Patents


  • Wella Earns Patent for Benzene Derivatives and Colorants

    Patent No. US 6,936,077 B2: Darmstadt, Germany-based Wella earned a patent for a 1,3-diamino-4-(aminomethyl)-benzene derivative compound of the formula, or a physiologically tolerated, water-soluble salt.…
    10.21.05

  • Unilever Patents Fabric Softener Agent

    US 6,930,082 B2: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA, a division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT, patented a fabric softening product comprising at least one organic compound of the general formula.…
    10.21.05

  • Cosmetic Sachet Patented by Unilever

    Patent No. US 6,919,089 B2: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA, a division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT, patented a pucker-resistant cosmetic sachet for cleansing surfaces, comprising a curved pouch formed from nonwoven entangled fibers.…
    10.21.05

  • Michigan Biotechnology Patents Antimicrobial Polymer

    lPatent No. US 6,939,554 B2: The Michigan Biotechnology Institute, Lansing, MI, has patented a polymeric composition having antimicrobial properties. The polymeric composition comprises a cross-linked chemical combination, as well as a synthesized…
    10.21.05

  • Jeen Issued Silicone Copolymer Patent

    Jeen International has been awarded a U.S. patent covering its Jeesilc PS Series of silicone copolymers. The granted patent and corresponding foreign applications (which the company is pursuing in Europe, Asia and the Americas) cover the use of this…
    11.30.-1

  • Rinse-Off Cleanser Patented by Unilever

    U.S. Patent No. 7,446,081 B2: A U.S. patent has been awarded to Unilever Home & Personal Care USA for a rinse-off cleanser composition for delivering enhanced opacity (defined by ΔL value) while minimizing matting effect (lower shine). The…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1

  • 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…
    11.30.-1