Patents


  • 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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  • LOral Patents Direct Emulsion For Bleaching Hair

    U.S. Patent No. 7,494,513 B2: L’Oréal Paris has patented a direct emulsion for bleaching hair. It iscomprised of an inert phase and an aqueous hydrogen peroxide solution. The inert phase is comprised ofat least one nonoxygenated and nonp…
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  • Grant Patents Gransil EPSQ Powder Technology

    Grant Industries, Inc., Elmwood Park NJ, has been awarded a patent for its Gransil EPSQ powder technology, leading to a new class of sponge-like cosmetics. (At press time, the final patent number had yet to be published.) Cosmetic grade polydimeth…
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  • Hair Cleanser Patented By Kao

    U.S. Patent No. 7,507,696 B2; KPSS-Kao Professional Salon Services GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany, has patented a cleansing composition for keratin fiber, especially human hair. It is comprised of at least one anionic, nonionic or amphoteric surfactant at…
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  • Water Soluble Container with Hard Surface Cleaner

    U.S. Patent No. 7,507,699 B2; Reckitt Benckiser has patented a water-soluble container with a single pocket or single receptacle part that contains a hard surface cleaning composition in powder form. The pocket is sealed by film or closure part which…
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  • Striped Personal Cleanser Liquid with Phases

    U.S. Patent No. 7,511,003 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company earned a U.S. patent for a personal cleanser with a package containing a personal cleansing composition. The first stripe is comprised of a cleansing phase containing a surfactant, an ele…
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