Counterions of anionic surfactants affect cleanser property

Counterions of anionic surfactants affect cleanser property

01 Nov 2018, 14:10 - 14:40

Technical Seminars Theatre

Selection of counterions in anionic surfactants has a critical effect on their performance in rinse-off products. We will demonstrate that altering the counterions of fatty acids and amino acid-derived anionic surfactants modify their critical micelle concentrations and surface tensions, hence changing the performance of prototype cleansers.


  • Kim Long Yeo


    Customer Application Specialist

    ANGUS Chemical Company

    As Customer Application Specialist at ANGUS Chemical Company, Dr. Yeo works closely with partners in the Personal Care and Life Sciences industries...

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