For Human Skin Patents (Class 510/130)
  • Patent number: 11064749
    Abstract: The present application relates to an elastomeric article, such as a glove, comprising: (i) an elastomeric film comprising one or more film layers, and including an external surface and an internal surface, (ii) an antimicrobial agent that is effective against both beneficial and harmful microorganisms on the external surface of the elastomeric film, and (iii) a skin-protective agent selected from a probiotic, a prebiotic, or a combination thereof on the internal surface of the elastomeric film; wherein the inner surface of the film is free of an antimicrobially-effective amount of an antimicrobial agent that is effective against both beneficial and harmful microorganisms. The elastomeric articles may further comprise a barrier film layer that provides separation between the antimicrobial agent and the skin-protective agent. Also described are methods for the manufacture of such articles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: SKINPROTECT CORPORATION SDN BHD
    Inventors: Khon Pu Foo, Chin Keong Lim, Cian Ying Tung
  • Patent number: 10912724
    Abstract: The invention relates to compositions for removing nail polish comprising at least at least about 10% by weight of at least one polyhydric alcohol compound, at least one low carbon alcohol, at least one high boiling point ester compound, at least one thickening agent, and at least one abrasive compound, as well as to methods of removing nail polish from nails using such compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Aline Aude Guimont, Chunhua Li, Hubert Tunchiao Lam, Derek James Henry
  • Patent number: 10858612
    Abstract: The invention relates to a detergent composition comprising at least one cationic derivate of a polysaccharide. The cationic derivate has an average molecular weight of less than 30000 g/mol, a degree of substitution ranging between 0.01 and 3. The invention further relates to a method of reducing, limiting or preventing the occurrence of spotting and/or filming on hard surface substrates during rinsing or washing and to the use of a detergent composition to reduce, limit or prevent the occurrence of spotting and/or filming on hard surface substrates during rinsing and/or washing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: COÖPERATE KONINKLIJKE COSUN U.A.
    Inventors: Harry Raaijmakers, Tom Brooijmans, Robbert de Boer, Khalid Mahmud, René Mol
  • Patent number: 10806692
    Abstract: A skin cleansing composition has from about 0.05% to about 15%, by weight of the composition, of a plurality of color stable abrasive particles comprising a non-oxide colorant; and an antioxidant selected from the group consisting of tocopherol acetate (Vitamin E Acetate), butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT), sodium benzotriazolyl butylphenol sulfate, Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and combinations thereof. The abrasive particles are sustainable. The skin cleansing composition has a pH of <6 or from about 4 to about 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Gerald John Guskey, Shannon Dale Wagers, Somil Manjul Shah
  • Patent number: 10624826
    Abstract: The antimicrobial composition of the present invention comprises a cationic active ingredient, a quaternized sugar-derived surfactant, and an optional foam boosting surfactant. The present antimicrobial compositions are free of the antimicrobial agent triclosan (i.e., 2,4,4?-trichloro-2?hydroxy-diphenylether), have a high cidal activity in a short amount of time, provide stable copious foam and exhibit enhanced tissue (e.g. skin) compatibility as defined by an in vitro whole toxicology assessment method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Ecolab USA Inc.
