World Intellectual Property Organization publishes P&G patent for detergent composition comprising of an anionic surfactant system

GENEVA , April 22, 2013 () – Publication No. WO/2013/055903 was published on April 18.

Title of the invention: "DETERGENT COMPOSITION."


Inventors: Euan John Magennis (GB) and Kerry Louise Swabey (GB).

According to the abstract* posted by the World Intellectual Property Organization: "The present invention is to a detergent composition comprising an anionic surfactant system, wherein the anionic surfactant system comprises: i) An alkyl sulfate surfactant of formula R1O-SO3-M+, with R1 being a linear or branched, substituted or unsubstituted, optionally alkoxylated, C10-C16 alkyl and with M+ being a proton or a cation which provides charge neutrality, and ii) A linear or branched, substituted or unsubstituted C10-C16 alcohol ethoxylate sulfate surfactant having an average degree of ethoxylation of from 0.5 to 3 having a proton or a cation which provides charge neutrality."

The patent was filed on Oct. 11, 2012 under Application No. PCT/US2012/059728.

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