Recent in Fragrance (page 9 of 32)

Patent Pick: 'Scen-vironmental' Control

Controlling the scent in an environment is no easy task; consider this patent the next time you're blasted with a fruity bathroom mega-masker, as it aims to address this challenge: to better control environmental fragrance.

Patent Pick: Not Seeing is Believing

Shiseido inventors prove in this patent that "not seeing is believing," with a translucent fragrance composition based on silicone oil, α-olefin oligomer, polyether-modified silicone, perfume, lower alcohol and water.

Patent Pick: Pushing the Limits with Plasmolyzed F&F

To punch up wimpy F&F offerings, inventors at Firmenich have developed plasmolyzed microorganism encapsulates that deliver large loads of difficult-to-trap flavors and fragrances.

Patent Pick: Fragrance Duration—A 'Pressing' Issue

The pressure is always on for perfumers to develop means to extend fragrance duration. In this patent application, Unilever inventors take that pressure in a new direction: i.e., vapor pressure.

Patent Pick: Get a Whiff of the Multi-faceted Cyclohexanol

Sniffing out novel fragrance materials, the inventors on this patent application suggest a new ingredient for fragrances, laundry, air care, personal care and more.

Patent Pick: Odor-enhancing Polypeptides

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's pick relates to polypeptides that are capable of enhancing odorant receptor activity.

Patent Pick: Better-smelling Bugspray

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight is a method for reducing the odor characteristics of picaridin-based insect repellent.

Patent Pick: Acetophenone-based F&F Materials

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature, from Symrise and co-inventors, describes compositions using acetophenone derivatives to dissolve flavors, fragrances and lipophilic compounds.

Patent Pick: Floral and Citrus from a Cyclopropane Ring

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's invention, from Takasago International, relates to compounds having a cyclopropane ring that impart floral and citrus-like scents.

Patent Pick: Matrix for Fragrance Release

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's feature, from EnviroScent, Inc., relates to an absorbent matrix housing a fragrance material that controls the release of fragrance in the environment.

Patent Pick: Fresh and Sweet Tetrahydrofuran

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. The present invention relates to the use of tetrahydrofuran dervatives for fresh and sweet fragrance notes.

Patent Pick: Spider Silk Slow Release

Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. This invention describes spider silk polypeptide particles and their production, for applications such as the slow release of ingredients.

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