Carbon Disulfide Patents (Class 424/701)
  • Patent number: 10137075
    Abstract: The invention concerns the use of a cosmetic compound to improve hair strength, said cosmetic compound comprising as an active ingredient an extract of Balanites almonds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: PIERRE FABRE DERMO-COSMETIQUE
    Inventor: Christel Fiorini Puybaret
  • Publication number: 20130089622
    Abstract: This document discloses molecules having the following formula (“Formula I”):
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2012
    Publication date: April 11, 2013
    Applicant: Dow AgroSciences LLC
    Inventor: Dow AgroSciences LLC
  • Patent number: 8303941
    Abstract: A composition comprising mineral water and a chelating agent present in an amount sufficient to maintain all of the minerals in the water in solution. The mineral water is preferably obtained from Mount Clemens, Mich., US, and is preferably chelated with an ammonium and/or a sodium salt of an acid selected from the group consisting of ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, nitrilotetraacetic acid, ?-alaninediacetic acid, ethylenediaminosuccinic acid, aminotrimethylenephosphoric acid, serinediaacetic acid, asparaginediacetic acid, methylgylcinediacetic acid and mixtures thereof. The resultant chelated mineral water may be combined with a cosmetically acceptable skin-conditioning agent and a cosmetically acceptable topical carrier, thereby resulting in a cosmetic composition that will confer beneficial effects on the skin, e.g., softening, hydrating and healing effects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignee: Geologix, Inc.
    Inventor: Stephen Musumeci
  • Publication number: 20110196383
    Abstract: A method and chemical composition for modifying and dissolving atherosclerotic plaques formed in a patient's blood vessels is provided. A chemical composition comprising one or more of an organic substance, an inorganic substance, and a bioactive substance is administered at sites of the plaques. The chemical composition comprises one or more of d-limonene, propylene glycol, octanoic acid, 2-octane, glycerine, acetylsalicylic acid, acetic acid, omega-3 fatty acids, ethanol, methanol, ezetimibe, rosuvastatin, resveratrol, lactic acid, gluconic acid, chloroform, carbon disulfide, dichloromethane, toluene, lauryldimethyl hydroxysultaine, and any combination thereof. The chemical composition enables modification of plaques by altering their composition. The modification comprises partial dissolution, complete dissolution, or elimination of the plaques, and makes the plaques amenable to different forms of plaque treatment. The modified plaques are eliminated from the patient's body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2011
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Inventors: Kusai Saadeldin Aziz, Gary Michael Saxton
  • Patent number: 7348018
    Abstract: The present invention relates to disposable, personal cleansing articles useful for cleansing the skin or hair. These articles are used by the consumer by wetting the dry article with water and then rubbing the article against the skin or hair. The article comprises a water insoluble substrate having a cleansing surface that contains apertures of a certain size and frequency, and a lathering surfactant releasably associated with the substrate. Preferably, the articles of the present invention further comprise a conditioning component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2008
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: David M. McAtee, Erik J. Hasenoehrl
  • Patent number: 6994846
    Abstract: The present patent application relates to a cosmetic and/or dermatological composition comprising at least one aqueous phase including at least one water-soluble or water-dispersible polymer, of triblock structure B-A-B in which A is an ionic water-soluble polymer block and B is a hydrophobic polymer block, the amount of polymer block A being greater than or equal to 50% of the total weight of the triblock polymer. The invention also relates to the use of the said composition, especially in cosmetics for caring for, cleansing, protecting and/or making up the skin, keratin fibers and/or mucous membranes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2006
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Florence L'Alloret
  • Patent number: 6919073
    Abstract: A pulverulent composition for bleaching human keratin fibers, such as hair, comprising at least one peroxygenated salt, at least one polymer chosen from nonionic and anionic amphiphilic polymers, wherein the at least one polymer comprises at least one fatty chain; and less than 10% by weight of a fatty acid sugar ester comprising at least one sugar residue and at least one C12-C24 fatty acid residue. The pulverulent composition is capable of being mixed with at least one aqueous hydrogen peroxide composition having a titer of not more than 40 volumes to form stable, homogeneous, bleaching compositions that can be applied precisely and easily, and can produce a homogeneous bleaching of the hair that does not leave the hair coarse.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2005
