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What are anionic detergents?

Among synthetic detergents, commonly referred to as syndets, anionic-active types are the most important. The molecule of an anionic-active synthetic detergent is a long carbon chain to which a sulfo group (?SO3) is attached, forming the negatively charged (anionic) part. This carbon chain must be so structured that a sulfo group can be attached easily […]

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