Biobased and Green Surfactants and Detergents

Current State-of-the-Art and Future Directions

Duration: 90 Minutes
Course Instructor

Douglas G. Hayes

$ 195
Discounts: We offer a 10% group discount when you register 2 or more attendees (up to 10). Contact us for groups over 10.

Course description

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This accredited training will describe bio-based and green surfactants and why they comprise a growing market. The course will explain why the use of enzymes and microorganisms to prepare bio-based surfactants is an emerging research and development area and provide some specific synthesis strategies. New and emerging bio-based surfactants in the marketplace will be presented.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the terms bio-based and green surfactants and explain the underlying principles and fundamentals.
  • Explain sustainable and green chemistry aspects pertaining to surfactants’ lifecycle, from cradle-to-grave, including the use of
    enzymes and microorganisms for their preparation.
  • Identify current, new, and emerging bio-based surfactants: their syntheses, properties, and applications.
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This training has been designed to benefit professionals in the environmental, home and personal care industries.

It will be especially worthwhile to those working in research and development, vendors and suppliers, laboratory chemists and scientists and formulation personnel.

Course Instructor


Douglas G. Hayes

Professor of Biosystems Engineering and Adjunct Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Tennessee

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