TITLE

Sodium tripolyphosphate

AUTHOR(S)
Kirschner, Mark
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/8/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 13, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the growth in the demand and prices of sodium tripolyphosphate (STPP). It is mentioned that STPP showed a growth in the late 1940s, and emerged as the predominant choice among detergent builder materials. It is stated that detergent builders improve a detergent's cleaning properties by increasing the removal of soil. However, due to environmental aspects, a ban was imposed on the use of phosphates in detergents during the late 1970s.
ACCESSION #
27192709

 

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