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1. (WO2018067484) LAUNDRY DETERGENT COMPOSITION
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A solid free flowing particulate laundry detergent composition comprising:

(a) anionic detersive surfactant;

(b) from 0wt% to 8wt% zeolite builder;

(c) from 0wt% to 4wt% phosphate builder;

(d) from 0wt% to 8wt% sodium carbonate;

(e) from 0wt% to 8wt% sodium silicate;

(f) from 4wt% to 20wt% organic acid; and

(g) variant of the wild-type amylase from Bacillus sp. which has at least 90% identity for amino acid sequence SEQ ID NO:6, and which comprises one or more mutations at positions 9, 26, 30, 33, 82, 37, 106, 118, 128, 133, 149, 150, 160, 178, 182, 186, 193, 195, 202, 214, 231, 256, 257, 258, 269, 270, 272, 283, 295, 296, 298, 299, 303, 304, 305, 311, 314, 315, 318, 319, 320, 323, 339, 345, 361, 378, 383, 419, 421, 437, 441, 444, 445, 446, 447, 450, 458, 461, 471, 482 and/or 484, preferably that also contain the deletions of D 183* and G184,

wherein the composition at lwt% dilution in deionized water at 20°C, has an equilibrium pH in the range of from 6.5 to 9.0.

2. A composition according to claim 1, wherein the amylase comprises the deletions of D183* and/or G184*.

3. A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises from 30wt% to 90wt% base detergent particle, wherein the base detergent particle comprising (by weight of the base detergent particle):

(a) from 4wt% to 35wt% anionic detersive surfactant;

(b) optionally, from lwt% to 8wt% zeolite builder;

(c) from 0wt% to 4wt% phosphate builder;

(d) from 0wt% to 8wt% sodium carbonate;

(e) from 0wt% to 8wt% sodium silicate;

(f) from lwt% to 10wt% organic acid; and

(g) optionally, from lwt% to 10wt% magnesium sulphate,

wherein optionally, the organic acid comprises citric acid, and wherein optionally the base

detergent particle comprises from lwt% to 10wt% citric acid, and wherein optionally the organic acid is at least partially coated with a water- dispersible material.

4. A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein:

(a) the anionic detersive surfactant comprises alkyl benzene sulphonate and wherein the base detergent particle comprises from 4wt% to 35wt% alkyl benzene sulphonate; and/or

(b) the base detergent particle comprises from 0.5wt% to 5wt% carboxylate co-polymer, wherein the carboxylate co-polymer comprises:

(i) from 50 to less than 98 wt% structural units derived from one or more monomers comprising carboxyl groups;

(ii) from 1 to less than 49 wt% structural units derived from one or more monomers comprising sulfonate moieties; and

(iii) from 1 to 49 wt% structural units derived from one or more types of monomers selected from ether bond-containing monomers represented by formulas (I) and (II):

formula (I):

H2C=C

I

R

o

CH2

CH2

O-R!

wherein in formula (I), Ro represents a hydrogen atom or CH3 group, R represents a CH2 group, CH2CH2 group or single bond, X represents a number 0-5 provided X represents a number 1-5 when R is a single bond, and Ri is a hydrogen atom or Ci to C20 organic group;

formula (II)


wherein in formula (II), Ro represents a hydrogen atom or C¾ group, R represents a CH2 group, CH2CH2 group or single bond, X represents a number 0-5, and Ri is a hydrogen atom or Ci to C20 organic group; and/or

(c) wherein the base detergent particle comprises from 30wt% to 70wt%

sodium sulphate.

5. A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises from lwt% to 20wt% co-surfactant particle, wherein the co-surfactant particle comprises:

(a) from 25wt% to 60wt% co-surfactant;

(b) from 10wt% to 50wt% carbonate salt; and

(c) from lwt% to 30wt% silica,

and wherein optionally:

(a) the co-surfactant particle is in the form of an agglomerate; and/or

(b) the co-surfactant comprises alkyl ethoxylated sulphate having an average degree of ethoxylation of from 0.5 to 2.5, and wherein the co-surfactant particle comprises from 25wt% to 60wt% alkyl ethoxylated sulphate having an average degree of ethoxylation of from 0.5 to 2.5; and/or

(c) the co-surfactant particle comprises linear alkyl benzene sulphonate and alkyl ethoxylated sulphate having an average degree of ethoxylation of from 0.5 to 2.5.

