"Presents the most comprehensive coverage available of the detection, isolation, identification, and estimation of all anionic surfactants in a wide variety of samples in trace and macro quantities. Features new chapters on volumetric and trace analysis, molecular and mass spectroscopy, and chromatographic processes."
"Praise for the first edition . . .an invaluable reference for readers with a general chemistry background who are familiar with basic concepts of classical and modern methods of analysis. Workers in the detergent industry and related fields. . .will find this volume essential reading, as will those involved in environmental protection. "
---Current Engineering Practice
". . .provides a concise, comprehensive account of methods for the detection, isolation, identification and estimation of anionic surface-active agents. . .Dr. Cross has succeeded in providing authoritative coverage of an important field. "
---Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists
"An excellent book!. . . This book will be a standard text for anionic surfactants for the years ahead and is a 'must' for laboratories operating in this field. "
---Chemistry in Australia
". . .provides a comprehensive survey of the methods and techniques of analysis of anionic surfactants. "
---Chemical Age of India Praise for the second edition
"The chapters on NMR and MS are very well written and cover the basic principles of these excellent detection methods for surfactants. The new techniques in both of these detection methods are well explained and examples are provided showing both the advantages and disadvantages of these powerful techniques. "
Anionic surfactants - an introduction; the volumetric analysis of anionic surfactants; trace analysis of anionic surfactants in laboratory test liquors and environmental samples; molecular spectroscopy 1 - infrared and Raman spectroscopy; molecular spectroscopy of anionic surfactants 2 - nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy; mass spectroscopy of anionic surfactants; chromatographic processes for the analysis of anionic surfactants; analysis of fluorinated anionic surfactants.