Patents

  • 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…


  • 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 o…


  • 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…