What are cationic detergents? Which cationic detergent is used in hair conditioner?
Asked by Topperlearning User | 9th Jul, 2014, 02:17: PM
Cationic detergents are quarternary ammonium salts of amines with acetates, chlorides or bromides as anions. Cationic part possess a long hydrocarbon chain and a positive charge on nitrogen atom. Hence, these are called cationic detergents. Cetyltrimethylammonium bromide is a popular cationic detergent and is used in hair conditioners.
Answered by | 9th Jul, 2014, 04:17: PM
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