    Assignee: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: Frédéric Legrand, Jean-Marie Millequant
  • Patent number: 6905694
    Abstract: A personal care composition is composed of: (a) from about 0.1% to about 99% by weight of a vehicle system which comprises a hydrophobically modified nonionic water soluble polysaccharide polymer which comprises a water soluble polysaccharide polymer backbone and a hydrophobic moiety selected from the group consisting of 3-alkoxy-2-hydroxypropyl group wherein the allyl moiety is a straight or branch chain having 2-6 carbon atoms, C3-C7 alky aryl alkyl, alkyl aryl groups and mixtures thereof, wherein the ratio of the hydrophilic portion to the hydrophobic portion of the polymer is from about 2:1 to 1000:1, and (b) at least one other personal care ingredient. This compostion can be used in a wide range of personal care products such as shampoos, conditioners, hair coloring and styling agents, soaps, body washing agents, underarm products, lubricating agents, oral care products, denture adhesives, sunscreen agents, make-up products, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2005
    Assignee: Hercules Incorporated
    Inventor: Jashawant J. Modi
  • Patent number: 6726903
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a foaming hair conditioner which comprises a monoalkyl quat from C14 to higher carbon chain lengths (preferably C16 to C22) and a dialkyl quat which is a mixture of C16, C16 dialkyl quat and C18, C18 dialkyl quat. Optionally, a silicone compound may be included. The monoalkyl quat may be in a ratio to the dialkyl quat of about 15:1 to about 2:1. The carbon chain lengths within the dialkyl quat are present in a weight ratio of about 1:3 to about 3:1 of C16, C16 dialkyl quat to C18, C18 dialkyl quat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2004
    Assignee: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA division of Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Keith Leslie Rutherford, Mrunalini Shireesh Dhamdhere
  • Patent number: 6720013
    Abstract: A mineral supplement or feed for ruminant animals, especially deer, contains effective amounts of sulfur and garlic to repel insects from the animals. By inducing the repellant into the animal via ingestion of the mineral supplement or feed, disease and stress in the animals as caused by the insects is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2004
    Assignee: B & L Technologies
    Inventors: Louis B. Johnson, William Whitehead
  • Patent number: 6692776
    Abstract: Damaged or imperfect hair shafts are treated by: (a) hydrating hair shafts to open flaps of the cuticles layer, (b) applying to the hair shafts amino acids or peptides effective to nourish hair, and (c) compressing the hair shafts under heat by sandwiching the hair shafts between heated plates to cause the amino acids or peptides to penetrate through the cuticle layer and close the openings between the flaps. The penetrated amino acids or peptides nourish the cortex. The hair shafts may be subjected to hair styling treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2004
    Assignee: Phild Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Hirata
  • Patent number: 6656229
    Abstract: A hair dye and hair-dyeing methods using the hair dye are provided. The hair dye comprises, as essential ingredients, (i) a formulation primarily composed of a dye component including indican derived from indigo plants and (ii) a formulation primarily composed of a &bgr;-glucosidase enzyme component. Hair is first mordanted with a dye mordant such as aluminum, iron and the like, and then secondly the prepared hair dye is uniformly applied to the hair either directly or as a mixture of the dye and a proper amount of water. Upon completion of the hair-dyeing, hair is rinsed with water and is finished by drying.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2003
    Assignees: Real Chemical Co., Ltd., Yugen Kaisha Kusaki Kobo
    Inventors: Kazumi Taguchi, Takao Tokano, Yoshio Yamaoka, Kazumaro Furuse
  • Patent number: 6613316
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an aqueous opaque hair conditioner which comprises a monoalkyl quat from C14 to higher Carbon chain lengths (preferably C16 to C22) and a dialkyl quat which is a mixture of C16, C16 dialkyl quat and C18, C18 dialkyl quat. Also included is an amount of fatty alcohol to opacify the conditioner. Optionally, a silicone compound may be included. The monoalkyl quat may be in a ratio to the dialkyl quat of about 15:1 to about 2:1. The carbon chain lengths within the dialkyl quat are present in a weight ratio of about 1:3 to about 3:1 of C16,C16 to C18, C18. The fatty alcohol may be present in an amount from about 1% to about 10%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2003
    Assignee: Unilever Home & Personal Care USA, division of Conopco, Inc.
