Patent No. US 7,417,017 B2
Dial has patented a liquid laundry detergent composition. It is comprised of 0.5-4% linear alkyl benzene sulfonate surfactant; 1-10% of an alkyl ether sulfate surfactant; 0.5-5% of alcohol ethoxylate nonionic surfactant; 0.5-5% of an alkali metal silicate; 0.1-1% sodium polyacrylate homopolymer having molecular weight from about 2,000 to about 10,000; and the balance water. The weight ratio of the linear alkyl benzene sulfonate surfactant to alkyl ether sulfate surfactant is approximately 1:1.5-1:20.