Patents Assigned to Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever
  • Publication number: 20220372400
    Abstract: The present invention concerns a detergent composition, comprising: (a) from 1.5 to 30 wt. %, of an anionic surfactant; (b) from 3 to 20 wt. % of a saturated or monosaturated linear C16 and/or C18 ether sulfate with mole average of 5 to 13, preferably 7 to 13 ethoxylate groups; (c) from 1 to 5 wt. % of a nonionic surfactant; (d) from 0.5 to 15 wt. % of polymeric cleaning boosters selected from antiredeposition polymers, soil release polymers and mixtures thereof, and wherein the anionic surfactant a) is a non-ether sulfate anionic surfactant; and to a domestic method of treating a textile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Julie BENNETT, Jonathan BEST, David Christopher THORLEY
  • Publication number: 20220372408
    Abstract: The invention concerns a detergent composition, comprising: (a) from 0.0005 to 0.5 wt. % of a lipid esterase enzyme; (b) from 2 to 25 wt. % of an alcohol ether sulfate of formula R—(OCH2CH2)nOSO3H where n is from 5 to 15, preferably from 6 to 15, more preferably from 7 to 15, most preferably 7 to 12; and (c) from 0.2 to 50 wt. %, of surfactant other than the surfactant specified in (b); also the invention concerns a domestic method of treating a textile; and the use of an alcohol ether sulfate of formula R—(OCH2CH2)nOSO3H where R is saturated or monounsaturated linear C16 and/or C18 alkyl chain and where n is from 7 to 15, preferably 8 to 12, to reduce the amount of lipase left in fats on garments after the wash.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Neil Stephen BURNHAM
  • Publication number: 20220372397
    Abstract: A detergent composition, comprising: (a) from 2 to 25 wt. % of an alcohol ether sulfate of formula R1—(OCH2CH2)mOSO3H where R1 is saturated or monounsaturated, preferably saturated, linear C12 and/or C14 alkyl chain and where m is from 1 to 4; and, (b) from 2 to 25 wt. % of an alcohol ether sulfate of formula R2—(OCH2CH2)nOSO3H where R2 is saturated or monounsaturated linear C16 and/or C18 alkyl chain and where n is from 5 to 20; wherein the weight ratio of (a) to (b) is from 5:1 to 1:8. A domestic method of treating a textile with an aqueous solution of 0.5 to 20 g/L of said detergent composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Julie BENNETT, Jonathan BEST, David Christopher THORLEY
  • Publication number: 20220372399
    Abstract: The invention provides a detergent composition for the non-oxidative laundering of fabric stains, the composition comprising: (a) from 0.1 to 10% (by weight based on the total weight of the composition) of ethylenediamine-N,N?-bis-(2-hydroxyphenyl) acetic acid (EDDHA) and/or salts thereof, and (b) from 3 to 80% (by weight based on the total weight of the composition) of one or more detersive surfactants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Mrinalini Jayant Puranik, Katherine Mary Thompson
  • Publication number: 20220370326
    Abstract: Topical personal care compositions for improving cellular energy efficiency by protecting skin from mitochondrial fragmentation that takes place in an aging individual in need thereof. Use of a topical personal care composition comprising niacinamide and S-adenosyl-L-methionine. Use of niacinamide and S-adenosyl-L-methionine in the manufacture of a topical personal care composition for decreasing or preventing mitochondrial fragmentation in skin cells and for increasing skin cellular energy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Sheila Alves ROCHA, Chung-Yi CHIANG, Jose Guillermo ROSA, John Chun-Sing NIP
  • Publication number: 20220362120
    Abstract: Topical cosmetic compositions containing a 4-substituted resorcinol derivative along with N-acetyl methionine exhibit improved storage stability and oxidative stability. A method of stabilizing 4-ethyl resorcinol or 4-hexyl resorcinol in a composition comprising a cosmetically acceptable vehicle by adding to the composition Acetyl Methionine in an amount sufficient to stabilize said 4-ethyl resorcinol or 4-hexyl resorcinol. Use of the N-Acetyl Methionine and stabilized 4-substituted resorcinol derivatives in the manufacture of a topical cosmetic composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Jose Guillermo ROSA, Teanoosh MOADDEL
  • Publication number: 20220361523
    Abstract: A frozen confection comprising freezing point depressant in an amount of 1 to 30 wt %, pulse protein in an amount of 0.4 to 10 wt % and lysine, wherein the weight ratio of plant protein to lysine is from 3:1 to 8:1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventor: Michelle Elizabeth NEVILLE
