anionic detergent


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anionic detergent

[¦a‚nī¦än·ik di′tər·jənt]
(materials)
A class of detergents having a negatively charged surface-active ion, such as sodium alkylbenzene sulfonate.
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The addition of anionic detergent seemed to suppress this influence efficiently.
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