Patents

  • LG Household Patents Cyclosporin for Hair Growth

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,790,830 B2: LG Household & Health Care Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea, was granted a patent for an alopecia treatment and hair growth promoter that comprises a 3-position analog of cyclosporin.…


  • Pigment Dispersion Patented by U.S. Cosmetics

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,790,452 B2: Miyoshi Kasei, Inc., Saitama, Japan, and U.S. Cosmetics Corp., Dayville, CT, were granted a patent for a cosmetic pigment dispersion in which the pigment particles are surface-treated with at least one of N-acylglycine hyd…


  • NeoStrata Settles Infringement Suit

    November 22, 2005
    NeoStrata’s TriStrata Technology subsidiary, Princeton, NJ, settled a lawsuit against BeautiControl, Inc., Carrollton, TX, relating to the use of alpha hydroxy acids to reduce wrinkles and alleviate dermatological aging. The settlement includes…


  • Shin-Etsu Patents Cosmetic with Silicones

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,790,451 B2: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, patented a cosmetic material comprising a silicone-branched silicone compound and a silicone-branched polyether-modified silicone compound.…


  • IFF Earns Patent For Gel Air Freshener

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,790,436 B2: Research-ers for International Flavors & Fra-grances, Inc., New York, NY, patented a substantially rigid aqueous clear gel matrix air freshener consisting of a gel matrix body and one or more molded gel matrix icons im…


  • Unilever HPC Patents AP With Microemulsions

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,790,435 B1: Unilever Home & Personal Care (HPC) USA, Chicago, earned a patent for a composition that contains a microemulsion, a liquid crystal or both. The liquid crystal contains an antiperspirant salt, a cosmetic oil and a comb…


  • Topical Cosmetic Patent Earned by German Lab

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,790,434 B2: Chemisches Laboratorium Dr. Kurt Richter GmbH, Berlin, Germany, patented a cosmetic composition comprising a cosmetically-effective amount of an inactivated bacteria dissolved in an extract of plant extracellular matrix.…


  • Salvona Patents Oral Care Nano-Particles

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,790,460 B2: Research-ers for Salvona-IP LLC, Dayton, NJ, patented a controlled-release delivery system containing solid nano-particles with a core of carnauba wax and a surface of a bio-adhesive, positively-charged cetylpyridinium chl…


  • Perfume Composition Patented by Quest

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,780,835 B2: British researchers for Quest International BV, Naarden, The Netherlands, patented a perfume comprising at least a 60% mixture of fragrance materials.…


  • Colgate Earns Patent For Fabric Conditioner

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,780,834 B2: Colgate-Palmolive Co., New York, NY, patented a wash cycle fabric softener for use in laundry wash water that contains at least one amine fabric softening active compound, an alpha hydroxy aliphatic acid, a cationic surfac…


  • Fabric Softener Patented by Kao Corp.

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,780,833 B1: Japanese researchers for Kao Corp., Tokyo, patented a fabric softener composition that consists of two quaternary ammonium compounds, two other compounds and a nonionic surfactant as well as a C8-22 fatty acid or salt.…


  • Sulfate Soap Purification Process Patented

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,780,831 B2: Raisio Benecol, Ltd., Raisio, Finland, patented a process to obtain distilled, unsap-onifiable substances from crude sulfate soap, crude tall oil or tall oil pitch.…


  • Granulated Surfactant Patented by Cognis

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,780,829 B1: German researchers for Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Düsseldorf, patented a granular surfactant with a fatty alcohol sulfate and an olefin sulfonate.…


  • Huish Granted Patent For Detergent Process

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,780,830 B1: Huish Detergents, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT, patented a granular or powdered detergent composition with reduced di-salt formation. It comprises C16 or C18 enriched methyl ester sulfonate that is added to a mixture of a noni…


  • Oil-Based Wash Patent Granted to Unilever HPC

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,780,826 B2: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA, Green-wich, CT, patented a liquid wash that comprises a surfactant, high refractive index particles with hydrophobic surface-modifying agents and a thickened hydrophobic benefit agent…