Patents

  • Unilever Earns Patent For Fabric Conditioner

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,878,684 B2: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA, Greenwich, CT, earned a patent for a fabric conditioner comprising a cationic fabric softening composition, a fatty acid partial ester of a polyhydric alcohol and water.…


  • Dispersing Agents Patented by BASF

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,878,683 B2: Germany-based BASF earned a patent for polymers used as controllable dispersing agents for detergent or cleaner ingredients.…


  • Hair Dye Composition Patented by Kao

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,878,169 B2: Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, earned a patent for a hair dye composition made up of an alkyl group, a hydroxy group and an amino group.…


  • LOral Patents Self-Tanner

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,875,426 B2: L'Oréal, Paris, patented a topically applicable cosmetic/dermatological composition suited for the artificial tanning or browning of human skin, comprising at least one self-tanning agent and at least one tetrahydro…


  • Laundry Rinse Aids Patented by Ecolab

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,878,681 B1: Researchers at Ecolab, St. Paul, MN, earned a patent for a laundry rinse aid comprising contacting a fabric with a cleaning composition comprising water and 50-500 ppm of a compound of formula.…


  • P&G Patents Personal Care Composition

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,878,382 B2: Researchers at Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH, patented a personal care composition that contains 5-35% of a hydrophobic gel comprising a cholesteryl derivative, an oil swelling clay material, a non-volatile liquid o…


  • Cleansing Pillow Patented By Chesebrough-Ponds

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,878,380 B1: Chesebrough-Ponds, Greenwich, CT, earned a patent for a cosmetic pillow having no more than 5% water and from 0.1-30% surfactant each by weight for cleansing body surfaces, the pillow being plumped by effervescent generate…


  • Cognis Earns Pearlescent Cosmetic Preparation Patent

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,878,379 B2: Düsseldorf, Germany-based Cognis patented a pearlescent composition comprising a dialkyl ether, a cationic polymer and an alkyl ether sulfate emulsifier.…


  • IFT Earns Patent For New System To Gel Fragrances

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,846,491 B1: International Fragrance and Technol- ogy, Inc. (IFT), Canton, GA, earned a patent for a clear polymeric gel composition and method for producing the same, allowing fragrance to be gelled into a clear, stable gel at levels…


  • Arch Patents Anti-Aging Composition

    December 9, 2005
    Arch Personal Care Products, South Plainfield, NJ, patented Peptamide 6, a product of fermentation with saccharomyces yeast, under U.S. Patent No. 6,461,857. The ingredient was developed to concentrate specific peptides found in yeast that have a pos…


  • Dow Corning Patents Dispensing Device

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,861,046 B1: Dow Corning patented a device for dispensing a therapeutic or cosmetic substance onto the skin and a method of skin treatment.…


  • Shiseido Patents Skin Care Formula

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,861,050 B2: Shiseido Company, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, patented a method of inhibiting melanization of melanin monomers in a skin caused by irradiating the melanin monomers with ultraviolet rays.…


  • Fabric Softeners Patented by Colgate

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,864,223 B2: Colgate Palmolive, New York, NY, earned a patent for a fabric softening composition comprising a cationic softener, a water-soluble cross-linked cationic polymer and a perfume.…


  • Kao Patents Particles for Surfactants

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,864,221 B1: Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, patented particles for supporting a surfactant obtainable by spray-drying a preparation liquid comprising a water-soluble polymer and a water-soluble salt.…


  • Cosmetic Composition Patented by Unilever

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,863,897 B2: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA patented a topical cosmetic composition comprising micronized metal oxide and a 4-substituted resorcinol derivative.…