    Inventors: Wei-Mei Sun, Teresa Jolanta Dowell
  • Patent number: 6489283
    Abstract: A composition in the form of an oil-in-water emulsion comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, an oily phase dispersed in an aqueous phase, characterized in that it contains fibers and a surfactant system comprising at least one glyceryl ester of a C8-C24 fatty acid and at least one polyethylene glycol ester of a C8-C24 fatty acid. The composition obtained has very good stability and can in particular constitute a cosmetic composition. The invention also relates to the use of the said composition, in particular for caring for, treating, making up or cleansing the skin, the lips, the eyelashes and/or the hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2002
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Isabelle Afriat
  • Patent number: 6475513
    Abstract: A skin-care pouch includes a sealed enclosure storing therein a number of carbide aggregations including carbides in the form of small pieces, granules or particles, water-absorbent shape-keeping agent which is gelled by absorbing water upon contact therewith and so on. The sealed enclosure in the form of a bag is formed of a fabric capable of permeating water and the carbides therethrough to be placed into contact with a desired portion of skin where care or treatment thereof is desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2002
    Inventor: Kiyoshi Yamada
  • Patent number: 6472346
    Abstract: Inexpensive, and easy to use self cleaning mixtures that use photoactive agents such as titanium dioxide(TiO2) and tungsten oxide(WO3) along with mixing the agents with co-catalysts such as carbon(C), Fe(iron), Cu(copper), Ni(nickel) and CO2P. In addition, the co-catalyst loading can include up to approximately 5% carbon to maximize the inhibiting algae growth. The mixtures can be used to inhibit various growth organisms such as but not limited to algae, fungus, bacteria and mold. The agents can be combined together, and/or each agent can be combined with various coatings, such as but not limited to a cement or a polymer binder. The coatings can be applied to surfaces that are exposed to water such as but not limited to an aquarium, liners on the inner walls of swimming pools, drinking water tanks, and the like. Additionally, the coatings can be used as surfacing agent in contact with water within solar water heaters, piping adjacent to pool pumps, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2002
    Assignee: University of Central Florida
    Inventor: Clovis A. Linkous
  • Patent number: 6455467
    Abstract: Inexpensive, and easy to use self cleaning mixtures that use photoactive agents such as titanium dioxide(TiO2) and tungsten oxide(WO3) along with mixing the agents with co-catalysts such as carbon(C), Fe(iron), Cu(copper), Ni(nickel) and CO2P. In addition, the co-catalyst loading can include up to approximately 5% carbon to maximize the inhibiting algae growth. The mixtures can be used to inhibit various growth organisms such as but not limited to algae, fungus, bacteria and mold. The agents can be combined together, and/or each agent can be combined with various coatings, such as but not limited to a cement or a polymer binder. The coatings can be applied to surfaces that are exposed to water such as but not limited to an aquarium, liners on the inner walls of swimming pools, drinking water tanks, and the like. Additionally, the coatings can be used as surfacing agent in contact with water within solar water heaters, piping adjacent to pool pumps, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2002
    Assignee: University of Central Florida
    Inventor: Clovis A. Linkous
  • Patent number: 6426435
    Abstract: Substantive UV-absorbing water-soluble quaternary salts of cinnamidoalkylamine of formula I. Hair, skin and fabric care compositions containing the compounds of formula I; wherein R1 represents up to four substituents, same or different, selected from H, halo, —OH, —NH2, —NO2, —OCH3, —N(CH3)2, alkyl groups containing up to 6 carbon atoms, alkoxy groups containing up to 6 carbon atoms, alkylamino or N,N-dialkylamino groups containing up to 6 carbon atoms; R2 is selected from hydrogen, alkyl group containing up to 6 carbon atoms; R3 and R4 are independently selected from benzyl, alkyl group containing up to 6 carbon atoms; n is an integer from 1 to 6; m is an integer from 1 to 10; X− is a counter anion of quaternary centres selected from halides including chloride, bromide, iodide and methane sulphonate and its derivatives such as trifluoro methane sulphonate, benzene sulphonates including its p-bromo, nitro and methyl derivative.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2002
    Assignee: Galaxy Surfactants Ltd.
