Patents


  • Multi-Phase Detergents

    U.S. Patent No. 7,446,084 B2: Henkel has been awarded a U.S. patent covering a process for manufacturing multi-phase detergents or cleaning agents. It entails manufacturing a water-soluble or water-dispersible container; filling the container with a…
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  • Perfumes for Rinse-Off Applications

    U.S. Patent No. 7,446,079 B2: Givaudan Fragrances Corp. has patented perfumes for rinse-off systems. The method is comprised of calculating values of odor detection threshold, odor detection threshold in air, acceleration (Γ) flash water relea…
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  • Replenishable Soap Bar

    U.S. Patent No. 7,459,418 B1: Alden Ozment of Longview, TX has patented a method for recharging a soap bar comprising a structural core over one or more surfaces of which is deposited a solid layer of soap. The method entails the following steps: co…
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  • Corrosion Protector for Glassware in Dishwashers

    U.S. Patent No. 7,456,142 B2: Reckitt Benckiser N.V. has patented a process for the inhibition of corrosion of glassware in an automatic dishwashing process. It entails contacting the glassware with a zinc-containing, water-soluble glass composition…
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  • P&G Patents Electric Stain Removal Brush

    U.S. Patent No. 7,469,703 B2: Procter & Gamble has been awarded a patent covering an electric stain removal brush that has a cleaning efficiency angle between approximately 0-100°. The brush is comprised of a handle with a motor disposed the…
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  • Wet-Skin Treatment for Enhanced Moisturization

    U.S. Patent No. 7,465,461 B2: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA has patented a method of moisturizing skin after treatment with a rinse-off, wet skin treatment composition. It entails applying to wet skin during a bathing process a treatment comp…
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  • Method for Treating Skin

    U.S. Patent No. 7,465,460 B1: Dennis Gross, New York, NY, has patented a method for treating skin. The method is comprised of the following sequential steps: applying to the skin a dermatological liquid composition comprising an effective amount of a…
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  • Hard Surface Cleaner Patented by Clorox

    U.S. Patent No. 7,470,331 B1: Clorox has patented an acidic hard surface cleaning composition that contains greater than 2% alkyl polyglucoside; 0.5-10% 2-hydroxycarboxylic acid; a fragrance containing 0.05-2.0% lemon oil or d-limonene; water; and op…
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  • Dye-Containing Pellets Patented by Wella AG

    U.S. Patent No. 7,458,992 B2: Wella AG, Darmstadt, Germany, has been awarded a U.S. patent covering a coated dye-containing pellet for coloring keratin fibers. It is comprised of a dye-containing pellet and a coating material that coats the dye-conta…
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  • Hydroscopic Polymer Gels Patented by Clorox

    U.S. Patent No. 7,470,290 B2: The Clorox Company has patented a method of forming a hydroscopic polymer gel on a surface for easier cleaning. The method entails applying a water soluble or water dispersible polymer to the surface to form a layer of t…
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  • Clear Conditioning Compositions

    U.S. Patent No. 7,470,651 B2: Procter & Gamble Company has been awarded a patent for a translucent or transparent conditioning composition. It is comprised of, by weight, 0.1-5.0% of a surfactant system comprising a cationic surfactant and a noni…
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  • Nail Varnish from LOral

    U.S. Patent No. 7,455,831 B2: L’Oréal S.A., Paris, has been awarded a U.S. patent covering a nail varnish that is comprised of, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one film-forming polymer that is soluble in an organic solvent…
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  • Reckitts on the Prowl for Product Ideas

    Reckitt Benckiser is looking for a few good ideas. The company has updated its so-called innovation center, RB-Idealink, to search for more technologies and products. The new site now contains a targeted list of the firm’s “most wanted&r…
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  • Warming Lubricant Method Patented by Chemsil Silicones

    U.S. Patent No. 7,405,186 B2: Chemsil Silicones, Inc., Chatsworth, CA, has patented a method of using a lubricant. It entails placing an effective amount of a warming lubricant composition on a moist part of the body. The warming lubricant compositio…
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  • Hair Color

    U.S. Patent No. 7,503,939 B2: Mitsubishi Pencil Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, has patented a hair color composition that is comprised of, by weight,0.5-8% of a basic dye as a coloring agent, 0.5-15% of an alcohol-soluble acryl base resin, 20-80% of a lowe…
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  • Nacreous Colorant for Keratin Fibers

    U.S. Patent No. 7,465,322: Wella AG, Darmstadt, Germany, has been awarded a U.S. patent for a nacreous colorant. The colorant is comprised of a dye carrier composition with a nacreous luster in which the carrier composition contains oxidative dyes an…
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  • Detergent Composition Patented by JohnsonDiversey

    U.S.Patent No. 7,501,390 B2: Johnson-Diversey, Inc. has patented a concentrated neutral detergent composition. It is comprised of, by weight, 0.1-14alkanesulfonic acid salt; 12-40 polyoxyalkylene alkyl ether; 20-40alkyl polyglucoside; and water.…
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  • Hard Surface Cleaner from Procter & Gamble

    U.S. Patent No. 7,501,026 B2: The Procter & Gamble Company has been awarded a U.S. patent for a process of cleaning a hard surface. The process entails applying an acidic liquid hard surface cleaner composition with a pH of 3-6.5 onto a hard surf…
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  • Wella Patents Disinfection/ Sterilization Method

    U.S. Patent No. 7,501,388 B2: Wella has patented a process for destroying a contaminant. The method entails selecting a composition consisting of a mixture prepared by contacting hydrogen peroxide, glycolic acid, isopropyl alcohol and water. The wate…
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  • Granular Detergent with Improved Solubility

    U.S. Patent No. US 7,459,422 B2: P&G has patented a substrate composition that entails a spray-dried composite composition. The composite composition is comprised of, by weight, 35-60% of a water-soluble and/or water-dispersible polymer and from…
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