Patents

  • Hard Surface Cleaners Patented by Reckitt

    August 1, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,729,005 B2; Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited, Slough, Berkshire, Great Britain, has patented an aqueous liquid acidic hard surface cleaning composition that has a pH of 2-4. It is comprised of an organic acid constituent which…


  • Dr. Gross Alpha Beta Glow Pad Earns Patent

    July 2, 2014
    The United States Patent and Trademark Office has awarded a patent to Dr. Dennis Gross related to his Alpha Beta Glow Pad, an anti-aging and exfoliating self-tanner. “I applied scientific principles to achieve a self-tanner that enhanced the h…


  • Ecolab Patents Scale Control Agent

    July 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,729,006 B2; Ecolab USA has been awarded a patent for its scale control composition for use in an alkaline environment. It is comprised of sodium carboxymethyl cellulose, a polymaleic acid polymer, copolymer, terpolymer, or combination…


  • Retractable Cosmetic Dispenser

    July 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,727,650 B2;  Craig Carroll of Newport Beach, CA and Steve Armstrong of San Juan Capistrano, CA patented a cosmetic dispenser that holds a substance; a body housing the reservoir; an applicator selectively extendable or retractabl…


  • K-C Patents Single Use Multi-Phase Cleaning System

    July 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,729,000 B2; Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, WI, has patented a multi-phase care system that is comprised of a dispensing unit comprising a first phase formulation capable of providing a first benefit; and a second phase formul…


  • Eyelash Treatment Jasmonic Acid Derivative

    July 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,679,513 B2; L’Oreal, Paris, has patented a cosmetic process for inducing and/or stimulating growth of the eyelashes and/or halting their loss and/or increasing their density. It entails applying on the eyelashes and/or eyelids a…


  • Fabric Color Maintenance Product Patented by P&G

    July 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,728,172 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a method of delivering a color maintenance and/or rejuvenation benefit to fabric. It entails a fabric care additive composition having an acidic pH comprising, based on total c…


  • Composition Reversibly Dyes Contact Lens

    June 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,702,816 B2; Michael D. Conte of Fort Worth, TX has patented a method to create a reversibly dyed hydrogel or silicon hydrogel substrate/soft contact lens. A hydrogel or silicon hydrogel substrate (a soft contact lens) is immersed in a…


  • Transparent Bar Soap With Fluorescer

    June 2, 2014
    US 8,703,686 B2; Conopco, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, has patented a transparent soap bar comprised of fatty matter, fluorescer and C2 to C3 alcohol. The CIELAB b* value of the bar at 0° viewing and 75° illumination is less than 0 and the co…


  • Hypochlorite Composition With Enhanced Benefits

    June 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,703,689 B2; KIK Custom Products Inc., Concord, CA, has been awarded a US patent for a method of reducing damage to metal parts of a washing machine during a laundry cycle using a hypochlorite-containing bleach. The method entails addi…


  • Solid Fragrancing Composition

    June 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,658,186 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, France, has patented a fragrancing aqueous transparent solid composition. It is comprised of a cosmetically acceptable support: at least one aqueous phase, at least one fatty acid salt, at leas…


  • Low-Irritancy Cleaning Compositions

    June 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,685,906 B2; Innospec Limited has patented a low irritancy cleansing composition comprising an anionic surfactant compound, an amphoteric surfactant; and an alkoxylated nonionic species.…


  • Scale-Reducing Additive

    June 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,680,033 B2; Rohm and Haas Company has patented an automatic dishwashing detergent composition that contains a polymer comprising polymerized residues of acrylic acid, maleic acid and methacrylic acid; and carbonate and silicate.…


  • Cosmetic Patented by L’Oréal

    June 2, 2014
    US Patent No. 8,685,419 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has been awarded a patent for a cosmetic composition that is comprised of, in an cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one colorant comprising an inorganic fibrous matrix with tunnels; and a…


  • Sun Patents Dryer Bar Designs

    June 2, 2014
    US Patent Nos. D703,398 S and D703,399 S; The Sun Products Corporation, a Wilton, CT-based detergent company, has patented two ornamental designs for dryer bars. …