    Inventors: Nirmal Madhukar Koshti, Arun Harchandra Jawale, Bharat Bhikaji Parab, Shubhangi Dattaram Naik, Manasi Dattatraya Moghe, Tanaji Shamrao Jadhav, Subhash Shivling Nashte
  • Patent number: 6335024
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of aminoalcohol derivatives containing a urea functional group corresponding to the following formula: in which: R1 represents a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated alkyl radical having from 8 to 22 carbon atoms; R2 represents a hydrogen atom or a linear or branched, saturated alkyl radical having from 1 to 6 carbon atoms; R3 represents a linear or branched, monohydroxylated or polyhydroxylated, saturated alkyl group having from 1 to 10 carbon atoms, in and for the preparation of cosmetic or dermatological compositions. These compounds are used in particular as moisturizing agents in care products for the skin or as conditioning agents in hair products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2002
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventors: Michel Philippe, Christian Blaise, Rémy Tuloup
  • Patent number: 6270781
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions and methods for treating cell damage caused by reactive oxygen species in relation to a variety of skin disorders. More specifically, the present invention relates to the treatment skin disorders through the topical delivery of reactive oxygen metabolite production or release inhibiting compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 1999
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2001
    Assignee: Maxim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Inventor: Kurt R. Gehlsen
  • Patent number: 6210691
    Abstract: The invention is characterized by the use in cosmetic compositions of one or more lipophilic derivatives of amino deoxyalditols corresponding to the general formula: in which: R1 is a saturated linear C14-C40 aliphatic radical; R2 is a hydrogen atom or a linear C1-C6 alkyl radical; X is an oxygen atom or a methylene radical; and n is an integer from 1 to 5; with the proviso that when X is a methylene radical R1 contains from 19 to 39 carbon atoms. Application to the preparation of cosmetic compositions for the treatment of keratinous substances and for buccodental hygiene.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 1998
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2001
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventors: Claude Mahieu, Didier Semeria, Danièle Cauwet, Guy Vanlebbebghe
  • Patent number: 6165453
    Abstract: The hair care and conditioning preparations contains from 65 to 98 percent by weight of a first lipophilic phase, from 33 to 2 percent by weight of a second amphiphilic phase and from 5 to 0 percent by weight water. The first lipophilic phase has one or more conditioning lipophilic active ingredients, preferable jojoba oil, avocado oil, sunflower oil, wheat germ oil, montan wax, mineral wax, petrolatum and/or paraffin and the second amphiphilic phase includes a fatty acid ester, and ethoxylated fatty acid, an exthoxylated fatty acid amine and/or an ethoxylated fatty acid amide, and preferably is polyethoxylated hydrogenated castor oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 1997
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2000
    Assignee: Wella Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventor: Horst Buheitel
  • Patent number: 6162423
    Abstract: Foaming compositions for washing and conditioning keratinous materials, particularly hair and/or skin, containing at least one silicone, at least one surfactant and at least one dialkylether that is solid at a temperature of about 30.degree. C. and has formula (I):R--O--R' (I)the foaming power of said compositions greater than 50 ml, as well as washing and conditioning methods using said compositions, are disclosed; wherein in formula (I), each of R and R', which are the same or different, is a linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated alkyl radical containing 12-30 carbon atoms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 1999
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2000
    Assignee: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: Henri Sebag, Sandrine Decoster
  • Patent number: 6159457
    Abstract: A method for coating keratinous substances including applying an agent for coating keratinous substances comprising:(1) an aqueous/organic solution containing:(a) at least one non-crosslinked polymer capable of forming a deposit or a film on a keratinous substrate after drying and exhibiting a critical temperature Tc for solubility in water of the LCST or UCST type ranging from 0.degree. to 100.degree. C.; and(b) at least one total organic solvent for the polymer within the temperature range for use of the composition which is partially or completely miscible with water and more volatile than water; or(2) an aqueous solution or aqueous dispersion containing:(a) at least one non-crosslinked polymer capable of forming a deposit or a film on a keratinous substrate after drying and exhibiting a critical temperature Tc for solubility in water of the LCST or UCST type ranging from 0.degree. to 100.degree. C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2000
