1st Edition

Handbook of Detergents, Part D

Edited By

Michael Showell

ISBN 9780824703509
Published July 27, 2005 by CRC Press
548 Pages 166 B/W Illustrations

USD $280.00

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Book Description

Beyond use in the consumer markets, detergents affect applications ranging from automotive lubricants to remediation techniques for oil spills and other environmental contaminants, paper and textile processing, and the formulation of paints, inks, and colorants. Faced with many challenges and choices, formulators must choose the composition of detergents carefully. The fourth and latest installment of the Handbook of Detergents, Part D: Formulation enables formulators to meet the demands of the increasing complexity of formulations, economic and sustainability constraints, and reducing the impact of detergents on the environment to which they will eventually be released.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Detergent Formulation M.S. Showell
Scope of Detergent Use
Main Ingredients Used in Detergents
Detergency Theory
Formulation Strategies and Processes
Statistical Mixture Design for Detergent Formulations G. Smith and S. Ashwari

Detergent Formulations for Cleaning

Laundry Detergent Formulations R.A. Watson
Hand and Machine Dishwashing Formulations W. Scheper

Household and Hard Surface Cleaning Formulations S. Scialla

All-Purpose Cleaners
Bathroom Cleaners
Window Cleaners
Floor Cleaners
Carpet Cleaners

Liquid Bleach Formulations S. Scialla and O. Todini

Personal Care Formulations A. Ansmann, P. Busch, H. Hensen, K. Hill, H.U. Krachter, and M.M. Muller

Skin Cleansing/Care
Hair Cleansing/Care

Special Purpose Cleaning Formulations S. Ariff, F. Mueller, and J. Peggau

Auto Care
Dairy/Food Processing
Machine and Electronic Parts Cleaning
Pet Care

Specialty Detergent Formulations

Surfactant Applications in Textile ProcessingY.Zhu and J. Wang
Detergent Formulations in Separation ScienceE. Pramauro and A.B. Prevot
Surfactant Formulations in Enhanced Oil RecoveryT.A. Moghny
Surfactant Based Systems for EnvironmentalRemediationD.A. Sabatini, R.C. Knox, J.H. Harwell, and B. Shiau
Paints and Printing InksK. Holmberg
Surfactant Formulations in PolymerizationsG. Polotti and L. Spa
Detergent Formulations in LubricantsT.C. Jao and C.A. Passut
N-Alkyl Amide SulfitesH. Mizushima

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“Formulation is a key process in the overall lifecycle so that products are delivered that are of the right quality, at a competitive cost, and are made available within the specified time scale. …Not only are formulations much more complex but there are many restrictions on the types of raw materials that can be used, for example, biodegradability in the case of surfactants. … The book is designed to give ‘an overview of the full range of detergent formulations used today . . . to provide the reader with some general guidance on formulation approaches.’ It covers a wide range of detergents and starts by outlining the function of the different raw materials found in detergents. … There is a comprehensive index and a wealth of references at the end of each chapter. The book will be of help to development chemists looking for leads in the formulation of a wide range of detergent products …  ”
—Richard Farn, consultant and former director of the British Association for Chemical Specialities, in Chemistry & Industry, December 2006