Global patent index - EP 1043390 A1

EP 1043390 A1 2000-10-11 - Detergent tablet

Title (en)

Detergent tablet

Title (de)

Wasch- und Reinigungsmittel in Tablettenform

Title (fr)

Détergent sous forme de tablette

Publication

EP 1043390 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99201128 A

Priority

EP 99201128 A

Abstract (en)

A detergent tablet is characterised in that at least part of its outer surface is semi-solid. In another aspect, the invention also relates to a process for washing a substrate (e.g. a fabric or cooking-ware item) comprising the first step of providing a substrate and a detergent tablet, a second step of rubbing the detergent tablet onto the substrate, and a third step of inserting the substrate and the tablet in a washing machine. The wash taking place normally thereafter.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

C11D 17/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

C11D 17/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

C11D 17/0086 (2013.01); C11D 17/0091 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 1043390 A1 20001011; AU 3571400 A 20001114; EP 1169426 A1 20020109; WO 0061717 A1 20001019

INPADOC legal status

2004-02-04 [18W] WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20031216

2003-08-13 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20030701

2001-06-27 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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2001-06-13 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20010411

2000-10-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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