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Nathalie Mougin
  • Patent number: 6159482
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of oxamate derivatives in a composition, as agents for depigmenting and/or bleaching human skin, head hair and/or other hairs. The invention also relates to a process for depigmenting and/or bleaching the skin, head hair and/or other hairs, which includes applying a composition comprising oxamate derivatives to human skin, head hair and/or other hairs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2000
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventors: Remy Tuloup, Michel Philippe
  • Patent number: 6160096
    Abstract: The present invention provides a regenerated collagen fiber exhibiting a draping, luster and feel close to those of a natural protein fiber such as a human hair and capable of application of a permanent wave treatment, and a method of manufacturing the regenerated collagen fiber. The amino group and/or carboxyl group of the regenerated collagen is chemically modified to introduce a mercapto group and/or a disulfide linkage to the regenerated collagen. When subjected to a permanent wave treatment, the regenerated collagen fiber retains the waved shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2000
    Assignee: Kaneka Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichi Sakashita, Mamoru Tsugawa, Masaoki Goto, Kunihiko Matsumura, Norio Hirokawa
  • Patent number: 6159486
    Abstract: A water-in-oil emulsion comprising a fatty phase comprising a an oil selected from volatile oils and, preferably, poly(C1-C20)-alkylsiloxanes and an aqueous phase comprising a dispersed film-forming polymer, and a cosmetic composition including the water-in-oil emulsion, preferably a compostion which transfers and/or migrates little.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 1999
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2000
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventors: Nadia Terren, Jacqueline Fontaine
  • Patent number: 6159484
    Abstract: The preparation consists of 0.05-5% by weight of nutritive substances, 0-20% by weight of fatty substances, 0.5-15% by weight of alcohol, 0-1.5% by weight of fragrance compound, 0.5-5% by weight of moisturizing substance, 0-20% by weight of emolient, 0.1-20% by weight of surface-active substances, 0.02-1.0% by weight of preserving agent, 0-5% by weight of conditioning agent, 0.1-25% by weight of flax glycerol-glycol-water biocomplex, 0-2.5% by weight of viscosity regulator and pH regulator depending upon the need.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2000
    Assignee: Fabryka Kosmetykow Pollena-Ewa Spolka Akcyjna
    Inventors: Henryka Kilian, Hanna Kaczmarska, Jadwiga Wiejacka, Halina Jarzebiak, Danuta Kwiecinska, Ewa Macierzynska, Grazyna Kaszczyk
  • Patent number: 6156296
    Abstract: Hair cosmetic active compound combinations of(a) one or more phytosterols and(b) one or more .alpha.-hydroxycarboxylic acids and/or .alpha.-ketocarboxylic acids and/or salicylic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 1997
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2000
    Assignee: Beiersdorf Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Jan-Henric Riedel, Klaus Korbacher, Roland Hengel, Hartmut Schmidt-Lewerkuhne
  • Patent number: 6156295
    Abstract: The present invention relates a hair treatment preparation which, in conjunction with after-applied heat, such as normal blow-drying, adds strength to, and repairs damage to, bleached and permed hair and enhances moisture retention. The treatment preparation consists of an aqueous blend of a hydrolyzed wheat protein and wheat oligosaccharides, wheat amino acids, and panthenol, as its essential active ingredients, with or without selected additives such as panthenyl ethyl ether, fragrance, preservatives, and the like. The invention also discloses a method of strengthening and repairing damaged hair comprising applying the hair treatment hair preparation of the present invention onto damaged hair, and thereafter drying the treated hair. Certain aspects of hair strength, especially for previously permed hair, appear to be increased when the thus treated hair is blow-dried.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2000
    Assignee: Neutrogena Corporation
    Inventor: Snehal M. Shah
  • Patent number: 6156297
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a conditioning and detergent cosmetic composition for keratinous substances comprising, in an aqueous medium:(A) at least one non-volatile vegetable oil,(B) at least one anionic sulphate surface-active agent,(C) at least one non-ionic alkyl glycoside surface-active agent, the (B)/(C) ratio by weight being less than or equal to 2:1.Use in simultaneously caring for and washing keratinous substances, in particular the hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 1999
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2000
    Assignee: L'Oreal, S.A.
