Presentation on soaps and detergents - SlideShare
Jan 16, 2014·Presentation on soaps and detergents 1. Also known as Soaps Also known as Synthetic detergents. 2. SOAPS A soap is the sodium salt (or potassium salt) of a long chain carboxylic acid (fatty acid) which has cleansing properties in water. It is a salt of a strong base (NaOH) and a weak acid (carboxylic acid), so a solution of soap in water is basic in nature.