Stephen M. Mudge, Scott E. Belanger, Paul C. DeLeo, American Cleaning Institute
Royal Society of Chemistry; 2nd Edition
In the manufacture of detergents and surfactants, fatty alcohols are frequently employed as a key component. Additionally, they can be found in foods, cosmetics, and as solvents in industrial settings.
In order to notify the EU of the registration of such chemicals through the REACH process, the 2008 edition originated from a multi-year review of the existence, behavior, and use of fatty alcohols. This review was done to notify the registration of such chemicals. This review brought to light a number of topics that require further investigation. New information regarding products containing fatty alcohol derivatives, the fate of these down-the-drain products in wastewater systems, and the application of compound-specific stable isotope methods have been published in this expanded edition of the book. In addition, the book has been expanded to include new material. This work has been combined with a number of different aspects relating to the incorporation of these compounds into the drive toward a bio-based economy in the European Union.
Since the publication of the first edition, there have been significant developments. Fatty Alcohols: Anthropogenic and Natural Occurrence in the Environment, 2nd Edition (PDF) brings together all of the disparate information regarding this group of chemicals that are of great interest to industry (as surfactants), environmental scientist (as biomarkers), and to regulators. These groups of people are concerned about the effects that these chemicals may have on the environment.
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