Chapter 5. Non-ionic Surfactants

  1. Richard J. Farn
  1. Paul Hepworth

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988596.ch5

Chemistry and Technology of Surfactants

Chemistry and Technology of Surfactants

How to Cite

Hepworth, P. (2006) Non-ionic Surfactants, in Chemistry and Technology of Surfactants (ed R. J. Farn), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988596.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Consultant and former Director of the British Association for Chemical Specialities

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 6 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126960

Online ISBN: 9780470988596

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Keywords:

  • surfactants;
  • ethylene oxide;
  • fatty acids;
  • feedstocks;
  • alkoxylation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • General alkoxylation reactions

  • Alkyl phenol ethoxylates

  • Fatty alcohol ethoxylates

  • Polyoxethylene esters of fatty acids

  • Methyl ester ethoxylates

  • Polyalkylene oxide block copolymers

  • Amine ethoxylates

  • Fatty alkanolamides

  • Amine oxides

  • Esters of polyhydric alcohols and fatty acids

  • Glycol esters

  • Glycerol esters

  • Polyglycerol esters

  • Anhydrohexitol esters

  • Polyoxyalkylene polyol esters

  • Alkyl poly glucosides

  • Gemini surfactants