Patents


  • Styling Aid from L’Oréal Contains Gellan Gum

    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…
    02.04.13

  • Production Method for Highly Pure Hydroquinone

    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…
    02.04.13

  • Kao Patents Two-Agent Hair Cosmetic

    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…
    02.04.13

  • Unilever Patents Method Of Treating Skin with Booster Compositions

    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…
    02.04.13

  • Catalytic Laundry Detergent With Low Water-Soluble Electrolyte Levels

    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…
    02.04.13

  • O/W Emulsion Patented by Shiseido

    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…
    02.04.13

  • Johnson & Johnson Awarded Patent

    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…
    02.04.13

  • Sabinsa Awarded Patent Related to Dipeptides

    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—…
    02.04.13

  • SCJ Patents Air Treatment Device

      US Patent No. 8,227,400 B2; S.C. Johnson has patented a substrate that can actively dispense a volatile air treatment chemical upon being heated. The substrate is comprised of granular sand particles adhered together to f…
    02.04.13

  • Prevention of Skin Discoloration During Hair Dyeing

    US Patent No. 8,211,413 B2; You See, LLC, Apopka, FL, has patented a method of preventing coloring of the skin adjacent the hairline when dyeing a person’s hair. It entails preparing a composition consisting of alcohol, polyvinylpyrrolidone, po…
    02.04.13

  • Colgate Patents Plaque Reduction Method

    US 8,211,452 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company has patented a method for inhibiting or reducing the formation of plaque on an oral surface. It entails contacting the oral surface with a composition that is comprised of an orally acceptable carrier and a…
    02.04.13

  • Laundry Stain and Pretreatment Sheet

    US Patent No. 8,216,993 B2; Dirty Laundry, LLC, Cleveland, OH, has patented a laundry stain and soil pretreatment sheet comprising a water soluble or water dispersible carrier layer, a removable separator layer and a layer of cleaning agent compositi…
    02.04.13

  • Glass Corrosion in ADD Patented by Reckitt

    US Patent No. 8,216,990 B2; Reckitt Benckiser has patented a method of protecting glassware from corrosion in an automatic dishwashing process. It entails placing a composition comprising zinc and bismuth into a dishwasher and washing the glassware i…
    02.04.13

  • P&G Awarded Patents for Oral Care Compositions

    The Procter & Gamble Company has been awarded a number of US patents covering oral care compositions with silica as a component. These include the following: 8,211,406 B2—an oral care composition comprising fused silica and a stannous ion…
    02.04.13

  • Aerosol Composition

    US Patent No. 8,192,723 B2; Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Limited has patented a single phase aerosol composition consisting of hydrofluorocarbon(s) of vapor pressure greater than or equal to 4 bar at 20°C (60 psig at 70°F); a hydrocarbon propellant…
    02.04.13

  • Household Care Composition

    US Patent No. 8,158,572 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a household care composition comprising linear polydimethylsiloxane-polyether copolymers with amino and/or quaternary ammonium groups, obtainable by the reaction of organopolysiloxanes fun…
    02.04.13

  • Natural Origin Plasticizer For Nail Polish

    US Patent No. 8,187,576 B2; Durlin France, Bergerac, France, has patented a process for producing a film-forming cosmetic composition. The process calls for mixing glycerol carbonate, at least one film-forming polymer, and at least one solvent.…
    02.04.13

  • Antiperspirant Compositions

    US Patent No. 8,187,578 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented antiperspirant compositions and their manufacture. The patent covers packaging comprising a product chamber and an outer jacket at least partially surrounding the product chamber; and an a…
    02.04.13

  • Therapeutic Skin Compositions

    US Patent No. 8,188,047 B2; Thomas Perez of Chicago has been awarded a US patent for a skin cream composition that contains perfluorodecalin, L-glutathione and dimethyl sulfoxide.…
    02.04.13

  • Compositions for Dyeing Keratin-Containing Fibers

    US Patent No. 8,192,506 B2; Kelly Van Gogh, Inc., New York, has patented a composition for dyeing keratin-containing fibers. It is comprised of a colorant system comprising colorant precursors of 1,4-phenylenediamine;1,3-dihydroxybenzene; 2,4-diamino…
    02.04.13