Patents

  • Wasp and Hornet Spray Features Natural Oils

    April 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,394,358 B2; Sterling International Inc., based in Spokane, WA, has patented a wasp, hornet and yellow jacket spray repellent and nest pesticide. The insecticidal composition consists of lemongrass oil, clove oil, rosemary oil and ger…


  • Pearlscent Agent Slurry for Liquid Treatment

    April 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,394,752 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented an inorganic pearlescent agent slurry suitable for use in a liquid treatment composition. The slurry consists of inorganic pearlescent agent; organic solvent, selected from the…


  • L’Oréal Patents Mousse

    April 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,394,394 B2; Mousse formulations have been patented by L’Oréal France. The cosmetic base is comprised of an anhydrous mixture of an effective amount of at least one first non-emulsifying, gellable silicone elastomer; an ef…


  • Organic Residue Remover

    April 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,394,751 B2; W. M. Barr & Company, Memphis, TN, has patented a organic residue remover composition. The composition is obtained by mixing at least one water insoluble hydrophobic compound; at least one water soluble glycol ether,…


  • Faber Castell Patents Cosmetic For Eyelids, Brows

    April 4, 2013
    US Patent 8,388,988 B2; Faber-Castell AG, Stein, Germany, has been awarded a US patent covering an aqueous cosmetic preparation for coloring eyelids and eyebrows. It consists of an aqueous plastic dispersion based on an acrylate polymer; alcohol, whe…


  • Ecolab Patents Rinse Aid With Synergistic Preservative

    April 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,383,570 B2; Ecolab USA Inc. has been awarded a US patent for preservative compositions that are comprised of sodium bisulfate, to bring the composition to a pH of about 2, and a combination of acids consisting of benzoic and sorbic ac…


  • Tooth Whitening Lozenge Patented by Cadbury

    April 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,388,938 B2, Cadbury Holdings Limited, Middlesex, UK, has patented a solid oral tooth whitening lozenge composition that is comprised of more than 75% by weight of solid material. The composition contains a water-soluble lozenge base,…


  • P&G Patents Wet Wipes

    April 4, 2013
    US 8,377,459 B2; Procter & Gamble Company has patented a wet wipe comprising a nonwoven material releasably carrying an oil-in-water emulsion composition. The oil-in-water emulsion composition is comprised of an emollient; a surfactant selec…


  • Acidic Hard Surface Cleaners Patented by Reckitt Benckiser

    April 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,383,566 B2; Reckitt Benckiser LLC has patented acidic hard surface cleaning compositions that exhibit good removal of greasy stains and concurrently also exhibit good soap scum removal from hard surfaces. The compositions are compris…


  • Mars Patents Periodontal Disease Treatment That Uses Cocoa Bean Extract

    Mars Patents Periodontal Disease Treatment That Uses Cocoa Bean Extract

    March 14, 2013
    Mars Patents Periodontal Disease Treatment That Uses Cocoa Bean Extract The cocoa bean • Mars, Inc., McLean, VA, has patented a method of treating periodontal disease that entails administerin…


  • Beauty Supplement Awarded Patent

    Beauty Supplement Awarded Patent

    March 14, 2013
    • Opus Skincare’s BeautyScoop beauty supplement has received a US patent (No. 8,329,642). Doctor developed and clinically proven, BeautyScoop delivers long-lasting results for skin, hair and nails, according to the New York-based company.…


  • Wax Encapsulation Process

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,357,318 B2; Givaudan S.A., Vemier, Switzerland, has patented a preparation process for microcapsules comprising a shell and a core that comprises a waxy solid. It is comprised of dispersing particles of waxy solid material in a…


  • Cleaning Compositon With Corrosion Inhibitor

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,375,494 B2; Clean Control Corporation, Warner Robins, GA, has patented a cleaning composition that is comprised of at least one dispersing agent; at least one anti-redeposition agent; at least one corrosion inhibitor; at least…


  • New Tooth Gloss

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,377,421 B2; Martin S. Giniger of New York has patented a composition for use as a tooth gloss or a finishing composition to enhance the appearance of the dentition. The composition is a solid, solventless wax-based form for dir…


  • Avon Awarded Patent Covering Long-Wearing Cosmetics

    March 14, 2013
    • US Patent No. 8,377,425 B2; Avon Products has been awarded a US patent covering a cosmetic composition comprising a film-forming polyurethane polymer selected from the group consisting of bis-PEG-1 dimethicone-dimer diol/ isophorone diisocyana…