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|1. (WO2001030950) IMPROVED LOW ODOR, HARD SURFACE CLEANER WITH ENHANCED SOIL REMOVAL|
|Applicants:||THE CLOROX COMPANY
|Inventors:||ROBBINS, Michael, H.
JULIAN, Jennifer, C.
THOMPSON, Suzanne, M.
ROBINSON, Gary, L.
CHOY, Clement, K.
GOSSETT, Elizabeth, A.
|Title:||IMPROVED LOW ODOR, HARD SURFACE CLEANER WITH ENHANCED SOIL REMOVAL|
An aqueous hard surface cleaner with improved soil removal is provided and has, as components, the following: (a) either an anionic, nonionic, amphoteric surfactant, and mixtures thereof with optionally, a quaternary ammonium surfactant, the total amount of the surfactants being present in a cleaning effective amount; (b) at least one water-soluble or dispersible organic solvent having a vapor pressure of at least 0.001 mm Hg at 25 °C, present in a solubilizing - or dispersion - effective amount; (c) a combination of (i) an incompletely neutralized potassium ethylenediamine - tetraacetate (EDTA) and (ii) a precipitating co-builder as chelating agents present in an amount effective to enhance soil removal in said cleaner; and (d) the remainder, water.