Patents

  • Patent Review

    February 5, 2010
    Hard Surface Cleaner in Water-Soluble Sachet U.S. Patent No. 7,625,856 B2; Reckitt Benckiser has patented a water-soluble sachet containing a hard surface cleaner. The composition consists of surfactant, organic solvent, water and optionally alk…


  • Patent Review

    January 4, 2010
    Estée Lauder Patents Encapsulated Cosmetic U.S. Patent No. 7,622,132 B2; ELC Management, LLC, New York, NY, has been awarded a U.S. patent for a topically applied composition that is comprised of at least one frangible capsule having a se…


  • Patent Review

    November 30, 2009
    Sabinsa Corp. Wins Edison Patent Award U.S. Patent No. 7,063,861; Sabinsa has received the 2009 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award in the nutraceuticals category for its patent on GarCitrin. The patent is entitled “Bioavailable Compo-sition of…


  • Patent Review

    November 9, 2009
    Multi-Mineral No-Mix Relaxer Patented by L’Oréal U.S Patent No. 7,597,880 B2; L’Oréal has been awarded a U.S. patent for a multi-mineral no-mix relaxer. The formulation contains LiOH, NaOH and an additive comprising an…


  • Patent Review

    October 5, 2009
    Auxiliary Laundry Composition from P&G U.S. Patent No. 7,572,760 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company, based in Cincinnati, OH, has been awarded a patent covering an auxiliary composition for use in the laundering or treatment of fabrics.…


  • Patent Review

    September 3, 2009
    Detergent Patented by Procter & Gamble U.S. Patent No. 7,569,528 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a detergent composition. It is comprised of a lipase which is a polypeptide having an amino acid sequence which has at least 90% identity…


  • Patent Review

    August 5, 2009
    Pure USA Patents Topical Personal Care Compositions U.S. Patent No. 7,553,480 B2; Pure USA, LLC, East Brunswick, NJ, has patented a topical personal care composition that consists of hydrocortisone (1%), water (q.s.), cocoamidopropyl hydroxysult…


  • Patent Review

    July 8, 2009
    Hair Bleach Kit Patented by Procter & Gamble U.S. Patent No. 7,541,023 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has been awarded a patent for a hair bleach product in kit form. It is comprised of a peroxide-based developer component containin…


  • Patent Review

    June 9, 2009
    Clorox Patents Natural Cleaning Composition U.S. Patent No. 7,527,060 B2; The Clorox Company, Oakland, CA, has patented a natural cleaning composition. It consists of 0.5-5% alkyl polyglucoside, 0.5-5% ethanol, 0.05-0.4% lemon oil or d-limonene,…


  • Patent Review

    May 1, 2009
    Grant Patents Gransil EPSQ Powder Technology Grant Industries, Inc., Elmwood Park NJ, has been awarded a patent for its Gransil EPSQ powder technology, leading to a new class of sponge-like cosmetics. (At press time, the final patent number had…


  • Patent Review

    April 1, 2009
    Warming Lubricant Method Patented by Chemsil Silicones U.S. Patent No. 7,405,186 B2: Chemsil Silicones, Inc., Chatsworth, CA, has patented a method of using a lubricant. It entails placing an effective amount of a warming lubricant composition…


  • Patent Review

    March 3, 2009
    Dye-Containing Pellets Patented by Wella AG   U.S. Patent No. 7,458,992 B2: Wella AG, Darmstadt, Germany, has been awarded a U.S. patent covering a coated dye-containing pellet for coloring keratin fibers. It is comprised of a dye-containi…


  • Patent Review

    February 9, 2009
    Corrosion Protector for Glassware in Dishwashers   U.S. Patent No. 7,456,142 B2: Reckitt Benckiser N.V. has patented a process for the inhibition of corrosion of glassware in an automatic dishwashing process. It entails contacting the glassw…


  • Patent Review

    January 8, 2009
    Jeen Issued Silicone Copolymer Patent   Jeen International has been awarded a U.S. patent covering its Jeesilc PS Series of silicone copolymers. The granted patent and corresponding foreign applications (which the company is pursuing in Euro…


  • Cleaning Composition Patented by Clorox

    December 8, 2008
    U.S. Patent No. 7,446,082 B2 The Clorox Company has patented a process of cleaning a surface using a cleaning implement with a disposable substrate attached to a fitment and impregnated with a cleaning composition. The disposable substrate has a pla…