Handbook of Detergents

Handbook of Detergents

by Heinrich Waldhoff, Waldhoff Waldhoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0824703510

ISBN-13: 9780824703516

Pub. Date: 11/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This volume of the series demonstrates the state of the art in techniques applied for the analytical deformulation of modern detergents. It reviews innovative techniques in the analysis and assessment of detergent components, and examines effective methods for the measurement and exploration of new and emerging detergent ingredients. The book offers detailed

Overview

This volume of the series demonstrates the state of the art in techniques applied for the analytical deformulation of modern detergents. It reviews innovative techniques in the analysis and assessment of detergent components, and examines effective methods for the measurement and exploration of new and emerging detergent ingredients. The book offers detailed descriptions of fundamental concepts and applications in the field of detergent science, as well as an outline of current issues in quality control, monitoring, and development. Waldhoff is engaged in the field of product analysis and Spilker manages an analytical laboratory in Germany. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824703516
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Series:
Surfactant Science Series, #123
Pages:
654
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Handbook Introductioniii
Prefacevii
Contributorsxiii
Part IThe Multidimensionality of Detergent-Related Environmental Impact and Its Assessment
1.Sustainable Relationships: Raw Materials-Surfactant/Detergent Production/Formulation-Usage/Consumption-Environment: A Systemic Challenge for the New Millennium1
2.Detergents and the Environment: Historical Review11
3.Distribution, Behavior, Fate, and Effects of Surfactants and Their Degradation Products in the Environment77
4.Relevance of Biodegradation Assessments of Detergents/Surfactants111
5.Toxicology and Ecotoxicology of Detergent Chemicals129
6.Generation and Use of Data to Predict Environmental Concentrations for Use in Detergent Risk Assessments147
7.Life Cycle Assessment: A Novel Approach to the Environmental Profile of Detergent Consumer Products195
8.Biodegradability and Toxicity of Surfactants211
9.The Biodegradability of Detergent Ingredients in an Environmental Context: A Practical Approach249
10.Environmental Risk Assessment of Surfactants: Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships for Aquatic Toxicity271
11.Environmental Impacts of Detergent Packaging: The Case of Plastic Bottles299
12.European Environmental Safety Legislation on Detergents317
13.The Application of Environmental Risk Assessment to Detergent Ingredients in Consumer Products347
Part IIEnvironmental Behavior, Effects, and Impact of Detergent Components
14.Surfactants in the Environment: Fate and Effects of Linear Alkylbenzene Sulfonates (LAS) and Alcohol-Based Surfactants373
15.The Environmental Safety of Alkylphenol Ethoxylates Demonstrated by Risk Assessment and Guidelines for Their Safe Use429
16.Estrogenic Effects of the Alkylphenol Ethoxylates and Their Biodegradation Products447
17.The Survival and Distribution of Alkylphenol Ethoxylate Surfactants in Surface Water and Groundwater: The Case of Israel--Is There an Environmental Problem?467
18.Ecology and Toxicology of Alkyl Polyglycosides487
19.Biodegradation of Cationic Surfactants: An Environmental Perspective523
20.Biodegradability of Amphoteric Surfactants551
21.Environmental Impact of Inorganic Detergent Builders573
22.Environmental Impact of Aminocarboxylate Chelating Agents611
23.Environmental Impact of Bleaching Activators629
24.Perborates: The Environmentally Problematic Bleaching Agents645
25.Toxicology and Ecotoxicology of Minor Components in Personal Care Products663
26.The Environmental Impact of Surfactant Ingredients in Pesticide Formulations--Special Focus on Alcohol Ethoxylates and Alkylamine Ethoxylates691
27.Biodegradation of Surface-Active Detergent Components in Sewage Treatment Plants719
28.Surfactant Biodegradation: Sugar-Based Surfactants Compared to Other Surfactants739
29.Biotreatment of Wastewater with a High Concentration of Surfactants761
30.Science Versus Politics in the Environmental Regulatory Process785
31.The Environmental Impact of Detergents: Which Way Is the Wind Blowing?803
Index811

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