Patents

  • August 31, 2012
    • 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 form a body having a ne…


  • Hair Care Treatment Patented by Living Proof

    August 31, 2012
    US Patent No. 8,226,934 B2; Living Proof, Inc. has patented a hair treatment. The method does not include a step of applying a composition containing a free radical initiator, a polymerization initiator or a polymerization catalyst.…


  • Ecolab Patents Fast-Drying, Fast-Draining Rinse Aid

    Ecolab Patents Fast-Drying, Fast-Draining Rinse Aid

    August 31, 2012
    US Patent No. 8,211,851 B2; Ecolab has patented an aqueous rinse aid composition comprised of a sheeting agent; a defoaming agent comprising a polyoxypropylene-polyoxyethylene block copolymer surfactant; a first association disruption agent comprisin…


  • L’Oréal Patents Removable Waterproof Mascara

    August 1, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,211,415 B2; L’Oréal, Paris has patented a mascara with an aqueous continuous phase. The formula also comprises at least one aqueous dispersion of particles of a polymer obtained by polymerization or copolymerizat…


  • Prevention of Skin Discoloration During Hair Dyeing

    August 1, 2012
    • 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, polyvinylpyrrol…


  • Colgate Patents Plaque Reduction Method

    August 1, 2012
    • 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 c…


  • Laundry Stain and Pretreatment Sheet

    August 1, 2012
    • 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…


  • Glass Corrosion in ADD Patented by Reckitt

    August 1, 2012
    • 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 gl…


  • P&G Awarded Patents for Oral Care Compositions

    August 1, 2012
    • 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…


  • Chanel and L’Oréal Patent Mascaras

    August 1, 2012
    US Patent No. 8,211,416 B2; Chanel Parfums Beaute, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, has patented a mascara composition that is comprised of a cosmetically acceptable aqueous medium and an oily phase. The oily phase is comprised of at least one ethylene/vin…


  • L’Oréal Patents Removable Waterproof Mascara

    August 1, 2012
    US Patent No. 8,211,415 B2; L’Oréal, Paris has patented a mascara with an aqueous continuous phase. The formula also comprises at least one aqueous dispersion of particles of a polymer obtained by polymerization or copolymerization of mo…


  • Dial Patents Reusable Antistatic Dryer Products

    June 29, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,188,031 B2; The Dial Corporation has patented a dryer product that imparts antistatic properties to textiles. It is comprised of a water-insoluble, moisture-permeable, enclosed container, adapted to be removably placed within…


  • Aerosol Composition

    June 29, 2012
    • 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 p…


  • Household Care Composition

    June 29, 2012
    • 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 organopolysilo…


  • Natural Origin Plasticizer For Nail Polish

    June 29, 2012
    • 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 solve…