  • Publication number: 20220364022
    Abstract: The invention concerns a surfactant composition comprising: (a) from 10 to 90 wt. % of an alcohol ethoxylate of formula R1-(OCH2CH2)mOH where R1 is oleyl and/or elaidic and where m is from 6 to 16; and, (b) from 10 to 90 wt. % of an alcohol ether sulfate of formula R2—(OCH2CH2)nOSO3H where R2 is saturated or monounsaturated linear C16 and C18 alkyl chain and n is from 5 to 20; wherein the total level of (a)+(b) is greater than 80 wt. %; a detergent composition comprising said surfactant composition; and a domestic method of treating a textile, the method comprising the step of: treating a textile with an aqueous solution of 0.5 to 20 g/L of said detergent composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Julie BENNETT, Jonathan BEST, David Christopher THORLEY
  • Publication number: 20220364020
    Abstract: The invention concerns a detergent composition containing less than 1 wt. % of phosphate, comprising: (a) from 2 to 25 wt. % of an alcohol ethoxylate of formula R1—(OCH2CH2)mOH where R1 is selected from saturated or monounsaturated linear C16 and/or C18 alkyl chains and where m is from 6 to 40; and, (b) from 2 to 25 wt. % of an alcohol ether sulfate of formula R2—(OCH2CH2)nOSO3H where R2 is saturated or monounsaturated linear C16 and/or C18 alkyl chain and n is from 5 to 20; wherein the mole ratio of (a) to (b) is from 9:1 to 1:9; the invention also concerns a domestic method of treating a textile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Julie BENNETT, Jonathan BEST, David Christopher THORLEY
  • Publication number: 20220362127
    Abstract: Topical personal care compositions for improving cellular energy efficiency by protecting skin from mitochondrial fragmentation that takes place in the cells of an aging individual in need thereof. Use of a topical personal care composition comprising niacinamide and of one or more cooperative skin benefit agents for reducing cellular mitochondrial fragmentation, which cooperative agents are selected from the group consisting of 1-methylnicotinamide chloride, N-acetylmethionine, mixtures thereof, and derivatives thereof. Use of niacinamide and cooperative skin benefit agent selected from 1-methylnicotinamide chloride, N-acetylmethionine, mixtures thereof, and derivatives thereof in the manufacture of a topical personal care composition for decreasing or preventing mitochondrial fragmentation in skin cells and for increasing skin cellular energy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Sheila Alves ROCHA, Chung-Yi CHIANG, Jose Guillermo ROSA, John Chun-Sing NIP
  • Publication number: 20220347066
    Abstract: This invention relates to a water in oil emulsion composition which provides enhanced delivery of water soluble skin benefit agent. The invention more particularly relates to a wash off composition e.g that for washing hair, body, hand or face which generally contain anionic surfactants and yet provide enhanced delivery of such agents. It does this by delivering the actives through a specific water-in-oil emulsion. The water-in-oil emulsion comprises a hydrophobic phase preferably petrolatum with preferred emulsifiers being non-ionic surfactant of specified HLB range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Sivakumar ANANTHASUBRAMANIAN, Naresh Dhirajlal GHATLIA, Swapnil Ravikant HEGISHTE, Mruthyunjaya Swamy MATHAPATHI, Amitabha MAJUMDAR, Divya PARUCHURI
  • Publication number: 20220347065
    Abstract: The present invention is in the field of antiperspirant compositions, in particular, compositions comprising antiperspirant actives. Disclosed is an antiperspirant composition free from aluminum and/or zirconium salt, and/or zinc based antiperspirant active, comprising an oil-in-water emulsion comprises oil phase and an emulsifier, wherein said oil phase comprises a lipophilic material having a melting point greater than 40° C.; wherein said composition comprises at least 4 wt % of said lipophilic material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2020
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Huajin JIN, Xiaoke LI
  • Publication number: 20220349646
    Abstract: Disclosed is a freezer cabinet (1) comprising a sensor system (37, 38, 39, 40) for detecting at least one parameter indicative of the state of the freezer cabinet (1); and a slot (23) shaped to receive a communication device (10) configured to communicate with the sensor system (37, 38, 39, 40). The slot (23) extends into the cabinet (1) from a trapezoidal orifice (24) in an outer wall (6) of the cabinet (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2018
