04595517 is referenced by 34 patents and cites 8 patents.

The present invention is directed to a composition which includes an aliphatic alpha-hydroxy carboxylic acid, a gum or polymeric thickener which is soluble in water at a pH of about 3 or less and optionally sodium silicate. The composition may be employed in removing scale from a surface.

Title
Composition for removing scale from a surface comprising alpha-hydroxy carboxylic acid and thickener
Application Number
6/526016
Publication Number
4595517
Application Date
August 24, 1983
Publication Date
June 17, 1986
Inventor
Khodabandeh Abadi
5719 N. Camino Del Conde, Tucson, 85718
AZ, US
Agent
Thomas H Whaley
IPC
C23G 1/02
C23F 11/10
C02F 5/10
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