Patents


  • Procter & Gamble Earns Patent for Fabric Softener

    Patent No. US 6,939,844 B2: A concentrated, biodegradable, quaternary ammonium fabric softener composition containing cationic polymers and process for preparation has been patented by Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble. The fabric softener is a s…
    10.21.05

  • IFF Patents Fragrance Enhancers

    Patent No. US 6,924,263 B2: International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., New York, NY, patented oxime methyl ethers for use in improving, enhancing or modifying a fragrance through the addition of an olfactory acceptable amount of the compound select…
    10.21.05

  • National Starch Patents Fabric Protector

    Patent No. US 6,924,259 B2: National Starch and Chemical Investment Holding Corporation, New Castle, DE, patented amine copolymers for textile and fabric protection. The detergent composition comprises anionic or nonionic surfactant and a copolymer h…
    10.21.05

  • Unilever Patents Cosmetic Composition

    Patent No. US 6,939,552 B2: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA, division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT has earned a patent for a dual-compartment packaged cosmetic composition. The first compartment, a cosmetic skin-lightening product, is delive…
    10.21.05

  • Kimberly-Clark Earns Patent For Protectant Cream

    Patent No. US 6,932,976 B2: Kimberly-Clark patented an enzyme-blocking skin protectant cream comprising at least one barrier compound, an enzyme-blocking compound and a skin-replenishing compound.…
    10.21.05

  • Kao Corporation Patents Cosmetic Composition

    Patent No. US 6,932,975 B2: Kao Corporation, Tokyo, patented a cosmetic composition comprising at least one phosphoric triester and a skin-activating component.…
    10.21.05

  • Gillette Company Patents Antiperspirant Composition

    Patent No. US 6,936,242 B2: Boston, MA-based Gillette Company patented an antiperspirant composition.…
    10.21.05

  • Lonza Earns Patent for Disinfectant

    Patent No. US 6,939,840 B2: Lonza AG has earned a patent for a disinfectant composition comprising an amine and at least one alkanolamine.…
    10.21.05

  • Cosmetic Films Patented by Coty

    Patent No. US 6,939,551 B2: New York-based Coty Inc. patented a method for making a cosmetic film substantially free from phthalates and that has a hardness, adhesion, flexibility, gloss and long shelf life that prevents cracking for at least seven d…
    10.21.05

  • Cognis Patents New Detergent Agents

    Patent No. US 6,919,305 B2: Cognis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Düsseldorf, Germany, patented solid detergent compositions comprised of a gemini surfactant.…
    10.21.05

  • Reckitt Benckiser Patents Disinfecting Composition

    Patent No. US 6,930,081 B1: Reckitt Benckiser Inc., Parsippany, NJ, patented an aqueous cleaning and disinfecting composition. The product is based on quaternary ammonium compounds including alkylpolyglycoside surfactants and exhibits reduced ocular…
    10.21.05

  • 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