Linear alkylbenzene (LAB), also known as detergent alkylate
, is used primarily in the manufacture of linear alkylbenzene sulphonates (LAS) detergents.
* Global demand for detergent alkylate
will grow 3% annually from 2.5 million tons in 1999 to 3.5 million tons in 2010, according to Colin A.
Stream 3 was from a firm manufacturing detergent alkylates
, hydrotropes, and petroleum detergent intermediates.