    Inventors: Veronique Maurin, Myriam Mellul, Bernard Beauquey
  • Patent number: 6156298
    Abstract: The hair treatment composition for promoting luster and stylability of hair consists of an aqueous or aqueous-alcoholic solution containing preferably from 0.1 to 30 percent by weight of at least one fatty acid glyceride polyalkylene glycol ether having from 70 to 1000 alkylene glycol units or at least one fatty acid partial glyceride polyalkylene glycol ether having from 70 to 1000 alkylene glycol units and a propellant which is dimethyl ether and/or a volatile hydrocarbons or a mixture of volatile hydrocarbons so that the hair treatment composition consists of a single-phase aerosol preparation. The composition is composed so that an aerosol foam is formed on the hair when the hair treatment composition is applied to the hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2000
    Assignee: Wella Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Thomas Karlen, Daniel Chambettaz, Karin Steinbrecht, Bernhard Irrgang, Michael Franzke
  • Patent number: 6156734
    Abstract: A method of treatment for human patients with an acquired hypercoagulable state or acquired protein C deficiency associated with sepsis, purpura fulminans, meningococcal sepsis, bone marrow and other transplantations, severe burns, pregnancy, major surgery, severe trauma, or ARDS, which comprises administering activated protein C providing a highly selective therapeutic agent with a low potential for causing bleeding complications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 1999
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2000
    Assignee: Eli Lilly and Company
    Inventors: Brian William Grinnell, Daniel Lawrence Hartman, Sau-Chi Betty Yan
  • Patent number: 6153178
    Abstract: The aqueous composition for permanent hair-styling has a pH of from 6.5 to 9.5 and contains from 3 to 28% by weight of a compound of formula I, ##STR1## wherein A represents --CH.sub.2 --, --C.dbd.O--, --S--, --O-- and --NR-- and R is an alkyl group having from 1 to 6 carbon atoms or a hydroxyalkyl group having from 1 to 6 carbon atoms, m is an integer from 1 to 3 and n is an integer from 0 to 3, with the proviso that n=0 only when A is methylene; water and one or more cosmetic additive ingredient selected from the group consisting of thickening agents, anionic surfactants, cationic surfactants, amphoteric surfactants, nonionic surfactants, opacifiers, alcohols, sugars, solubilizers, stabilizers, buffer substances, perfume oils, colorants, hair conditioning and hair treatment ingredients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2000
    Assignee: Wella Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Guenther Lang, Beate Dannecker, Wolfgang Hanefeld, Heiko Walther
  • Patent number: 6149898
    Abstract: Disclosed are hair styling compositions comprising from about 0.01% to about 20% of a non-silicone-containing hair styling polymer; from about 0.1% to about 20% of a liquid hydrophilic non-polymeric cationic compound having at least one quaternary ammonium moiety; from about 3% to about 99% of selected carriers; and an organopolysiloxane microemulsion that contains a dispersing surfactant and from about 0.01% to about 10% organopolysiloxane (by weight of the composition), wherein the organopolysiloxane is substantially free of amino groups in combination with hydroxyl groups and the microemulsion has an average particle size of less than about 80 nm. The composition provides good style retention, restyling benefits, and improved hair aesthetics, e.g. blacker/shinier hair, less sticky/stiff.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2000
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Marjorie Mossman Peffly, Dennis Eugene Kuhlman
  • Patent number: 6149933
