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Clear Conditioning Compositions

November 30, -0001

U.S. Patent No. 7,470,651 B2: Procter & Gamble Company has been awarded a patent for a translucent or transparent conditioning composition. It is comprised of, by weight, 0.1-5.0% of a surfactant system comprising a cationic surfactant and a nonionic surfactant; 0.1-5.0% of the polymer selected from the group consisting of an anionic polymer, an amphoteric polymer, and mixtures thereof; an aqueous carrier; 0.05-5.0% of a nonionic thickening polymer being substantially soluble in the composition; 0.1-20% of a conditioning agent comprising a silicone compound being a hydrophobically modified amido silicone copolyol; and 0.1-20% of a co-solvent. The surfactant system and the polymer form a water-insoluble complex upon dilution. The composition is substantially free of substantially insoluble oily compounds and has a transmittance of 25% or more.
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