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Formula Scan is a comprehensive technology service to the Pharmaceutical and Consumer Products industries. We provide intellectual property updates based on the most recent
data published in the patent literature worldwide. Our patent analysts have years of experience working in formulation science or marketing of consumer products and have a solid
understanding of the most important trends and issues facing new product development professionals. Our patent collections include documents published by the most important
intellectual property offices around the world. All relevant patents were retrieved by applying refined search strategies to the claims section of all patent documents.
...or search a US patent No (ex:
7666555) or a US patent
application (ex: 2003123456)
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2007666555)
Hair Styling and Fixatives -  Patents and Patent Applications published in
the United States and the World including Hair Spray, Mousse, Gel,
Pomades, Spritz, Fixative Polymers, Delivery Devices, Anti-frizz,
Conditioner, Curl Protection, Shiner, Sun Protection, High Humidity
Protection.
Hair Care -  Patents and Patent Applications published in the United States
and the World including Shampoo, Conditioner, Two-in-one Shampoo-
Conditioner, Anti-dandruff and Clarifying Shampoo, Herbal and Natural
Hair Conditioners and related products. Hair Dyeing, Coloring,
Straightening, Highlighting, Waving, Perming, etc.


Hair Dyes and Coloring -  Patents and Patent Applications published in the
United States and the World including products, additives, chemicals,
applicators, methods and formulations for Hair Dyeing, Coloring,
Straightening, Highlighting, Waving, Perming and related products.
Skin Care  -  Patents and Patent Applications published in the United  
States and the World including formulated products such as Creams,
Pomades, Lotions, Sunscreen, Body Wash, Toners and related skin care
products capable of  delivering moisturizing, hydrating and skin
conditioning properties.
Sun Care  -  Patents and Patent Applications published in  the United
States and the World including Creams, Lotions, Sprays, High SPF
Sunscreens, UVB/UVA Protection, Sunscreen Agents, Photostable, High
Water-resistant, Herbal and Natural Sunscreens, Sunless Tanners and
Tanning.
Skin Care Actives  -  Patents and Patent Applications published in the
United States and the World including formulated products delivering
benefits from moisturizing skin to having anti-ageing, anti-wrinkle,
antioxidant, acne control benefits, etc. This category includes technology
related to the synthesis and delivery of actives such as peptides, exfoliants,
α-hydroxy acids, herbals, green derived molecules, etc.


Laundry Detergents - Patents and Patent Applications published in the
USA and the World related to formulations and compositions of laundry
detergents and soaps used to wash dinnerware, clothes, linens, towels and
fabrics in general.
Auxiliary Laundry Aids - Patents and Patent Applications published in the
USA and the World related to laundering aids compositions such as fabric
softeners and conditioners, fabric antiwrinkle additives, stain release aids,
bleach, antistatic agents, etc., used during or after washing clothes, linens,
towels and related household articles.

Oral Care - This collection includes patent documents which were retrieved
using refined search strategies. Salient search terms include oral care
formulations and compositions for tooth cleaning and whitening; denture
and dental prosthesis care; caries, calculus, stains and plaque prevention
and removal; dental adhesives and polymers, UV curing, disinfectants,
bleaches; oral hygiene and devices and related aspects.
Pharmaceutical Excipients  - .This collection includes highly relevant
patent documents related to pharmaceutical formulations, excipients,
lozenges, tablets, capsules, suppositories; solid dosage, nasal inhalation;
controlled drug release; polysaccharides, polymeric excipients, hyaluronic
acid, nano spheres, cellulose, gums, carbomer, povidone, polyacrylates;
emulsions; enemas, vaginal, rectal, nasal, ocular or oral administration of
medications.
Antiperspirants and deodorants - This collection includes highly relevant
patent documents related to formulation of antiperspirant and deodorant
compositions such aerosols, non-aerosol sprays, emulsions, solid sticks,
clear gels, roll-on, soft solids, AP/DEO actives, aluminum chlorohydrate,
aluminum and zirconium salts, astringents, control delivery of fragrance,
odor masking, sweat reduction, triclosan, FDA clinical efficacy testing and
so forth.

Blood Anticlotting Technology - Patents and Patent Applications
published in the United States and the World including drugs, medication
formulation and devices related to blood anticlotting, blood thinners,
anticoagulants, protease enzymes, coumadin and thrombin drugs,
thrombin inhibitors, heparin, warfarin and related technologies.
Personal Cleansing -  Patents and Patent Applications published in the
United States and the World covering body rinses, body wash, facial wash,
liquid soaps, detergents, soap bars, polymers, cationic polymers,
thickeners, silicones, body cleansing formulations and compositions.
Cosmetics - Patents and Patent Applications published in the United
States and the World including Mascara, Make-up, Eye Liner, Lipstick,
Foundation, Night Creams, Eye Shadows, Facial Soap, Nail Polish; Eye
and Lip Care, etc.
Best Formulations - Selected formulas from the patent literature including  
detailed preparation instructions - Great tool for formulators!
Patent Formulation News -  A listing of the most recent and important
Patents and Patent Applications granted or published by USPTO, EPO,
WIPO, JPO, China, India and many other patent offices worldwide.
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