Patents

  • 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…


  • Structured Depilatory Compositions

    February 7, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,623,344 B2; McNeil-PPC, Inc., Skillman, NJ, has patented a composition comprising a depilatory active selected from the group consisting of thioglycolates; alkyl olefin sulfonate anionic surfactant; optionally, a second anionic surfac…


  • Scar, Rosacea Treatment

    February 7, 2014
    US  Patent No. 8,623,335 B2; Tauna Ann Waddington of Clifton Park, NY has patented a composition for treating scars, rosacea and other skin conditions. It is comprised of a first portion for skin toning that contains aloe vera gel, vegetable gly…


  • Have a Ball! Child’s Hygiene Product

    February 7, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,623,803 B2; Marie C. Gelin of Fairburn, GA has patented a hygienic product that is shaped like a sport ball. The shape and surface pattern simulates a ball (baseball, football, basketball soccer, tennis or golf) and is sized to fit th…


  • Foams for Seborrheic Dermatitis

    February 7, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,623,330 B2; Precision Dermatology, Inc., Cumberland, RI, has patented a method of treating a dermatosis. The composition comprises an emulsion that is comprised of cetearyl alcohol, dicetyl phosphate, ceteareth-10 phosphate, steareth-…


  • SCJ Patent Covers Odor Elimination on Soft Surfaces

    February 7, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,629,094 B2; S.C. Johnson & Son has patented a composition for treating odors embedded in or adsorbed onto soft surfaces. The composition contains at least one active ingredient selected from the group consisting of triethylene gly…


  • 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…