Patents


  • Antiplaque Gum Patented by Colgate

    Patent No. US 7,354,569 B2: Colgate-Palmolive researchers have patented a gum that contains a fruit enzyme, a non-cariogenic sweetener and an enzyme stabilizing agent. The enzyme maintains its initial activity over at least a four-week period when s…
    05.05.08

  • Waterless Lotion and Lotion-Treated Substrate

    Patent No. US 7,361,361 B2: Georgia-Pacific has patented a wet-laid cellulosic tissue that contains a microemulsion composition comprising an antiviral compound. The microemulsion composition is liquid at room temperature and undergoes a phase chang…
    05.05.08

  • Automatic Dishwash Formula Patented

    Patent No. US 7,361,632 B2: Reckitt Benckiser researchers have patented a process for the inhibition of corrosion of glassware in an automatic dishwashing process. The zinc-containing, water-soluble glass composition contains from 41 to 54 mole % of…
    05.05.08

  • Pesticide Contains Plant Essential Oils

    Patent No. US 7,361,366 B2: A pesticidal composition, comprising a pesticidally-acceptable carrier and a pesticidally-effective amount of a pesticidally-active agent consisting of pyrethrum and thyme oil, with the proviso that no other pesticidally-…
    05.05.08

  • Masking and Removing Stains from Solid Surfaces

    Patent No. US 7,358,218 B2: The Research Foundation at the University of Central Florida has patented a liquid stain remover made up of titanium dioxide, oxalic acid, platinum and liquid solvent.…
    05.05.08

  • Fabric Deodorizer Contains Amine Oxide

    Patent No. US 7,358,219 B2: Kao researchers have patented a liquid fabric deodorizer that contains 0.1-2.0% by weight of a compound having at least one amine oxide group in the molecule and one or two groups selected from C8 to C22 alkyl groups and…
    05.05.08

  • Bleach Activator Patented by P&G

    Patent No. US 7,358,220 B2: An alkoxylated polyol containing bleach activating terminating functional groups, has been patented by Procter & Gamble. The polyol source comprises at least two hydroxy moieties, at least one of the hydroxy moieties…
    05.05.08

  • Skin-Conditioning Shaving Composition

    Patent No. US 7,354,573 B2: Researchers in the UK have patented a skin-conditioning shaving cream that contains: • 2-15% stearic acid; • 5-20% glycerin and/or 5-10% grapeseed oil; • 2-10% glyceryl stearate; • 0.5-5% grapefrui…
    05.05.08

  • Laundry Additive Sachet

    Patent No. US 7,351,683 B2 : Researchers from Procter & Gamble, Italy have patented a laundry detergent sachet containing a liquid composition (bleaching agent, colorant and non-liquid matrix) and a second liquid composition including a second c…
    05.05.08

  • Cosmetic Composition

    Patent No. US 7,361,364 B2: Unilever researchers have patented a cosmetic composition substantially free of fatty acids and soaps, and comprising: C12-C22 fatty alcohol (3 to 10%); emulsifier (0.1 to 5%); inorganic agent (2 to 5%); polymer (0.1 to 5…
    05.05.08

  • BASF Performance Chemicals: Gary Dee

    BASF Performance Chemicals: has completed its Personal Care Ingredients team with the addition of Gary Dee as business director, Personal Care Ingredients, North America. He will be based in Florham Park, NJ. Mr. Dee comes to BASF with 17 years of g…
    05.05.08

  • Sun Chemical: Mike Jaffe

    Sun Chemical: has promoted Mike Jaffe to cosmetics marketing manager in the U.S. In this role, Mr. Jaffe will be responsible for marketing, product management and the Cincinnati cosmetics technical service laboratory. Before joining Sun Chemical in…
    05.05.08

  • Ultra Chemical: Jim Lynch

    Ultra Chemical: has named Jim Lynch as director of sales for Ultra Chemical, Inc. He has been in the cosmetic and personal care industry for 14 years. Most recently, he was an account manager for National Starch.…
    05.05.08

  • Sabinsa: Benoit Le Gall

    Sabinsa: announced the appointment of Benoit Le Gall as quality assurance and quality control manager for its Payson, UT facility. Mr. Le Gall comes to Sabinsa with more than eight years of experience as a chemist with a strong background in quality…
    05.05.08

  • International Flavors & Fragrances: Judith Gross and Matt Frost

    International Flavors & Fragrances: appointed Judith Gross as global director, fragrance innovation and Matt Frost as global marketing director, fine fragrance and beauty care. Ms. Gross has been with IFF for 15 years, most recently in the role…
    05.05.08

  • Clariant Masterbatches: Jeff Saeger

    Clariant Masterbatches: has appointed Jeff Saeger as director of marketing for Clariant Masterbatches’ North America region. Mr. Saeger joined Clariant Masterbatches in 2005 as consumer durable goods segment manager for North America.…
    05.05.08

  • Oxiteno USA: Luciana Ortiz d Pinho

    Oxiteno USA: announced the addition of Luciana Ortiz de Pinho as sales manager. Ms. Ortiz will be located in Freehold, NJ. Ms. Ortiz most recently held the position of sales manager for agrochemicals and textile chemicals for Oxiteno in Brazil, wher…
    05.05.08

  • Croda: Suellen Bennett

    Croda: promoted Suellen Bennett to the position of marketing manager, skin care, makeup and botanicals from her previous position of marketing manager, botanicals. Ms. Bennett started her career as a microbiologist at Estée Lauder and then he…
    05.05.08

  • Natural Health Trends: Paolo Giuliani

    Natural Health Trends: appointed Paolo Giuliani to direct subsidiary operations in Europe. In this consulting role, Mr. Giuliani will be charged with expanding direct-selling opportunities in Europe and managing European-based operations. Mr. Giulia…
    05.05.08

  • Unilever Patents Silky Feel Cosmetic Emulsion Chassis

    Unilever Patents Silky Feel Cosmetic Emulsion Chassis
    04.30.08