Biodegradability of surfactants

    Level: Advanced

Surfactants are used in large amounts in detergents and many surfactants are toxic to aquatic organisms. It is therefore relevant to avoid accumulation of them in the environment. Many surfactants are degradeable under aerobic conditions (with oxygen). This requirement also require the surfactants to be degradeable under anaerobic condition (without oxygen).

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Type:
Technical specification
ID:
7680
Group:
Chemical products
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