Definitions for ETHOXYLATION
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Treatment or reaction with ethylene oxide
Ethoxylation is an industrial process in which ethylene oxide is added to alcohols and phenols to give surfactants. The invention of the process is attributed to Schöller and Wittwer at I.G. Farben industries. Common surfactants produced by ethoxylation include alcohol ethoxylates and alcohol ethoxysulfates.
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