    Abstract: A dietary supplement which is useful for the promotion of healthy hair and pigment restoration in human subjects is provided. The dietary supplement supplies useful nutrients for hair growth, development, and pigmentation. In some instances, the use of the present dietary supplement can retard, prevent, suppress, and/or even reverse the graying of hair. Thus, at least for some already-turned gray individuals, the natural hair color can be restored, and maintained, naturally without the use of dyes, colorants, or the like. The dietary supplement contains, in effective amounts, a copper salt; para-aminobenzoic acid or salts thereof; pantothenic acid or salts thereof; and vitamin B6 in an appropriate carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2000
    Assignee: Summa Rx Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventor: Julia A. Nelson
  • Patent number: 6149899
    Abstract: The present invention relates an opaque conditioner which comprises a monoalkyl quat from C16 to higher Carbon chain lengths (preferably C16 to C22) and a dialkyl quat from C20 to C22. Also included is an amount of fatty alcohol necessary to opacify the conditioner. The monoalkyl quat is necessary in a ratio to the dialkyl quat of about not less than 4:1. The fatty alcohol is present in an amount from about 1% to about 4%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2000
    Assignee: Helene Curtis, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel Raymond Pyles
  • Patent number: 6146619
    Abstract: A process for permanently deforming keratin fibers is provided wherein the fiber is treated with 1) a keratin-reducing substance, 2) a physiologically compatible salt of an organic or inorganic acid anion and a divalent cation or Al.sup.3+, and 3) a compound selected from the group consisting of Vitamin C, Vitamin B.sub.5, derivatives thereof and mixtures thereof. The salt 2) and compound 3) can be applied in the form of a wave lotion or an intermediate treatment formulation. Also provided are wave lotions and hair treatment formulations comprising the salt 2) and the compound 3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 1999
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2000
    Assignee: Henkel Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien
    Inventors: Hans-Wolfgang Cortekar, Doris Oberkobusch
  • Patent number: 6143286
    Abstract: Hair conditioning compositions comprising 0.1-20% cationic conditioning agent, 0.1-30% fatty alcohol, 0.001-10% nonionic surfactant, 0.001-20% of a polysiloxane having D and T units, wherein the ratio of D units to T units in the polysiloxane is about 10 to 80 D units for every T unit; and 5-95% water; as well as a method for improving the fade resistance of color treated hair comprising applying to the hair an aqueous based hair care composition containing one or more hair treating active ingredients and a siloxane having D and T units, wherein the ratio of D units to T units in the siloxane is about 10 to 80 D units for every T unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2000
    Assignee: Revlon Consumer Products Corporation
    Inventors: Malti Vishin Bhambhani, Alexander Chan, Geoffrey Robert Hawkins
  • Patent number: 6143287
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for removing hair from a selected skin area comprising the steps of (a) applying a liposome composition comprising a photosensitizer to the selected skin area so that the composition is introduced into hair follicle ducts of the skin area, wherein the photosensitizer is present in the composition in an amount effective to undergo a reaction and damage the hair follicles upon application to the skin area of light at an appropriate wavelength, energy and duration to penetrate the skin and activate the photosensitizer; (b) removing from the skin area substantially all of the liposome composition which is not introduced into the hair follicle ducts; and (c) applying light to the skin area at an appropriate wavelength, energy and duration to penetrate the skin and cause the photosensitizer to undergo a reaction to damage the hair follicles. The present invention also provides a composition useful for hair removal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 1996
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2000
    Assignee: New York Blood Center, Inc.
