Patents

  • Extended Release Fragrance

    February 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,921,303 B1; Avon Products, Inc. has patented a longwearing composition for providing extended release of fragrance. The composition is comprised of a hydrophilically-modified cross-linked silicone elastomer; an acrylic rheology modifi…


  • Concentrated Cleaner

    February 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,895,492 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company has been awarded patent coverage for an aqueous, dilutable, liquid cleaning composition comprising a plurality of surfactants, including surfactant active components, wherein the plurality of surf…


  • O-I-W Emulsion with Molten Hydrogenated Castor Oil

    February 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,901,062 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented an oil-in-water emulsion that comprises droplets of a molten hydrogenated castor oil and an anionic surfactant. …


  • Henkel Patents Microcapsule With Detergent Inside

    February 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,901,064 B2; Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Düsseldorf, has patented a washing or cleaning agent. It is comprised of at least one component selected from the group consisting of surfactants and builders; and microcapsules having capsul…


  • Spray Drying Process

    February 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,901,065 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a process for preparing a spray-dried detergent powder. The process entails detersive surfactant and other detergent ingredients. Steps include: forming an aqueous detergent sl…


  • Clorox Patents Aerosol Bathroom Cleaner

    February 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,927,479 B2; The Clorox Company has been awarded US patent coverage for a hard surface aerosol cleaning composition with improved bathroom soil removal. The composition, which develops a foam upon being dispensed, consists of a nonioni…


  • Liquid Hand Dish Detergents Patented by Procter & Gamble

    January 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,901,058 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a liquid hand dishwashing detergent. The composition is comprised of a chelant selected from the group consisting of glutamic acid, diethylenetriamine penta methylphosphonic ac…


  • Under Your Nose: Topical Salve Reduces Odors

    January 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,901,067 B1; Keith G. Buford, II of Sacramento, CA has patented  a topical salve composition for application under the nose to reduce the scent of obnoxious odors. The salve is comprised of an active agent that includes beeswax, c…


  • Colgate Patents Choline Salt Cleaning Composition

    January 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,901,061 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company has patented a cleaning composition comprising at least 15% by weight choline chloride, at least one surfactant (selected from nonionic surfactants and amphoteric surfactants) and a solvent.  …


  • Ecolab Patents Concentrated Floor Cleaner

    January 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,895,491 B2; Ecolab USA Inc. has patented a method of cleaning floors that entails forming a solution by mixing water and a concentrated acidic cleaner. The cleaner is comprised of an acid selected from the group consisting of citric,…


  • Hair Color Applicator, Kits and Method

    January 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,893,728 B2; Tina Wright-Frohnhoefer of Magnolia, TX has been awarded US patent protection for her hair dye applicator. It is comprised of a container that has the first hair dye component and a second container that has a second hair…


  • Skin Cleaner with Super-Absorbing Particles

    January 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,906,837 B2; DEB IP Limited, Denby, Great Britain, has been awarded US patent protection for a composition, comprising water; a surfactant; superabsorbent particles; and a regulating agent (such as an inorganic salt) for swelling behav…


  • L’Oréal Patents Non-Detergent Composition Treatment for Hair

    January 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,905,049 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a treatment process for treating keratin fibers. It entails applying a non-detergent cosmetic composition that is comprised of water-soluble inorganic calcium salt; a fatty substan…


  • RB Hard Surface Disinfection Composition Reduces Poliovirus

    January 6, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,877,698 B2; Reckitt Benckiser LLC has patented a hard surface treatment composition that is effective in providing reduction of Poliovirus (Type I). It is comprised of an alcohol constituent selected from the group consisting of metha…


  • Henkel Patents Device for Metered Addition of Detergents

    December 5, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,845,818 B2; Henkel AG has been awarded patent coverage for an apparatus to dispense one or more cleaning substances in a household appliance. The apparatus is comprised of a dispensing unit having means to control dispensing of the su…