6. A composition according to any preceding claim wherein the composition at lwt%

dilution in deionized water at 20°C, has an equilibrium pH in the range of from 6.5 to 8.5, and wherein optionally the composition has a reserve alkalinity to pH 7.0 of less than 3.0gNaOH/100g.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises:

(a) from 0wt% to 6wt% sodium bicarbonate;

(b) from 0wt% to 4wt% sodium carbonate;

(c) from 0wt% to 4wt% sodium silicate; and

(d) from 0wt% to 4wt% phosphate builder,

and optionally wherein the composition is substantially free of phosphate builder, and optionally wherein the composition is substantially free of sodium carbonate, and optionally wherein the composition is substantially free of sodium bicarbonate, and optionally wherein the composition is substantially free of sodium silicate.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises the combination of a lipase enzyme and soil release polymer.

A composition according to any preceding claim wherein the composition comprises:

(a) alkyl benzene sulphonate, wherein the alkyl benzene sulphonate comprises at least 25wt% of the combined total of 2-phenyl isomer and 3 -phenyl isomer; and/or

(b) alkyl amine oxide.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises:

(a) from 0.5wt% to 8wt% carboxylate co-polymer, wherein the carboxylate co-polymer comprises:

(i) from 50 to less than 98 wt% structural units derived from one or more monomers comprising carboxyl groups;

(ii) from 1 to less than 49 wt% structural units derived from one or more monomers comprising sulfonate moieties; and

(iii) from 1 to 49 wt% structural units derived from one or more types of monomers selected from ether bond-containing monomers represented by formulas (I) and (II):

formula (I):

H2


wherein in formula (I), Ro represents a hydrogen atom or CH3 group, R represents a CH2 group, CH2CH2 group or single bond, X represents a number 0-5 provided X represents a number 1-5 when R is a single bond, and Ri is a hydrogen atom or Ci to C20 organic group;

formula (II)

H2


wherein in formula (II), Ro represents a hydrogen atom or CH3 group, R represents a CH2 group, CH2CH2 group or single bond, X represents a number 0-5, and Ri is a hydrogen atom or Ci to C20 organic group; and/or

(b) polyethylene glycol polymer, wherein the polyethylene glycol polymer comprises a polyethylene glycol backbone with grafted polyvinyl acetate side chains; and/or

(c) polyester soil release polymer having the structure:

wherein n is from 1 to 10; m is from 1 to 15 ;

X is H or S03Me;

wherein Me is H, Na+, Li+, K+, Mg2+, Ca2+, Al3+, ammonium, mono-, di-, tri-, or tetra-alkylammonium; wherein the alkyl groups are Ci-Cis alkyl or C2-C10 hydroxyalkyl, or any mixture thereof;

Rl are independently selected from H or Ci-Cis n- or iso-alkyl; and/or

(d) polyester soil release polymer consisting of structure units (1) to (3):



wherein:

a, b and c are from 1 to 10;

x, y is from 1 to 10;

z is from 0.1 to 10;

Me is H, Na+, Li+, K+, Mg2+, Ca2+, Al3+, ammonium, mono-, di-, tri-, or tetra-alkylammonium wherein the alkyl groups are Ci-Cis alkyl or C2-C10 hydroxyalkyl, or any mixture thereof;

Ri, are independently selected from H or Ci-Cis n- or iso-alkyl;

R2 is a linear or branched Ci-Cis alkyl, or a linear or branched C2-C30 alkenyl, or a cycloalkyl group with 5 to 9 carbon atoms, or a C6-C30 aryl group, or a C6-C30 arylalkyl group; and/or

(e) carboxymethyl cellulose having a degree of substitution greater than 0.65 and a degree of blockiness greater than 0.45; and/or

