Patents

  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • Reckitt Benckiser Patents Dilutable Cleaner

    July 2, 2008
    Reckitt Benckiser Patents Dilutable Cleaner


  • Colgate Patents Body Wash with Shea Butter

    June 23, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,375,063 B2. Colgate-Palmolive Company has patented a cleansing composition that is comprised, by weight, of 2.6-3% of an aqueous acrylate copolymer emulsion; 7.7 - 10.2% of an anionic surfactant; 1.4 - 1.7% of an amphoteric surfactan…


  • Hard Surface Cleaner Patented by Jelmar

    June 23, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,368,417 B2. A hard surface cleaning composition containing lauryl hydroxysultaine has been patented by Jelmar, LLC, Skokie, IL. l…


  • LOral Paris Patents Dye Composition

    June 23, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,364,596 B2. Dye compositions with at least one hydrophobic direct dye and at least one acid have been patented by L’Oréal S.A., Paris, France…


  • Diamond Chemical Patents Laundry Composition

    June 23, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,368,418 B2. Diamond Chemical Company, Inc., East Rutherford, NJ, has patented a laundry composition. The formulation contains Na2CO3, sodium tripolyphosphate, fabric brightening agents, methylated soybean oil, fragrance, emulsifying…


  • Herbal Healing Oil Addresses Skin Problems

    June 23, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,368,135 B1. Linda A. Anderson of Troutdale, VA has been awarded a patent for an herbal healing oil that will alleviate skin problems and reduce discomfort associated with common aches and pains. The healing oil contains castor, almon…


  • Ecolab Patents Floor Stripper

    June 23, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,365,046 B2. A method for stripping floor finishes using a composition that thickens upon dilution with water has been patented by St. Paul, MN-based Ecolab Inc.…


  • Dish Detergent Patented by Cognis

    June 23, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,368,419 B2. A patent for a dishwashing detergent containing glycerol hydroxyalkyl ethers has been awarded to Cognis IP Management GmbH, Dusseldorf, Germany.…


  • Hair Bleach/Dye Patented by Kao Corp.

    June 23, 2008
    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.…


  • Access Business Group Patents Skin Whitener

    June 23, 2008
    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.…


  • Lighted Support Base for PVC, PET Bottles

    June 23, 2008
    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…


  • LOral Patents Topical UV Composition

    June 23, 2008
    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.…