    Inventors: Ehud Ben-Hur, Maria M. Zuk, Wai-Shun Chan
  • Patent number: 6143307
    Abstract: Cosmetic compositions in the form of a transparent foaming gel comprising:(i) at least one alkyl ether carboxylic acid with a fatty chain,(ii) at least one diol with a fatty chain, and(iii) water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2000
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Veronique Maurin
  • Patent number: 6139859
    Abstract: Methods and compositions for the topical treatment of ectoparasites on animal skin utilizing a water-soluble or water-dispersible, substantially air-impermeable liquid composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2000
    Assignee: Summers Laboratories, Inc.
    Inventor: Michael J Precopio
  • Patent number: 6139852
    Abstract: A hair growth phase extender containing, as an effective ingredient, at least one compound selected from the group consisting of unsaturated fatty acid and/or its derivatives, especially an unsaturated fatty acid having the formula:C.sub.n H.sub.m O.sub.2where n is 12 to 28 and m is n+1 to 2n-2; or containing, as an effective ingredient, an extract of a plant belonging to the Coriandrum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2000
    Assignee: Shiseido Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Eriko Takeoka, Chika Hamada, Jun Suzuki, Yosuke Nakazawa, Tsutomu Souma, Masashi Ogou, Masahiro Tajima
  • Patent number: 6139849
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for treating keratin substances, in particular the hair, comprising at least one fixing polymer, at least 5% by weight of a non-volatile aryl silicone and at least one volatile silicone, as well as to a process for treating keratin substances using this composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 1997
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2000
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventors: Claire-Marie Lesaulnier, Regis Beitone
  • Patent number: 6139853
    Abstract: A solid hair colorant composition in powder or granular form containing from 1 to 10% by weight of at least one oxidation dye precursor, from 10 to 35% by weight of an oxidizing agent, from 3 to 25% by weight of a substantive plant dye or 25 to 70% by weight of henna neutral, and optionally conventional cosmetic additives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2000
    Assignee: Hans Schwarzkopf GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Mustafa Akram, Wolfgang Wolff, Sandra Rohweder, Stephan Schwartz
  • Patent number: 6139851
    Abstract: A lower alcohol-in-oil type emulsified hair cosmetic which contains one or more types of silicone derivatives, one or more types of specific polyether modified silicone and a lower alcohol. The emulsified hair cosmetic with very good stability by using for the emulsifier a polyether modified silicone without using a surfactant or organic modified clay mineral for the emulsifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2000
    Assignee: Shiseido Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takayuki Omura, Ayumi Kimura, Yasunari Nakama
  • Patent number: 6136301
    Abstract: The invention relates to lipid mixture compositions comprising one or more cholesteryl esters in an amount of at least about 25% by weight of the composition, and less than about 5% by weight of sphingolipid, as well as cosmetic and pharmaceutical formulations for topical application to the lips containing the lipid mixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 1997
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2000
    Assignee: E-L Management Corp.
    Inventors: Edward Pelle, Kenneth D. Marenus, Christina G. Fthenakis, H. Peter Norden
  • Patent number: 6136329
    Abstract: Although compositions from seaweed have long been sought after for beneficial properties for the skin, the ability to produce efficacious compositions has been elusive. An intra-lamellar gel, produced from marine algae, has been found to enhance the condition of skin and hair. Milt, optionally in combination with intra-lamellar gel, also provides a composition useful for application to the skin or hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 1998
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2000
    Inventor: Diane C. Boratyn
  • Patent number: 6136763
    Abstract: Sebum is selectively removed from facial skin without removing make-up by spraying a liquid composition on to the skin and holding a water absorptive or oil absorptive material against the skin to remove the sebum together with the liquid composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2000
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Yasunobu Matsumoto, Tomoko Kondo
  • Patent number: RE37947
    Abstract: Novel pharmaceutically/cosmetically-active aromatic polyenic compounds have the structural formula (I): and are useful for the treatment of a wide variety of disease states, whether human or veterinary, for example dermatological, rheumatic, respiratory, cardiovascular, bone and ophthalmological disorders, as well as for the treatment of mammalian skin and hair conditions/disorders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2000
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2002
    Assignee: Centre International de Recherches Dermatologiques Galderma
    Inventors: Jean-Michel Bernardon, Phillippe Nedoncelle