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Premier Patents Novel Skin Protection

November 22, 2005

Patent No. US 6,719,964 B1: Middle-sex, NJ-based Premier Specialties Inc. has been granted a patent utilizing ethyl p-methoxycinnamate derived from kaempferia galanga root for new and improved cosmetic compositions and methods to prevent and treat chemically-induced skin irritation and discoloration and protect from the adverse effects of tyrosinase.
The important skin treatment benefits of preventing and treating chemically-induced skin irritation such as erythema, stinging and burning as well as post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation through the inhibition of tyrosinase formation are of particular value for use in anti-aging and skin lightening applications, executives said. Premier Specialties offers a wide range of innovative active botanicals for skin and hair treatment applications.
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