Structured Aqueous Detergent Compositions

Robert Crawford (Inventor), J L Scott (Inventor), Gianfranco Unali (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A structured aqueous detergent composition comprising modified cellulose and surfactant characterised in that the composition comprises: a) 0.2 to 10 wt %, preferably 0.4 to 7 wt%, anionic surfactant or zwitterionic surfactant or mixtures thereof, b) 0.5 to 5 wt %, preferably 1 to 2 wt%, dispersed modified cellulose biopolymer, wherein the modification consists of the cellulose having its C6 primary alcohols oxidised to carboxyl moieties (acid/COOH-) on 10 to 70% of the glucose units and substantially all the remainder of the C6 positions occupied by unmodified primary alcohols, c) 0 to 10 wt % non-surfactant electrolyte; d) 0 to 15 wt% other conventional detergent composition additives e) balance water. The invention also provides a method to manufacture the composition.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2010076292
IPCA61K8/73; A61Q19/10; A61Q5/02; C11D3/22
Publication statusPublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science (miscellaneous)


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