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Chapter 15, Problem 11E
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What kinds of surfactants are used in today’s laundry-cleaning formulations?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The surfactants that are used in today’s laundry-cleaning formulations are to be stated.

Concept Introduction:

Detergents act as surfactants as they help in lowering the surface tension. Surfactants are also known as surface-active agents.

Laundry-cleaning formulations use tailor-made ingredients to make clothes clean and bright.

Explanation of Solution

The ingredients used by laundry-cleaning formulations are all tailored to make the clothes bright and clean. Over the years, alkylbenzenesulfonate (ABS) surfactants have been replaced by linear alkyl sulfonates (LAS) surfactants...

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