Fatty alcohols are generally used in the manufacturing of detergents and surfactants. They are additionally elements of meals, cosmetics and as industrial solvents.
The 2008 edition originated from a multi-12 months assessment of the existence, behaviour, and use of fatty alcohols to inform the registration of such chemical compounds via the REACH course of in the EU. This assessment highlighted areas demanding additional analysis. In this expanded edition, new info relating to merchandise having fatty alcohol derivatives, the destiny of those down-the-drain merchandise in wastewater methods, and the utilization of compound-particular steady isotope strategies have been revealed. This work has been mixed with various features regarding the addition of those compounds in the EU bio-primarily based economic system drive.
Noteworthy advances have been made since the first edition. Fatty Alcohols: Anthropogenic and Natural Occurrence in the Environment, 2nd Edition, (PDF) brings collectively all the dissimilar info relating to this group of chemical compounds which might be of nice curiosity to business (as surfactants), environmental scientist (as biomarkers), and to regulators.
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