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1. (WO2017148990) DETERGENT COMPOSITION IN THE FORM OF A SUSPENSION

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/148990    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/054726
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 02 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: C11D 3/20
C11D 3/22
C11D 17/00
C11D 3/06
C11D 3/10
C11D 3/33
Applicants: UNILEVER N.V.
UNILEVER PLC
CONOPCO, INC., D/B/A UNILEVER
Inventors: BARBUZZI, Elena, Maria, Gabriella
VAN DEURZEN, Maria, Petra, J.
GEERSE, Kees, Bert
MOLL, Robert, Jan
Title: DETERGENT COMPOSITION IN THE FORM OF A SUSPENSION
Abstract:
The invention provides a detergent suspension comprising 70-99.5 wt.% of a fluid phase and 0.5-30 wt.% of suspended particles having a diameter of at least 0.1 mm, said detergent suspension comprising: 8-30 wt.% of water; 20-75 wt.% of glycerol; 8-40 wt.% of builder; and 0.01-1 wt.% of structuring biopolymer selected from xanthan gum, locust bean gum, guar gum, gum Arabic, gellan gum, carrageenan, carboxymethyl cellulose, microcrystalline cellulose, microfibrous cellulose and combinations thereof; wherein the combination of water and glycerol represents at least 40 wt.% of the detergent suspension and wherein water and glycerol are present in a weight ratio of water to glycerol of less than 2:3. The detergent suspension according to the invention has a very low water activity, is very stable and easy to manufacture.