• Golf Club Cleaner

    February 7, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,623,807 B2; Bestline International Research has patented a method for cleaning a golf club. The cleaner and protectant are comprised of alpha-olefins; low-odor aromatic solvents; and at least one base oil selected from the base oil gr…

  • Thickened Hard Surface Cleaner Patented by P&G

    February 7, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,623,804 B2; P&G has patented a thickened liquid hard surface cleaning composition. It is comprised of a surfactant system (including an alkoxylated nonionic surfactant, a sulphated or sulphonated anionic surfactant; and a neutrali…

  • A Cure for Baldness?

    A Cure for Baldness?

    Tom Branna||January 9, 2014
    DS Healthcare Group files a patent

  • Laundry Day

    January 1, 2014
    The following are recently issued patents related to fabric care. • US Patent No. 8,598,109 B2; Method Products, Inc., San Francisco, has patented a fabric softener formulation. It is comprised of methyl bis(canola amidoethyl)-2-hydroxyethyl am…

  • LVMH Patents Tocopherol Phosphate Solution

    January 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,597,620 B2; LVMH Recherche has been awarded a US patent for an aqueous solution, consisting of water, at least one γ-tocopherol phosphate salt, at least one nonionic surfactant, and at least one diol, wherein the γ-tocophe…

  • Toothpowder Patented By Colgate-Palmolive

    January 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,597,617 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company has patented a toothpowder comprising particulated natural calcium carbonate particles having calcium carbonate surfaces; and a flavor oil coating on a majority of the calcium carbonate surfaces.…

  • Hair Conditioner

    January 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,597,623 B2; Kao Germany GmbH has patented a conditioning composition for hair comprising polydimethylsiloxane, polyquaternium 37 and one or more fatty alcohols.…

  • Chanel Patents W-I-O Makeup

    January 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,597,628 B2; Chanel Parfums Beaute, Neuilly sur Seine, France, has been awarded a patent for a stable water-in-oil makeup emulsion comprising polysilicone-11 silicone elastomer that is either dispersed or solubilized in a hydrophobic s…

  • Foam Hair Colorant

    January 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,597,372 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented an oxidative hair colorant product. It is composed of an oxidative hair colorant composition comprising a hair dye, an alkalizing agent, an oxidizing agent, and a foam stabiliz…

  • Dentrifice from Tom’s of Maine

    January 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,597,618 B1; Tom’s of Maine, Inc. has patented a dentifrice composition that contains an orally acceptable vehicle, an abrasive particulate and a surfactant system comprising an anionic surfactant comprising a C8-C16 fatty acid g…

  • Shine-Imparting, Hydrating Lipstick Patented by L’Oréal

    January 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,597,621 B2; L’Oréal has patented an emulsion lipstick composition, in solid form, comprising water; a water-insoluble half acid and half amide crosslinked reaction product of at least one oil-soluble high carbon polar mod…

  • CND Shellac Earns Patent Protection

    December 3, 2013
    CND, a leader in professional nail, hand and foot beauty, has been awarded a total of six US patents for its CND Shellac system, three years after the launch of the long-wear technology. In May 2010, after nearly five years of development, the nail…

  • Molded Industrial Cleaning Block

    December 3, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,536,110 B2; A trio of men from Georgia have patented a dimensionally stable detergent block for use with an industrial cleaning dispenser having an interior enabling the flow of water to communicate with the detergent block. It is com…

  • Hard Surface Cleaning Liquid

    December 3, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,551,932 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented liquid hard surface cleaning composition that contains small particles of interlinked melamine foam fibers having a particle size between about 20 μm and about 50 μm. The…

  • Phosphate-Free Auto Dishwasher Detergent

    December 3, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,551,930 B2; Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Duesseldorf, has patented a phosphate-free automatic dishwashing agent. It is comprised of a copolymer comprising at least one mono- or polyunsaturated carboxylic acid monomer,  at least one…