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The chemistry of shampoo.

... looking at shampoo's ingredients, one thing you have to focus on is surfactants. The major types of surfactants are anionic, cationic, nonionic, and amphoteric ... and used in low quantities, they are safe and usefully. Some examples of surfactants that might be found in shampoos are: Ammonium Lauryl Sulfate-very ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.5 05/Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


... water took the longest time to sink because of the lack of surfactants. When combined with "Cold Power Surf" the ... remove stains? Stains can be broadly categorized into 4 different types: Water- carried Oils and Fats Surface coatings Chemical reaction The ...

(3 pages) 1602 0 0.0 18/Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

How enzymes work in the detergent industry

... polypeptides or free amino acids. As a result of the combined effect of surfactants and enzymes, stubborn stains can be removed ... foods like potatoes, spaghetti, custards, gravies and chocolate. This type of enzyme can be used in laundry detergents as well as ...

(11 pages) 80 1 4.1 17/Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Green Detergents And Planaria

... factor in the survival rate of the planaria. Planaria There are several types of planaria. They are mostly small, ... 481). The ingredients are often called surface-active agents, or surfactants, because they act upon a surface. Synthetic detergents were ...

(4 pages) 1265 0 0.0 17/Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Microbial Proteases

... by recombinant DNA technology. Several Bacillus subspecies secrete two major types of protease, a subtilisin or alkaline protease and a ... for soaking. The use of nonionic and, to some extent, anionic surfactants is compatible with the use of enzymes. ...

(29 pages) 71 0 3.8 12/Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Margarine and chemistry

... than a water-in-oil emulsion. There are mainly three types of margarine: Firstly, the hard, uncoloured margarine for cooking or baking ... water phases. This works with the same principle as a surfactant which has a long hydrocarbon tail that is soluble in ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.1 31/Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Soap and detergent.

... that can be held in solution. There are two common types of detergent: soaps, which are manufactured from animal fats or ... and detergents are not the same thing, although both are surfactants, or surface active agents, which basically means a washing ...

(3 pages) 76 0 4.1 18/May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Union Carbide's history, dirt, employment and importance to our world.

... emergency. Every time a worker is dealing with a type of chemical, Union Carbide provides the worker with safety ... towels, biocides as bacteria-growth inhibitors in cosmetics, and surfactants for soil removal in industrial cleaning. They also manufacture ...

(9 pages) 126 0 3.4 11/Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Ecojar Lab By Bob Hendrick (Lab Report)

... , which meant that it could be used on any type of plants. All-purpose fertilizers are mostly applied in ... bleaching and breaking down organic compoundsNon-surfactant materials that keeps dirt trappedPurpose:The purpose of the experiment is to find out ...

(9 pages) 8 0 3.0 24/Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Novel Dosage Forms

... a dry powder inhaler There are many types of dry powder inhalers available. Each of them has a different operating method ... pain after injection, mixed micellar systems composed of 10% surfactant mixture (Tween 20 and Tween 85) and 90% phosphate-buffered ...

(5 pages) 24 0 5.0 05/Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

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