Patents Assigned to Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
  • Publication number: 20220370307
    Abstract: Solid concentrated compositions of foaming cleansers, methods for preparing such solid concentrated compositions, and methods for forming liquid cleansing solutions from such solid concentrated compositions are provided. An exemplary solid concentrated composition includes a surfactant and a dissolution promotion agent, wherein the composition is anhydrous, and wherein the composition is substantially free of sulfates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2021
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventor: Jennifer Sullivan Macary
  • Publication number: 20220333043
    Abstract: An absorbent substrate such as a wool dryer ball is imbued with a fragrance or treatment composition. The fragrance or treatment composition comprises an aqueous carrier, free fragrance, and encapsulated fragrance. The composition includes about 0.1 wt. % to about 5 wt. % free fragrance and about 0.1 wt. % to about 10 wt. % encapsulated fragrance. A kit includes absorbent balls, the fragrance or treatment composition, and an applicator for applying the fragrance or treatment composition onto or within the absorbent balls.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Anna Larracuente, Maxime Pelletier
  • Publication number: 20220333047
    Abstract: A multi-chamber single dose pack includes a first water-soluble film, a second water-soluble film adhered to the first film, a first chamber and second chamber formed by the first film and the second film, a first detergent wash composition in the first chamber, a second detergent wash composition in the second chamber, a perforated tear line between the two chambers allowing separation of the two chambers by hand without opening either chamber, and a water-soluble adhesive disposed along an outward-facing portion of either or both of the first and second films. The water-soluble adhesive is configured to allow the attachment of at least one further chamber including a further wash composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2021
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Thomas Piorkowski, Narcisse N. Toussa
  • Publication number: 20220298453
    Abstract: Stable liquid detergent composition including about 0.25 to about 3% by weight of a polyester type soil release polymer comprising aromatic dicarboxylic acids and alkylene glycols, about 10 to about 30% by weight of an alcohol ethoxysulfate (AES) surfactant, about 1 to about 12% linear alkyl benzene sulfonate (LAS) surfactant, and about 12 to about 25% by weight of nonionic surfactant and their methods of use for washing and providing stain resistance to textiles by forming a protective barrier against stains on the textiles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Kristen Marie Higgins, Jennifer Diane Coletta, Napaporn Komesvarakul Slattery
  • Publication number: 20220259522
    Abstract: A method for controlling rheology of a unit dose liquid detergent composition includes providing a detergent composition containing less than 20% water, a detergent surfactant, and a rheology modification system comprising iminodisuccinic acid (IDS), ethanol, and polyethylene glycol having a molecular weight of 200 to 1,000 Daltons; and encapsulating the detergent composition in a pouch made of a water soluble film. The viscosity of a mixture of 2 parts of a low water detergent composition to 1 part water can be maintained below 1,000 cp at 1.08 reciprocal seconds where the detergent composition includes about 1% to about 10% by weight of a mixture of IDS, ethanol, and polyethylene glycol having a molecular weight of 200 to 1,000 Daltons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2021
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Andrew Neal Bernard, Wei Sun, Aaron Matthew Schwartz, Napaporn Slattery
  • Publication number: 20220256991
    Abstract: Cosmetic application products, heated palettes, and methods for applying cosmetic agents to hair are provided. An embodiment of a cosmetic application product includes a palette having a heated body portion, a heating element powered by an internal power source, a handle, and a charging element electrically connected to the internal power source. Further, the cosmetic application product includes a charging base formed with a recess for receiving the handle of the palette, including an electrical plug configured to receive power from an external power source, and including a charge connector configured to transmit power to the charging element of the palette.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: HENKEL IP & HOLDING GMBH
    Inventors: LISSETTE Cruz, STEPHANIE Armenta
  • Publication number: 20220198727
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing a hair style fullness indicator including capturing, by a camera, a first image of a subject having an initial hair style, determining, by a processor, an initial hair fullness of the initial hair style in response to an area of the initial hair style in the first image, capturing, by the camera, a second image of the subject having a subsequent hair style, determining, by the processor, a subsequent hair fullness of the subsequent hair style in response to an area of a subsequent hairstyle in the second image, and displaying, on a display, a hair fullness indicator in response to a ratio of the subsequent hair fullness to the initial hair fullness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicants: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Behnam Khadem, Jennifer S. Haghpanah
