Patents

  • Dish Machine Detergent

    October 7, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,415,983 B2 Ecolab Inc. has patented a method of cleaning glassware in a dish machine using an acidic detergent. The acidic cleaning composition is comprised of a mineral acid and a surfactant. The cleaning composition is inserted in…


  • Hair Dye

    October 7, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,416,566 B2 Kirin Cosmetics Co., Ltd., Korea, and Beauty Master Inc., Compton, CT, have been awarded a hair dye patent. The composition contains a first functional agent containing an oxidative dye and an alkalizing agent and a second…


  • Cosmetic Composition

    October 7, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,416,567 B2 A cosmetic composition for keratinous substrates with triarylmethane compounds has been patented by L'Oréal, Paris. It contains at least one triarylmethane dye molecule chosen from polymeric triarylmethane dye molec…


  • Natural Amino Acids, Peptides for Anti-Aging

    October 7, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,427,690 Bioderm Research patented complexes derived from natural amino acids and peptides for anti-aging skin and hair cosmetic formulations. This patent provides solutions for the marketing of hair and skin anti-aging products for…


  • Patent Review

    October 1, 2008
    Sunscreen Compositions Patented by Playtex Patent No. U.S. 7,416,719 B2 Playtex Products has been awarded a U.S. patent for sunscreen that is comprised of least one sunscreen agent and at least one lauryl glucoside emulsifier which imparts an e…


  • Deodorizing Composition Patented by S.C. Johnson

    September 11, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,407,922 B2 S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. has patented a solid deodorizing composition. It consists, by weight, of 0.5-2.5% of a malodor counteractant selected from amyl cinnamaldehyde, benzophenone, benzyl benzoate, benzyl isoeugenol,…


  • Hair Treatment Lotion

    September 11, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,404,947 B2 Le Piane Di Lama, Mocogno, Italy, has been awarded a U.S. patent for a hair treatment lotion. It consists of green tea, gentian and geranium mixed with at least one solution medium that is an aqueous base or a physiologica…


  • In-Grown Hair Prevention

    September 11, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,404,949 B2 Unilever has been awarded a method of overcoming in-grown hair. It is comprised of a cosmetic composition that includes, by weight, 0.1-30% malonic acid or a salt thereof and 1-99.9% of a cosmetically acceptable carrier.…


  • P&G Patents Antiperspirant Compositions

    September 11, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,404,946 B2 P&G has been awarded a patent covering antiperspirant methods and compositions. This anhydrous, antiperspirant composition is comprised of a skin-adhering system comprising, a skin-adhering polymer, one or more volatil…


  • Antimicrobial Agents

    September 11, 2008
    U.S. Patent No. 7,407,940 Helix BioMedix, Inc., a Bothell, WA maker of boactive peptides, has been awarded a patent that covers a family of hexapeptide antimicrobial agents, including HB1345, for use as broad spectrum topical anti-infectives. HB1345…


  • Remover for Transfer-Resistant Makeup

    September 11, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,404,966 B2 Procter & Gamble has patented a method for removing transfer resistant makeup. It entails applying a safe and effective amount of a makeup-removing composition that contains 0.1-30% of a non-spherical crosslinked sil…


  • Multi-Use Fabric Care

    September 11, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,405,191 B2 Unilever has patented a process for making a cast matrix solid or semi-solid multiple use fabric care article for a tumble dryer. The process entails creating a mixture that contains approximately 25% of an anionic surfact…


  • Packaged Detergent

    September 11, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,407,923 B2 Reckitt Benckiser has been awarded a patent covering a packaged detergent composition. The composition is comprised of a container that at least partly disintegrates in an aqueous environment. The container has a compartme…


  • Patent Review

    September 4, 2008
    Deodorizing Composition Patented by S.C. Johnson Patent No. US 7,407,922 B2 S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. has patented a solid deodorizing composition. It consists, by weight, of 0.5-2.5% of a malodor counteractant selected from amyl cinnamal…


  • 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…