• 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…

  • 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…

  • Water-Activated Multi-Functional Wipe Patented by SC Johnson

    November 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,541,356 B2; SC Johnson has patented a cleaning wipe substrate having at least a first section and a second section, the first section and the second section each being physically distinct regions of the substrate. The cleaning composi…

  • Chanel Patents Cosmetic With Anhydrous Gel

    November 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,535,649 B2; Chanel Parfums Beaute, Neuilly sur Seine, France, has patented cosmetic composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one anhydrous gel having a viscosity of at least 180,000 cP·s at 25&de…

  • Hair Dye Uses Chromene, Chromane Dyes

    November 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,518,126 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a process for dyeing hair that includes composition comprising one or more dyes chosen from chromene dyes and chromane dyes and a composition comprising one or more zinc mineral sa…

  • Bar Soap with Tether

    November 4, 2013
    US 8,536,104 B1; Hector Roman-Barcelo of Miami, FL has patented a tethered soap bar. It consists of a bar of soap; an anchor member encapsulated in the bar of soap; an elongate, inelastic flexible cord having one end attached to the anchor member and…

  • Oral Treatment For Eczema and Psoriasis

    November 4, 2013
    US 8,535,696 B2; Lypanosys Pte Limited, Singapore, has been awarded a US patent covering a method of treatment of eczema in a mammal. It is comprised of administering an effective amount of an oral medicament consisting of cetyl myristate and/or an e…

  • Soap- and Foam-Free Gel Patented by L’Oréal

    November 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,535,652 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a soap-free, self-foaming gel packaged in an aerosol container with a piston or flexible pocket separator to separate the gel from propellant necessary for ejecting the gel. The ge…

  • Reckitt Patents Glassware Corrosion Inhibitor

    November 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,536,107 B2; Reckitt Benckiser has patented an article for use in a dishwasher that comprises a water-soluble zinc containing glass or ceramic composition, which is at least partially in the form of a shaped body, effective to reduce c…

  • Insect-Repelling Resin And Molded Product

    November 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,535,699 B2; Sumika Life Tech, Limited, Osaka-Shi, Japan, has patented an insect-controlling resin composition comprising a polyvinyl chloride resin which contains a non-vaporizable insect-controlling component and isolated erucic acid…

  • SeroVital Granted US Patent

    SeroVital Granted US Patent

    October 15, 2013
    Anti-aging supplement sold at Ulta.

  • La Prairie Patents Cosmetic with Nutrient Medium Phase

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,518,422 B2; La Prairie Group AG, Zurich, has patented a cosmetic or dermatological preparation in the form of at least one gel, an O/W emulsion, a W/O/W emulsion, a W/O emulsion, a microemulsion, an ointment, a cream, a dusting powder…

  • Cutex Patents Advanced Revival Polish Remover

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,486,378 B1; Cutex has received a US patent for its Advanced Revival Nail Polish Remover, which the company is calling the “first innovation in nail polish remover in more than 15 years.” Cutex Advanced Revival Nail Polish…

  • Oral Care Product with Remineralization Benefits

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,518,383 B2; Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, Chicago, has been awarded patent coverage for an oral care product comprising calcium citrate, a sodium phosphate salt and a potassium phosphate salt. The phosphate salts are encapsulated together.…

  • Spray Compositions

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,518,384 B2; Conopco Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, has patented spray compositions. The patent covers an anhydrous base composition suitable for incorporation in an anhydrous aerosol composition intended for discharge from an aerosol dis…