  • Publication number: 20220186143
    Abstract: A detergent composition includes: A. a co-polymer of diallyldimethylammonium chloride and acrylic acid in an amount of from about 0.05 to about 1 weight percent actives; B. sodium and/or potassium chloride in an amount of greater than about 0.5 up to about 5 weight percent actives; C. a surfactant component in an amount of from about 8 to about 30 weight percent actives and comprising: (1) an alcohol ethoxy sulfate in an amount of from about 0 to about 60 weight percent actives; (2) an alkoxylated alcohol in an amount of from about 0 to about 90 weight percent actives; (3) a linear alkylbenzene sulfonate in an amount of from about 0 to about 90 weight percent actives; wherein at least two of said (1) alcohol ethoxy sulfate, said (2) alkoxylated alcohol, and said (3) linear alkylbenzene sulfonate are present in an amount of greater than zero; and D. water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: HENKEL IP & HOLDING GMBH
    Inventor: DANIEL THOMAS PIORKOWSKI
  • Publication number: 20220105224
    Abstract: A capsule of a volatile substance distribution system having a base unit configured to drive ambient temperature air through the capsule for distributing a volatile substance therefrom. The capsule includes a capsule housing. The capsule also includes a volatile substance member that is housed within the capsule housing. The volatile substance member includes a substrate and a volatile substance on the substrate. The substrate has a porosity that is within a predetermined range for absorption of the volatile substance and for controlled release of the volatile substance from the substrate when the base unit drives air through the capsule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: HENKEL IP & HOLDING GMBH
    Inventors: Terannie Vazquez Alvarez, Aimee Lee Sobkowiak, Mark A. Granja, Jamie Scott Anderson, Michelle M. Gibson
  • Publication number: 20220104546
    Abstract: A vapor dispensing apparatus includes a housing configured to support a refill therein. The housing has a vent formed therein. The refill includes a bottle having a body defining an interior volume for storing a vaporizable liquid. A wick, configured to draw the vaporizable liquid out of the bottle, includes an inferior portion disposed in the interior volume and a superior portion extending from the inferior portion and terminating outside the bottle adjacent the vent. The wick is an elongated member having a hollow wick core formed in the superior portion to provide a tubular wick section. An electric warmer is supported in the housing and configured to couple with a power supply. The electric warmer includes a heating element received in the hollow wick core for warming the wick above an ambient temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: HENKEL IP & HOLDING GMBH
    Inventors: Mark A. Granja, Saumya Amar Singh, Jamie Scott Anderson
  • Publication number: 20220105223
    Abstract: A volatile substance distribution system includes a fan having a fan profile. The system includes a housing that defines a fluid passage. The fan is disposed in the fluid passage. The housing defines a receptacle configured to removably receive a capsule containing a volatile substance member. The fluid passage is fluidly connected to the capsule when the receptacle removably receives the capsule. The system further includes a shroud surface that partly defines the fluid passage and that opposes the fan. The shroud surface and the fan profile have a corresponding contour.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: HENKEL IP & HOLDING GMBH
    Inventors: Terannie Vazquez Alvarez, Mark A. Granja, Glenn William Kaye, Edward Gilchrest, Andrew Bell Krystinik, Elana Rae Abrams
  • Publication number: 20220105222
    Abstract: A volatile substance distribution system includes a base unit and a removable capsule. The distribution system further includes an indicator system configured to indicate a usage condition of the capsule. The indicator system includes a capsule sensor, a timing device, and an output device. The capsule sensor is configured to detect that the capsule is in the engaged position. The timing device is configured to track a cumulative usage time of the capsule according to an amount of time the fan is in the operating condition with the capsule in the engaged position as detected by the capsule sensor. The output device is configured to provide an indication of the usage condition when the cumulative usage time reaches a predetermined threshold time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: HENKEL IP & HOLDING GMBH
    Inventors: Terannie Vazquez Alvarez, Mark A. Granja, Glenn William Kaye, Edward Gilchrest
  • Patent number: 11292990
    Abstract: Provided herein are solid textile treating compositions; compositions containing colorants stabilized with one or more colorant stabilizers; compositions containing colorants that do not need to be stabilized by one or more colorant stabilizers; solid wash cycle conditioning agents; liquid textile treating compositions; cleaning agent compositions containing these; methods of making these; methods of treating textiles with these; textiles treated by these; containers containing the compositions; and methods of visually designating when a composition has reached or passed its pull date.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: David VanBlarcom, Makarand S. Shevade, Alla Tartakovsky, Ewa U. Sidwa