    Inventors: Angela R. Eder, Daniel E. Pedersen, Charles Allen Hodge
  • Patent number: 10603257
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to antiperspirant and/or deodorizing cosmetic agent agents in the form of emulsions, which contain at least one non-ionic emulsifier a), wherein an ethoxylated, saturated, branched C14-C18 alcohol has an ethoxylation degree of from about 18 to about 22 ethylene oxide units, and at least one further non-ionic emulsifier b), wherein an ethoxylated, linear, mono-unsaturated C16-C20 alcohol has an ethoxylation degree of from about 18 to about 22 ethylene oxide units, wherein the weight ratio of the non-ionic emulsifier a) to the non-ionic emulsifier b) is from about 1.2:1 to about 4.0:1. The cosmetic agents as contemplated herein are optically transparent and have an improved storage stability, even under fluctuating temperatures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventor: Thomas Doering
  • Patent number: 10603524
    Abstract: The present invention refers to a complex for the improvement of distribution and retention of fragrances into keratinous matter comprising (a) C10-C18 alkyl pyrrolidone, (b) at least one polyol compound and (c) at least one fatty alcohol, as well as uses, products, and related methods. The complex of the present invention homogeneously distributes fragrance into the keratinous matter, achieving a better interaction between the fragrance and the keratinous substrate, and better and longer perception of it, ensuring greater durability of the fragrance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: ISP Investments LLC
    Inventors: Alexandra Bazito, Liliana Calore Brenner, Maria Regina Bartuccio Raponi
  • Patent number: 10596101
    Abstract: A solid cosmetic product has (i) a water dispersible fat containing component including: (a) vegetable butter, vegetable oil or a mixture thereof, present in an amount of at least 35 wt. % based on the water dispersible fat containing component; and (b) an emulsifier. The solid cosmetic product also has (ii) a carbon dioxide effervescent component including: (a) a salt of carbonic acid; and (b) an acidifying agent. The water dispersible fat containing component and the carbon dioxide effervescent component are distinct from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: COSMETIC WARRIORS LIMITED
    Inventors: Mark Constantine, Margaret Joan Constantine, Helen Elizabeth Ambrosen, Rowena Jacqueline Bird, Jack Constantine
  • Patent number: 10583073
    Abstract: A surfactant composition comprising a sugar-based surfactant comprising a C8-C16 alkyl glucoside, a C8-C16 alkyl polyglucoside, or a combination of a C8-C16 alkyl glucoside and a C8-C16 alkyl polyglucoside; a C8-C18 amphodiacetate; a C8-C16 acyl sarcosinate, a C8-C16 acyl glutamate, a C8-C16 acyl glycinate, or a combination thereof; and optionally a C8-C14 acyl lactylate, wherein the composition is free of sulfated anionic surfactants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: RITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katherine S. Maka, Thomas A. Keech, Lauren A. Strohmaier
  • Patent number: 10563079
    Abstract: An ink composition including a metal nanoparticle; at least one aromatic hydrocarbon solvent, wherein the at least one aromatic hydrocarbon solvent is compatible with the metal nanoparticles; at least one aliphatic hydrocarbon solvent, wherein the at least one aliphatic hydrocarbon solvent is compatible with the metal nanoparticles; wherein the ink composition has a metal content of greater than about 45 percent by weight, based upon the total weight of the ink composition; wherein the ink composition has a viscosity of from about 5 to about 30 centipoise at a temperature of about 20 to about 30° C. A process for preparing the ink composition. A process for printing the ink composition comprising pneumatic aerosol printing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Pedram Salami, Ping Liu, C. Geoffrey Allen, Naveen Chopra, Kurt I. Halfyard
  • Patent number: 10383801
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for semi-permanent hair straightening and aftercare treatment and to a kit of compositions for use in this process. In the process of the present invention, the hair is firstly subjected to a straightening treatment using a straightening composition comprising at least one carboxylic acid of the formula (I): R—CO—COOH defined below and/or a hydrate thereof and/or a salt thereof. Then, a specific cleansing composition and/or a specific conditioning composition comprising at least one carboxylic acid of the formula (I): R—CO—COOH defined below and/or a hydrate thereof and/or a salt thereof are used as aftercare products in order to improve durability of the straightening effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Burkhard Rose, Mustafa Grit
