Patents

  • Dry Cleaning Solvent Patented by Shin-Etsu

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,749,643 B2: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, patented a fabric dry cleaning method that involves immersing or soaking the fabric with a dry cleaning solvent consisting of methyl tris(trimethylsiloxy) silane and a petroleum-…


  • Razor Handle Patent Granted to Gillette

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,749,788 B1: The Gillette Company, Boston, MA, patented a multi-step molding method to make a shaving razor handle. It involves molding both a solid inner and a solid outer core in different plastic mold cavities and molding elastomeri…


  • Henkel Patents Process To Make Cleaning Tablets

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,750,193 B1: Research-ers for Henkel, Düsseldorf, Germany, patented a process to produce multiphase cleaning tablets. It comprises tabletting a particulate premix to form tablets with a cavity; preparing a melt suspension or emuls…


  • Detergent Patent Earned by Sanyo

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,750,192 B2: Japanese researchers for Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd., Kyoto, patented a detergent containing a nonionic surfactant comprising an aliphatic alcohol alkylene oxide adduct derived from adding an alkylene oxide to an aliph…


  • Soap Scum Remover Patented by Researchers

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,750,190 B2: Four researchers patented an alkaline cleaning and sanitizing composition that removes soap scum on hard surfaces and is free of chelating agents. It contains an amine oxide surfactant, a nonionic alkoxylated alcohol surfa…


  • Proguard Patents Insecticide With Aromatic Aldehydes

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,750,256 B1: Proguard, Inc., Suisun City, CA, researchers patented a method to decrease the population of ants in an area, by the ants, their food supply or their habitat with an aqueous composition comprising a-hexyl cinnamic aldehyde…


  • J&J Granted Patent For Pigmentation Treatment

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,750,229 B2: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Cos., Inc., Skill-man, NJ, patented a method to change skin pigmentation by administering an effective amount of a Bowman-Birk Inhibitor, or a natural extract containing the inhibitor.…


  • Wella Patents Cosmetics With Electric Polymers

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,749,843 B2: Darmstadt-based Wella AG patented a cosmetic composition that contains at least one electrically-conductive polymer in a cosmetic foundation.…


  • Wheat-Derived Liquid Foam Patented by MGP

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,749,842 B2: Research-ers assigned to Midwest Grain Products (MGP), Atchison, KS, patented a foam comprising enzymatically-hydrolyzed wheat gluten protein that is dispersed in aqueous liquid.…


  • Revlon Earns Patent For Acidic Antiperspirant

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,749,841 B2: Revlon Consumer Products Corp., New York, NY, patented a method to inhibit the loss of gel strength in an acidic aqueous-based solid antiperspirant containing one or more polysaccharides. The process involves heating a mix…


  • Pigment Inhibition Method Patent Awarded to NYU

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,749,840 B2: New York University, New York, NY, earned a patent for a method to decrease melanin synthesis in a melanocyte by contacting the melanocyte with a melanin synthesis-inhibiting amount of a fatty acid synthase (FAS) inhibitor…


  • Photoprotective Cosmetic Patent Granted to LOral

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,749,839 B2: L’Oréal, Paris, France, researchers earned a patent for a photoprotective and topical cosmetic for the skin and/or hair containing aromatic amide, sulphonamide, novel aromatic amide and/or carbamate derivative…


  • Premier Patents Novel Skin Protection

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,719,964 B1: Middle-sex, NJ-based Premier Specialties Inc. has been granted a patent utilizing ethyl p-methoxycinnamate derived from kaempferia galanga root for new and improved cosmetic compositions and methods to prevent and treat ch…


  • Dishwasher Mineral Remover Patented by Researcher

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,750,186 B2: A research-er in Jacksonville, FL, patented a method to remove mineral deposits, especially calcium carbonate, from the inside of a dishwasher using cleaner solid tablets or pellets. They comprise at least one chelating ag…


  • Sunscreen Method Patented by Shiseido

    November 22, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,749,838 B1: Shiseido Company Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, patented a sunscreen cosmetic containing a micro particle zinc oxide composite powder that is coated with a silicic anhydride and treated with a silicone on the surface. This compositio…