Patent Number: 6,310,027

Title: Fluidized bed low density granule

Abstract: A multi-layer enzyme granule for use in liquid detergents and cleaners is produced, comprising a seed or carrier particle; an outer coating; and, between the particle and the coating layer, a low-density filler and an enzyme, wherein the granule has a density of less than 1.4 g/cm.sup.3. Also disclosed are methods for making such enzyme-containing granules including using fluidized bed technology.

Inventors: Dale; Douglas A. (Pacifica, CA)

Assignee: Genencor International, Inc.

International Classification: C11D 3/384 (20060101); C11D 3/38 (20060101); C11D 17/06 (20060101); C11D 3/386 (20060101); C11D 17/00 (20060101); C11D 3/382 (20060101); C11D 003/386 (); C11D 007/42 (); C11D 011/00 (); C11D 017/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018