  • Patent number: 10332382
    Abstract: A hand-washing monitor and hand washing monitoring system are provided. The hand-washing monitoring system includes a motion detector mounted near, to or in a sink and configured to detect a scrubbing motion near an outlet of a sink faucet and a user wearable smart button device that interacts with the motion detector. The system includes a processor coupled to the motion detector and smart button device and a memory coupled to the processor. The processor is configured to monitor the motion detector for signals indicative of the scrubbing motion that is continuous during a predetermined scrubbing interval and to provide signal indicating a successful scrubbing operation when the scrubbing motion is continuously detected during the entire interval to the smart button device. The hand-washing monitor includes a housing containing the processor, the motion detector, the memory and proximity sensors for detecting the application of soap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Hand-Scan, LLC
    Inventor: Louis Thyroff
  • Patent number: 10206899
    Abstract: A treatment mixture for treating biofilms on a human or animal is provided. The treatment mixture comprises: an effective amount of a salt of alkyleth sulfate defined by Formula I: R1—(OCHR2CH2)n—OSO3X1??Formula I wherein: R1 is a branched or unbranched alkyl of 8-24 carbons; R2 is hydrogen or methyl; n is an integer of 2 to 30; and each X1 is independently a counter ion; an effective amount of at least one surfactant selected from the group consisting of a salt of alkyl sulfoacetate defined by Formula II: R4OC(O)CH2SO3X2??Formula II wherein R4 is a branched or unbranched alkyl of 8-24 carbons; and X2 is a counter ion; and an effective amount of a salt of an alkyl sulfosuccinate defined by Formula III: wherein: R3 is the branched or unbranched alkyl group of an alkyl alcohol with the alcohol hydrogen replaced with the sulfosuccinate wherein the alkyl has of 8-24 carbons, more preferably 10-18 carbons and most preferably 12-14 carbons; and X is a counter ion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Infection Elimination Solutions, LLC
    Inventors: Charles Francis Palmer, Jr., Thomas William Campbell, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10058488
    Abstract: A hand cleaning article is provided that includes a towel presenting two opposing surfaces. A hand cleaning composition is impregnated into the towel and includes a first non-ionic surfactant that is a C12-C15 alkyl ethoxylated alcohol having an average degree of ethoxylation of from 3 to 7. A solvent is present of a dibasic ester microemulsion, R1—C(O)N(CH3)2 where R1 is a C2-C20 alkane, C3-C20 alkene, C6-C20 diene, or R2—C(O)O—(CH2)n where a C1-C20 alkane, C3-C20 alkene, or C6-C20 diene, and n is an integer of between 1 and 10, or a combination of the dibasic ester microemulsion and R1—C(O)N(CH3). An organic co-solvent is provided of: a C4-C28 acid ester, C9-C16 hydrocarbons having a boiling in the range of 150° C. to 290° C., butyl 3-hydroxynutyrate, or a combination thereof. The majority of the composition is water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: Illinois Tool Works Inc.
    Inventors: Paul J. Gottesburen, Lee R. Rieth
  • Patent number: 10047322
    Abstract: Agent for removing spots or deposits from hard or soft surfaces. The agent includes surfactants, an adhesion promoter, and at least one active substance, wherein the adhesion promoter is selected from the group of the alkylene-styrene copolymers, the olefin homopolymers or olefin copolymers of two or more olefins, wherein the polymers can also be hydrogenated, and the polyalkylene derivatives, the active substance is an acid, an alkali, a bleaching agent, and/or hydrophobic organic solvent not bound in a gel, and the agent includes either at least 10 wt % of at least one acid or at least 10 wt % of at least one alkali and/or at least 5 wt % of a bleaching agent and/or includes at least 10 wt % of hydrophobic organic solvent not bound in a gel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: BUCK SERVICE GMBH
    Inventors: Joachim Leipold, Edgar Jaeschke, Antje Schirmer
  • Patent number: 10039702
    Abstract: Provided is a cleansing composition for skin or hair capable of bringing about a good rinse feel and durability of foam and, in regard to hair, imparting finger combability during rinsing as well as softness to hair during rinsing and after towel drying, and further, imparting a sufficient moist feeling also to skin after application. A cleansing composition for skin or hair, comprising the following (A) and (B): (A) an internal olefin sulfonate having 12 or more and 24 or less carbon atoms; and (B) a cationic polymer or an amphoteric polymer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryosuke Fujii, Yasuhiro Doi
