Patent Number: 6,310,028

Title: Water-softening and detergent compositions containing partially hydrated Na acetate

Abstract: The speed of disintegration of tablets containing a water-softening agent, especially water-insoluble, water-softening agent intended as detergency builder for fabric washing is enhanced by incorporating partially hydrated sodium acetate alone or jointly with sodium citrate dihydrate and/or crystallised sodium acetate trihydrate.

Inventors: Janssen; Roger Joseph Anna (Vlaardingen, NL)

Assignee: Unilever Home & Personal Care, USA, division of Conopco, Inc.

International Classification: C11D 3/20 (20060101); C11D 17/00 (20060101); C11D 007/02 (); C11D 007/10 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018