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Michael BREEN, Roberto DARRA, Alberto PRAVATO, Oliver Klaos ROESCHER
  • Publication number: 20220338517
    Abstract: Food composition in the form of an oil-in-water emulsion comprising water, a first acidulant selected from the group consisting of lactic acid, benzoic acid, acetic acid, sorbic acid and mixtures thereof, structurant, selected from the group consisting of starch, flour, gum, fiber and mixtures thereof, 5 to 60 wt % of vegetable oil, non-soy plant protein having an average particle size of below 100 micrometers, and a second acidulant, having a pKa of 3.2 or lower, wherein the weight ratio between plant protein and vegetable oil is ?0.3, and wherein the pH of the composition is of between 2.5 and 4.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2020
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Luben Nikolaev ARNAUDOV, Henk HUSKEN, Krassimir Petkov VELIKOV
  • Publication number: 20220333038
    Abstract: The invention concerns a detergent composition, comprising: a) from 2 to 95 wt. %, preferably from 2.5 to 50 wt. %, more preferably from 5 to 50 wt. % of a citric acid ester derivative of a monoglyceride of the form: —wherein one of R1, R2, and R3 is selected from a C16 to C18 fatty acid chain; and one or two of R1, R2, and R3 is selected from citric acid, the remainder, if any, being OH; and, 10 b) from 0.0001 to 5 wt. %, of further laundry ingredients selected from: perfumes, protease enzymes, amylase enzymes, cellulase enzymes and preservatives; and to a domestic method of treating a textile comprising treatment of the textile with an aqueous solution of 0.15 to 20 g/L of the detergent composition of the first aspect of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Stephen Norman BATCHELOR, Niel Stephen BURNHAM
  • Publication number: 20220325210
    Abstract: A laundry or machine dish wash product capsule comprising a first compartment containing a first component, a second compartment containing a second component, and a third compartment containing a third component, wherein each of the first compartment and second compartment are separated from each other in a sealing plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2020
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Amanda Jane Adams, Alexandre François BOUX DE CASSON, Marina MIXTRO SERRASQUEIRO
  • Publication number: 20220323324
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a personal care composition containing resorcinols. An effective way to improve the color stability of compositions comprising resorcinols is desired. It has been found that alkylresorcinols and retinoids in combination with a compatible oil and specific ratios of antioxidants provide for improved color stability of the resorcinols. The invention thus relates to a composition comprising a synergistic combination of butylated hydroxytoluene and dilauryl thiodipropionate with alkylresorcinols and retinoids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Hasiba BEKTO, Lei HUANG, Teanoosh MOADDEL
  • Publication number: 20220313581
    Abstract: Novel compounds are disclosed. Skin lightening composition comprising said compounds and method of skin lightening is disclosed too. In addition, method of synthesizing said novel compounds are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc. , d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventor: Jose Guillermo ROSA
  • Publication number: 20220313572
    Abstract: Disclosed is a cosmetic composition comprising: (i) microspheres for providing soft-focus benefits where said microspheres comprise at least 50% cellulose by weight of microspheres; and, (ii) 0.5 to 10 wt % of a non-silica hydrophilic inorganic thickener; wherein refractive index of said microspheres is from 1.42 to 1.50.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Xiujuan CAO, Lin WANG
  • Publication number: 20220287324
    Abstract: A frozen confection comprising sugars in a total amount S of less than 21 wt % and amino acids in a total amount A of at least 0.75 wt %, wherein the frozen confection comprises at least one amino acid selected from: alanine, arginine, glycine, lysine, proline, serine, and dipeptides thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicant: Conopco, Inc., d/b/a UNILEVER
    Inventors: Julian Francis BENT, William James FRITH, Michelle Elizabeth NEVILLE