anionic detergents

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an·i·on·ic de·ter·gents

detergents, such as soaps (alkali metal salts of long-chain fatty acids), which carry a negative electric charge on a lipidlike molecule and exert a limited antibacterial effect.
anionic detergents soaps and fatty alcohols, incompatible with cationic detergents
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Table 63: Japanese Market for Anionic Detergents (2004 & 2005): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by Manufacturers - Kao Corp, Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku, Sanyo Chemical Industries, Lion Corp, Toho Chemical Industry and Others (in Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23