Detergent-free scouring composition

The present invention provides a low foaming scouring powder composition, said composition comprising fly ash as an abrasive agent ranges between 40 and 75%, an surfactant ranges between 3 and 6%, an alkali metal carbonate ranges between 10 and 20 %, an alkali metal bicarbonate ranges between 3 and 15%, an alkali halide ranges between 1 and 10 %, clay ranges between 5 to 50% and optionally traces of perfumes and colors and a process for preparing the above said composition.

Patent Assignee: Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)

Patent No: US6969699 [USA]

Application No: 107613

Inventor(s): Sen, Raja; Bhattacharjee, Ujjal; Choudhury, Deba Priya; Nandi, Lakshmi Narayan; Maitra, Saikat

Issue Date: 29-11-2005

Filing Date: 28-03-2002

Licensing Option: Laboratory willing to jointly develop technology with industrial partner.

Implementing institute: CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research [CSIR-CIMFR]

Funding agency: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

IPC Classification: C11D017/00