No. 8,846,597 B2; LH Taylor Associates, Germantown, MD, has patented a method for reducing at least one damaging effect of a hypochlorite salt-containing solution on a soft fabric article. The method entails forming a hypochlorite salt-cont…
    11.03.14

  • Household Cleaning | Laundry Care

    Auto Detergent Composition For Dishes and Clothes

    US Patent No. 8,822,398 B2; Jonathan D. Charles of Melrose, MA has patented a detergent composition for use in dishwashing machines and clothes washing machines. It is comprised of an anionic surfactant; a nonionic surfactant; and a foam control agen…
    11.03.14

  • Color Cosmetics

    Cosmetic Nail Covering

    US Patent No. 8,820,332 B2; Maria A. Barile of Willowick, OH, has patented a method for cosmetically disguising an unattractive finger or toe nail area of a negatively affected hand or foot by using a temporary, cosmetically appealing covering. It en…
    11.03.14

  • Hair Care

    Kao Patents Novel Hair Dye Method

    US Patent No. 8,821,591 B2; Kao Corp., Tokyo, has patented  hair dying or bleaching method that uses an applicator. It is comprised of: composition A, which is comprised an alkali agent; composition B, which is comprised of an oxidizing agent; a…
    11.03.14

  • Ecolab Detergent Uses Saccharide or Sugar Alcohol

    US Patent No. 8,822,403 B2; Ecolab USA, St. Paul, MN, has patented a solid detergent composition comprising a first alkalinity source consisting essentially of at least one alkali metal silicate; at least one saccharide comprising sucrose, fructose,…
    11.03.14

  • Avon Patents Method To Lengthen Keratin Fibers

    US Patent No. 8,821,846 B2; Avon Products has patented a method of lengthening keratin fibers. It is comprised of a fluid composition that contains a solvent and polymer selected from the group consisting of polyimide, polyurethane-14AMP-acrylate and…
    10.02.14

  • North Dakota Woman Patents “Electrical Maid”

    US Patent No. 8,819,892 B; Marella Bettina Mangum of Minot, ND has patented an automatic cleaning system configured to clean a room without having to lift a finger—other than touching a control panel. The system is comprised of a control pan…
    10.02.14

  • Kao Hair Coloring Composition

    US Patent No. 8,795,391 B2l; Kao Germany has patented an aqueous composition for coloring human hair, comprising at least one oxidative dye precursor; optionally at least one coupling agent and/or at least one direct dye in a cosmetically acceptable…
    10.02.14