Patents


  • Dust Mite Controller

    Patent No. US 6,500,445 B1: A South Africa-based researcher earned a patent for a non-toxic aqueous composition that controls dust mites on textiles and carpets comprising at least one surfactant, at least one high terpene from citrus peel and/or pin…
    11.14.05

  • Skin Treatment

    Patent No. US 6,500,446 B1: Research-ers for Virbac, Carros, France, patented a skin treatment with at least one cationic polymer that improves the activity of at least one active molecule (antiseptic, antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal, antiparasitic…
    11.14.05

  • BASF Earns Patent for

    Patent No. US 6,500,447 B1: BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany patented a pH-sensitive microcapsule which comprises a water-immiscible active ingredient contained within a shell wall made of free carboxylic acid groups.…
    11.14.05

  • Building Disinfectant

    Patent No. US 6,500,465 B1: A Pompano Beach, FL-based researcher patented a liquid biocidal, deodorant and mycotoxin and/or endotoxin denaturing composition containing hydrogen peroxide; t-butyl hydroperoxide; a water-compatible glycol or glycol ethe…
    11.14.05

  • Sun Protection Agents Patented

    Patent No. US 6,500,410 B1: Tromso, Norway-based Biotec Pharmacon ASA patented a sun protection composition which contains water-soluble β-(1,3) glucans that are free of β-(1,6) linkages and UV light protection factors.…
    11.14.05

  • LOral Awarded Patent

    Patent No. US 6,437,149 B1: L’Oréal S.A. researchers in France patented a cationic aminoanthraquinone formula and its use in dyeing hair. l…
    11.14.05

  • Oxidation Dye Precursor

    Patent No. US 6,436,152 B1: Wella AG, Darmstadt, Germany, patented an oxidation dye precursor with at least one developer and at least one coupler.…
    11.14.05

  • Noville Awarded

    Patent No. US 6,497,859 B1: Noville Inc., South Hackensack, NJ, patented an oral care composition consisting of a synthetic coolant, methyl acetate and a solubilizer that provide a prolonged cooling sensation to the mouth.…
    11.14.05

  • LOral Earns Hair Dye Patent

    Patent No. US 6,436,151 B2: Research-ers for L’Oréal S.A., Paris, France, patented a cosmetic composition for dyeing hair using at least one oxidation dye, at least one thickening polymer with at least one fatty acid chain and at least o…
    11.14.05

  • Light-Stable Formula

    Patent No. US 6,436,374 B1: Merck Patent GmbH, Haftung, Germany, patented a process to improve the photostability of butylmethoxydibenzoylmethane in a cosmetic using insoluble inorganic titanium dioxide particles doped with cerium or iron ions.…
    11.14.05

  • LOral Patents Direct Hair Dye

    Patent No. US 6,436,153 B2: L’Oreal S.A. researchers were awarded a patent for a direct hair dye comprising at least one cationic direct dye and at least one compound chosen from C6-C8 aromatic ethers of C2-C9 polyols.…
    11.14.05

  • Waterproof Antiperspirant

    Patent No. US 6,436,382 B1: Colgate-Palmolive, New York, NY, patented a suspension cosmetic product for reducing wetness under the arm comprising a water lock superabsorbent polymer, a volatile silicone, a gelling agent, a surfactant, an antiperspira…
    11.14.05

  • Hair Growth Promoter Patented

    Patent No. US 6,436,380 B1: Advantage Partners LLC, La Canada, CA, patented a method for treating balding scalp areas using an aerosol colored hair thickener consisting of pigment, PVPNA copolymer bonding resin, talc, silica and a volatile vehicle.…
    11.14.05

  • Cuticle Treatment Patented

    Patent No. US 6,436,379 B1: Gilbert, AZ-based International Flora patented a semi-solid emollient to treat cuticles.…
    11.14.05

  • Photostable Sunscreen Patented

    l Patent No. US 6,436,375 B1: Sol-Gel Technologies, Tel Aviv, Israel, patented a method for preparing a photostable sunscreen involving at least two sunscreen active ingredients, one of which is encased in sol-gel microcapsules.…
    11.14.05

  • Sunscreen Spray

    Patent No. US 6,436,376 B1: Research-ers for Societe L’Oréal S.A., Paris, France, patented an enhanced SPF sunscreen spray comprising a UVA and/or UVB sunscreen, a PVP/dimethiconylacrylate/polycarbamyl/polyglycol ester and a cosmetically…
    11.14.05

  • Colgate Awarded

    Patent No. US 6,436,378 B1: Colgate-Palmolive researchers in Mumbai, India patented a lotion with an active, herbal skin lightening mixture and a preventative skin darkening agent or mixture consisting of sunscreens.…
    11.14.05

  • Gillette Earns Patent

    Patent No. US 6,436,381 B1: The Gillette Company, Boston, MA, patented an enhanced efficacy aluminum-zirconium antiperspirant salt that resolves the aluminum into at least four successive peaks in a 10% aqueous solution.…
    11.14.05

  • Unilever HPC Awarded

    Patent No. US 6,436,383 B2: Unilever HPC USA patented an aqueous shampoo consisting of water, at least one surfactant, an emulsion of amodimethicone in cationic surfactant and nonionic surfactant and an insoluble emulsified non-amino functional silic…
    11.14.05

  • Skin Cleansing Formula

    Patent No. 6,451,327 B1: Researchers for Kao Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, patented a non-aqueous skin cleansing composition with granulated particles made of solid surfactant particles and a binder, as well as a non-aqueous base.…
    11.14.05