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Surfactants, Household Detergents & Their Raw Materials

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary8
Summary9
Abbreviations16
Introduction18
Environmental issues21
North America21
Europe22
Japan23
China23
Supply and demand by region24
North America24
Household detergents24
Household laundry detergents24
Laundry detergent components25
Producing companies28
Consumption30
Dishwashing liquid detergents33
Automatic dishwashing detergents34
Miscellaneous household cleaners34
Price34
Surfactants35
Surfactants for laundry products37
Surfactants for dishwashing liquids38
Anionic surfactants38
Alcohol sulfates (AS) and alcohol ether sulfates (AES)40
Linear alkylbenzene sulfonates (LAS)42
alpha-Methyl ester sulfonates (MES)44
alpha-Olefin sulfonates (AOS)44
Paraffin sulfonates (SAS)44
Nonionic surfactants44
Alcohol ethoxylates (AE)44
Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPE)45
Alkylpolyglucosides (APG)46
Fatty alkanolamides (FAA)47
Fatty amine oxides (FAO)48
Fatty amidopropylamine oxides (FAPAO)48
N-Alkylglucosamide (AGA)49
Price49
Surfactant raw materials49
Salient statistics49
Ethylene oxide (EO)50
Detergent alcohols51
Linear alkylbenzene (LAB)53
Trade53
Imports53
Exports53
Latin America54
Surfactants54
Surfactant raw materials55
Linear alkylbenzene (LAB)55
Detergent alcohols55
Ethylene oxide (EO)55
Western Europe55
Corporate activities55
Associations and interest groups58
Rules and regulations60
Household detergents61
Producing companies61
Salient statistics63
Products65
Laundry powders65
Laundry liquids66
Dishwashing (light-duty dishwashing liquids)67
Household cleaners67
Price67
Trade68
Surfactants68
Producing companies68
Salient statistics75
Products77
Amphoteric surfactants78
Anionic surfactants78
Cationic surfactants85
Nonionic surfactants85
Price90
Trade91
Imports91
Exports93
Surfactant raw materials95
Producing companies95
Salient statistics96
Linear alkylbenzene (LAB)96
Detergent alcohols97
Linear alpha-olefins (LAO)97
Ethylene oxide (EO)98
n-Paraffins99
Price99
Central and Eastern Europe100
Household detergents101
Producing companies101
Salient statistics102
Price103
Trade104
Surfactants104
Producing companies104
Salient statistics107
Price109
Trade109
Imports109
Exports111
Surfactant raw materials113
Middle East113
Household detergents114
Producing companies114
Salient statistics115
Price116
Trade117
Surfactants117
Producing companies117
Salient statistics119
Price120
Trade121
Imports121
Exports121
Surfactant raw materials122
Africa123
Household detergents124
Producing companies124
Salient statistics125
Price126
Trade127
Surfactants127
Producing companies127
Salient statistics128
Price130
Trade130
Imports130
Exports131
Surfactant raw materials131
China132
Household detergents132
Producing companies134
Salient statistics137
Products137
Surfactants138
Producing companies138
Salient statistics146
Products148
Anionic surfactants148
Nonionic surfactants149
Cationic surfactants151
Amphoteric surfactants152
Price153
Surfactant raw materials153
Producing companies153
Products154
Linear alkylbenzene (LAB)154
Detergent alcohols155
Price156
Japan156
Household detergents156
Producing companies159
Laundry powders160
Laundry liquids and dishwashing liquids162
Detergent formulation163
Price164
Trade165
Surfactants166
Anionic surfactants166
Producing companies166
Linear alkylbenzene sulfonates (LAS)167
Alcohol sulfonates (AS) and alcohol ether sulfates (AES)167
alpha-Olefin sulfonates (AOS)168
alpha-Sulfonated methyl esters (MES)168
Nonionic surfactants169
Producing companies169
Alcohol ethoxylates (AE)169
Fatty alkanolamides (FAA)172
Alkylpolyglucosides (APG)172
Fatty amine oxides (FAO)172
Other surfactants173
Price173
Surfactant raw materials173
Linear alkylbenzene (LAB)175
Detergent alcohols175
Linear alpha-olefins (LAO)175
Other Asia175
India175
Household detergents175
Producing companies175
Production176
Surfactants177
Surfactant raw materials178
South Korea180
Household detergents180
Producing companies180
Production180
Trade181
Surfactants182
Surfactant raw materials183
Taiwan184
Household detergents184
Producing companies184
Production184
Trade185
Surfactants186
Surfactant raw materials186
Additional resource188
Revisions190
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