Discusses the laboratory and industrial synthesis of nonionic surfactants. Furnishes exhaustive coverage of the most recent advances in nonionic surfactant organic chemistry. Analyzes a novel class of catalysts for the production of surfactants with highly narrow distributions.
Table of Contents
Distribution of the polyoxyethylene chain; polyoxyethylene alkylphenols; polyoxyethylene alcohols; polyoxyethylene esters of fatty acids; polyoxyethylene mercaptans; polyoxyethylene alkylmines; nonionic surfactants containing an amide group; polyol ester surfactants; nonionics as intermediate for ionic surfactants.