(f) alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine, wherein said alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine has a polyalkyleneimine core with one or more side chains bonded to at least one nitrogen atom in the polyalkyleneimine core, wherein said alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine has an empirical formula (I) of (PEI)a-(EO)b-Ri, wherein a is the average number-average molecular weight (MWPEI) of the polyalkyleneimine core of the alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine and is in the range of from 100 to 100,000 Daltons, wherein b is the average degree of ethoxylation in said one or more side chains of the alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine and is in the range of from 5 to 40, and wherein Ri is independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, C1-C4 alky Is, and combinations thereof; and/or

(g) alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine, wherein said alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine has a polyalkyleneimine core with one or more side chains bonded to at least one nitrogen atom in the polyalkyleneimine core, wherein the alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine has an empirical formula (II) of (PEI)o-(EO)m(PO)n-R2 or (PEI)o-(PO)n(EO)m-R2, wherein o is the average number- average molecular weight (MWPEI) of the polyalkyleneimine core of the alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine and is in the range of from 100 to 100,000 Daltons, wherein m is the average degree of ethoxylation in said one or more side chains of the alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine which ranges from 10 to 50, wherein n is the average degree of propoxylation in said one or more side chains of the alkoxylated polyalkyleneimine which ranges from 1 to 50, and wherein R2 is independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, C1-C4 alkyls, and combinations thereof; and/or

(h) the combination of a non-ionic soil release polymer and an anionic soil release polymer.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition is

substantially free of pre-formed peracid.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises:

(a) from lwt% to 20wt% sodium percarbonate;

(b) from 0.5wt% to 5wt% bleach activator; and

(c) from 0.5wt% to 5wt% chelant.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises from 0.5wt% to 5wt% sodium tetraacetylethylenediamine.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises:

(a) from 0.5wt% to 5wt% tri sodium salt of methylglycine diacetic acid

(MGDA); and/or

(b) from 0.5wt% to 5wt% ethylenediamine disuccinic acid (EDDS).

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises 4,4'-bis-(triazinylamino)-stilbene-2,2'-disulfonic acid brightener and/or 4,4'-distyryl biphenyl brightener.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises from 0.5wt% to 4wt% disodium 4,5-dihydroxy-l,3-benzenedisulfonate.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises acyl hydrazone bleach catalyst, wherein the acyl hydrazone bleach catalyst has the formula I:


wherein, R1 is selected from the groups comprising CF3, Ci-28 alkyl, C2-28 alkenyl, C2-22 alkynyl, C3-12 cycloalkyl, C3-12 cycloalkenyl, phenyl, naphthyl, C7-9 aralkyl, C3-20 heteroalkyl, C3-12 cycloheteroalkyl or a mixture thereof;

R2 and R3 are independently selected from the group comprising hydrogen, substituted Ci-28 alkyl, C2-28 alkenyl, C2-22 alkynyl, C3-12 cycloalkyl, C3-12 cycloalkenyl, C7-9 aralkyl, C3-28 heteroalkyl, C3-12 cycloheteroalkyl, C5-16 heteroaralkyl, phenyl, naphthyl, heteroaryl or a mixture thereof;

or R2 and R3 are linked to form a substituted 5-, 6-, 7-, 8- or 9-membered ring that optionally comprises heteroatoms;

and R4 is selected from the groups comprising hydrogen, Ci-28 alkyl, C2-28 alkenyl, C2- 22 alkynyl, C3-12 cycloalkyl, C3-12 cycloalkenyl, C7-9 aralkyl, C3-20 heteroalkyl, C3-12 cycloheteroalkyl, C5-16 heteroaralkyl, substituted phenyl, naphthyl, heteroaryl or a mixture thereof.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises:

(a) hueing agent having the following structure:


wherein:

Rl and R2 are independently selected from the group consisting of: H; alkyl; alkoxy; alkyleneoxy; alkyl capped alkyleneoxy; urea; and amido;

R3 is a substituted aryl group;

X is a substituted group comprising sulfonamide moiety and optionally an alkyl and/or aryl moiety, and wherein the substituent group comprises at least one alkyleneoxy chain that comprises an average molar distribution of at least four alkyleneoxy moieties; and/or (b) hueing agent having the following structure:


wherein the index values x and y are independently selected from 1 to 10; and/or

(c) hueing agent selected from Acid Violet 50, Direct Violet 9, 66 and 99, Solvent Violet 13 and any combination thereof.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises an enzyme selected from:

