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Chemical Economics Handbook

Surfactants, Household Detergents & Their Raw Materials

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Abbreviations6
Summary10
Introduction16
Environmental issues19
North America19
Europe20
Japan20
China21
Supply and demand by region22
North America22
Household detergents22
Household laundry detergents22
Laundry detergent components23
Producing companies26
Consumption27
Dishwashing liquid detergents30
Automatic dishwashing detergents31
Miscellaneous household cleaners31
Price31
Surfactants32
Surfactants for laundry products33
Surfactants for dishwashing liquids34
Anionic surfactants35
Alcohol sulfates (AS) and alcohol ether sulfates (AES)36
Linear alkylbenzene sulfonates (LAS)37
alpha-Methyl ester sulfonates (MES)39
alpha-Olefin sulfonates (AOS)39
Paraffin sulfonates (SAS)39
Nonionic surfactants39
Alcohol ethoxylates (AE)39
Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPE)40
Alkylpolyglucosides (APG)41
Fatty alkanolamides (FAA)41
Fatty amine oxides (FAO)42
Fatty amidopropylamine oxides (FAPAO)43
N-Alkylglucosamide (AGA)43
Price43
Surfactant raw materials44
Salient statistics44
Ethylene oxide (EO)44
Detergent alcohols45
Linear alkylbenzene (LAB)46
Trade47
Imports47
Exports47
Latin America48
Surfactants48
Surfactant raw materials48
Linear alkylbenzene (LAB)48
Detergent alcohols48
Ethylene oxide (EO)48
Western Europe49
Corporate activities49
Associations and interest groups54
Rules and regulations57
Household detergents59
Producing companies59
Salient statistics60
Products62
Laundry powders62
Laundry liquids63
Dishwashing (light-duty dishwashing liquids)63
Household cleaners64
Price64
Trade64
Surfactants64
Producing companies64
Salient statistics73
Products74
Amphoteric surfactants76
Anionic surfactants76
Cationic surfactants81
Nonionic surfactants82
Price87
Trade87
Imports87
Exports89
Surfactant raw materials91
Producing companies91
Salient statistics92
Linear alkylbenzene (LAB)92
Detergent alcohols93
Linear alpha-olefins (LAO)94
Ethylene oxide (EO)95
n-Paraffins95
Price96
Central and Eastern Europe97
Household detergents97
Producing companies97
Salient statistics99
Price100
Trade100
Surfactants101
Producing companies101
Salient statistics103
Price104
Trade104
Imports104
Exports106
Surfactant raw materials107
Middle East108
Household detergents108
Producing companies108
Salient statistics109
Price111
Trade111
Surfactants111
Producing companies111
Salient statistics113
Price114
Trade115
Imports115
Exports115
Surfactant raw materials116
Africa117
Household detergents117
Producing companies117
Salient statistics119
Price119
Trade120
Surfactants120
Producing companies120
Salient statistics121
Price122
Trade123
Imports123
Exports123
Surfactant raw materials123
Japan124
Household detergents124
Producing companies127
Laundry powders127
Laundry liquids and dishwashing liquids129
Detergent formulation131
Price132
Trade132
Surfactants133
Anionic surfactants133
Producing companies133
Linear alkylbenzene sulfonates (LAS)133
Alcohol sulfonates (AS) and alcohol ether sulfates (AES)133
alpha-Olefin sulfonates (AOS)134
alpha-Sulfonated methyl esters (MES)134
Nonionic surfactants135
Producing companies135
Alcohol ethoxylates (AE)135
Fatty alkanolamides (FAA)137
Alkylpolyglucosides (APG)137
Fatty amine oxides (FAO)137
Other surfactants138
Price138
Surfactant raw materials138
Linear alkylbenzene (LAB)139
Detergent alcohols139
Linear alpha-olefins (LAO)140
China140
Household detergents140
Producing companies142
Salient statistics143
Products144
Surfactants145
Producing companies145
Salient statistics155
Products157
Anionic surfactants157
Nonionic surfactants159
Cationic surfactants160
Amphoteric surfactants160
Price161
Surfactant raw materials162
Producing companies162
Products162
Linear alkylbenzene (LAB)162
Detergent alcohols163
Price164
Other Asia164
India164
Household detergents164
Producing companies164
Production165
Surfactants166
Surfactant raw materials166
South Korea167
Household detergents167
Producing companies167
Production167
Trade168
Surfactants169
Surfactant raw materials169
Taiwan170
Household detergents170
Producing companies170
Production170
Trade171
Surfactants172
Surfactant raw materials172
Bibliography174

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