Cleaning composition patented by Ecolab.U.S. Patent No. 7,572,759 62; Ecolab Inc., St. Paul, MN, has patented a heterogeneous cleaning composition that contains, by weight, more than about 75% active ingredients. The active ingredients are comprised of approximately, by weight, 20% surfactant Surfactant Definition
Surfactant is a complex naturally occurring substance made of six lipids (fats) and four proteins that is produced in the lungs. It can also be manufactured synthetically. : 20% sequestrant sequestrant /se·ques·trant/ (se-kwes´trant) a sequestering agent, as, for example, cholestyramine resin, which binds bile acids in the intestine, thus preventing their absorption. and approximately 130% active enzyme composition comprising a detersive de·ter·sive
[French détersif, from Latin d enzyme and an activity maintenance component. The composition comprises two or more substances that are not evenly dispersed, at least one liquid and at least one powder, the composition contains no added water beyond any trace or incidental amounts present in the active ingredients, and the composition does not include a dispersant dis·per·sant
A liquid or gas added to a mixture to promote dispersion or to maintain dispersed particles in suspension. .