Breaking News

Hard Surface Cleaners Patented by Reckitt

August 1, 2014

US Patent No. 8,729,005 B2; Reckitt & Colman (Overseas) Limited, Slough, Berkshire, Great Britain, has patented an aqueous liquid acidic hard surface cleaning composition that has a pH of 2-4. It is comprised of an organic acid constituent which consists solely of acetic acid; at least one nonionic surfactant derived from Guerbet alcohols; an organic solvent constituent which comprises at least one glycol ether solvent; a sequestering polymer constituent selected from the group consisting of polymethyl methacrylate-polyethylene glycol graft copolymers, and poly(acrylic acid/2-acrylamido-2-methyl propane sulfonic acid); 0-5% wt. of a cosurfactant constituent selected from the group consisting of nonionic, cationic, amphoteric, zwitterionic surfactants, and mixtures thereof; one or more constituents selected from the group consisting of coloring agents, fragrances and fragrance solubilizers, viscosity modifying agents thickeners, pH adjusting agents and pH buffers, optical brighteners, opacifying agents, hydrotropes, abrasives, and preservatives; and water. Water comprises at least 80% by weight of the composition and the acetic acid is the sole acid present in the composition.
blog comments powered by Disqus
  • Cosmetic Chemists Head to Orlando Next Month

    Cosmetic Chemists Head to Orlando Next Month

    September 26, 2016
    Organizing Chair Guy Padulo explains why you should attend the IFSCC Congress.

  • Restoring Rembrandt

    Restoring Rembrandt

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||September 26, 2016
    Ranir LLC has acquired Rembrandt, an iconic name in teeth whitening, and plans to make it a staple in the value segment.

  • Active Agents

    Active Agents

    September 19, 2016
    On the surface, surfactants may seem staid, but the market, and the supplier activity driving it, is bubbling.

  • Back to School

    Back to School

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||September 1, 2016
    It may be September, but class was in session this summer during the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s Executive Educ

  • A Sweet-Smelling Sanctuary

    A Sweet-Smelling Sanctuary

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||September 1, 2016
    Home fragrance is enhanced by aromatic developments in delivery and components.

  • How Green Is Your Surfactant?

    How Green Is Your Surfactant?

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director ||September 1, 2016
    Suppliers offer a range of solutions to help household and personal care product formulators develop formulas