Chemicals used in Detergent Manufacturing

We must be very clear about one thing: soaps and detergents are not the same. Both have an entirely different manufacturing process. So the chemicals used in soap manufacturing are different from most of the chemicals used in detergents. We use different types of detergents for cleaning everyday. At some time or the other, we will definitely want to know what is in these products that remove the dirt from the fabrics efficiently. In this blog, the chemicals used for liquid detergents, powdered detergents are discussed briefly.

So what are the important chemicals used in the detergent manufacturing industry? Well, the answer is here. In chemical jargon these are the much-needed ones:

  • Surfactants
  • Plasticizers
  • Lather enhancers
  • Fillers and binders
  • Water
  • Enzymes
  • Fragrance causing agents
  • Opacifying agents
  • Dyes and pigments (less than 1%)

Solid detergents, mainly the powdered form and liquid detergents have different manufacturing Big City Maids techniques. And due to different techniques, different chemicals are used. Below is given the major or commonly used detergent ingredients.

  1. Chemicals used in detergent powder
  • Sodium tripolyphosphate
  • Sodium sulfate
  • Soap noodles
  • Zeolites
  • Sodium Carboxy methyl cellulose
  1. Chemicals used in liquid detergents
  • Linear alkyl benzene sulphonic acid
  • Caustic soda solution
  • Coconut di-ethanol-amide
  • Fluoresces
  • Water
  • Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulphate

The detergent chemicals suppliers have to note that the chemicals that go into the detergents have to be selected properly. They should be eco-friendly, safe for humans, cost-effective, and compatible. These are the most major ones and there may be other additives for various purposes: Alkyl phenoxy poly ethoxy ethanols, ammonia, EDTA, ethoxylated alcohols, and fragrances, etc.  It is always advisable to choose wisely.

At Tradeasia, detergent chemical products are our best sellers and we ensure that all our chemicals comply with the international standards and are safe to handle. Detergents’ imports and export market is always booming and in recent years we have seen a very good rise in the manufacture and sales of the detergent industry in the Asiatic region. So why wait? To know more about our company and products visit our website and click here to get a quote!

                                        -Written by

                                           Shravan Muthukrishnan

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