  • Patent number: 10022318
    Abstract: This invention provides an effervescent solid form that dissolves in cold water quickly enough to not disappoint consumers yet not so quickly that the visual interest generated during the effervescent reaction is lost. This performance is achieved by forming effervescent particles that are dense enough to retard dissolution and small enough to not take too long to dissolve. The aim of this invention is to provide a beverage in solid effervescent form that takes between about 30 and about 120 seconds to dissolve in warm water. The granules may carry functional additives such as flavors, vitamins, minerals, sweeteners, colors and drugs. The granules may also be compounded of materials intended to provide relief from skin or topical discomfort, as in the form of a wash or bath additive. The granules may also be formulated to provide cleaning agents, such as ceramic cleaners and denture cleaners.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: TOWER LABORATORIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Allen Rau, Nicole Quinn, Donald Stadolnik, Eric Sterner
  • Patent number: 9849075
    Abstract: The invention provides a gel-form hair cosmetic composition, which contains components (a) to (c) emulsified in an aqueous component, and which exhibits an endothermic peak temperature of from 40° C. to 75° C. as measured through DSC, wherein the components are (a) a polyalkyleneimine derivative or a salt thereof, the polyalkyleneimine derivative being formed of a polyalkyleneimine having a weight average molecular weight of from 3,300 to 50,000, in which one of the substituents of R1—CO—, R2—(CH2)n—CHX—CH2—, and R3—NH—CO— [R1 is H, alkyl, alkenyl, or the like; R2 is H, alkyl, alkoxy, alkenyl or the like; n is 0 or 1; X is H or OH; R3 is H, alkyl, or alkenyl; at least one of R1 to R3 has 13 or more carbon atoms; and the entirety of R1, R2, and R3 has an average number of carbon atoms of 9 or more and a linear group content of 30 mol % or more] is bonded to 40 mol % or more of the nitrogen atoms of the polyalkyleneimine; (b) a C12 to C28 saturated aliphatic alcohol; and (c) a cationic surfactant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi Tokunaga, Hiroto Tanamachi, Ryosuke Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9750674
    Abstract: A personal care composition comprising: at least a first phase and a second phase wherein said first phase comprises a) an aqueous structured surfactant phase comprising STnS where n is between about 0 and about 2.5; b) ; c) a structuring system comprising i. optionally, a non-ionic emulsifier; ii. optionally, from about 0.05% to about 5%, by weight of said personal care composition, of an associative polymer; iii. an electrolyte; and said second phase comprises a) a benefit phase comprising from 1% to about 50%, by weight of said personal care composition, of a hydrophobic benefit agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Karl Shiqing Wei, Edward Dewey Smith, III, Shawn Lynn Mansfield, Peter Herbert Koenig, Wei Ji, Yogesh Suradkar, Deepa Bagchi, Sujatha Logou, Stevan David Jones
  • Patent number: 9719059
    Abstract: The present invention provides a multi-compartment laundry detergent water-soluble pouch, wherein the pouch comprises a first compartment and a second compartment, wherein the first compartment comprises a benefit delivery composition, wherein the second compartment comprises a detergent ingredient, wherein the benefit delivery composition comprises a lamellar phase composition and a viscous hydrophobic ingredient, wherein the lamellar phase composition comprises a mixture of surfactant and fatty amphiphile in lamellar phase, wherein the viscous hydrophobic ingredient comprises silicone and/or petrolatum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Anju Deepali Massey-Brooker, Mauro Vaccaro, Eric San Jose Robles, Nigel Patrick Somerville Roberts, Melissa Cuthbertson, Marios Hatzopoulos, Yvonne Bridget McMeekin, Jonathan Richard Clare
  • Patent number: 9702134
    Abstract: In another aspect of the present invention is a solid formulation comprising an effervescent agent and a fragrance, wherein the formulation has a specific gravity relative to water of less than 1. In a further aspect of the present invention is a kit comprising a formulation comprising an effervescent agent, a fragrance, a preservative, and a chelating agent; and a packaging, e.g. a sachet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Courtesy Creations, LLC
