Patents

  • Detergent Builder and Composition

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,393,821 B2. Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Osaka-shi, Japan, has been awarded a patent covering a detergent composition comprised of usual detergent additives, a surfactant and a detergent builder. The detergent builder is comprised of a…


  • Dispensing Device for Laundry Care Composition

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,398,787 B2. The Unilever Home & Personal Care USA division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT, has granted a patent for a non-intrusive device that automatically doses a composition into an automatic laundry washing machine. The de…


  • Microemulsions for Skin or Hair Treatments

    August 6, 2008
    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 tha…


  • Sprayable Dry Wash and Wax Composition

    August 6, 2008
    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 polym…


  • J&J Patents Skin Care Composition

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,396,526 B1. This patent, assigned to Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, covers a composition that contains retinol; a dermatologically active acid selected from lactic acid, glycolic acid, malic acid, tartaric acid, pyruvic ac…


  • Sebastian Patents Hair Thickening Composition

    August 6, 2008
    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 to the hair to lift cuticle layers of the hair and then…


  • Protectant for UV-Induced Skin Damage

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. U.S. 7,399,462 B2. QLT USA, Inc., Fort Collins, CO, has been issued a patent covering a method for protecting against UV-induced skin damage. The method entails administering a composition that includes dapsone topically, transmucosally or…


  • Detergent Builder and Composition

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,393,821 B2. Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Osaka-shi, Japan, has been awarded a patent covering a detergent composition comprised of usual detergent additives, a surfactant and a detergent builder. The detergent builder is comprised of a…


  • Dispensing Device for Laundry Care Composition

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,398,787 B2. The Unilever Home & Personal Care USA division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT, has granted a patent for a non-intrusive device that automatically doses a composition into an automatic laundry washing machine. The de…


  • Microemulsions for Skin or Hair Treatments

    August 6, 2008
    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…


  • Sprayable Dry Wash and Wax Composition

    August 6, 2008
    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…


  • Patent Review

    August 5, 2008
    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…


  • Reckitt Benckiser Patents Dilutable Cleaner

    July 14, 2008
    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…


  • Fabric Softener Patented by Ecolab

    July 14, 2008
    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…


  • Sunless Tanner Patented by Playtex

    July 14, 2008
    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.…