Latest Detergent Stories

2012-02-07 05:00:00

Improved economic conditions and rising disposable incomes in the Middle East have stimulated growth for the household care industry and in turn opportunities for surfactant producers. With its advantaged feedstocks and access to growth markets, the Middle East is set to become the petrochemical sector's core. Moreover, innovation in laundry detergents over the past few years has focused on performance and compatibility with other additives and ingredients of the formulation, eco-benefits and...

2012-02-01 08:00:00

Organic Soap and Spa's "Nature Baby Organic Shampoo" formula is now certified by The Soil Association of the United Kingdom. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 Organic Soap and Spa announces the reformulation of its always gentle Nature Baby Organic Shampoo. Nature Baby Shampoo contains a truly pure liquid soap derived from Certified Organic sunflower and coconut oils, resulting in a carefully formulated shampoo free of perfumes and harsh chemicals. Blended with gentle surfactants, and...

2012-01-25 13:01:46

Consumers who remember laundry detergents from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s are about to get that déjà vu feeling – and younger people quite a surprise – as detergent manufacturers once again try a major repackaging of their products. Laundry capsules that contain single doses of detergent and take up less space than conventional detergents are set to make a comeback. That's the topic of an article in the current edition of Chemical & Engineering News...

Scientists Announce World's First Magnetic Soap
2012-01-24 10:55:27

University of Bristol scientists have developed a magnetic soap that could potentially one day be useful in oil spills and revolutionize cleaning products. The soap is produced by dissolving iron in a range of inert surfactant materials composed of chloride and bromide ions -- much like those found in mouthwash or fabric softener. This means the soap and the materials that it dissolves can be readily removed by applying a magnetic field. Experts believe with further experimentation and...

2012-01-04 17:00:00

Locally family owned Snohomish County business Pure Clean Carpet Cleaning has been recognized in national trade magazine as a “2012 Industry Leader” Seattle,WA (PRWEB) January 04, 2012 PURE CLEAN® offers superior carpet cleaning in the Seattle area and uses patented green technology to achieve the most thorough cleaning, without using harmful chemicals, soaps or detergents. Benjamin Surdi, owner of Pure Clean Carpet Cleaning since 2008, is a recognized industry leader has...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'