    Inventors: Pamela Marini, Joseph Marini, Robert A. Marini
  • Patent number: 9616002
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a skin cleansing composition, preferably a facial cleanser, comprising biodegradable abrasive particles having a mean Circularity of from about 0.60 to 0.90, a mean Solidity from about 0.60 to about 1.0, and a Biodegradable Rate of at least about 30% as determined after 28 days. In a preferred embodiment, the total skin cleansing composition has a Biodegradable Rate of at least 60% as determined after 90 days.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Denis Alfred Gonzales, Michael Leslie Groombridge, Michael McDonnell, Stephen Robert Glassmeyer
  • Patent number: 9561170
    Abstract: The invention relates to a hair care composition comprising at least one cationic film forming polymer selected from the group of Polyquaternium and at least one quaternized hyperbranched polymer having end-groups of formula (I) characterized in that said quaternized hyperbranched polymer is obtainable by preparation of a hyperbranched polymer having dimethylamino end groups by condensation of 2-dodecen-1-ylsuccinic anhydride, diisopropanolamine and N,N-bis[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]amine followed by quaternization of the dimethylamino end-groups to end groups of formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
    Inventors: Robin Elisabeth Maria Jacobus Daenen, Franciscus Johannes Marie Derks, Dirk Weber, Ruediger Wilz
  • Patent number: 9539197
    Abstract: The invention relates to specific quaternized hyperbranched polymers having end-groups of formula (I) characterized in that said quaternized hyperbranched polymer is obtainable by preparation of a hyperbranched polymer having dimethylamino end groups by condensation of 2-dodecen-1-ylsuccinic anhydride, diisopropanolamine and N,N-bis[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]amine followed by quaternization of the dimethylamino end-groups to end groups of formula (I). Furthermore, the invention is directed to clear shampoo preparations comprising such quaternized hyperbranched polymers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
    Inventors: Robin Elisabeth Maria Jacobus Daenen, Franciscus Johannes Marie Derks, Dirk Weber, Ruediger Wilz
  • Patent number: 9498422
    Abstract: One of the purposes of the present invention is to provide a silicone elastomer particle and an aqueous dispersion of the silicone elastomer particles, which prevent generation of odor from oxygenation of nonionic surfactants. The present invention provides a silicone elastomer particle having a crosslinking structure formed by an addition reaction of a monovalent aliphatic unsaturated group bonded to a silicon atom and a hydrogen atom bonded to another silicon atom, wherein the silicone elastomer particle contains an antioxidant. Further, present invention provides an aqueous dispersion comprising the silicone elastomer particles, a nonionic surfactant and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Inokuchi, Ryuji Horiguchi
  • Patent number: 9433578
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods of preparing stable gas-in-solution emulsions by particle adsorption via electrostatic interaction, and stable emulsions prepared by particle adsorption via electrostatic interaction. Compositions and products comprising the emulsions are also disclosed. Emulsions may be stable over an extended period of time at room temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Vance Bergeron, Jean-Thierry Simonnet, Florence Levy, Aurelie Lafuma, Stephane Santucci
  • Patent number: 9421156
    Abstract: One of the purposes of the present invention is to provide a silicone elastomer particle and an aqueous dispersion of the silicone elastomer particles, which prevent generation of odor from oxygenation of nonionic surfactants. The present invention provides a silicone elastomer particle having a crosslinking structure formed by an addition reaction of a monovalent aliphatic unsaturated group bonded to a silicon atom and a hydrogen atom bonded to another silicon atom, wherein the silicone elastomer particle contains an antioxidant. Further, present invention provides an aqueous dispersion comprising the silicone elastomer particles, a nonionic surfactant and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2016
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Inokuchi, Ryuji Horiguchi
  • Patent number: 9365661
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are polyalphaolefins and Salan cataylsts, catalyst systems, and processes to produce the polyalphaolefins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignees: ExxonMobil Chemical Patents Inc., Ramot at Tel-Aviv University Ltd.
