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Linear Alkylbenzene Sulfonic Acid (LABSA)/Linear Alkylate Sulfonate (LAS)

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary4
Summary5
Manufacturing processes8
Environmental issues10
Supply and demand by region11
North America11
Producing companies11
Salient statistics12
Consumption13
Household products14
Heavy-duty laundry detergents (powders and liquids)15
Light-duty liquid detergents16
Other household cleaners17
Industrial, institutional, and commercial applications17
Price17
Trade19
Mexico19
Central and South America21
Western Europe22
Producing companies22
Salient statistics27
Consumption28
Household products29
Laundry powders30
Laundry liquids30
Other household cleaners30
Industrial, institutional, and commercial applications30
Price31
Trade31
Central and Eastern Europe31
Producing companies32
Salient statistics34
Consumption35
Middle East35
Producing companies36
Salient statistics38
Africa39
Producing companies39
Salient statistics42
Asia Pacific43
China43
Producing companies43
Salient statistics47
Consumption47
Price50
Trade50
India50
Producing companies50
Salient statistics51
Indonesia52
Japan53
Producing companies53
Salient statistics54
Consumption55
Price56
Trade56
South Korea56
Taiwan58
Thailand59
Other Asia Pacific60
Malaysia61
Pakistan61
Philippines61
Vietnam62
Oceania63
Bibliography64
Revisions65
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