Patents

  • UK University Patents Insect Repellant

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,277,825 B2; Keele University, Staffordshire, UK has patented a method of attracting aleyrodidae (whiteflies). It is comprised of exposing the whiteflies to a fatty acid composition that is comprised of a combination of palmitic a…


  • Tooth Whitening PatentFrom Dental International

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,277,783 B2; Millen-nium Dental International, Brookfield, CT, has patented a method of whitening a tooth. It entails applying to the tooth an oxidizing agent comprising between about 0.005 to about 3.0% by weight of a compound of…


  • Fabric with Ultraviolet Radiation Protection

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent 8,277,518 B1; The Sweet Living Group, LLC, St. Louis, MO, has patented a method for treating a fabric for protection from ultraviolet radiation. It consists of the following steps: dissolving zinc salt in a liquid to form a solution co…


  • Kao Patents Hair Treatment

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,277,784 B2; Kao has patented a hair treatment with the following steps: preparing the cosmetic by mixing a first agent comprising an alkali agent and a second agent comprising hydrogen peroxide to form a mixed liquid; discharging…


  • Oral Care Composition Patented by P&G

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,226,932 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented an oral care composition comprising a fused silica abrasive and a flavoring agent. The fused silica has a median particle size of at least about 7 microns and a D90 of less than abo…


  • Henkel Patents Two-Phase Developer

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,226,733 B2; Henkel has been awarded a US patent for a cosmetic agent for the treatment of keratinic fibers. It is comprised of at least two phases separated from each other. The first phase is an aqueous phase containing at leas…


  • Avon Patents Hair and Skin Care Composition

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,246,937 B2; Avon has patented a composition for forming a film on hair or skin. It is comprised of dimethicone PEG-7 sulfate and diisostearyi polyglyceryl-3 dimer dilinoleate.…


  • Styling Aid from L’Oréal Contains Gellan Gum

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,246,940 B2; L’Oréal Paris S.A. has patented a hair styling composition comprising a partially deacylated gellan gum, a fixing polymer of acrylic acid/ethyl acrylate/N-tert-butylacrylamide terpolymers, NaCl and ethano…


  • Production Method for Highly Pure Hydroquinone

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,247,620 B2; Rhodia has been awarded a US patent covering a process for the preparation of hydroquinone starting from a crude hydroquinone HQ0. It is comprised of a refining stage that entails cooling the crude hydroquinone in a…


  • Kao Patents Two-Agent Hair Cosmetic

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,246,936 B2; Kao has patented a two agent hair cosmetic which is comprised of a first agent containing an alkali agent and a second agent containing hydrogen peroxide wherein the first and second agents are mixed immediately prior…


  • Unilever Patents Method Of Treating Skin with Booster Compositions

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,226,933 B2; Unilever has patented a method for treating skin. It entails a composition comprising retinoid at least one booster compound selected from the group consisting of farnesol, glycyrrhetinic acid and ursolic acid and a cosmet…


  • Catalytic Laundry Detergent With Low Water-Soluble Electrolyte Levels

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,211,848 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a liquid laundry detergent composition comprising at least 12 catalysts, wherein the ratio of the total reduction in activation energy in kilojoules per mole achieved by the catalysts to t…


  • O/W Emulsion Patented by Shiseido

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,216,597 B2; Shiseido has patented an oil-in-water emulsion. It contains a polyoxyethylene phytosterol, a glycerin fatty acid diester, a polyoxyethylene-polyoxypropylene random copolymer dialkyl ether, an oil-soluble drug, oil and wate…


  • Johnson & Johnson Awarded Patent

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,227,393 B2; Johnson & Johnson has been awarded a patent for a composition comprising a polyglyceryl nonionic surfactant, a zwitterionic surfactant, an organic acid preservative, water and a non-sulfate anionic surfactant selected…


  • Sabinsa Awarded Patent Related to Dipeptides

    February 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,193,156; Sabinsa Corporation has been awarded a patent related to the preparatory route for dipeptides incorporating selenoamino acids. The patent, “Dipeptides incorporating selenoamino acids with enhanced bioavailability—…