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Explain the following terms with suitable examples Cationic detergents

Define the following : Cationic detergents

Solution 1

Cationic detergent - Cationic detergents are quaternary ammonium salts of acetates, chlorides, or bromides. These are called cationic detergents because the cationic part of these detergents contains a long hydrocarbon chain and a positive charge on the N atom.

For example: cetyltrimethylammonium bromide

Solution 2

Cationic detergents: Cationic detergent are quarternary ammonium salts of amines with acetates, chlorides or bromides as anions. Cationic part possess a long hydrocarbon chain and a positive charge on nitrogen atom. Therefore, these are called cationic detergents.

Example: Cetyltrimethyl ammonium bromide

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