Patents

  • Water-Activated Wipe From S.C. Johnson

    November 6, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,278,260 B2; S.C. Johnson & Son has been awarded a patent for a cleaning wipe consisting of a substrate and a cleaning composition impregnated into the substrate. The cleaning composition consists of a green nonionic surf…


  • P&G Patents Topical Oral Care Composition

    November 6, 2012
    US Patent No. 8,277,782 B2; Procter & Gamble has been awarded patent coverage for a topical oral care composition for controlling oral cavity bacterial infection and reducing risk of developing an oral bacteria-induced systemic disease in humans…


  • Treatment for Inflamed SkinPatented by Skinmedica

    October 1, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,246,969 B2; Skinmedica has patented a topical pharmaceutical or cosmetic composition that comprises a topical carrier selected from the group consisting of a lotion, a gel, an ointment, a paste, a suspension and a cream and a…


  • Oral Care Composition Patented by P&G

    October 1, 2012
    •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 ab…


  • Henkel Patents Two-Phase Developer

    October 1, 2012
    •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…


  • Avon Patents Hair and Skin Care Composition

    October 1, 2012
    •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

    October 1, 2012
    •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 et…


  • Production Method for Highly Pure Hydroquinone

    October 1, 2012
    • 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 hydroquinon…


  • Kao Patents Two-Agent Hair Cosmetic

    October 1, 2012
    • 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 p…


  • Colgate Patents Light-Duty Liquid Cleaners

    October 1, 2012
    US Patent No. 8,247,362 B2; Colgate-Palmolive has patented an acidic surfactant-based cleaning composition comprising a surfactant combination, and 1 to 3% by weight of at least one organic acid. The surfactant combination consists of sodium dodecyl…


  • Treatment for Inflamed Skin Patented by Skinmedica

    October 1, 2012
    US Patent No. 8,246,969 B2; Skinmedica has patented a topical pharmaceutical or cosmetic composition that comprises a topical carrier selected from the group consisting of a lotion, a gel, an ointment, a paste, a suspension and a cream and an effecti…


  • 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…


  • Unilever Patents Method Of Treating Skin with Booster Compositions

    August 31, 2012
    •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…


  • Catalytic Laundry Detergent With Low Water-Soluble Electrolyte Levels

    August 31, 2012
    • 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 catal…


  • O/W Emulsion Patented by Shiseido

    August 31, 2012
    • 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…