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Carpet Cleaner Patented by Reckitt Benckiser

November 17, 2008

U.S. Patent 7,429,273 B2
A method of cleaning a soiled carpet has been patented by Reckitt Benckiser. It entails adding to the reservoir of a carpet cleaning machine a water soluble product that contains liquid carpet cleaner comprised of a super wetting agent encased in a water soluble polymer, adding water to the reservoir of the carpet cleaning machine prior to or after adding the water soluble product and operating the carpet cleaning machine. The liquid carpet cleaning composition encased in the water soluble polymer comprises at least one surfactant, at least one builder and at least one super wetting agent selected from silicone glycol copolymers and fluorosurfactants present in an amount of from 0.1 to 10% w/w, wherein a free water content of the liquid carpet cleaning composition is less than 5%.
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