Patents


  • Clorox Awarded Patent To Maintain Fabric Brightness

    Patent No. US 6,413,925 B2: The Clorox Company, Oakland, CA, earned a pat-ent for increasing the brightness retention of a laundered fabric by adding an aqueous wash liquor with an optical brightener and a bleach composition to a commercial laundry d…
    11.11.05

  • Nanoemulsion Patent Earned by L’Oréal

    Patent No. US 6,413,527 B1: L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a nanoemulsion containing an oily phase dispersed in an aqueous phase, an alkyl ether citrate anionic surfactant and oil.…
    11.11.05

  • Ciba Patents Dye-Protective Detergent

    Patent No. US 6,413,926 B2: Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corp., Tarrytown, NY, patented a process that prevents the staining of migrating dyes in a wash liquor using a peroxide-containing detergent and an asymmetrical compound.…
    11.11.05

  • Detergent Tablet Patented by P&G

    Patent No. US 6,413,928 B1: P&G researchers have patented a process for preparing a multi-phase detergent tablet by compressing a granular detergent mixture, adding a gelatinous portion and hardening it.…
    11.11.05

  • Bleach Boosters for Detergent Patented by BASF

    Patent No. US 6,413,929 B1: BASF researchers located in Germany have been awarded a patent for a bleach or textile detergent with bleach boosters containing peroxy compound-based or percarboxylic acid-based bleach, bleach activators and secondary ami…
    11.11.05

  • Hair Growth Inhibitor Patented by Gillette

     Patent No. US 6,414,017 B2: The Gillette Company, Boston, MA, patented a method of treating unwanted hair growth using a nordihydroguaiaretic acid composition on the targeted…
    11.11.05

  • De-Blooming Agent For Candles Patented

    Patent No. US 6,423,304 B1: Cognis, Gulph Mills, PA, patented a method to reduce or eliminate blooming and/or syneresis in clear candles or gels using a dimerized fatty acid base.…
    11.11.05

  • L’Oréal Earns Cosmetic Hair Patent

    Patent No. US 6,423,305 B1: L’Oréal has been awarded a patent for a cosmetic or dermatological composition to treat hair comprising at least one amido ether carboxylic acid surfactant, at least one noncrosslinked anionic polymer and at l…
    11.11.05

  • Beiersdorf Patents Cosmetic with Flavonoids

    Patent No. US 6,423,747 B1: Beiersdorf AG, Germany, patented a method to stabilize or reestablish the barrier function of skin using flavonoids and antioxidants.…
    11.11.05

  • Gillette Patents Alcoholic Antiperspirant Solution

    Patent No. US 6,942,850 B2: The Gillette Company, Boston, MA, has earned a patent for a liquid aqueous alcoholic antiperspirant composition containing calcium-enhanced antiperspirant salt. By weight, it contains about 15%-55% ethanol, about 25%-70% w…
    10.31.05

  • Kimberly-Clark Patents Treated Substrate

    Patent No. US 6,939,553 B2: Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, WI, patented a treated substrate with improved transfer efficiency of a topical application. The composite material comprises a boundary layer comprising a hydrocarbon emollient on t…
    10.31.05

  • Procter & Gamble Earns Patent For Sunscreen Composition

    Patent No. US 6,936,241 B2: Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble patented a water-in-oil emulsified sunscreen composition comprising by weight an effective amount of a UV protection agent.…
    10.31.05

  • Kao Corporation Earns Patent for Keratotic Plug Remover

    Patent No. US 6,942,869 B2: Tokyo-based Kao Corporation patented a keratotic plug remover, consisting of a polymer and a nonionic polymer.…
    10.31.05

  • Microemulsions Patented by Cognis

    Patent No. US 6,942,871 B2: Highly viscous microemulsions used in the production of antiperspirant gel and stick preparations have been patented to Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG. The microemulsion comprises a sugar surfactant, an oil component…
    10.31.05

  • Unilever Patents Skin Care Compositions

    Patent No. US 6,949,247 B2: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT, has patented stable skin care compositions containing a retinoid and a retinoid booster system.…
    10.31.05

  • Skin Protectant Spray Compositions Assigned to Pfizer

    Patent No. US 6,949,249 B2: Pfizer, Morris Plains, NJ, patented a diaper rash composition comprising at least 1% of dimethicone and mineral wax, 0.5% of silica, 0.1% of a silicon-containing polymeric film-forming agent and a synthetic wax polymeric f…
    10.31.05

  • Researches Patent Method of Using Pyruvate

    Patent No. US 6,943,190 B2: The patent for a method of using pyruvate and/or its derivatives for the treatment of cytokine-mediated inflammatory conditions has been assigned to the University of Pittsburgh Commonwealth System of Higher Education and…
    10.31.05

  • L'Oréal Patents Composition for Photoprotection

    Patent No. US 6,955,803 B2: L'Oréal, Paris has patented a photoprotective cosmetic/dermatological composition suited for the UV-photoprotection of the skin and/or hair, comprising at least one organic UV-screening agent and an SPF-improving am…
    10.31.05

  • P&G Patents Process for Making Granular Detergent

    Patent No. US 6,951,837 B1: The patent for the process of making a granular detergent composition has been granted to Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble Company. The process consists of mixing a surfactant paste together with spray dried granules.…
    10.31.05

  • Shiseido Patents a Composite And Cosmetic Preparation

    Patent No. US 6,949,248 B2: Tokyo-based Shiseido has patented a metal oxide/silica composite. The metal oxide particles whose primary particle diameter is 1-1000 nm are co-dispersed with silica particles and the metal oxide particles exist substantia…
    10.31.05