    Inventors: Garth R. Giesbrecht, Matthew W. Holtcamp, Moshe Kol, Konstantin Press, Gregory S. Day
  • Patent number: 9289636
    Abstract: A fire-extinguishing composition has a water-thickening agent and a foaming agent. The fire-extinguishing composition contains less than 10 vol % water. The ratio of water-thickening agent to foaming agent is from 99:1 to 1:99 volume ratio. The composition is in the form of a powder or flake. A method of extinguishing a fire is by applying a mixture of a fire-extinguishing composition and water to a fire, the fire-extinguishing composition having a water-thickening agent and a foaming agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Inventor: James A. Mathis
  • Patent number: 9217126
    Abstract: Photolabile fragrance storage substances capable of photo-induced release of odorant aldehydes and odorant ketones are described in addition to a process for long-lasting fragrancing of surfaces and a process for producing said fragrance storage substances.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Ursula Huchel, Christian Kropf, Axel Griesbeck, Olga Hinze, Uta Sundermeier
  • Patent number: 9192563
    Abstract: Oral compositions containing a polyorganosilsesquioxane particle, preferably polymethylsilsesquioxane particles having a particle size of from about 1 to about 10 microns and an orally-acceptable carrier. Method of using such compositions for the cleaning and polishing of dental enamel, such methods including the step of applying such oral care compositions to the teeth of a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company
    Inventors: Sanjeev Midha, Michael Jude LeBlanc
  • Patent number: 9155692
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compositions, particularly compositions with little or no water content, which can preferably be used as cleansing agents for the skin and/or hands, particularly for removing stubborn soiling of the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: DEB IP LIMITED
    Inventors: Marcel Veeger, Ute Wollenweber, Markus Hemming
  • Patent number: 9138399
    Abstract: A cleansing composition comprising the following components (A), (B), and (C): (A) from 1 to 20% by weight of a polyoxyethylene alkyl ether carboxylate in which the average addition mole number of the polyoxyethylene is 3.5 or less and the number of carbons in the alkyl group is from 10 to 18, (B) from 0.02 to 10% by weight of cationized hydroxypropyl cellulose represented by the following formula (1), wherein R1, R2 and R3 each independently represent a substituent group having a cationized ethyleneoxy group and a propyleneoxy group, n represents a number of from 20 to 5000 which is a number representing the average polymerization degree of anhydroglucose, and the substitution degree of the cationized ethyleneoxy group is from 0.01 to 3 and the substitution degree of the propyleneoxy group is from 0.01 to 5, and (C) water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mayuko Hirahara, Izumi Katsuta
  • Patent number: 9132076
    Abstract: A cleansing composition comprising (A) an anion surfactant, (B) a glyceryl ether having an alkyl group or alkenyl group with from 4 to 12 carbon atoms, (C) a cationized hydroxypropyl cellulose represented by the following formula (1) wherein R1, R2 and R3 each independently represent a substituent having a cationized ethyleneoxy group and a propyleneoxy group and n represents a number of from 20 to 5000, which represents an average polymerization degree of anhydroglucose, and wherein the substitution degree of the cationized ethyleneoxy group is from 0.01 to 3, and the substitution degree of the propyleneoxy group is from 0.01 to 5, and (D) water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mayuko Hirahara, Izumi Katsuta, Hiroki Mizushima, Azusa Kasuga, Eiji Terada
  • Patent number: 9114084
    Abstract: A cleansing composition comprising the following components (A), (B), (C) and (D): (A) from 1 to 20% by weight of a polyoxyethylene alkyl ether sulfate, (B) from 0.02 to 5% by weight of a cation group-containing polymer (B) having a cationic charge density of from 4.5 to 7 meq/g, (C) from 0.02 to 10% by weight of cationized hydroxypropyl cellulose (C) represented by the following formula (1) wherein R1, R2 and R3 each independently represent a substituent group having a cationized ethyleneoxy group and a propyleneoxy group, n represents a number of from 20 to 5000 which is a number representing the average polymerization degree of anhydroglucose, and the substitution degree of the cationized ethyleneoxy group is from 0.01 to 3 and the substitution degree of the propyleneoxy group is from 0.01 to 5, and (D) water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mayuko Hirahara, Izumi Katsuta
  • Patent number: 9103788
