Patents

  • P&G Awarded Patent For Frizz Control Agents

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,709,648 B2: The Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, OH, patented a hair conditioning composition consisting of a non-volatile silicone compound, a mixture of a volatile isoparaffin hydrocarbon compound and volatile silicone compound…


  • Low Emulsifier Systems Patented by Beiersdorf

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,709,662 B1: Beiersdorf AG, Hamburg, Germany, earned a patent for a finely dispersed, water-in-oil or oil-in-water Pickering emulsion. It contains amphiphilic microfine particles derived from coated metal oxides; at least one film form…


  • Lohmann Patents Water-Soluble Film

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,709,671 B2: LTS Loh-mann Therapie-Systeme AG, Neuwied, Germany, patented a water-soluble film for oral administration with instant wettability. The monolayer film is formed from a mucoadhesive composition comprising at least one water…


  • Emulsification Method Patented by Kibun Food

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,710,038 B1: Research-ers for Tokyo-based Kibun Food Chemifa Co., Ltd., patented an emulsification method. It involves mixing a liquid containing water and a hydro-phobic component with a propylene glycol hyaluronate ester having an es…


  • Nanosphere System New from Salvona

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. U.S. 6,491,902: Salvona Consumer Care LLC, Dayton, NJ, recently patented NanoSal, a nanotechnology system that executives said stabilizes functional ingredients, synchronizes ingredients, extends the life of product benefits, enhances the…


  • BMS Patents Hydantoin To Reduce Inflammation

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,710,064 B2: Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., Princeton, NJ, earn-ed a patent for the use of hydantoin as an anti-inflammatory agent.…


  • PCA Granted Patent For Kojic Acid Skin Peel

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,710,076 B2: Margaret M. Ancira patented a skin peel for Physician’s Choice of Arizona, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ, containing a skin exfoliating agent and kojic acid. The composition induces skin peeling after the application of one o…


  • Cognis Patents Use Of Esters as Thickeners

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,710,082 B1: Spanish researchers for Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Düsseldorf, Ger-many, patented a process for increasing the viscosity of an aqueous surface-active composition by adding an effective, viscosity-enhancing…


  • Surfactant Method Patented By Sasol Germany

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,710,022 B1: Sasol Germany GmbH, Germany, patented a surfactant composition comprising one or more gemini surfactants and one or more co-amphiphiles.…


  • BASF Awarded Patent For Washing Preparation

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,710,024 B2: BASF AG, Ludwigshaften, Germany, patented a detersive composition containing a water-soluble or water-dispersible block copolymer and at least two polymer blocks with different monomer compositions and an anionic, cationic…


  • 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…