Patents


  • Microemulsions for Skin or Hair Treatments

    Patent No. US 7,399,479 B2. Wella AG, Darmstadt, Germany, has been granted a patent covering a microemulsion with an aqueous phase and an oil phase. It is comprised of, by weight, 20-60% water; 3-20% of an oil phase comprised of hydrophobic oil that…
    08.06.08

  • Sprayable Dry Wash and Wax Composition

    Patent No. US 7,399,738 B1. Clorox has been granted a U.S. patent for a sprayable dry wash and wax composition for simultaneously washing and waxing non-porous surfaces. The composition is comprised by weight of 0.04-0.12% of an acrylic-based po…
    08.06.08

  • Patent Review

    Sebastian Patents Hair Thickening Composition Patent No. US 7,390,478 B2. Sebastian International has patented a method of treating hair to increase its thickness.  The method entails pre-treating the hair by applying a high pH composition…
    08.05.08

  • Reckitt Benckiser Patents Dilutable Cleaner

    Patent No. US 7,378,380 B2 Reckitt Benckiser (UK) Limited has patented a dilutable composition comprised of a pH-elevating component and a pH-lowering component. The pH-elevating component dissolves or disperses in water to form a mixture where the…
    07.14.08

  • Fabric Softener Patented by Ecolab

    Patent No. US 7,381,697 B2 A fabric softener that attaches to the inside wall of a laundry dryer has been patented by Ecolab Inc. The fabric softener composition results from melt mixing and molding a fabric softener component with a melting point o…
    07.14.08

  • Sunless Tanner Patented by Playtex

    Patent No. US 7,378,084 B2 Playtex Products, Inc. has been issued a patent for a sunless tanning composition that contains dihydroxyacetone and an amphoglycinate.…
    07.14.08

  • Fragrance Delivery System for Cleaners

    Patent No. US 7,381,417 B2 Firmenich SA has been awarded a U.S. patent for a scent delivery system for surface cleaners and conditioners. The carrier and delivery system is comprised of a water miscible cationic polymer or mixture of polymers suscep…
    07.14.08

  • Fibrous Elastic Gel Cleaner

    Patent No. US 7,381,693 B2 Unilever has patented a fibrous elastic gel cleansing article that is shaped like a toilet bar. It is comprised of a foamable composition that contains a foaming surfactant, a thermo-reversible gelling agent with a melting…
    07.14.08

  • Cosmetic Composition

    Patent U.S. No. 7,378,103 B2 L’Oréal has patented a cosmetic composition that contains a cosmetically-acceptable medium, polyglycerolated silicone elastomer, an ingredient chosen from at least one emulsifying elastomer different from t…
    07.14.08

  • Hair Styling Gel

    Patent No. US 7,378,085 B2 A long retention hairstyling gel has been assigned to L’Oréal, Paris. The formulation contains a fixing film-forming polymer that is a branched block copolymer consisting of n-butyl acrylate, acrylic acid, met…
    07.14.08

  • Insect Repellent Patented by Bioniche Life Sciences

    Patent No. US 7,381,431 B2 Bioniche Life Sciences, Inc., Belleville, Ontario, Canada, has been granted a patent covering an insect repellent. The composition is comprised of evening primrose oil, catnip oil and a carrier.…
    07.14.08

  • UV Protection Emulsion Patented by LOral

    Patent No. US 7,381,403 B2 L’Oréal, Paris (France) has patented a finely divided UV-photoprotective oil-in-water emulsion that is microscopically stable for at least 30 days in the absence of phase separation. The oil globules, which ha…
    07.14.08

  • Reckitt Benckiser Patents Dilutable Cleaner

    Reckitt Benckiser Patents Dilutable Cleaner
    07.02.08

  • P&G Patents Scented Cleaning Composition

    Patent No. US 7,365,043 B2. A lipophilic fluid cleaning composition capable of delivering scent has been patented by Procter & Gamble. This fabric care and cleaning composition contains a lipophilic fluid with approximately 50% decamethylcylcope…
    06.23.08

  • Probiotic Hair Treatment

    Patent No. US 7,374,750 B2 .Jennifer Albano of Brooklyn, NY has been granted a patent for an anhydrous hair treatment composition that is comprised of a conditioning agent, an emulsifier, a humectant and probiotic bacteria.…
    06.23.08

  • Johnson Diversey Patents Hard Surface Detergent

    Patent No US 7,375,068 B2. Johnson Diversey, Inc. Sturtevant, WI, has patented an anti-soiling hard surface detergent composition that is comprised of a polyetheramide-modified organopolysiloxane, a surfactant, a metal chelating agent, water, a thic…
    06.23.08

  • LOral Patents Topical UV Composition

    Patent No. 7,364,720 B2 L’Oréal Paris (France) has been granted a U.S. patent for a topical photostable composition with UV-screening agents.…
    06.23.08

  • Lighted Support Base for PVC, PET Bottles

    Patent No. US D565,212. Cosmicare Design & Manufacturing has been granted a patent for its Illumicare lighted support base for containers. The bases are made to fit on clear PVC or PET Boston rounds or bell bottles, but can also be custom design…
    06.23.08

  • Access Business Group Patents Skin Whitener

    Patent US 7,364,759 B2. A skin whitening composition containing black cohosh extract has been patented by Access Business Group International LLC, based in Ada, MI.…
    06.23.08

  • Hair Bleach/Dye Patented by Kao Corp.

    Patent No. US 7,364,595 B2. A patent covering a composition for hair bleaching or hair dyeing has been granted to Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan.…
    06.23.08