    Abstract: Methods for detecting one or more target bacteria in a test sample are provided. It is shown herein that photosensitizers combined with intense light exposure reduce fluorescing background due to non-bacterial particles. This permits detection of subsequently labeled target bacterial cells (e.g., using a fluorescently labeled antibody) against a largely black background. In particular examples, the methods include incubating the test sample in a growth medium that permits growth of bacteria present in the sample, contacting the sample with a photo-sensitizer; exposing the sample to light under conditions sufficient for the photo-sensitizer to photobleach contaminating non-bacterial particulates present in the sample. The bacteria can then be substantially separated from the sample, thereby generating an isolated bacterial sample. The method can also include contacting the isolated bacterial sample with a binding agent specific for the one or more target bacteria, and detecting the one or more target bacteria.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignees: THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, VIVIONE BIOSCIENCES, LLC
    Inventors: Jon G. Wilkes, Dan Buzatu, Randal Tucker, Thaddeus John Moskal, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9078834
    Abstract: A hair cosmetic that contains, at a specific ratio, (A) a tertiary amine compound or a salt thereof, (B) an aliphatic alcohol having 12 to 26 carbon atoms, (C) a cationic group-containing copolymer obtainable by radical polymerization of a specific nonionic group-containing vinyl monomer, a specific cationic group-containing vinyl monomer, and a specific crosslinkable vinyl monomer as essential, and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Sakai, Kouji Morita, Youko Nobuhara
  • Patent number: 9066871
    Abstract: Sodium hypochlorite-based compositions that are non-toxic and have antimicrobial and cleansing properties may include from about 0.025% to about 10% by weight of sodium hypochlorite. For example, the compositions may include less than 1% by weight of sodium hypochlorite (e.g., less than 0.5% by weight of sodium hypochlorite). The compositions may further include sodium laureth sulfate, cocamidopropyl betaine, cocamide MEA, disodium EDTA, and deionized water. Such compositions may be applied externally to a mammalian body through rinse-off or leave-on applications. Compositions also may be incorporated as a component of other products, such as deodorants, towelettes, or powders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: TopMD, Inc.
    Inventors: Azam Anwar, Clay J. Cockerell, Catherine Sitbon
  • Patent number: 9040476
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a skin cleanser composition capable of providing an excellent frictional resistance feeling during rinsing and capable of giving an excellent silky feeling with moisturization to the skin after drying, and to a method for producing the composition. The skin cleanser composition contains a cat ionized hydroxypropyl cellulose (A) and a surfactant (B), and the cationized hydroxypropyl cellulose (A) has an anhydroglucose-derived main chain, and has a degree of substitution with cationized ethyleneoxy group of from 0.01 to 3.0 and a degree of substitution with propyleneoxy group of from 0.01 to 2.9.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryosuke Fujii, Yasuhiro Doi, Masanori Takai, Hiromoto Mizushima, Rie Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20150141508
    Abstract: The invention relates to a clear composition which contains at least one anionic surfactant, a betaine surfactant, an N-methyl-N-acylglucamine, a triglyceride oil, a solvent and optionally an additive. The invention also relates to a method for producing the composition. The invention further relates to the use of the composition for the treatment or care of skin or hair, or for use as a shampoo, face cleaner, liquid cleaner or shower gel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Applicant: Clariant Finance (BVI) Limited
    Inventors: Peter Klug, Carina Mildner
  • Publication number: 20150141466
    Abstract: The invention relates to a composition which contains at least one N-acyl-amino acid surfactant, a betaine surfactant, an N-methyl-N-acylglucamine, said N-methyl-N-acylglucamine having a C16-C20-acyl group, and further contains a solvent and optionally one or more additives. The invention also relates to a method for producing the composition. The invention further relates to the use of the composition for the treatment or care of skin or hair, or for use as a shampoo, face cleaner, liquid cleaner or shower gel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2013
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Peter Klug, Carina Mildner
  • Publication number: 20150133567
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a production method of a composition containing (A) glycerol and (B) glycine, which includes using glycerol substantially free of dihydroxyacetone or having a dihydroxyacetone content of not more than 150 ppm. According to the present invention, a composition, particularly a cosmetic composition, having a moist feeling but free of stickiness and showing suppressed coloration can be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2014
