Patents

  • 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.…


  • Rohm and Haas Patents Controlled Release Item

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,676,954 B2: Rohm and Haas Co., Philadelphia, PA, research-ers patented a non-aqueous liquid composition with a low water-soluble 3-isothiazolone, a high surface area-activated carbon and an organic solvent carrier. The composition pro…


  • UV-Absorbent Skin Preparation from Shiseido

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,676,932 B2: Japanese researchers for Shiseido Co., Ltd., Tokyo, patented an ultraviolet light-absorbent compound containing a pyridazine derivative.…


  • Cosmetic with Okume Resin Patented by Dior

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,676,952 B2: Parfums Christian Dior, Paris, France, earned a patent for a cosmetic containing an okume resin extract. The extract is obtained by macerating the resin in a solvent or solvent mixture and filtering it to create a cream, g…


  • Detergent Bar Stamping Method from Lever Bros.

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,676,872 B2: Maryland-based researchers for Lever Bros. Co., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, patented a process to stamp a detergent bar using an elastomeric coating with a conductive filler on a bar surface, and stamping and releasing the bar f…


  • Detergent and Implement Patented by P&G

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,677,287 B1: P&G was granted a patent for a detergent composition with a disappearing dye for an implement with a disposable, super-absorbent pad. The composition consists of detergent surfactants, hydrophobic materials, an alkalin…


  • Sabinsa Earns Patent For Tumeric Mixture

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. 6,653,327: Sabinsa Corp., Piscataway, NJ, patented a mixture of tumeric-derived tetrahydrocurcuminoids to lighten skin and protect skin against UVB rays. It also regulates random, intracelleular protein cross-linking and optimizes cell ele…


  • Stain-Removing Bleach Catalysts from Unilever HPC

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,677,288 B2: Unilever HPC patented a stain-removing bleach catalyst with an organic substance that forms a complex with a transition metal. This complex is a catalyzing bleach derived from a precursor substrate selected from atmospheri…


  • Cleansing Mitt Patent Awarded to P&G

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,677,294 B2: P&G researchers earned a patent for a dry disposable personal care cleansing mitt that consists of a soft, non-scouring water insoluble substrate that releases a cleansing formulation comprised of a blend of an amphote…


  • Rhodia Patents Alcohol/Ketone Blends

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,677,490 B2: Research-ers for Rhodia Polyamide Intermediates, Saint Fons, France, patented a ketone/alcohol manufacturing process involving the decomposition of an alkyl hydroperoxide with a catalyst having an active metal element immo…


  • Method to Enhance Surfactants Patented

    November 15, 2005
    Patent No. US 6,677,293 B1: Forschung-szentrum Jülich GmbH of Germany patented an emulsion that comprises water, oil and an additive with an AB block copolymer. This copolymer has a water-soluble block A and a water-insoluble block B.…