  • Patent number: 11268053
    Abstract: Unit dose packs and methods of producing and using the same are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, a unit dose pack includes a cover that is non-water soluble, and a wash composition encapsulated within the cover to form the unit dose pack. The wash composition is a solid. The cover is stitched together with a thread to form a pouch around the wash composition, and the thread is water soluble.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Holly Ann Robillard, Sandra Rubino Pisarczyk, Cathelina Vasty Eliacin, Karli J. Smith, Erin Michelle Schweitzer, Leland L. Civils, Chris Crosby Turek, Brian A. Warren, Daniel T. Piorkowski
  • Patent number: 11242499
    Abstract: A surfactant composition includes a surfactant component including an alcohol ethoxy sulfate having a C8-C20 backbone ethoxylated with from about 1 to about 10 moles of ethylene oxide and is present in an amount of from about 20 to about 80 weight percent actives. The surfactant composition also includes water present in a total amount of about 10 to about 35 weight percent. The surfactant composition further includes an alkyl alcohol present in an amount of from about 3 to about 10 weight percent. The surfactant composition also includes a glycol ether present in an amount of about 2 to about 20 weight percent. The surfactant composition has a viscosity of less than about 5,000 cps measured at 20° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventor: Daniel T. Piorkowski
  • Patent number: 11236193
    Abstract: Disclosed are silane modified copolymers that are moisture curable; curable adhesive compositions comprising the silane modified copolymers; and methods of making the silane modified copolymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignees: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Wu Suen, Andrea Keys Eodice, Claudia Meckel-Jonas, Johann Klein, Christina Despotopoulou, Jan-Erik Damke
  • Patent number: 11220657
    Abstract: Solid particulate compositions for fabric treatment having at least one cationic polymer, at least one water-soluble carrier, at least one fragrance, at least one buffer system, and other optional ingredients. During a wash cycle, the compositions deliver softening to the fabrics. The disclosure further provides a method of making a solid particulate composition for fabric treatment including: mixing a water-soluble solid carrier and a buffer system to form a mixture; wherein the solid carrier is an aqueous salt having a water vapor partial pressure at a temperature from about 30° C. to about 100° C. that corresponds to the water vapor partial pressure of a saturated solution of the salt at the same temperature; adding a cationic polymer and a fragrance into the mixture; mixing the mixture; heating the mixture and obtaining a melt thereby; and cooling and shaping the melt into individual particles including melt bodies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Maxime Pelletier, Daniel Thomas Piorkowski
  • Patent number: 11214761
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides compositions for fabric treatment having at least one dye transfer inhibitor (DTI), at least one water-soluble carrier, at least one fragrance, and at least one buffer system, and other optional ingredients. During a wash cycle, the compositions disclosed herein significantly boost color fading protection of fabrics. The present disclosure further provides a method of making a composition for fabric treatment, including mixing a water-soluble carrier and a buffer system to form a mixture; adding a dye transfer inhibitor (DTI) and a fragrance into the mixture; mixing the mixture; heating the mixture and obtaining a melt thereby; and cooling the mixture. The method can further include shaping the melt into individual particles having melt bodies, which can optionally be in the form of a pastille.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Maxime Pelletier, Daniel Thomas Piorkowski
  • Patent number: 11208619
    Abstract: A low dose of borax and of liquid detergent is delivered to wash water in a multi-chamber single dose unit containing borax in a powder chamber and a liquid detergent in a liquid chamber. The treatment removes proteinaceous stains without a proteinase enzyme.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Daniel Thomas Piorkowski, Mark A. Granja, Adam Winfield Germain
  • Patent number: 11203181
    Abstract: Provided herein are stabilized underfill film-containing assemblies which extend the work-life of underfill films. In accordance with certain aspects of the present invention, there are also provided stabilized underfill film-containing assemblies which extend the shelf-life of underfill films. In certain aspects of the present invention, there are also provided methods for extending the work-life of underfill films. In another aspect of the present invention, there are also provided methods for extending the shelf-life of underfill films.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignees: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Henkel IP & Holding GmbH
    Inventors: Jie Bai, Yusuke Horiguchi, Hung Chau, Tadashi Takano