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventor: Rina YUMIOKA
  • Publication number: 20150132831
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cleaning composition comprising a lipase with at least 75% identity to SEQ ID NO: 2, and a surfactant, wherein said composition is more effective in removing lipid stains present at a surface in comparison with an equivalent composition lacking the lipase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2013
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Inventors: Robert Piotr Olinski, Kim Borch, Anna Verena Reiser, Lone Baunsgaard, Carsten Hoerslev Hansen, Kenneth Jensen
  • Publication number: 20150126424
    Abstract: The invention relates to a surfactant solution containing: (a) 28 to 65 wt.-% of a mixture of (a1) 5 to 20 wt.-% of N-methyl-N-oleylglucamine, (a2) 50 to 93 wt.-% of N-methyl-N—C12-C14-acylglucamines, (a3) 0 to 30 wt.-% of other N-methyl-N-acylglucamines, components (a1), (a2) and (a3) adding up to 100 wt.-%, (b) 0 to 20 wt.-% of one or more alcohols, (c) 20 to 72 wt.-% of water, and (d) 0 to 5 wt.-% of additives, components (a), (b), (c) and (d) adding up to 100 wt.-%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2013
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: Clariant Finance (BVI) Limited
    Inventors: Peter Klug, Franz-Xaver Scherl, Carina Mildner, Eva-Maria Keitzl
  • Publication number: 20150125403
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods of reducing irritation associated with personal care and cosmetic compositions comprising 1,3-propanediol, wherein the 1,3-propanediol in said personal care or cosmetic composition has a bio-based carbon content of about 1% to 100%. In addition, it is preferred that the 1,3-propanediol be biologically-derived, and wherein upon biodegradation, the biologically-derived 1,3-propanediol contributes no anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company, LLC
    Inventors: Melissa Joerger, Gyorgyi Fenyvesi, Raja Hari Poladi, Irwin A. Palefsky, Ann Wehner
  • Patent number: 9023776
    Abstract: A rinse-off composition, such as a shampoo, hair conditioner or shower gel, comprising a rinse-off composition base, lactoyl ethanolamine and at least one compound selected from the group consisting of N-(4-cyanomethylphenyl) p-menthanecarboxamide and N-(2-pyridin-2-ylethyl) p-menthanecarboxamide. The compositions provide a pleasant, long-lasting cooling sensation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Givaudan S.A.
    Inventors: Arun Kumar Viswanath, Shreedhar Iyer, Paolo Facino, Ai Teng Koh
  • Patent number: 9023325
    Abstract: Disclosed are topical skin compositions and corresponding methods of their use that include an extract from Artabotrys hexapetalus, an extract from Sassafras tzumu, and an extract from Prunus salicina.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Tiffany Florence, David Gan, Michelle Hines
  • Publication number: 20150118328
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition for cleansing and/or moisturizing skin. The compositions of the invention which provide a cosmetic or dermatological composition for cleansing and/or moisturizing skin, preferably compositions used for showering or bathing, comprise: a) at least one alkyl ether carboxylate, b) at least one ethoxylated glycerol ester, c) at least one oily substance, d) water, e) optionally one or more emulsifiers, f) optionally additional surfactants, and g) optionally cosmetically or pharmaceutically acceptable excipients or active ingredients; characterized by containing a minimum of 20% by weight, preferably 30% by weight, of component (c) with respect to the total weight of the active material of the composition. Additionally, the invention provides a method for cleansing and/or moisturizing skin using the compositions of the invention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2013
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION, S.A.
    Inventors: Pilar Castán Barberán, Judit Rodríguez Costero
  • Patent number: 9017652
    Abstract: A cleansing composition for cosmetic or household use may include an ampholytic polymer; a crosslinked cationic polymer; a surfactant component selected from the group consisting of anionic surfactants, amphoteric surfactants, cationic surfactants, nonionic surfactants, and zwitterionic surfactants; and an aqueous and/or organic carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
    Inventors: Narjis A. Askar, Yin Z. Hessefort, Cheryl A. Slabozeski, Jobiah J. Sabelko, Yasuhiro Doi
  • Publication number: 20150111802
    Abstract: A solid cosmetic composition includes (i) corn starch in an amount of from about 20% to about 40%; (ii) bulking agent in an amount of from about 20% to about 50%; (iii) surfactant in an amount of from about 5% to about 30%; and (iv) glycerine in an amount of from about 15% to about 30%, present in an amount by weight of the total composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventors: Margaret Joan Constantine, Mark Constantine, Helen Elizabeth Ambroson