Fatty Alcohols: Anthropogenic and Natural Occurrence in the Environment 2nd Edition
Fatty alcohols are mainly used in the production of detergents and surfactants. They are components also of cosmetics, foods, and as industrial solvents. This expanded edition includes new information regarding synthesis together with many aspects relating to the inclusion of these compounds in the EU bio-based economy drive. Significant advances have been made since the first edition and no other book brings together all the disparate information regarding this group of chemicals that are of interest to environmental scientist (as biomarkers), to industry (as surfactants) and regulators.