Patents

  • Unilever Patents Silky Feel Cosmetic Emulsion Chassis

    May 5, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,361,363 B2: Unilever researchers have patented a cosmetic composition consisting of: • from about 10 to about 50% of glycerin; • a sensory effective amount of a non-gelatinized modified starch selected from the group cons…


  • Antiplaque Gum Patented by Colgate

    May 5, 2008
    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…


  • Waterless Lotion and Lotion-Treated Substrate

    May 5, 2008
    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…


  • Automatic Dishwash Formula Patented

    May 5, 2008
    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…


  • Pesticide Contains Plant Essential Oils

    May 5, 2008
    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-…


  • Masking and Removing Stains from Solid Surfaces

    May 5, 2008
    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.…


  • Fabric Deodorizer Contains Amine Oxide

    May 5, 2008
    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…


  • Bleach Activator Patented by P&G

    May 5, 2008
    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…


  • Skin-Conditioning Shaving Composition

    May 5, 2008
    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…


  • Laundry Additive Sachet

    May 5, 2008
    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…


  • Cosmetic Composition

    May 5, 2008
    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…


  • BASF Performance Chemicals: Gary Dee

    May 5, 2008
    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…


  • Sun Chemical: Mike Jaffe

    May 5, 2008
    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…


  • Ultra Chemical: Jim Lynch

    May 5, 2008
    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.…


  • Sabinsa: Benoit Le Gall

    May 5, 2008
    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…