(a) protease having at least 90% identity to the amino acid sequence of

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens as shown in SEQ ID NO:9;

(b) protease having at least 90% identity to the amino acid sequence of

Bacillus amyloliquefaciens BPN' as shown in SEQ ID NO: 10, and which comprises one or more mutations selected from group consisting of V4I, S9R, A15T, S24G, S33T, S53G, V68A, N76D, S78N, S101M/N, Y167F, and Y217Q;

(c) protease having at least 90% identity to the amino acid sequence of

Bacillus thermoproteolyticus as shown in SEQ ID NO: l l ;

(d) protease having at least 90% identity to the amino acid sequence of

Bacillus lentus as shown in SEQ IS NO: 12, and which comprises one or mutations selected from the group consisting of S3T, V4I, A194P, V199M, V205I, and L217D;

(e) protease having at least 90% identity to the amino acid sequence of

Bacillus sp. ΊΎ145 as shown in SEQ ID NO: 13;

(f) protease having at least 90% identity to the amino acid sequence of

Bacillus sp. KSM-KP43 as shown in SEQ ID NO: 14;

(g) a variant of the wild-type amylase from Bacillus sp. which has at least 90% identity for amino acid sequence SEQ ID NO:5, and which comprises one or more mutations at positions N195, G477, G304, W140, W189, D134, V206, Y243, E260, F262, W284, W347, W439, W469 and/or G476, optionally, wherein the amylase also comprises the deletions of D183* and G184*;

(h) variant of the wild-type amylase from Bacillus sp. KSM-K38 which has at least 90% identity for amino acid sequence SEQ ID NO:7;

(i) variant of the wild-type amylase from Cytophaga sp. which has at least 60% identity for amino acid sequence SEQ ID NO:8;

(j) a variant of the wild-type lipase from Thermomyces lanuginosus which has at least 90% identity for amino acid sequence SEQ ID NO:l ;

(k) variant of the wild-type lipase from Thermomyces lanuginosus which has at least 90% identity for amino acid sequence SEQ ID NO: l, and which comprises T231R and/or N233R mutations;

(1) variant of the wild-type lipase from Thermomyces lanuginosus which has at least 90% identity for amino acid sequence SEQ ID NO: l, and which comprises G91A, D96G, G225R, T231R and/or N233R mutations;

(m) cellulase that is a wild-type or variant of a microbially-derived endoglucanase endogenous to Bacillus sp. exhibiting endo-beta- 1,4-glucanase activity (E.C. 3.2.1.4) which has at least 90% identity to the amino acid sequence SEQ ID NO:2;

(n) cellulase that is a wild-type or variant of a microbially-derived endoglucanase endogenous to Paenibacillus polymyxa exhibiting endo-beta-l,4-glucanase activity (E.C. 3.2.1.4) which has at least 90% identity to amino acid sequence SEQ ID NO:3;

(o) cellulase that is a hybrid fusion endoglucanase comprising a

Glycosyl Hydrolase Family 45 catalytic domain that is a wild-type or variant of a microbially-derived endoglucanase endogenous to Melanocarpus albomyces, and a carbohydrate binding module that is a wild-type or variant of a carbohydrate binding module endogenous to Trichoderma reesei, and which has at least 90% identity to amino acid sequence SEQ ID NO:4;

(p) an enzyme selected from mannanase, pectate lyase, laccase,

polyesterase, galactanase, acyltransferase, and any combination thereof; and

(q) any combination thereof.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises a perfume, wherein the perfume comprises from 60wt% to 85wt% ester perfume raw materials having the structure:


wherein Rl and R2 are independently selected from CI to C30 linear or branched, cyclic or non-cyclic, aromatic or non-aromatic, saturated or un-saturated, substituted or unsubstituted alkyl,

and optionally wherein the composition comprises alkyl ethoxylated sulphate having an average degree of ethoxylation of from 0.5 to 2.0.

A composition according to any preceding claim, wherein the composition comprises polyvinyl N oxide polymer.