Patents

  • 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—…


  • SCJ Patents Air Treatment Device

    February 4, 2013
      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…


  • Prevention of Skin Discoloration During Hair Dyeing

    February 4, 2013
    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…


  • Colgate Patents Plaque Reduction Method

    February 4, 2013
    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…


  • Laundry Stain and Pretreatment Sheet

    February 4, 2013
    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…


  • Glass Corrosion in ADD Patented by Reckitt

    February 4, 2013
    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…


  • P&G Awarded Patents for Oral Care Compositions

    February 4, 2013
    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…