Patents

  • Unilever Patents Cosmetic Composition

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,881,414 B2: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA, a division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT, earned a patent for a cosmetic oil-in-water emulsion composition consisting of a retinoid solubilized in fluid oil, a polymeric emulsifier…


  • Colgate-Palmolive Patents Dishwashing Liquid

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,884,764 B2: Colgate-Palmolive Company, New York, NY, patented an antibacterial liquid dish cleaning composition comprising sodium salt, magnesium salt, ammonium, a zwitterionic surfactant, a hydroxy containing organic acid, an alkyl p…


  • New Fabric Softener Patented by P&G

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,881,717 B1: The Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH, earned a patent for a solid fabric softening component comprising a clay, at least 5% of a surfactant system, at least 15% of a solid carrier material and a flocculating ag…


  • Saint-Gobain Settles Infringement Suit

    December 9, 2005
    Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, Portage, WI, has settled its patent infringement suit against Truseal USA, Inc. Truseal admitted infringement of Saint-Gobain’s US Patent No. 6,290, 265. As part of the settlement agreement, Truseal will assig…


  • Cosmetic Formulations Patented by Clariant

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,881,399 B2: Clariant GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, patented cosmetic formulations having high aqueous solubility and low flash points.…


  • Optimer Patents Rinse Cycle Fabric Softeners

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,881,715 B2: Optimer, Inc., Wilmington, DE, earned a patent for a method of treating a textile, comprising at least one fatty material and at least one water-soluble or water-dispersible polyorganosiloxane having substituents.…


  • LOral Patents New Mascara

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,881,400 B2: L’Oréal Paris patented a process for increasing the adhesion of and/or expressly loading makeup on eyelashes with a mascara comprising at least one polymer, water, at least one coloring agent and at least one…


  • Clariant Patents New Deodorant

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,884,409 B2: Clariant GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany, earned a patent for a deodorant or antiperspirant comprising an aluminum chlorohydrate with an iron content less than 20ppm on a dry basis.…


  • P&G Patents Teeth Whitener

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,884,426 B2: Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati, OH, patented a method of bleaching teeth comprising a strip of material and a layer of tooth bleaching composition having a peroxide active.…


  • US Cosmetics Patents Pigments

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,887,494 B2: US Cosmetics, Dayville, CT, patented a composition for use in a cosmetic preparation comprising at least one of a pigment and extender pigment having exposed surfaces coated with at least one of a hydrophobidizing agent an…


  • Fabric Softener Apparatus Patented by Ecolab

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,887,841 B2: Ecolab Inc., St. Paul, MN, patented an apparatus for treating fabrics in a tumble dryer having an inside surface and an outside surface comprising a holder for retention of a dryer sheet.…


  • Milborn Earns Patent For Cleaning Composition

    December 9, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,887,840 B2: Milborn Enterprises LLC, Artesia, NM, patented an iron sulfide cleaning composition consisting of formaldehyde or glutaraldehyde, methanol, 2-butoxyethanol, isopropyl alcohol, hydrochloric acid, surfactant intermediate, su…


  • 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…


  • 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.…


  • 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…