Detergent Properties?

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Detergent is made up of a number of different properties. Synthetic detergents have similar makeup to regular soap but the detergent doesn't react as easily to hard water ions of magnesium and calcium. Most of the detergent molecular structures are made up of a long hydrocarbon chain and also a water soluble ionic group. Many of them also have a negative ionic group which are called anionic detergents which are alky sulfates. And then the rest of the makeup are alkyl benzene sulfonates.
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