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October 31, 2007

SmithKline Beecham Patent Reduces Tooth Erosion



Patent No. US 7,276,229 B1:

A method of reducing tooth erosion caused by acid in orally administered compositions has been patented by SmithKline Beecham, Brentford, Middlesex, UK.

Avon Patents Sunscreen Compounds and Compositions


Patent No. US 7,276,230 B2:

A patent has been assigned to Avon Products, Inc., New York, N.Y. for a topical sunscreen composition comprising at least one sunscreen active.

Composition for Dyeing Fibers Patented By L’Oréal


Patent No. US 7,285,137 B2:

A composition for dyeing keratinous fibers comprising, in an appropriate dyeing medium, at least one oxidation base chosen from diamino-N,N-dihydropyrazolone derivatives has been patented by L’Oréal Paris, France.

Colgate Palmolive Patents Oil Containing Starch Granules


Patent No. US 7,276,472 B2:

The patent for oil-containing starch granules for delivering benefit-additives to a substrate has been assigned to Colgate-Palmolive Company, New York, N.Y.

Beiersdorf Patents Antiperspirant


Patent No. US 7,282,196 B2:

The patent for an antiperspirant product, comprising an oil-in water microemulsion comprising an oil phase and a water phase and being substantially free of alcohol has been assigned to Beiersdorf AG, Hamburg, Germany.

Henkel Patents Foam Regulating Granulate


Patent No. US 7,279,453 B2:

A process of making particulate foam regulating granulates, comprising the steps of spraying an aqueous foam regulating emulsion was patented by Henkel KGaA, Düsseldorf, Germany.

Ecolab Patents Rinse Aid Composition


Patent No. US 7,279,455 B2:

Ecolab, Inc., St. Paul, MN has been assigned the patent for a rinse aid composition.

Tanning Research Patents Antimicrobial Composition


Patent No. US 7,285,286 B2:

The patent for a composition that provides protection from ultraviolet radiation from natural sunlight and is photostable in sunlight has been assigned to Tanning Research Laboratories, Inc., Armond Beach, FL.

L’Oréal Patents Cosmetic Composition


Patent No. US 7,285,285 B2:

A patent for a cosmetic composition comprising, at least one cosmetically acceptable solvent, and at least one photoactivatable diazirine-active compound of a diazirine has been assigned to L’Oréal, Paris (France).

Beiersdorf Patents Antiperspirant Gel


Patent No. US 7,282,197 B2:

The patent for a cosmetic or dermatological composition for preventing excessive odor and sweat secretion by skin, comprising an optically translucent to transparent, substantially alcohol-free oil-in-water method has been assigned to Beiersdorf AG, Hamburg, Germany.

Seydel Patents Detergent Composition


Patent No. US 7,285,523 B1:

An enzyme-containing granule and detergent composition has been assigned to Seydel Companies, Inc., Pendergrass, GA.

BASF Patents Processes for Preparing Tanning Agents


Patent No. US 7,282,066 B2:

Processes for the preparation of an aqueous formulation for tanning agents and preservatives has been assigned to BASF  Ludwigshafen, Germany.

BTG International Patents Pest Treatment Composition


Patent No. US 7,282,211 B2:

A method of treating a lice infestation on a human individual comprising topically administering to the individual an effective amount of a pediculicidal and ovicidal composition was patented by BTG International Inc., West Conshohocken, PA.

Conopco Patents Personal Care Composition


Patent No. US 7,282,471 B2:

A personal care composition with glycerin and hydroxypropyl quaternary ammonium salts has been patented by Conopco, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J.

Sigma-Aldrich Patents Detergent Composition


Patent No. US 7,282,475 B2:

A patent for compositions and methods employing detergent combinations comprising at least two different compounds has been assigned to Sigma-Aldrich Co., St. Louis, MO.
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