Patents

  • Zinc Oxide Gels Patented by Bayer

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,710,091 B1: Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany, patented a process to prepare nano-sized zinc oxide particles. The method includes carrying out basic hydrolysis of at least one zinc compound in alcohol and/or water mixture; leaving the pre…


  • Unilever HPC Patents High Emollient Soap Bar

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,680,285 B2: Research-ers for Unilever Home & Personal Care (HPC) USA, a division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT, were granted a patent for a toilet bar soap containing a liquid emollient, a surfactant, 12-hydroxy-stearic acid and…


  • Grease-Degrading Microbe Patented by Novozomes

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. 6,649,401: Novozomes Bio-logicals, Inc., Salem, VA, earned a pat-ent for a microorganism strain that degrades the long-chain fatty acids responsible for grease-related problems in wastewater collection and treatment. It is also active in l…


  • Esters Patented By Unilever HPC

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,680,048 B2: Unilever HPC USA in Chicago, IL patented acylated cellobiose which contains non-anoate acyl substituents.…


  • University of Texas Patents Anti-Hair Loss Treatment

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,680,344 B1: The Uni-versity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, patented a hair loss treatment method using a cardiac-sparing compound, pharmaceutically acceptable salts, hydrates, biohydrolyzable amides, esters and imid…


  • Colgate-Palmolive Patents Dishwashing Wipe

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,680,287 B2: Colgate-Palmolive Co., New York, NY, patented a dry dishwashing cleaning wipe comprising a water-insoluble substrate having more than one layer and a liquid cleaning composition that is coated onto and impregnated into the…


  • Revlon Awarded Patent For Hair Cosmetic

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,680,049 B2: Researchers for Revlon Consumer Products Corp., New York, NY, earned a patent for a cosmetic composition that applies a pigmented, semi-permanent crosslinked film on skin, eyelashes, lips or hair. It contains a film-formin…


  • Sanyo & Matsushita Electric Patent Detergent

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,680,286 B1: Japan-based researchers for Sanyo Chemical Industries, Ltd., Kyoto, and Matsu-shita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., Kadoma, patented a liquid detergent comprising a surfactant and a builder that contain water and a builder…


  • Granular Detergent Patent Awarded to Unilever HPC

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,680,288 B1: Research-ers for Unilever HPC based in The Netherlands patented a process to prepare a granular detergent product comprising granulating, a particulate material comprising a hydratable salt with a liquid binder in two or m…


  • P&G Awarded Patent For Odor Control

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,680,289 B1: The Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, OH, patented a method to diminish malodor on fabric by adding a liquid composition comprising an effective amount of solubilized, uncompleted cyclodextrin to a conventional washing…


  • Softening Formulations Patented by Dow Europe

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,680,290 B1: Dow Europe S.A., Horgen, Switzerland, pat-ented a clear, liquid fabric softener that contains an active fabric softening ingredient, an additive and water.…


  • Hair Dye with Aromatic Amines from LOral

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,679,923 B2: L’Oréal SA, Paris, France, was granted a patent for a hair dye comprising at least one pyrazoline-4,5-dione or a cosmetically acceptable salt and at least one aromatic or heteroaromatic amine of formula or a c…


  • Jelly Wax Candle Method Patented

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,680,014 B2: A Kaoh-siung Hsien, Taiwan researcher pat-ented a method to make a candle out of jelly wax. The method calls for pouring three layers into a container with ornaments and a wick. The second layer semi-coagulates with air bu…


  • Low-Foam Surfactant Actives Patented by BASF

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,680,412 B2: Research-ers for BASF AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany, earned a patent for an alcohol alkoxylate to create low-foam or non-foaming surfactants.…


  • Abrasive Toothpaste Patented by Alcan

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,682,717 B1: Alcan International Ltd., Montreal, Canada, patented an abrasive toothpaste with alumina particles that are at least 90% α-alumina calcined at a temperature of at least 900° C.…