Patents

  • 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.…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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…


  • 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-…


  • Foam Hair Treatment Patented by Wella AG

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,046 B2: Research-ers for Wella AG, Darmstadt, Germany, patented a hair treatment preparation comprising at least one nonionic, amphiphilic associative thickener in a cosmetic carrier, at least one propellant and at least one hair…


  • L’Oréal Earns Patent For Nail Strengthener

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,047 B2: L’Oréal Paris researchers patented the use of an organometallic compound to protect and/or strengthen nails, as well as the treatment process. The organometallic compound is obtained from at least one metal al…


  • Antiperspirant Patent Granted to Unilever HPC

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,048 B2: UK-based researchers for Unilever Home & Personal Care (HPC) USA, Chicago, IL, were awarded a patent for a structured antiperspirant emulsion comprising a hydrophilic phase with water and an aluminum and/or zirconium a…


  • BASF Patents Process To Obtain Cationic Polymers

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,049 B1: BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany, patented a process to obtain a cationic polymer through free-radical copolymerization.…


  • Wipe Formulation Patented by Playtex

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,068 B2: A researcher for Playtex Products, Inc., Westport, CT, patented a liquid wipe or towelette consisting of an anti-irritant agent (either analgesic, antipruitic, astringent, hydrocortisone preparation and/or keratolytic), ci…


  • Cosmetic Patent Earned By National Starch

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,069 B1: Japanese researchers for National Starch and Chemical Investment Holding Corp., New Castle, DE, patented a cosmetic composition containing an amphoteric urethane resin having at least one carboxyl group and at least one te…


  • Dow Patents Silicone Resin Emulsion Process

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,444 B1: Dow Corning Corp., Midland, MI, patented a method to make an aqueous silicone resin containing emulsion by mixing a silicone resin blend, a non-resinous silicone polymer and an inversion assisting polymer to form a homogen…


  • Cosmetic Patent Earned By National Starch

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,737,069 B1: Japanese researchers for National Starch and Chemical Investment Holding Corp., New Castle, DE, patented a cosmetic composition containing an amphoteric urethane resin having at least one carboxyl group and at least one te…