Can you give me examples with chemical formulae of BIODEGRADABLE and NON-BIODEGRADABLE detergents?

Asked by adibansal2010 | 5th Mar, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Biodegradable Detergent: Lauryl alcohol ethoxylate =CH3-(CH2)10-CH2-(OCH2CH2)8OH
 
Non Biodegradable: Sodium Dodecylbenzene sulphonate= CH3(CH2)11-C6H6-SO3Na

Answered by  | 5th Mar, 2011, 01:10: PM

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